Deadline: December 20, 2019

The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) invites applications for Consultants on Sensitivity and Sustaining Peace. They are looking for consultants to design, develop and deliver training and learning activities on conflict sensitivity and sustaining peace.

Under the supervision of the KCSP Senior Manager and in close collaboration with the KCSP team, consultants are expected to design, develop, deliver and report on face to face and/or online training and learning activities related to one or more of the following thematic areas:

  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict analysis as part of the UNSDCF (CCA)
  • Gender-sensitive and/or age-sensitive conflict analysis
  • Conflict sensitivity and Do No Harm
  • Conflict-sensitive planning/programming
  • Gender-sensitive and/or age-sensitive programming
  • Results-focused programming and/or RBM oriented towards peacebuilding and sustaining peace
  • Monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding/sustaining peace activities
  • Adaptive management in peacebuilding/sustaining peace programming
  • Stakeholder and community engagement on peacebuilding and sustaining peace

Deliverables

Specific deliverables for online trainings and learning activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in design meetings and discussions
  • Provide ideas on content and training methodologies
  • Design, develop and/or revisit content and training materials
  • Design and conduct online thematic webinars (resource person)
  • Design and conduct online facilitated study sessions (tutor)
  • Review participants’ assignments and provide individual feedback (tutor)
  • Monitor the learning platform and respond to participants’ posting and content related queries in a timely fashion (tutor)
  • Raise content-related reflection questions and actively encourage participation
  • Contribute to the analysis of the results of the online learning program and provide advice and feedback to the project managers.

Specific deliverables for face-to-face training and learning activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct learning needs assessments
  • Participate in design meetings and discussions
  • Provide ideas on content and training methodologies
  • Design, develop and/or revisit content and training materials
  • Prepare session outlines and provide recommendations on methodology to deliver the sessions
  • Participate as training team in the preparations on-site
  • Deliver select sessions (resource person) and act as co-trainer/facilitator or lead trainer/facilitator as required
  • Provide suggestions to further improve the curriculum, scope, content, design, objectives, and impact of the overall programme.

Eligibility

Consultants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (or above) in Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science or related topics
  • Rich experience in designing and delivering online and/or face-to-face training for a variety of audiences (UN and non-UN)
  • Proven experience in facilitating multi-cultural group exercises and managing participatory learning workshops
  • Experience with multilateral organizations, preferably the UN
  • Excellent English or French or Spanish writing and speaking skills. The ability to facilitate and/or deliver training sessions in Arabic or Russian is an asset
  • Strong technical and analytical capacities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong technological skills – Collaborative working style and ability to work with diverse audiences

Application

Proposals must be submitted in English and shall be expressed in the form described below

PREREQUISITE

  • For individual applicants: Please provide a comprehensive CV or a P11 form (UN CV form) clearly identifying the experiences that demonstrate expertise in the thematic areas outlined above. The P11 form can be found here.
  • For companies Please provide a company profile clearly identifying the experiences that demonstrate expertise in the thematic areas outlined above.

TECHNICAL PROPOSAL

  • Please provide a brief presentation (max. 3 pages) describing the specific expertise you have in one or more of the thematic area(s) listed above.
  • Please provide a brief presentation (max. 2 pages) describing your experience in designing, developing and delivering online and/or face-to-face training activities addressed to multi-cultural and diverse audiences.
  • Please provide a brief presentation (max. 2 pages) describing your training delivery methodology and facilitation approach
  • Please provide related references in support of the quality of your work (max. 5)

FINANCIAL PROPOSAL

  • Please provide your daily fee expressed in USD
  • Since in certain countries the UNSSC has a VAT exemption status, please indicate both the net amount and, separately, the applicable VAT amount.
  • Please also specify the validity of your financial offer.

Your proposal must include information in sufficient scope and detail to allow the Staff College to consider whether the proposer has the necessary capability, experience, knowledge, expertise and the required capacity to perform the work specified satisfactorily.

The UNSSC reserves the right to request from vendors additional information regarding their commercial activities, history and resources.

Your technical and financial proposal must be submitted in English or French or Spanish via email to [email protected].

For more information, visit UNSSC Call Roster.

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