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We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline

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Gender and Water Specialist 

Job Posting

: 17/Nov/2020

Closure Date

: 02/Dec/2020, 12:59:00 AM

Organizational Unit: FNLEB

Job Type

: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal Services Agreement)
Grade Level: N/A

Primary Location

: Lebanon-Beirut

Duration: 30 days on WAE
Post Number: N/A

 

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FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality

People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality

The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations depending on the evolving needs of the Organization

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Organizational Setting

 

Within the “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for water efficiency/productivity and water sustainability in NENA countries – GCP/RNE/009/SWE” programme, output 2 on water productivity, country offices are supposed to undertake gender-responsive water assessments to assess the relative situation of women and men in different communities regarding water access, governance, and use in order to ensure that water resources are governed in a way that is sustainable and inclusive in the projects areas and that women and men are benefitting equitably from these resources.

 

Under the supervision of the programme Chief Technical Advisor, with direct coordination with the Gender and Programme Specialist of FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (RNE), and in light of the regional “Methodological Note of the Gender-responsive Water Assessments” the Specialist should conduct field gender and water assessments that should work as key programmatic tools for understanding the lives and experiences of women and men, girls and boys and their circumstances, needs, roles, opportunities, barriers, and the gender and power relations in which they operate as well as identifying the factors that contribute to the inclusion or exclusion of individuals, and indicating what needs to change and how change might be brought about to ensure equitable access of water resources. The gender-responsive water assessment will serve to outline areas where future investments and programme interventions are needed to support advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment on the field levels with regards to water/agriculture programmes.

 

Reporting Lines

 

The Gender and Water Specialist shall report to Ms. Domitille Vallee, Chief Technical Advisor of the project GCP/RNE/009/SWE

 

Technical Focus:

 

Focus on gender-responsive water assessment with the following expected outputs:

 

  • Terms of Reference and list of stakeholders to include for country-based assessment on gender and water (will be reviewed by FAO Country Gender Focal Point and the National Project Coordinator)
  • Desk review report to be submitted
  • Field/ local assessment report to be submitted
  • Gender action plan/set of recommended actions for gender-responsive water programming to be prepared and submitted.

 

Tasks and responsibilities

 

  • Engage with country project team and regional project team as well as country partners and governments officials to do a desk review on water and gender in the country, more specifically on: i) current relevant SIDA project documents and reports; ii) Country gender assessment; iii) National strategies and documents on gender and water.
  • In close coordination with the RNE Gender and Programme Specialist and the Chief Technical Advisor, develop the field assessment’s ToR (identifying key informants and farmers to be interviewed and their location..), the specific data collection tools, and the data collection timeline and guidelines in light of the Regional Methodological Note on gender-responsive water assessments.
  • Lead the primary data collection on the field level through surveys, key informant interviews with government and partner staff, focus group discussions, and individual interviews with beneficiaries
  • In close coordination with the RNE Gender and Programme Specialist, analyse the secondary and primary information and data, and finalise the gender-responsive water assessment report and set of programme recommendations/action plans as applicable.
  • Prepare and submit a final report summarizing findings, constraints, lessons learned and the way forward.
  • Perform other related duties as requested

 

 

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

 

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced degree in gender studies, development studies, social sciences or equivalent.
  • At least 5 year of relevant experience in social studies, assessments, agriculture, rural development; knowledge of gender equality at the field and institutional level; experience of leading the development of researches/reports/policies, particularly focusing on gender equality. Experience working with the United Nations system and experience in working on water and agriculture projects are assets.
  • Working knowledge of English and Arabic. 

 

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

 

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills and proven track record in research and gender studies;
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English;
  • Excellent organisational, writing, and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.

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Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

FAO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing)

Please note that FAO will only consider academic credentials or degrees obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list
If you are in possession of language certificate/s from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT), please attach the certificate/s when submitting the application.

 

 

For more information, visit the FAO employment website

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, visit the recruitment website at Jobs at FAO and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.

We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline

If you need help please contact: [email protected]

 

 

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منتهية الصلاحية
آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
17 نوفمبر, 2020
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
زراعة
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الأربعاء, 2 ديسمبر 2020
نوع العقد:
‫استثاري‬
مدة الوظيفة:
30 days on WAE
الراتب
N/A
نطاق الراتب:
> 3000 (USD)
درجة التعليم:
ماجستير
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
Advanced degree in gender studies, development studies, social sciences or equivalent
متطلبات الخبرة:
بين 5 سنوات و10 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
جيد جداً
اللغة الانكليزية:
غير مطلوب
اللغة الفرنسية:
جيد جداً
البلد/المدينة: 
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت
  • بيروت