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iMMAP Nigeria

Country Representative

Abuja, Nigeria

Closing: Feb 4, 2022

7 days remaining

Published: Jan 27, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Post-graduate education

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

Hausa, English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Job Summary
  • Inception report and methodological plan, tools, coverage and time-frame of the assignment
  • A documentation on cultural and traditional practices that have existed before the inception of the Northeast crisis, which prevent/ perpetrate gender inequalities
  • Information on how the conflict has influenced pre-existing gender-inequality ideologies, practices and relations, as well as emerging ones
  • An assessment of statutory laws and practices that support/hamper the promotion of gender equality actions in the Northeast
  • A briefing session during the process of data collection
  • A draft consolidated report to be submitted to UN Women for review and comments;
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the existing cultural and traditional practices informing th  gender context  before and during the conflict; and statutory laws that support/hamper the promotion of gender equality actions in the Northeast
  • A brief analysis on how the conflict has influenced pre-existing gender-inequality ideologies, practices and relations,  emerging issues
  • Tangible recommendations describing realistic programmatic interventions that could be adopted to reduce the gender inequality gap and improve chances for the fulfilment of the potential of the average adolescent girl and young woman in the Northeast by 2030.
  • A final report (maximum 25 pages) to be submitted to UN Women no later than one week after the receipt of comments on the first draft. The final output of the report should specifically address the following, among others:


Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:


  • Master’s Degree in Social Science, Gender Studies, Peace and Security, Development or related areas of study.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional field experience in research, consultation and capacity development strategies
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of  conflict, security, humanitarian, development and  peacebuilding work
  • Proven experience and evidence of having conducted previous gender and conflict  research assignments
  • Working experience with the UN system is desirable;
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering multi-stakeholder workshops and focus group discussions
  • Knowledge of issues related to gender equality in Nigeria is desirable
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with  women-led organizations and government agencies is an asset
  • Sound experience in the use of feminist, participatory and empowering reserch methods.
  • Understanding of gender and protection issues in Northeast Nigeria context highly desirable
  • Willingness and experience working in the Northeast of Nigeria.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of Hausa is desired.


Responsibilities
Job Summary
  • Inception report and methodological plan, tools, coverage and time-frame of the assignment
  • A documentation on cultural and traditional practices that have existed before the inception of the Northeast crisis, which prevent/ perpetrate gender inequalities
  • Information on how the conflict has influenced pre-existing gender-inequality ideologies, practices and relations, as well as emerging ones
  • An assessment of statutory laws and practices that support/hamper the promotion of gender equality actions in the Northeast
  • A briefing session during the process of data collection
  • A draft consolidated report to be submitted to UN Women for review and comments;
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the existing cultural and traditional practices informing th  gender context  before and during the conflict; and statutory laws that support/hamper the promotion of gender equality actions in the Northeast
  • A brief analysis on how the conflict has influenced pre-existing gender-inequality ideologies, practices and relations,  emerging issues
  • Tangible recommendations describing realistic programmatic interventions that could be adopted to reduce the gender inequality gap and improve chances for the fulfilment of the potential of the average adolescent girl and young woman in the Northeast by 2030.
  • A final report (maximum 25 pages) to be submitted to UN Women no later than one week after the receipt of comments on the first draft. The final output of the report should specifically address the following, among others:


Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:


  • Master’s Degree in Social Science, Gender Studies, Peace and Security, Development or related areas of study.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional field experience in research, consultation and capacity development strategies
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of  conflict, security, humanitarian, development and  peacebuilding work
  • Proven experience and evidence of having conducted previous gender and conflict  research assignments
  • Working experience with the UN system is desirable;
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering multi-stakeholder workshops and focus group discussions
  • Knowledge of issues related to gender equality in Nigeria is desirable
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with  women-led organizations and government agencies is an asset
  • Sound experience in the use of feminist, participatory and empowering reserch methods.
  • Understanding of gender and protection issues in Northeast Nigeria context highly desirable
  • Willingness and experience working in the Northeast of Nigeria.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills.

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of Hausa is desired.


Responsibilities

  • The consultant will work, under the overall guidance of the UN Women Nigeria Deputy Representative, with day-to-day reporting to the Programme Coordinator, Gender in Humanitarian at Maiduguri.

He/she will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

  • Develop an inception report with a clearly designed and detailed methodology and data collection tools for conducting the research and share with the UN Women technical team for review
  • Undertake a scoping study to identify cultural and traditional practices that have existed before the inception of the Northeast crisis, which prevent/ perpetrate gender inequalities
  • Carryout an investigation to determine to what extent the conflict has influenced pre-existing gender-inequality ideologies, practices and relations, and also identify emerging ones
  • Undertake an assessment of statutory laws and practices that support/hamper the promotion of gender equality actions in the Northeast • Based on research findings, propose tangible recommendations describing realistic programmatic interventions that could be adopted to reduce the gender inequality gap and improve chances for the fulfilment of the potential of the average adolescent girl and young woman in the Northeast by 2030
  • Develop a Powerpoint presentation on the overall research report, focusing on findings and proposed actions and do a presentation for UN Women technical staff
  • Conduct a validation workshop to share research findings with relevant stakeholders, including women’s organizationsm, the international humanitarian community; and incorporate their feedback into the research report
  • Write a final research report with concrete programmatic recommendations and submit to UN Women.

Usage of Findings:

  • The research report will be used by UN Women to develop an action plan for medium/ longer term post-conflict reconstruction programmes on gender equality in the three worst conflict affected states (Borno, Adamawa and Yobe) of Northeast Nigeria
  • The Report will be also used as an evidence-based tool to spport advocacy efforts on gender eqality inculsions in broader Northeast post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding initiatives.

Methodology:

  • The consultant will develop a detailed methodology in the Research Inception Report to describe the research approach

Report Should:

  • Contain an executive summary (mandatory)
  • Be analytical (both quantitative and qualitative)
  • Be structured around the key tasks highlighted above and related to findings/lessons learnt
  • Include key findings and good practices as well as opportunities and entry points
  • Include key action points/recommendations and a strategy on the next steps.

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