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Winrock International-Hamro Samman Project

Jhamsikhel Lalitpur

About Us

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock matches innovative approaches in natural resources management, clean energy, agriculture, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners.  Winrock was created in 1985 through the merger of three prominent institutions in agriculture, the environment, and rural development. Today, through more than 100 projects worldwide, Winrock links local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology to increase long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management. 

Consultant – To Provide Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Training

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Expiry date 2021-08-02

Job Description

Overview:

The Hamro Samman Project is seeking a GESI trainer to deliver GESI training for the Hamro Samman team and partner’s staff. Hamro Samman considers GESI as a cross-cutting theme under three objectives using the 4P approach (prevention,  protection, prosecutions & partnership): 

  1. Strengthened Federal, Provincial and Local GoN Efforts to Combat TIP 
  2. Strengthened Federal, Provincial and Local GoN Efforts to Combat TIP 
  3. Increase Private Sector Partnerships (PSPs) to Service TIP Survivors and At-Risk Population. 

The project expects GESI should be mainstreaming in program planning, implementation, and monitoring. GESI understanding and capacity of the staff are one of the influential factors for GESI mainstreaming in programming. Project mid-term evaluation identified staff capacity gaps on GESI for critical understanding and internalization of GESI through conscientization. 

The report further elaborates there is little reflection on the GESI principle and transformative approach in program implementation.  The purpose of this assignment is to build capacity development of HS team and partner’s staff on GESI basic concept and it importance in Anti-human trafficking intervention, GESI transformative approach, GESI responsive planning, and implementation. Additionally, staff need to equip on social norms transformation, attitude/behavior change, challenge harmful gender norms, and men engage an approach to bring positive change and transformation. The TOR requires a  qualified consultant who has an in-depth understanding of gender equality, historical perspective on social exclusion/inclusion, and who can be mindful regarding GESI analysis, power dynamic, and its impacts on programming. 

Tasks and Output:

The Consultant will undertake the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Develop a contains and PPT slides package for GESI training on the above mention topics in an overview. 
  • Deliver two events (two-day training sessions) to HS and partner staff.  
  • Provide a constructive report after delivery of training sessions.  

Timing, Duration, and Location

This will be a fixed-term deliverables-based consultant contract. The expected date of this consultancy will be the last week of August or early September 2021. The consultancy period will be one week, and the tentative breakdown of the days is as  follow:  

SN Deliverable Days
1 The preparation contains and PPT slides 2 days
2 Delivery training session 4 days
3 Report preparation and submission 1 day

 

Depending on the COVID situation, we will decide on the training venue, whether it will be virtually or physically as per government guidelines. 

Job Specification

Qualifications:

Education: Minimum a master’s degree in Gender/Women’s study/social science-related field 

Technical: Good theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding on GESI, gender, and social norms, GESI  concerns on CTIP and foreign labor migration, men engage approach. 

 Experience/Skills/Knowledge: 

  • The applicant must have extensive experience in developing and delivering the content and  training on GESI, GESI issues in human trafficking, gender and power relation and gender  transformative approach 
  • The applicant must have extensive knowledge of gender, GBV, intersectionality, social exclusion and inclusion, and related laws and policy.  
  • Capacity to present the content in a clear way to the targeted participants in a very simple manner with practical examples. 
  • The applicants should have a relevant academic background and demonstrating strong experience on  GESI training facilitation.  
  • Excellent report writing skills in English.

Apply Instruction

Interested Nepalese nationals can submit the following documents to  HamroSammanRecruitment@winrock.org with the subject “Consultant – To provide Gender Equality and Social  Inclusion (GESI) Training” in the subject line. The application closes on 29 July 2021. 

  • A resume/CV outlining relevant experience and work references 
  • An expression of interest, stating suitability for the assignment, with one or more samples of previous work. 
  • A proposal that includes: 
  1. Brief concept note outlining tentative work plan for assignment with the cost estimate. 
  2. Financial proposal for the piece of work proposed in the TOR with evidence to support the proposal. 
  • PAN and/or VAT registration required. For firms, the latest tax clearance certificate and company registration is mandated. 

All employees and consultants must adhere to USAID, UK Aid, and Winrock International's code of ethics, and specifically child safeguarding and trafficking in person provisions covered in the project agreement.

EEOE/AA.