Vacancies

HIRING: AN AUDITING FIRM

01/31/2023 | France

EFI is looking for an auditing firm to perform expenditure verification of EFI annual accounts and projects in accordance with applicable professional norms.

Digital Communication Officer - Lebanon

12/21/2022 | Lebanon

Digital Communication Officer - Lebanon

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Website Developer Consultancy

04/01/2022 | Lebanon

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, and advocates 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.

EFI is implementing in partnership with Syrian feminist organisations and human rights organisations the program “Supporting political transition in Syria through gender-sensitive social reconstruction”, funded by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation agency (SIDA). In the frame of the program, a platform will be established providing relevant feminist resources, studies, research, and information on feminist initiatives in Syria, for Syria and in the region.

EFI-IFE is cooperating with Musawa in this project. Musawa is an organization whose primary mission is to promote a democratic and human rights culture, that is especially concerned with women's rights and gender equality, and to contribute to eliminating all forms of discrimination and violence against women, and to empowering women and their effective participation in political, economic, social and cultural fields.

Objectives of the consultancy

The creation of an online platform that provides access to relevant data on Women’s Rights, Gender Equality, and women’s participation. Gathering relevant feminist resources, studies, research, and information on feminist initiatives in Syria, for Syria and in the region. The platform will also be used to feature the courses and seminars provided at the feminist school. The platform will include materials in both Arabic and English.

Type of contract:       Consultant(s)

Duration of contract: 3 months

Context of the assignment: creating a Feminist Platform Deliverables:

Platform:

  • Creating an innovative, creative and user-friendly platform as per the given proposal in English and Arabic from scratch to execution
  • Create and define the identity for platform (logo and colours..)
  • Present design ideas that are best suited for the needs of the platform
  • Conduct a mapping of Syrian feminist organizations and Women’ Right’s organizations that are located in: Turkey, Lebanon, parts of Syrian and Europe
  • Implementation plan of the platform with proposed benchmark dates of completion
  • Installation and quality assurance (QA) testing of a complete system/platform
  • Technical and cost proposal with the currency in USD (dollars)
  • With details of technology stack and procurement requirements (Hardware/Software/Services) and Security
  • Training plan, methodology and requirements
  • Search engine optimization (on-page & off-page tactics)
  • Maintenance period of 1 year: (to define what services will be included in maintenance)

 

Social media accounts for the platform:

Create and boost social media platforms that will the launching campaigns for the platform

The platforms should have the same identity and brandling as the website and should be fully operational and ready to be used as communication tools

Time frame

The assignment is for 40 to 60 full-time working days from the date the contract is signed. The assignment is expected to be implemented between April and July 2022.

 

 Required skills and experience

Interested consultant(s) or lead developer for digital firms should hold:

  • A Master’s degree in IT, Information management, or another related discipline. 
  • At least 5 years of experience in web development, developing IT solutions and providing IT support
  • Proven professional experience in developing and managing websites and databases within the non-profit sector
  • Proven professional experience in web technologies, including their development and deployment, and development of web-based information systems

How to apply

Requirements for Submission:

The candidates interested in this consultancy should provide the following information to the  email application@efi-ife.org :

  • Portfolio demonstrating previous experience in the field
  • A brief methodology detailing best approach for conducting the assignment
  • Quotation/Budget breakdown

Consultants and firms must be registered to be considered as eligible for the consultancy.

Program officer- Beirut based

11/09/2022 | Lebanon

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is urgently looking for a qualified programme officer (with an immediate hire) based in Beirut as part of its Syria programme. 

The project aims at promoting women’s rights, combating violence against women and gender discrimination, as well as ensuring women’s role and meaningful participation at all levels of political, social and economic transition in Syria. In this frame, EFI organizes trainings, conferences, lobby and study trips, among other activities, for Syrian lawyers, jurists and women rights activists working to advance women’s rights and gender equality.

The overall responsibility as a programme officer is:

  • To follow up and coordinate activities; support the follow up on projects; maintain relations with partners; program administration and archiving, supporting the reporting and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
  • To contribute to elaborating EFI’s project activities and identifying opportunities that would support the achievement of EFI’s goals and vision and particularly Syria programme’s objectives.

 

This position reports directly to EFI’s programme manager who is based in Beirut, with close collaboration with the programme officer in Paris, and the communication team who is based in Beirut and Amman.

Job details:

  • Salary range: 2000-2500 USD
  • Starting date: Immediate hire
  • Contract: Fixed-term position with a contract length of 12 months (renewable) 

 

This role is open for Lebanese candidates. 

Interested and qualified candidates can send their applications to the following email address fadia.habib@efi-ife.org  with the subject '' Programme officer applicant '', along with a cover letter with a proven record of successful deliverables similar to those in the job description.

For more detailed information on this job role, please download the document below.

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.

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