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GBV IMS National Coordinator

GBV IMS National Coordinator

GBV IMS National Coordinator

 
Duty Station: Beirut, Lebanon 
Contract Type & Level: FTA - NO-B (ONLY for Lebanese Candidates)
Duration: One year (with possibility for extension
Vacancy Announcement Nb.: VA-FPA-LBN-2014-07
Vacancy Date: October 20, 2014
Closing Date: November 2, 2014

 
1. Organizational Location
 
The incumbent (i.e. GBV IMS National Coordinator) will be based partly at UNHCR Beirut Office, partly at UNFPA Country Office, according to a time division agreement between the two Agencies. He/she will undertake regular in-country travels to the five regions where the project is implemented: Akkar, Tripoli, Bekaa, South Lebanon and Mount Lebanon. 
 
The incumbent will work under the umbrella of the national SGBV Task Force chaired by UNHCR and co-chaired by UNFPA and UNICEF. She/he will report to the SGBV Task Force Coordinator. 
 
The incumbent will plan deliverables and priorities in collaboration with the chair and the two co-chairs of the SGBV Task Force and will keep them regularly informed of all programmatic and technical aspects of the Job Description. All administrative related matters will be reported to UNFPA, as the recruiting Agency.
 
The incumbent will work in close cooperation and coordination with the inter-agency GBV IMS Coordinator at the national level, as well as with the Field SGBV Coordinators in the five regions. 
 
 
2. Job Purpose
 
The Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) was created to harmonize data collection on GBV in humanitarian settings, to provide a simple system for actors providing services to GBV survivors to collect, store and analyze their data and to enable the safe and ethical sharing of reported GBV incident data within and between relevant entities. The intention of the GBVIMS is both to assist service providers to better understand the GBV cases being reported as well as to enable actors to share data internally across project sites and externally with agencies for broader trends analysis and improved GBV coordination and response. 
 
In Lebanon, increasing concerns regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria and spill-over of persons of concern into the country prompted the SGBV Task Force to consider means and modalities to improve data collection and analysis. In January 2013, a pilot GBV IMS roll-out was launched in Akkar (North Lebanon). In July 2013, the GBV IMS Global Team supported the progressive extension of the phased roll-out to the other regions in Lebanon. As of today, the 6 GBV specialized service providers (IRC, DRC, INTERSOS, IMC, Caritas, Makhzoumi) are using the system in the 5 above mentioned regions. An Information-Sharing Protocol endorsed by the Task Force in October 2013 allows the national compilation of a limited set of data.
 
In order to reinforce the dissemination of good practices and increase the quality and the quantity of GBV data available, the Government of Canada is funding a two-year project “Developing Field Level GBV Capacity for Improved Service Delivery, Information Management and Inter-Agency Coordination” in 6 countries, including Lebanon. As part of this project, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the roll-out and driving the successful implementation of the GBV IMS in Lebanon, under the supervision of the SGBV Task Force Coordinator and the guidance of UNHCR, UNFPA and UNICEF. 
 
 
3. Major Activities/Expected Results
 
With the support of the inter-agency GBV IMS Coordinator, the incumbent will facilitate the implementation of the GBVIMS in Lebanon, providing technical support to the organizations and agencies using the GBVIMS for data collection through their service provision to GBV survivors in order to improve and expand the use of the GBVIMS. In addition, the incumbent will support national efforts to roll-out the GBVIMS among potential additional GBVIMS users in coordination with the GBVIMS Steering Committee. 
The incumbent should work closely and in collaboration with GBVIMS organizations, the National GBV IMS Steering Committee, the SGBV Task Force, the Global Team and all relevant stakeholders and/or coordination bodies.
 
1. Coordination:
  • Participate in GBVIMS coordination meetings at the field and national levels. Provide all support needed to the field GBV IMS coordinators, including in the identification of new GBV IMS users;
  • Maintain and update the work plan/strategy for the GBVIMS rollout ensuring a clear implementation process per region;
  • Ensure ongoing communication between the field GBVIMS Steering Committees and the national GBV IMS Steering Committees, and between the National GBV IMS Steering Committee and the SGBV Task Force;
  • Assist with any other issues related to the coordination of the GBVIMS. 
 
2. Capacity Building/Coaching: 
  • In coordination with the SGBV Task Force Coordinator, the inter-agency GBV IMS Coordinator, the National Steering Committee and the Global Team, encourage organizations and agencies to use the GBVIMS through technical support, trouble shooting, training, and quality assurance;
  • Identify capacity building needs and liaise with the inter-agency GBV IMS Coordinator for follow up;
  • Document concerns, good practices and lessons learned from the rollout process.
 
3. Information & Analysis: 
  • Participate in and facilitate the process of revising the Information Sharing Protocol (ISP);
  • Support the consolidation of monthly reports from GBVIMS users;
  • Utilize GBVIMS data to support reporting, produce information bulletins for programming and advocacy purposes and every other relevant use. 
 
4. Facilitation and Representation:
  • Help organize support missions to Lebanon and facilitate the delivery of technical outputs;
  • Represent the GBV IMS Steering Committee as requested;
  • All other tasks required from the supervisor. 
     
 
4. Job Requirements
 
Core Competencies
  • Integrity/Commitment to mandate: Acts in accordance with UN values and holds himself/herself accountable for actions taken.  
  • Knowledge sharing/continuous learning: Takes responsibility for personal learning and career development and actively seeks opportunities to learn through formal and informal means.  Learns from others inside and outside the organization adopting best practices created by others.  Actively produces and disseminates new knowledge.
  • Valuing diversity: Demonstrates an international outlook, appreciates differences in values and learns from cultural diversity. Takes actions appropriate to the religious and cultural context and shows respect, tact and consideration for cultural differences. Observes and inquires to understand the perspectives of others and continually examines his/her own biases and behaviors
  • Working in teams:  Works collaboratively to allow the achievement of common goals and shared objectives. Actively seeks resolution of disagreements and supports decisions of the team.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking:  Uses appropriate analytical tools and logic to gather, define and analyze information, situations and problems and draws logical conclusions from data. Demonstrates an ability to set clear and appropriate priorities focusing on tasks and activities which have a strategic impact on results. Anticipates and meets information needs of the team and other stakeholders.
  • Conflict and self management: Manages personal reactions by remaining calm, composed and patient even when under stress or during a crisis and avoids engaging in unproductive conflict. Expresses disagreement in constructive ways that focus on the issue not the person. Tolerates conditions of uncertainty or ambiguity and continues to work productively.
  • Results orientation/Commitment to excellence: Strives to achieve high personal standard of excellence. Takes action that goes beyond responding to the obvious needs of the situation and persists until successful outcomes are achieved.

Additional Competencies:
  • Offer great organizational skills and efficiency in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and productively, with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment;
  • Adopt flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team environment and independently, and to handle requests or issues as they arise;
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to successfully and effectively liaise with people in a wide range of functions in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Demonstrate understanding of issues related to confidentiality, data safety and other ethical concerns related to the sharing on sensitive data between humanitarian agencies. 
 
Requirements/Qualifications 
  • Lebanese nationality;
  • MA (preferred) in public health, social work, women/gender studies, humanitarian or development work, or other related degree, or equivalent programming experience;
  • At least 3 years of Programme management or other relevant experience, preferably including at least 1 year implementing a GBV program in a humanitarian context;
  • Experience developing and facilitating workshops;
  • Experience in information management, database development, usage and management;
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyse data/statistics for humanitarian operations;
  • Excellent Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Access and database software, including in depth knowledge of pivot table/chart analysis;
  • Fluency in English and, Arabic strongly preferred.
 

5. Notice:
  • There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process
  • UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status
 


 
HOW TO APPLY?
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply on line by submitting the following:
  • Letter of motivation
  • Updated CV
  • P11 form [click to download] detailing work experience that is relevant to the vacancy requirements as indicated in the Job Description 

The above documents should be submitted to the following email address: info-lebanon@unfpa.org no later than 2nd November 2014.  

UNFPA will only be responsible to respond to those applicants submitting the required CV and P11 and in which there is further interest.
 
 
Request for Proposal
RFP No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/001

Request for Proposal RFP No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/001

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LTA Design Solicitation

Dear Sir/Madam,

  1. The Lebanon office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, invites sealed Bids to enter into non-exclusive Long Term Agreements (LTAs) for the above mentioned service.
  2. The technical bid (according to Annex II, Annex III, Annex V and Annex VII) containing the design requirement/ specifications and the financial bid (according to Annex VI) containing price information shall be submitted separately.
  3. The bidder shall be required to quote for all services.
  4. To enable you to submit a bid, please read the following attached documents carefully:
  5. - Instructions to Bidders Annex I
    - Terms of Reference (TOR) Annex II
    - Bid Submission Form Annex III
    - Bidder’s Identification Form Annex IV
    - Bidder’s Previous Experience Annex V
    - Price Schedule Form Annex VI
    - UNFPA General Terms and Conditions Annex VII

  6. The technical bid shall be submitted separately from the financial bid.
  7. The bid (containing all requested information/documents in accordance with the conditions stipulated in the annexes) shall reach UNFPA’s office in Lebanon (see address in Annex 1) no later than 31 October 2014 at 15:00 (Beirut local time).
  8. The bid shall be opened during the week of 3-7 November 2014 the office of UNFPA in Beirut. Bidders or their authorized representatives may attend the Technical Bid opening. Kindly confirm by e-mail whether your esteemed company shall be represented at the Bid opening. The UNFPA Office will communicate the day and time for opening the bids.
  9. Bids received after the stipulated date and time shall not be accepted under any circumstances. Bids delivered through courier and posted later than date due shall not be registered and shall be returned unopened.
  10. The award of the bid shall be posted at local UNFPA website (www.unfpa.org.lb ) and United Nations Global Market website UNGM (www.ungm.org). The successful bidder shall be notified by UNFPA by email.
  11. Any questions relating to the attached documents shall be addressed in writing to the following UNFPA personnel no later than 24 October 2014, at 16:00 (Beirut local time):Ms. Farah Abdelsater (abdelsater@unfpa.org) Ms. Manar Sarsam (sarsam@unfpa.org) for questions related to technical requirements. Please do not submit your bid to the latter email contacts, or your bid will be disqualified.
  12. This letter is not to be construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES BY UNFPA
RFP No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/003

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES BY UNFPA RFP No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/003

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Consultancy for Mapping of Youth Interventions and Actors 
within the Humanitarian Response

 
Dear Sir/Madam
 
1. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency is seeking qualified offers for the above-mentioned service. Your company/institution is kindly invited to submit your best technical and financial offer for the requested service. Your bid could form the basis for a contract between your firm/institution and UNFPA. UNFPA is organizing the bidding process.

2. UNFPA posts all bids notices, clarifications and results in www.ungm.org as well as its website at: www.unfpa.org.lb

3. To enable you to submit a bid, please read the following attached documents carefully:
  • Instructions to Bidders Annex I
  • Terms of Reference (ToR) Annex II
  • Bid Submission Form Annex III
  • Bidders Identification Form Annex IV
  • Format of Bidder’s Previous Experience and Clients Annex V
  • Technical Bid Annex VI
  • Price Schedule Form Annex VII
  • UNFPA General Terms and Conditions for Contracts Annex VIII
 
4. The technical bid containing the technical information shall be submitted separately from the financial bid.
 
5. The bid shall reach UNFPA’s reception no later than Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  The bid shall be opened by no later than Friday November 14, 2014 at the office of UNFPA
 
6. Bids received after the stipulated date and time shall not be accepted under any circumstances.
 
7. Bidders shall acknowledge receipt of this RFP by email to Ms Lucie Sagherian (sagherian@unfpa.org) no later than Wednesday, November 5, 2014 and indicate whether or not a  bid shall be submitted. The acknowledgement shall provide company name, telephone number and  contact person. 
 
8. Any questions relating to the attached documents shall be addressed in writing following the  instructions included in Annex I-Instructions to Bidders, 4 Clarifications of Solicitation Documents

Do not submit your bid to the contact there indicated, or your bid will be disqualified.
 
9. This letter is not to be construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm/institution.
 
 
EXTENDED DEADLINE (October 28)
REQUEST FOR QUOTATION
RFQ No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/02

EXTENDED DEADLINE (October 28) REQUEST FOR QUOTATION RFQ No. UNFPA/LBN/2014/02

 
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RFQ/LBN/2014/02                                         

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Quotation Form


Dear Sir/Madam,

Due to the growing interest of several candidates and firms in applying for the "Reproductive Health Situation Analysis Affected by the Humanitarian Crisis",  UNFPA is extending the deadline for submission until 28 October 2014, noting that  the deadline for expression of interest is  22 October 2014.
 
We hereby solicit your quotation for the provision of the following service:
 
Undertaking a Situation Analysis on 
Reproductive Health Affected by the Syrian Crisis
           
1. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is seeking qualified offers for the above-mentioned services. Your company is kindly invited to submit your best technical and financial offer for the requested services. Your bid could form the basis for a contract between your firm/institution and the UNFPA.
 
2. UNFPA posts all bids notices, clarifications and results in www.ungm.org.
 
3. To enable you to submit a bid, please read the following attached documents carefully:
  • Instructions to Bidders Annex I
  • Terms of Reference (ToR) Annex II
  • Bid Submission Form Annex III
  • Bidders Identification Form Annex IV
  • Format of Bidder’s Previous Experience and Clients Annex V
  • Technical Bid Annex VI
  • Price Schedule Form Annex VII
  • UNFPA General Terms and Conditions Annex VIII
4. The technical bid containing the technical information shall be submitted separately from the financial bid.
 
5. The bid shall reach UNFPA’s reception no later than (28 October 2014, 15:00 pm). The bid shall be opened on (31 October 2014, 12pm) at the office of UNFPA.
 
6. Bids received after the stipulated date and time shall not be accepted under any circumstances.
 
7. Bidders shall acknowledge receipt of this RFP by email to Info-lebanon@unfpa.org at Down Town. Banks Street. Facing SGBL. Arab African Bank bldg.. 2nd Floor) no later than (22 October 2014) and indicate whether or not a bid shall be submitted. The acknowledgement shall provide company name, telephone number and contact person.
 
8. Any questions relating to the attached documents shall be addressed in writing following the instructions included in Annex I-Instructions to Bidders, 4 Clarifications of Solicitation Documents. Do not submit your bid to the contact there indicated, or your bid will be disqualified.
 

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