Call for Consultant - Community Initiatives Ideation and Design

Position: Consultant

Requirement: Developing and delivering an ideation and design workshop

Project: Generation Gender

Time Frame for this assignment: April- May 2024

Duration: 1 month

Location: Beirut

Type of consultancy: training- capacity building




ABAAD– Resource Center for Gender Equality is a UN ECOSOC accredited organization that aims to achieve gender equality as an essential condition to sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region. ABAAD advocates for the development and implementation of policies and laws that enhance women’s effective participation, through a rights-based approach that would bring about tangible change to gender justice. With the purpose of ending gender-based violence, ABAAD adopts a holistic care approach to provide protection and support services to GBV survivors/right holders during times of peace, war and disasters since 2011.



Generation Gender is a five-year program that aims at positively influencing public opinion, laws and policies towards gender justice, as well as strengthening civil society to advocate for gender justice all the while combatting GBV and inequality. More specifically, the program at hand relies on an innovative and inclusive gender-transformative strategy that equips youth leaders and civil society organizations (CSOs) to address the root causes of gender inequality and foster sustainable change. Its goal is to raise public support, advocate for improved policies and laws, and strengthen civil society.





The consultant will be required to deliver an ideation and design workshop with the goal of supporting a select pool of local civil society organizations in developing, fine-tuning, and planning gender-transformative micro-initiatives within their respective communities.





Develop material in Arabic and structure an ideation and design workshop in collaboration with ABAAD -namely its capacity building unit;

  • Ensure the learning materials are accessible and rooted in a participatory active learning approach that incorporates discussions, case studies, demonstration sessions and group activities;
  • Create a creative thinking environment by carrying out two-day ideation and design workshop that will enable CSOs to:
    • Map out the problem through a gender lens and pick an important area to focus.
    • Generate new and innovative solutions that fall under their respective mandates;
    • Ideate and sketch out different initiatives that can respond to the issue;
    • Learn how to anticipate any potential challenges and accordingly identify mitigation actions.
  • Submit a final report detailing achievements, challenges, lessons learnt and main takeaways along with any notable success stories;



  • Applicant is required to have a BA or MA in project management or other related fields;
  • Applicant is required to have experience in delivering ideation workshops and design sprints;
  • Applicant must have experience working in the development sector –particularly engaging with local communities;
  • Applicant must have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the local context in Lebanon;
  • Applicant must possess excellent communication skills in Arabic;
  • Applicant must have experience working in culturally sensitive contexts.

How to apply

Applicants are invited to submit their offer by email to [email protected] with email title "Consultancy – Community Initiatives Ideation and Design " by May 72024. Your email should contain two files:

  • File 1: Technical
  • File 2: Financial


  • A technical proposal, including:
    • Company name, address, registration, registration and financial number/tax ID.
    • If Individual, registration and tax number/ID
    • A cover letter (maximum one page).
    • A clear outline of the proposed activities to be undertaken to achieve the objectives.
    • A tentative timeline required to complete the course, including key milestones.
    • A Minimum of Two references of humanitarian I/NGO clients for whom similar assignments have been undertaken along with contact person and budget.
    • Portfolio/ Proven track record in rendering similar services/previous experience.
    • CV/profiles of key involved consultants, demonstrating previous experience in the same requested field.
  • A financial proposal in USD including a clear detailed breakdown of all associated costs.


Any questions related to this consultancy should be sent by email  to [email protected] with the subject line "Consultancy – Community Initiatives ideation and design".


منتهية الصلاحية
آخر مدة للتقديم
الثلاثاء, 07. مايو 2024
نوع الدعوة
دعوة لتقديم الاستشارات
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
قضايا النوع الاجتماعي
Remuneration range:
5000 to 6000 (USD)
Duration of Contract:
1 Month