International Consultant to Provide a Training on Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

International Consultant to Provide a Training on Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Duties and Responsibilities

Objective of the assignment

  • The objective of this assignment is to provide an ADR training for national actors – especially in terms of mediation and conciliation.

Duties and Responsibilities

The international consultant, together with a national expert, under the general supervision of UNDP Deputy Resident Representative and the technical supervision of the Chief Technical Adviser for Justice, is expected to perform the following activities:

  • Review available documents to adequately understand the project, the Bissau-Guinean context and this consultancy’s objectives;
  • Produce the training contents, which should take into account existing legislation in terms of ADR – both international and Bissau-Guinean;
  • Organize the training sessions and present the developed contents;
  • Draft a report summarizing the exercise and proposing adequate follow-up initiatives.

Deliverables

The following products are expected:

  • A concept note – with a clear methodology and training contents to be presented to the target groups;
  • 4 training sessions to national actors, including stakeholders from the formal and traditional justice systems;
  • A final report.

Duration of the assignment

  • The assignment should be conducted within 30 working days.

Competencies

  • Demonstrable ability to produce high quality training contents in a timely manner;
  • Demonstrable ability to train justice sector staff;
  • Strong ability to write clearly and convincingly, adapting style and content to different audiences, speak clearly and convincingly;
  • Strong capacity to communicate clearly and in a concise manner;
  • Excellent writing, research, analysis and presentation skills; Professional and/or academic experience in ADR and/or RJ methodologies/mechanisms and its implementation;
  • Ability to focus on impact and results;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Strong inter-personal and liaison skills.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Preferably a master’s degree in law, political science or in other relevant social sciences;

Experience:

  • Proven at least 10 years of experience working in the justice system;
  • Strong experience of at least 5 years on ADR and RJ at the international level;
  • Strong knowledge and experience on the challenges and relationships between the traditional and formal justice systems;
  • Proved experience in providing trainings in general and on justice related topics particularly;
  • Experience in training and sensitization of civil society and justice systems’ staff;
  • Knowledge and experience in the rule of law and access to justice fields, including cross-cutting issues such as human rights and gender; and rights-based approaches is considered an asset;
  • Demonstrable experience in developing countries; Knowledge of Guinea-Bissau’s general country context is strongly desirable;
  • Experience using computers and office software packages as well as web-based management systems.

Language:

  • Proficiency in Portuguese is mandatory;
  • Proficient spoken and written French and/or English is preferable.

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