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consultant: development of business plan

We are looking for a Consultant (on freelance base) for the Development of a Business Plan


Terms of Reference for development of Business plan 2022 - 2027  

Date of Issue: 14th December 2021 
Duration: 4 months (January 2022 – June 2022) 
Deadline for application submission: 31st December 2021 

Brief introduction

FELIDA Big Cat Sanctuary is a sanctuary in the Netherlands that provides special care to rescued and traumatised big cats. FELIDA is a project by FOUR PAWS International, the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

Tasks and scope of assignment

The tasks and scope of the work will be to: 

  • Identify clear long-term goals and results in the field of animal welfare and educational activities which include but are not limited to:
  • USP special care of traumatized big cats
  • Plans for enlargement
  • Visitors concept  
  • The financial feasibility and forecast for 2022 – 2026


  • A high quality and comprehensive business plan
  • Presentation to the senior management team

Minimum requirements and competences

  • Expererience in business developments plans for the not for profit sector.
  • Communication skills including presentations, report writing and research
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Good judgement, pays attention to nuance and detail, takes initiative, sense of responsibility, tact/discretion, with sensitivity 


The Consultant (expert) will be expected to be self-motivated and able to work independently. Supervision and support will be provided by the site manager who will also provide a general induction to the work, relevant background documents, and links to the relevant entities and/ or individuals across the wider organization and outside of it. 


The deadline for the development and completion of the business plan is 1st January  2022 until 27th of 31st May 2022. 

Submission of proposals

Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria are invited to send their applications via simone.schuls@four-paws.org by attaching a financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price. 

Applications are to be submitted on or before 31st December 2022 by 5:00 p.m. The subject of the application letter or e-mail should read “Business plan development 2022 – 2027”

Only e-mail applications will be accepted.

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