International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Male Engagement / GBV Prevention Consultant

International Organization For Migration (IOM)

Job Description

Position Title: Male Engagement/GBV Prevention Consultant Duty Station: Juba/ Wau, South Sudan Classification: Consultancy Requested start dates: 1st February 2020 Duration: 6 months Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. Background: IOM is committed to addressing Gender-Based Violence in Crisis through an institutional framework launched in 2017. IOM transition, recovery and resilience strategy (2019 – 2021) aims to specifically empower women and girls, and prevent GBV. In South Sudan, IOM has been working to strengthen national partner’s capacity on GBV prevention and response, predominately through the Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) response and prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) project. IOM intends to utilize learning and capacity developed through this project to support the transition to peace and much needed Conflict Resolution in South Sudan. Engaging men, particularly youth at-risk of engagement in conflict and criminal activities, to transform their engaging in violent behaviour related to inter- and intra-communal conflict including towards women and girls. Core to this approach will engaging with these young men around their constructions of identity, power and use of violence are critical in order to contribute to recovery and peacebuilding outcomes for South Sudan. Description of tasks: The Male Engagement/GBV Prevention Consultant will work under the direct supervision of the GBV Specialist to complete the tasks outlined below: • Support integration of GBV prevention approaches in WASH programming: o Finalise revision of the EMAP curriculum based on the pilot phase feedback and to ensure curriculum alignment with WASH outcomes o Prepare and conduct a 10 days Engaging Men through Accountable Practice (EMAP) training of trainers for EMAP men and women facilitators from IOM, IP and previous EMAP participants; o Review lessons learned, baseline/endline data from the pilot, advise and support the program to strengthen the engaging men component, including transition support community activism, ensuring the program retains the focus on centering the voices, needs and accountabilities towards women and girls; o Provide ongoing mentoring to EMAP facilitators and supervisors to strengthen their technical capacities. • Develop technical approach and support operationalization for working with urban youth at-risk to contribute to peacebuilding outcomes: o Design and conduct formative research on social and gender norms with urban youth at-risk to inform the Program Design and curriculum adaption (linked to identities, inter-generational and interpersonal relationships, violence and power and emotional coping strategies); o Adapt evidence-based curriculum for gender-transformative male engagement for behaviour change and positive masculinities, building on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support approaches; o Conduct 10 day training of trainers for adapted youth at-risk gender norms curriculum; o Develop monitoring and evaluation methods and tools to measure GBV prevention behaviour and social norms change as defined within program indicators and based on formative research; o Provide ongoing mentoring to male engagement facilitators and supervisors to strengthen their technical capacities. • Support development of approach to working with rural youth at-risk (pastoral and agro-pastoral): o Design and conduct formative research on social and gender norms with rural youth at-risk to inform the program design and curriculum adaption (linked to identities, inter-generational and interpersonal relationships, violence and power and emotional coping strategies); Deliverables & timeline: Output/Deliverable Due Location Submission of approved adapted EMAP curriculum adjusted to contribute to WASH outcomes. Month 1 Juba Conduct 10 day training of trainers with the finalized adaptation of the EMAP curriculum. Submission of training report and materials used. Submission of approved technical approach for community activism with EMAP groups. Month 2 Juba Submission of technical Capacity Building/mentoring monthly report. Submission of inception report (with tools and methodology) and formative research report on social and gender norms for urban youth at-risk to inform the program design and curriculum adaption. Month 3 Wau Draft adapt evidence-based curriculum for gender-transformative male engagement for behaviour change of youth at-risk. Submit draft curriculum. Month 4 Wau Conduct 10 day training of trainers with the finalized adaptation for urban youth at-risk gender transformative curriculum. Submission of training report and materials used. Submission of finalised monitoring and evaluation methods & tools to measure GBV prevention behaviour and social norms change for urban youth at-risk. Month 5 Wau Submission of technical capacity building/mentoring monthly report. Submission of inception report (with tools and methodology) and formative research report on social and gender norms for rural youth at-risk to inform the program design and curriculum adaption. Month 6 Wau Required Qualifications and Experience: Education • Masters degree preferred in Human Rights, Behavioral Science, Social Work or Humanities/Social Science with 3 years of relevant professional experience; or • University Degree in above fields with 5 years of relevant professional experience. Experience • At least 3 years professional experience working on gender transformative programming and/or GBV primary prevention programmes with a focus on male engagement and women and girl’s empowerment; • Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering effective gender transformative programming; • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver effective training and mentoring for adults and children, particularly adolescents; • Demonstrated ability to conduct formative research and establish quantitative and qualitative indicators of change; • Good report writing skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills; • Solid organizational skills: the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced and detail-oriented team environment; • Good computer skills: excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email/internet software; • Experience working in difficult locations; ability to be resourceful and flexible in a limited resource environment; • Previous experience in equivalent role in South Sudan is an advantage. Languages: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Arabic language is an advantage. Desirable Competencies: The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies: Values · Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible. · Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct. · Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2 · Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results. · Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes. · Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate. · Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work. · Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way. Managerial Competencies[1]** – behavioural indicators level 2 · Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential. · Empowering others and building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential. · Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction. vss@iom.int
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