Vacancies

Communication agency for online campaign- 16 days of Activism

10/21/2022 | Lebanon

EFI is looking for a communication and media agency specialized in the South Mediterranean Region to develop and implement a visible and efficient (results-oriented) online campaign.

The “16 Days of Activism” is an annual campaign that takes place between November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) till December 10 (Human Rights Day). First initiated by activists at the first Women’s Global Leadership institute in 1991, it has become the global yearly moment to raise awareness about the plight of women and girls worldwide. EFI wants to run a broad digital campaign to mark the 16 Days of Activism (all together 2 weeks of campaign and 14 working days).

The campaign can start before 25th November and go beyond 10th December. The deadline for tenders’ submission is 21st October 2022.

For more information, please download the below terms of reference (ToR) document.

 

Call for short video production

09/15/2022 | Lebanon

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination. EFI seeks to improve and promote women’s rights as universal human rights, the value of gender equality and the use of non-violent means to solve conflicts. Our criterion and position align with the international resolutions and conventions and regional instruments promoting the universality of women’s rights and strengthening women's impact and voices in conflict resolution. You can visit our website to know more about our work: www.efi-ife.org

 EFI will make a short video success stories within the program that will shed light on the work undertaken by EFI and its partners for the past 12 years. The film will be used to promote the “Feminist School” that is being implemented by EFI in Lebanon and in Turkey between the end of September and End of October. Through their stories, the impact of the program will be brought to light, as well as the values that have underpinned the long cooperation with EFI.

Objectives:

  • Raise awareness on the impact of the “ Feminist School” and EFI’s programs in Lebanon and in Turkey
  • Potentially reaching new stakeholders and donors
  • Engagement around EFI’s advocacy and commitment towards dissemination of feminist knowledge
  • Show success stories and impact through implementation of this program

Opportunity:

The short video will be used as an advocacy tool to advocate for gender sensitive education. The 5 to 7-minute video will be composed of:

  • 1st item: Short interview with EFI members behind this program
  • 2nd item: Short testimonials with EFI’s partners about how this program enhanced their skills and had a real impact
  • 3rd item: Short testimonials with the participants of the summer school
  • 4th  item: Pep talk about the importance of having a gender sensitive educational reform

The short video will be produced in Arabic with subtitles in English.

Terms brief:

The video maker/firm will need to:

  • Meet with EFI’s team to understand the narrative and get accurate data to be used for the short video
  • Conduct the interviews in Turkey and in Lebanon
  • Deliver original video
  • Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Tasks

  • Consultant will conduct the interviews mainly in Arabic and potentially in English.
  • Interview shooting as approved and according to the prepared script and EFI’s guidelines.
  • Consultant will be required to edit the film as per requirements determined by EFI including (sound, editing, calibration, subtitling, etc.)

Qualifications, Background and Experience:

The video maker requires a high level technical/professional expertise and creativity; therefore, successful firm/candidate is required to have the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated competency with shooting and producing documentary/short videos in NGOs.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is essential.
  • Strong knowledge on women’s rights and gender equality is an asset.
  • Being able to travel to shoot in Turkey and in Lebanon in between 20th of September and 30th of October.
  • Being able to handle cultural sensitivities in a different context.

Requirements for Submission:

The candidates/firm interested in this project should provide the following information:

  • A sample of past video productions they have directly produced.
  • Technical proposal: Outline and methodology as well as, the detailed work plan showing the assignment’s important activities and milestones.
  • Financial proposal: Including a detailed quotation for the production of the video showing all necessary costs.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Updated creative portfolio including relevant creative development work and qualifications.

Deadline for submission:

The deadline for submission is the 15th of September 2022. For any inquiries kindly send an email to Daniel.ghazal@efi-ife.org.

Kindly submit the required documents in English to mohamad.younes@efi-ife.org  indicating the reference: “Short Video on Success Stories" in the email subject.

Starting date of Assignment: 20th of September 2022

End date of Assignment: 30th of November 2022

 

Project Manager Position based in Beirut

09/15/2022 | Lebanon

The Overall Responsibility is to manage the implementation of the action, i.e.:

  • To coordinate and follow up with consortium members and partner Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • To take overall responsibility for the planning, management, execution and appropriate development of EFI’s work within the project
  • To ensure proper Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), the project administration and archiving, the preparation of the reports for the donor, in coordination with EFI head office.
  • To represent EFI in the project’s activities, liaise with project’s consortium members and partners, national and international stakeholders and to coordinate with EFI HQ in Paris and the other offices
  • To promote EFI’s goals and vision, particularly through the project objectives.

Job requirement:

  • University degree in gender studies, social sciences or development studies. Relevant courses related to gender studies, conflict management, advocacy, women’s economic empowerment, project cycle management are assets. Master degree is desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English and Arabic is essential. French language is a plus.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office application.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in project management (design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) with the development field including with regards to women’s rights and peacebuilding.

How to apply?

Email your brief cover letter and CV to application@efi-ife.org by 15 September 2022.

Please indicate ‘Project Manager LEBANON´ as your email subject.

For more information, kindly check the below document

 

Terms of Reference Gender Expert, Consultant EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI)

08/22/2022 | Jordan

Terms of Reference

Gender Expert Consultant

EuroMed Feminist Initiative is looking for a Gender Expert Consultant to develop a gender-sensitive analysis of the Economic Modernization Vision and explore developing concrete national action plan to enhance women’s economic participation based on this vision.

 

FINAL EVALUATION

08/03/2022 | Jordan

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil.

On January 1st 2019, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), with a consortium of women’s rights organizations in Lebanon, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, Algeria, Jordan and Egypt started implementing the regional program “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union (EU). The overall objective is to contribute to the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the Southern Neighbourhood States, by promoting a social environment that does not tolerate VAWG, and where decision makers address it as a political priority.

The program is implemented in partnership with Algerian Women Claiming their Rights (FARD) in Algeria; Association for Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development (ACT) in Egypt; Arab Women Organization (AWO) in Jordan; Association Najdeh and Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL) in Lebanon; Women’s Action Union (UAF) in Morocco; Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees (PFWAC) and Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD) in Palestine; and Tunisian Women's Association for Research and Development (AFTURD) in Tunisia.

1.SCOPE, SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES AND USES OF THE FINAL EVALUATION

2.1. Rationale of the final evaluation

EFI wishes to conduct an external in-depth final evaluation of the program in accordance with the general terms of agreement with the EU. The purpose of the Final Evaluation is to measure the achievement in reaching the targets of the program, assess achieved objectives and results linked to the overall objective, measure and assess qualitatively the impact, and provide relevant findings, lessons learned, and best practices as well as recommendations that would help guide the future programs and interventions.

 

2.2.Scope of work

It is expected that the evaluator(s) will provide an external and independent final evaluation on achieving the impact of the action. The final evaluation will assess the extent to which the overall objective, specific objectives and expected results were achieved, and to document reached targets by the end of the program. The program performance will also be evaluated. It is expected that lessons learned and best practices are drawn from the design, implementation, and monitoring mechanisms of the program and recommendations provided to guide future actions. 

The evaluator(s) will develop a detailed methodology for the final evaluation, which will highlight aspects such as the evaluation design, ethical considerations, sampling strategy and data collection in the targeted areas of the program including tools to be used, as well as a strategy in which both primary and secondary data will be analysed. The final report will comprise of both quantitative and qualitative data, which shall reflect the action’s achievement of its targets, results, objectives, and impact.

 

Place and deadline for submission of tenders:

Tenders should be submitted in English by email to: application@efi-ife.org indicating the reference: “Final Evaluation: Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region" in the email subject.

The deadline for submission of tenders is 3rd August, 2022.

Midterm Evaluation

08/05/2022 | Jordan

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil.

From 2021, EFI in partnership with Business Development Centre (BDC), and Tamkeen for legal Aid and Human rights are implementing in Jordan a second phase of Madad for Women program, titled “Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan” funded by the European Union (EU) Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crises, the “EU Madad Fund”. The overall objective is to “contribute to gender sensitive national and local policy frameworks that are more conducive to women's economic participation”.

Scope of work

It is expected that the evaluator(s) will provide an external and independent midterm evaluation on the progress made toward achieving the impact of the action, and the continued relevance of the program. Moreover, the midterm evaluation will assess the extent to which the specific objectives and expected results were achieved so far, and the likelihood of reaching the targets by the end of the program. The program performance will also be evaluated. It is expected that lessons learned and best practices are drawn from the design, ongoing implementation, and monitoring mechanisms of the program and recommendations provided to guide the implementation of the remaining action. The midterm evaluation will also stipulate whether modification of the program is needed to ensure the achievement of impact and objectives within the lifespan of the program. 

The evaluator(s) will develop a detailed methodology for the midterm evaluation, which will highlight aspects such as the research design, ethical considerations, sampling strategy and data collection in the targeted areas of the program including tools to be used, as well as a strategy in which both primary and secondary data will be analysed. The final report will comprise of both quantitative and qualitative data, which shall reflect the action’s progress in achieving its targets, objectives and progress on the impact.

The midterm evaluation shall cover all aspects of the program’s implementation and the period from April 2021 to November 2022. The midterm evaluation will be conducted between December 15th 2022 and March 15th 2023.

Midterm Evaluation Purpose and Objectives

The midterm evaluation should follow the OECD/DAC criteria. It should assess the relevance, participation, effectiveness, efficiency, coherence impact, sustainability, appropriation/ownership, alignment, coverage and visibility, design and measurability and gender sensitivity of the program and its implementation. It should assess what is working and why, highlight intended and unintended results, and provide strategic lessons and insights to guide the program. Aspects of the program’s performance to be evaluated are:

  1. The consortium partners (EFI, BDC and Tamkeen) effectiveness in terms of progress made towards achieving expected results and objectives, as well as the reached impact. This will include an evaluation of the quality of the activities and their deliverables, measured against the pre-defined indicators, and with particular on the program’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework.
  2. The organizational efficiency and coordination mechanisms in progressing towards the achievement of the program results and objectives.
  3. How the partners have addressed obstacles and challenges and whether they appropriately adjusted the program design, or if modifications are needed on the design including objectives, indicators, and activities and/or logistics and implementation strategies in response to the context dynamics.

 

Place and deadline for submission of tenders:

Tenders should be submitted in English by email to: application@efi-ife.org  indicating the reference: “Madad Jordan Midterm Evaluation" in the email subject.

The deadline for submission of tenders is 5th August, 2022.

Project Manager, Jordan

07/23/2022 | Jordan

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman and Beirut. You can visit our website to know more about our work: www.efi-ife.org 

From 2021, EFI in partnership with consortium members Business Development Centre (BDC), and Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights are implementing in Jordan the second phase of Madad for Women program titled “Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan” funded by the European Union (EU) Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crises, the “EU Madad Fund”. The overall objective of the second phase is to contribute to gender sensitive national and local policy frameworks that are more conducive to women's economic participation. The project is implemented in East Amman, Ain AlBasha, Irbid, Ramtha, Jerash, Ajloun, Zarqa, Azraq and Karak. 

EFI is looking for a qualified Project Manager based in Amman.

The Overall Responsibility as a Project Manager is:

  • To manage the implementation of the action, follow up with consortium members and partner Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs), maintain relations, ensure proper Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), prepare the reports to the donor, as well as coordinate with EFI HQ in Paris and the other offices.
  • To represent EFI in the project’s activities, and take overall responsibility for the planning, management, execution and appropriate development of EFI’s work within the project. She/he liaises with national stakeholders, UN agencies, national and local authorities and counterparts as well as with other EU Madad funded projects, in order to ensure complementarity.
  • To promote EFI’s goals and vision, particularly through the project objectives.

How to apply:

Email your brief cover letter and CV to application@efi-ife.org by 23 July 2022.

Please also indicate ‘Project Manager Jordan´ as your email subject.

Communication and Visibility Officer in Jordan

07/23/2022 | Jordan

Background 

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman and Beirut. You can visit our website to know more about our work: www.efi-ife.org 

From 2021, EFI in partnership with consortium members Business Development Centre (BDC), and Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights are implementing in Jordan the second phase of Madad for Women program titled “Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan” funded by the European Union (EU) Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crises, the “EU Madad Fund”. The overall objective of the second phase is to contribute to gender sensitive national and local policy frameworks that are more conducive to women's economic participation. The project is implemented in East Amman, Ain AlBasha, Irbid, Ramtha, Jerash, Ajloun, Zarqa, Azraq and Karak.

Euromed Feminist Initiative is looking for a qualified Communication and Visibility Officer based in Amman.

The Overall Responsibility as a Communication and Visibility Officer is:

  • To further develop, implement and monitor the communication and visibility strategy of the MADAD project, coordinate with consortium partners and liaise with counterparts particularly with the European Union.
  • To contribute to promoting EFI’s goals and vision, particularly through MADAD’s objectives.
  • To manage the implementation and follow up of annual media and awareness raising campaigns implemented within the scope of the project.
  • To develop the promotional materials of the project, and ensure the dissemination of information on EFI’s website and social media channels in close cooperation with the Digital Communication Coordinator.
  • To follow with the consortium members and partner Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) all visibility actions linked to the project.
  • To produces a quarterly EFI newsletter together with the Advocacy and Communication Manager.

How to apply:

Email your brief cover letter and CV to application@efi-ife.org by 23rd July 2022. Please also indicate “Communication and Visibility Officer Jordan” as your email subject.

For more details about the position, kindly find the ToR attached.

 

 

Design and Website Development Tender

06/14/2022 | Lebanon

Scope and Objectives of the Design and Website Development
EFI is inviting proposals from reputable and qualified companies with a track record of success in designing and producing digital solutions to develop new templates for the current website. The templates will provide a new look-and-feel to the web and will unlock the potential functionalities of the current software while displaying the content in a more organized, attractive and user-friendly manner

Deliverables
• EFI’s website presents a new visual look and its functionalities are enhanced to provide a better experience to users.
• A strategy to value social media.
• Develop a user manual and deliver a webinar for the support staff and system administrators to perform content upload, system maintenance and administration.
• Support and maintenance: Administrative and technical support, quality control for a period of 6 months.
• Source code handover: Full source code including all developed libraries shall be handed over to EFI.

 

For more details about the position, kindly find the ToR attached.

The deadline for submission of tenders is 15 July 2022

Part-Time DMER (Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting) Officer

05/16/2022 | Lebanon

Background

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination. EFI seeks to improve and promote women’s rights as universal human rights, the value of gender equality and the use of non-violent means to solve conflicts. Our criterion and position align with the international resolutions and conventions and regional instruments promoting the universality of women’s rights and strengthening women's impact and voices in conflict resolution.

Introduction

The DMER Officer will support EFI to enhance its internal monitoring & evaluation capacities and will effectively collect data for both internal and partners’ activities throughout the year.

 Objectives of the consultancy

EFI is seeking a part-time DMER Officer to provide support on the tracking of internal activities, as well as the activities of EFI’s partners. In collaboration with EFI’s program team, the Officer will be expected to provide quantitative and qualitative data collection throughout the year. He/She will work directly with the program team to report regularly on M&E data.

Scope of work

Upon completion of the tasks, all the activities that EFI and the partners have conducted during 2022 should be effectively tracked, and the quantitative and qualitative data collection should be completed.

Expected Deliverables:

  • Develop a detailed monitoring and evaluation plan for activities, outlining the data collection analysis and reporting tool and processes.
  • Develop and keep up to date on a monthly bases a data collection sheet for both EFI and its partners.
  • Submit monthly reports outlining progress, outcomes, and results.
  • Submit a final report that summarises the activities that EFI and partners have developed during the year with the necessary disaggregation.

Main Duties:

  • Track all internal activities of EFI and activities of our partners in 2022 and monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results
  • Provide data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is of high quality.
  • Design, review and enhance M&E tools and implement monitoring and evaluation of the activities of the EFI and partners including M&E trackers, logframes, indicator tracking Sheets, and Activity Tracking Sheets .
  • Validate M&E data through verifying pre and post analysis results, attendance sheets and other reporting tools.
  • Advise on all the necessary tools including systems for collecting, storing data and measuring the performance of the, as well as tracking the participants during the training activities, and following up with them afterwards.
  • Develop baseline data for each activity in the Syria program.
  • Identify and document lessons learned and best practices.

Timeline:

The Officer will work part-time, from the 1st of June until the 31st of December and will be asked to come to the office up to two times a week. The officer should be available three times a week to work for 4 hours between 9 am and 5 pm Beirut time.
 

Qualifications, Background and Experience:

Background and Experience:

  • Three to five years of professional experience in the development of M&E systems and results-based management for NGOs and/or international projects.
  • Verified accomplishment in designing, implementing and operating M&E systems from project commencement to closeout stages is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in designing M&E systems and conducting evaluations.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills in drafting reports and ability to measure impact of the activities and programs.
  • Proficiency in written and oral English is mandatory for the position. Knowledge of French is appreciated.
  • Understanding and knowledge of computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, and data base management.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information management, Social Sciences, Humanities, or other relevant academic background.

Competencies:

  • Ability to conduct data analysis using various methods, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Good understanding of gender issues.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, in written and oral Arabic and English, demonstrating openness in sharing information and updates.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and adapt to challenges.
  • Ability to plan and organise, with attention for the development of goals and strategies.

Requirements for Submission:

The candidates interested in this training should provide the following information to the email: fadia.habib@efi-ife.org before the 25th of May 2022 . (Make sure to add the name of the position in the title of the email)

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Motivational letter
  • Sample of work if available

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