Libya: National Consultant for Mashashya and Zintan

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Libya
Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

Overview of CTG Global:

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of position:

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is the UN global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

In accordance with its mandate under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2213 (2015), the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has been actively engaged in efforts to mediate a peaceful resolution to Libya’s political and institutional crisis and bring an end to the armed conflict. Through a joint project, UNDP is working with UNSMIL to support transitional justice initiatives in Libya.

Role objectives:

The Support to Transitional Justice and Reconciliation at the Local and National Levels in Libya is a 2-year project that aims to facilitate dialogue between different parties in localized disputes and to work with the parties to identify a way to develop capacities for conflict resolution, establish transitional processes to deal with past violations and develop plans to enhance community security.
The project will support key actors at the local and national levels to:

  • Continue dialogue processes on transitional justice and return of IDPs.
  • Develop strategies and plans to support transitional justice measures.
  • Support inclusive community safety and security planning.

The project has begun with the Misrata and Tawergha dialogue and will aim to replicate the approach in other communities through the course of 2016 – 2017.

In this regard, UNDP is seeking to hire an national consultant to provide substantive guidance and support to the team working on the transitional justice project.

Expected output:

The overall objective of this consultancy is be to support the international consultant in writing a paper on the history of the conflicts between the Mashashya and Zintan, the previous related initiatives, mediation undertaken and lessons learned. The tasks include:

  • Contact the civil society organizations, community leaders and other relevant interlocutors to understand the conflicts between the Mashashya and Zintan.
  • Map previous related initiatives, mediation undertaken and lessons learn.
  • Identify the disputes and the view of each of all related parties.
  • Build an archive of all the relevant documents.
  • Map local experts, key local actors.
  • Produce a paper of not more than 40 pages in Arabic or English (if in Arabic the budget of the consultancy will include translation and revision).

Project reporting:

This role is under the direct supervision of the Director of the Human Rights, Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Division of UNSMIL and in coordination with the Project Manager.

Key competencies:


  • University degree in law, political science, sociology, law or related field with specialization in transitional justice and human rights.

Experience and skills required:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in the areas of conflict resolutions, transitional justice and human rights.
  • Understanding of the issues related to conflict resolution, transitional justice and human rights including research and preparation of research papers.
  • Experience of working with representatives of the authorities, academia including participation in conferences, seminars, presentations in various fora.
  • Fluency in Arabic required, good knowledge of English an asset.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the project.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Treats all people fairly and equally.
  • Strong technical knowledge of the field of political dialogue processes and a general knowledge of cross-cutting democratic governance issues.

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge of political processes and democratization in transition and crises contexts.
  • The candidate should have experience in carrying out research; be able to work well with counterparts; and know how to contribute to building national capacity.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to foster networks and partnerships, and good working knowledge of information and computer technology.
  • Excellent analytical judgment and demonstrated ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner.

Team management

This role does not have team management responsibility.

Further information:

To be advised

How to apply:

Candidates interested in this job need to register on CTG website as a candidate and then apply for this role using the below link:

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