International Consultant Expert to Support the HPF Review of Gender in Humanitarian Action
Duties and Responsibilities
The scope of the review includes actors, systems, structures and expertise in Jordan on humanitarian action inclusive of UN, bilaterals, INGOs, national NGOs and government as well as stakeholders focusing on the humanitarian-development nexus approach.
The consultant will be part of a team of technical experts and is expected to contribute to the following tasks:
1. Desk review and data analysis:
- Review of the gender responsiveness of the indicators included in the Sector Dashboard and sector plans.
- Review the incorporation and analysis of SADD in ISWG tools and data resources and JORISS monitoring and reporting tools. Including but not limited to the following documents:
- A sample of 20 relevant dashboards, factsheets and Key documents published by UNHCR in 2018;
- Vulnerability Assessment Framework Population Survey (VAF) 2017 and 2019;
- Age Gender Diversity Mainstreaming Participatory Assessment (AGDM PA) 2017;
- Available sector performance surveys;
- JORISS sector monitoring exercises 2017;
- Review of the coding according to the criteria established by the IASC Gender Marker of the approved proposals in the JHF call for proposals in 2018
- Review of the IASC Gender Marker coding for gender-targeted and if possible, gender mainstreamed approved projects with the information available in the JORISS system for 2018.
2. Key informant interviews:
- Develop the questions for the KIIs according to the desk review results against the M&E and Financial Resources components of the Indicators Framework criteria.
- Undertake 15-20 interviews with identified Key informant interviews.
3. Provide recommendations and present findings:
- Provide specific recommendations on how to improve the M&E tools, data resources and available expertise in the humanitarian architecture in Jordan.
- Provide inputs to draft an action plan to implement findings and recommendations of the review.
- Present provisional findings to the reference group and incorporate feedback.
- Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
- Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
- Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
- Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
- Creative Problem Solving
- Effective Communication
- Inclusive Collaboration
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Leading by Example
Required Skills and Experience
Postgraduate university degree in development studies, social development, gender studies or related field;
Experience and skills
- A minimum of 10 years of experience in the humanitarian/development sector, including 5 years of field-based work focused on M&E, is required;
- Proven experience and expertise on Gender in Humanitarian Action (GiHA) required;
- Proven understanding of humanitarian architecture, key stakeholders, and duty-bearers is required;
- Proven knowledge of global commitments, initiatives and guideline documents (such as IASC Gender Handbook and Gender with Age Marker) on GiHA.
Language and other skills
- Fluency in written and spoken English required.
- Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
Application closing date: 29th September 2019 (Midnight New York, USA)