Job Opening

Posting Title: Situation Analysis Consultant
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 19 May 2022 - 14 July 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-181915-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Result of Service

The ultimate result of this consultancy will be to build knowledge on migration in Somalia to provide the evidence base for developing well informed and responsive policies.

The suggested timeline of deliverables is as follows:

Beginning of June 2022
- Initiation of assignment
Mid June
- Submission of Methodology paper
Mid June - Mid July 2022
- Complete desk review and data compilation
- Conduct interviews with relevant stakeholders
Mid August 2022
- Complete first draft of the Report and submit to ESCWA and MoFAIC
End of October 2022
- Submit the second draft of the Report to ESCWA and MoFAIC for review and clearance.

Work Location

Somalia

Expected duration

The overall duration of the contract is 5 months starting from beginning of June – end of October 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

Given the importance of the issue of migration to and from Somalia and in light of the scarcity of data and studies on the subject of migration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) requested technical assistance from ESCWA. prepare a situational analysis report on international migration in Somalia (the Report). The Report will provide the evidence needed to develop a national migration strategy. In this context, and to support the MoFAIC efforts, a consultant will be recruited by ESCWA. S/He will be responsible for preparing the situational analysis report on international migration in Somalia.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in demography, social development, political science, or a related field is required. An advanced degree, Masters or equivalent is desirable.
Experience: At least 5 years of relevant experience in the area of population, migration and development issues are required. Experience in drafting policies and strategies is desirable.
Language: For this post, fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of Arabic and Somalese is desirable.

No Fee

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