Lebanon: Senior non Key Expert on gender monitoring and evaluation

Organization: CIDEAL Foundation for Cooperation and Research
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 06 Nov 2016

Project:**“GENDER EQUITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN LEBANON”**

Location: Beirut, Lebanon– NCLW offices in Hazmeih

Position: Senior non Key Expert on gender monitoring and evaluation

Period: November – December 2016

Man/days: 19 days

Background

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.

Component 1: Activity 1.3 is aiming at training the NCLW staff and the GFPs of a pilot ministry to provide basic skills on gender monitoring and evaluation of policy in State ministry. In addition, the project carried out a gender analysis and defined a gender strategy in a targeted ministry. As a second phase, the project aims at training on the job the NCLW staff and the GFPs of a targeted ministry on implementing gender indicators in line with the identified ministry policy.

Scope of the Work

The appointed expert will be required to undertake the following tasks:

  1. To provide the NCLW staff, the GFPs and the Civil Society Organisations, 3 days trainings on Gender Monitoring and Evaluation of State institutions (including on gender indicators).

  2. To provide the NCLW staff and the FGPs in the pilot ministry with training on the job on: methodology on how to identify gender indicators, methodology of implementation of the gender indicators (qualitative and quantitative indicators).

  3. Assess the monitoring and evaluation system (methodology of data collection, analysis of data collection, translation into policies).

  4. Identify gender indicators of the pilot ministry in line with the gender strategy established (ministry policy) and identify data collection method.

  5. Support the NCLW in meeting with decision makers in the pilot ministry to advocate for integration of gender indicators in the pilot ministry.

Methodology

The Expert will apply the following methodology:

  1. Review the gender analysis report and the gender policy produced by the GEEWL project and other relevant documents.

  2. Assess the monitoring and evaluation system of the pilot ministry.

  3. Train the NCLW staff and the GFPs on identifying gender indicators in line with the gender policy identified and provide tool to collect data

  4. Attend meetings with decision makers in the pilot ministry and.

  5. Conduct field visits in the pilot ministry with the monitoring and evaluation department.

  6. Review the policies of the pilot ministry.

  7. Identify gender indicators for the policy/strategy of the pilot ministry.

  8. Training (3 days) addressed to the NCLW staff and GFPs and CSOs on gender monitoring and evaluation.

Outputs Requested

  1. Detailed work plan to be agreed with and approved by team leader and NCLW

  2. Training on the job on gender monitoring and evaluation: gender indicators and gender data collection methodology.

  3. Provide gender indicators in line with the policy/strategy of the pilot ministry.

  4. Attend meetings with decision makers, monitoring and evaluation department staff to advocate for integrating gender perspective in the monitoring and evaluation system (importance of gender approach, how to integrate gender in the indicators, data collection methodology).

  5. Provide training curriculum for the training on gender monitoring and evaluation for State institutions (including gender indicators).

  6. Deliver 3 days training on monitoring and evaluation of State institutions.

  7. Present the assignment results in front of the NCLW.

  8. Mission report.

Timeline

The assignment is expected to take place in November – December 2016 (19 working days) as per the below timeline:

Days

  1. Review literature (1 day) 1 day: 1

  2. Preparation of the curriculum for the training addressed to the NCLW staff, the GFPs and the CSO, on gender monitoring and evaluation for State institutions (2 days) 2 days: 2,3

  3. Deliver training on gender monitoring and evaluation for State institutions (3 days): 3 days: 4, 5, 6

  4. Train on the job the NCLW staff and the GFPs on monitoring and evaluation of the pilot ministry (establish gender indicators) and provide gender analysis (8 days) : 8 days: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

  5. Meeting with ministry staff decision makers, specialists of monitoring and evaluation system department and advocate for the gender monitoring (4 days): 4 days: 15, 16, 17, 18

  6. Presentation of the results to the NCLW (1 day): 1 day : 19

Contents of the Assignment

Project Work Plan – Component 1:Strengthen NCLW internal governance towards effective fulfilment of its mandate

Activity 1.3: Develop and implement CB plan on gender related issues

Qualifications and Skills requested for the position

  1. M.A in Development, social studies, gender studies or any other related fields

  2. Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and Arabic

  3. Excellent and effective communication skills

General experience

  1. Minimum of 8 years work experience in gender and development related fields.

  2. Minimum of 8 years work experience in monitoring and evaluation system on gender issues.

  3. 3 years experience as a trainer.

Specific experience

  1. Minimum 3 years’ experience in working in State institutions on gender issues

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their resumes to benito.lopez@cideal.org

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