[Tender] Team Leader/MEL Expert - Support to Citizen Security Budget Support Programme – Jamaica

  • Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 3 September 2020
  • Kingston, Jamaica
  • Closing on 3 October 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

Project description:

The overall objective of the programme Support to Citizen Security in Jamaica, of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

Contribute to the improvement of the security and safety environment in Jamaica’s most at risk communities.

The specific objective of the programme of which this contract will be a part are:

i) Reduced social vulnerability to violence and crime of children, youth and women in Jamaica’s most at risk communities;

ii) Greater social inclusion of children, youth and women in Jamaica’s most at risk communities.

Start date: January/2021

Duration: 36 months

Profiles required:

Key expert 1: Team leader – MEL Expert

Qualifications and skills

- University degree in Public Administration, Political and/or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations, War, Peace and Conflict Studies or other relevant, directly related discipline or equivalent relevant professional experience;

- Excellent interpersonal consultation and communication skills, ability to dialogue with national authorities and institutional structures, interact with government officials and to establish harmonious working relationships and support all members of a team.

- Team management skills as well as communication and facilitation skills.

- an excellent command of English.

General professional experience

- Preferably 15 years of general related professional experience, but a minimum of 10 years is required.

- At least 10 years of proven experience in designing and implementing citizen security and / or social intervention for crime and violence prevention project, programmes, policies;

- Substantial and demonstrated understanding of contextual security and justice dynamics and processes, and direct experience of engaging in negotiation, facilitation or dialogue processes.

Specific professional experience

- Experience in MEL methodologies for security related policy development, identification of indicators, sources of information and data collect methods.

- Knowledge and experience in setting up MEL frameworks and engaging with national counterparts on shaping performance indicators.

- Knowledge and experience of working with EU institutions is an added value.

- Must have proven experience in coordinating multidisciplinary teams within development cooperation programs.

- Preferably with experience in the Caribbean or/and Latin America.

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