A short term vacancy , there is an Opening for NON-KEY EXPERTS On Gender Observatory, who will have to work from Beirut Lebanon/NCLW office under the project : “GENDER EQUITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN LEBANON” that is funded by the EU here is the link to the TOR http://nclw.org.lb/NewsList/76 in case you want to apply please Email: email@example.com (Team Leader ) and (Project Manager: Diana Casallas : firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Luck to all candidates!!
PS: I don’t accept any phone calls or emails for this. Kindly do directly email team leader: email@example.com (Team Leader ) and (Project Manager: Diana Casallas : firstname.lastname@example.org;
I think it is june and july 2016 and not april and may as stated in the TOR below, but when you mail them you can inquire further
Terms of Reference for non-key experts assignment
|Project:||“GENDER EQUITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN LEBANON”|
|Expert:||To Be Selected|
|Period:||June – July 2016|
|Location:||Beirut, Lebanon (NCLW offices in Hazmeih)|
|Position:||Senior Non Key Expert on Gender Observatories|
|Man/days:||20 working days|
|Team and Reporting Lines|
|Project Director:||Mario Costariolemail@example.com|
|Team Leader:||Maggy Grabundzijafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Project Manager:||Diana Casallasemail@example.com|
|EU Task Manager:||Roula Abbas|
|The EU funded project on gender equity and empowerment of women in Lebanon aims to improve mainstreaming of the gender dimension at policy and sector levels in Lebanon by strengthening the National Commission of Lebanese Women’s internal governance towards effective fulfilment of its mandate, to create effective coordination and networking mechanisms with State and non-State actions and to improve media outreach and advocacy.
The objective of the mission is to assess the possibility of establishing a Lebanese Gender Observatory at NCLW. The Observatory should ideally measure and identify gender inequalities and their trends in the fields of economic, political participation and violence against women and other gender issues. It will provide policy makers and researchers with this information as well as with gender indicators which will help them in policy making and in undertaking research and different studies.
|Contents of the Assignment|
|Project Work Plan – Component II: Create effective coordination and networking mechanisms with state and non-state actors
Activity 2.1.3. Develop a feasibility study on setting up a Lebanese Gender Observatory at NCLW
The observatory should ideally measure, identify and assess inequalities and their evolution, and working to make them visible so that they can influence policy makers and legislators. The observatory shall collect and analyse relevant information about gender inequalities such as draft laws submitted to Parliament, reports to legislative bodies and those required for reporting on international conventions and relevant research conducted by research institutions, universities, international organizations and NGOs.
A non-key expert who has experience in setting-up such observatories or has worked in one will be providing a feasibility study including mission, structure, role, staffing, inputs and outputs of the Observatory
|Scope of the Work|
The appointed expert will be required to undertake the following tasks:
1. Carry out the mission following a work plan that has to be discussed and approved by the team leader and NCLW
2. Carry out a mapping of existing gender observatory(ies) in Lebanon and draw lessons learned from their experience
3. Based on the findings of the mapping, propose priority(ies) on gender related issue that can be covered by the gender observatory
4. Identify the basic requirements (possible structure ,human resources, funds, cooperation of other partners, sustainability…etc.) needed to set up a gender observatory at NCLW
5. Share a minimum of two examples of good sustainable practices of gender observatories established in other countries of similar context and provide analysis on factors of the success and the lessons learned from the experiences.
6. Deliver a presentation to NCLW and TL with the findings of his/her mission with regard to the feasibility/possibility/convenience of establishment of gender observatory
The Expert will apply the following methodology:
1. Desk review of gender related documents, legislations, gender indicators available at NCLW and in Lebanon
2. Interviews with various relevant stakeholders in Lebanon i.e. staff of NCLW, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), UNESCWA, the Central administration for statistics (CAS), gender experts, universities, etc.
3. Developing a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a Lebanese Gender Observatory at NCLW which can provide policy makers and researchers with data and indicators on any gender inequalities in the fields of political, economic participation and violence against women and all gender issues related to CEDAW and Beijing Platform of Action.
|1. A detailed work plan of the mission to be approved by Team Leader
2. A feasibility study on requirements with regards to data, structure, indicators, human resources, funds necessary, sustainability to establish a gender observatory at NCLW. The study will include a mapping of similar gender observatory in Lebanon. The study will also provide an analysis of 2 good sustainable practices of gender observatories which will help in setting up a gender observatory at NCLW
3. A Power point presentation on findings of the study to Project Team
4. Final Mission report
|The assignment is expected to take place in April – May (20 working days) as per the below timeline:|
|1. Review the data available in Lebanon on gender related issues needed to establish the gender observatory, identify previous experiences of gender observatory and conduct interviews with implementers (8 days)||8 days: 1,2,3,4,5, 6, 7,8|
|2. A feasibility study on gender observatory at NCLW (the study will have two parts: Part I, the availability of external resources (data, statistics, indicators, studies…etc.) and rationale the choice of the gender observatory fields of interventions. The study will also include mapping of similar gender observatories in Lebanon and model examples of other gender observatories that can be made use of , Part II, the extent of availability of internal resources required for establishing the observatory (i.e. structure, human resources, financial resources, management resources…etc.) (11 days)||9 days:, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,17,18,19|
|3. Mission report and presentation (1 day)||1 day: 20|
|Qualifications and Skills requested for the position
1. Minimum M.A. in gender and development, development studies, or other related social science
2. Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
3. Knowledge of Arabic and/or French language is an asset
1. Minimum of 10 years work experience in gender and development related field.
2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in undertaking research in the field of gender and development
3. Minimum of3 years of experience in developing feasibility studies in gender related fields
1. Minimum five years work experience on gender related issues in an ENPI country.
2. Minimum two years previous experience on how to use data and research in influencing policies
3. A minimum of one experience in research/studies or work related to establishment of a gender observatory