Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant to Develop Training Material
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 27 January 2022 - 02 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-173443-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Training programme on international and national frameworks governing WPS and women's leadership, conflict management and advocacy tools.

Work Location

Remote work modality

Expected duration

The duration of the contract is for 6 weeks, starting from 1 February (or upon the signature date of the contract) until 15 March 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has been implementing since 2018 a project funded by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (DGCS) entitled "Support to Women Refugees from Syria and Vulnerable Women and Girls in Host Communities in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon". Recently, ESCWA discussed with donors the need to adjust project activities and ensure that optimal use of resources is applied. With this in mind, the donor approved in January 2022 new set of activities that would support partner organisations. In specific the project introduced new objective: "2.Institutional and capacity support to the National Commission for Population and Family in Syria in its efforts to address Syrian women's needs upon their return" with an associated activity: Develop, organize and deliver a training programme on costing national policies on women's advancement." Based on the above, the envisioned support from an external consultant would be to prepare in-person training materials on developing result based strategies and action plans with associated monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: A master's degree in political sciences, sociology, social sciences, economics, or other related academic fields is required.
Experience: Four years of proven research and analysis expertise is required, in issues related to gender equality, women's rights and monitoring and evaluation. Knowledge of the Arab region is desirable.
Language: Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required.

Additional Information

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has been implementing since 2018 a project funded by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (DGCS) entitled "Support to Women Refugees from Syria and Vulnerable Women and Girls in Host Communities in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon". Recently, ESCWA discussed with donors the need to adjust project activities and ensure that optimal use of resources is applied. With this in mind, the donor approved in January 2022 new set of activities that would support partner organisations. In specific the project introduced new objective: "2.Institutional and capacity support to the National Commission for Population and Family in Syria in its efforts to address Syrian women's needs upon their return" with an associated activity: Develop, organize and deliver a training programme on costing national policies on women's advancement." Based on the above, the envisioned support from an external consultant would be to prepare training materials on developing result based strateiges and action plans with associated monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

No Fee

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