International Consultant to Provide Training on Restorative Justice (RJ)

International Consultant to Provide Training on Restorative Justice (RJ)

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Duties and Responsibilities

Objective of the assignment

  • The objective of this assignment is to provide a RJ training to the Bissau-Guineans formal and traditional justice actors, as well as members of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), to enable them to adequately play a role in conflict prevention, build relationships and repair harm by enabling people to communicate effectively and positively.

Duties and Responsibilities

The international consultant, in partnership 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 this consultancy’s objectives;
  • Produce the training contents, which should take into account existing legislation in terms of ADR and RJ – both international and Bissau-Guinean;
  • Organize the training sessions, present the subject and help setting the ground for cooperation and complementarity between the traditional and formal justice systems;
  • Draft a report summarizing the exercise and proposing adequate follow-up initiatives.

Deliverables

The following products are expected:

  • A concept note – with the methodology and training contents to be presented to the target groups;
  • 4 training sessions to national actors organized and conducted (around 3 days each);
  • 1 sensitization and script preparation session to support national CSOs to further spread the acquainted knowledge throughout the country;
  • A final training’s 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 actors;
  • Strong ability to write clearly and convincingly, adapting style and content to different audiences, and 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 RJ and ADR methodologies/mechanisms and knowledge on 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 social sciences.

Experience:

  • Proven at least 10 years of experience working on justice related subjects;
  • Strong experience of at least 7 years on RJ and ADR 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 sensitizing justice actors – both from traditional and formal system;
  • 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 in the use of 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 considered an asset.

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