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International Consultant for Mine Action Programming ExpertLBN/CO/IC/72/23
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||22-Mar-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||10 working days for a duration of 6 weeks from Contract signature|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||10 working days for a duration of 6 weeks from Contract signature|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UNDP has been the lead agency for supporting the Lebanon mine action authority LMAC since February 2010. It has been working with the LMAC as National Mine Action Authority (NMAA) and other stakeholders to counter the threats of landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Lebanon. UNDP Lebanon aims to assist the LMAC to be a national institution that effectively leads and manages mine action functions and responsibilities
LMAP strategy consists of gradually declaring all the regions of Lebanon free from mines following the latest prioritization study that takes into consideration safety, socio-economic benefits and international obligations as factors in determining the sequencing in the land release process. Five objectives in the 2020-2025 strategy which mirror the mission of the Lebanese Mine Action Program to continue to use the best and emerging practices to ensure an efficient, effective and relevant program in close partnership with stakeholders.
A successful strategy is the one reviewed to identify new opportunities within the program. This could be about improving the performance, updating methodologies, and benefiting from emerging practices and new technologies.
Based on the above circumstances and challenges, the project needs to hire Mine Action Programming Expert - international Consultant to conduct the midterm review of the LMAP’s Strategy with relevant outputs and results taking into considerations several national, regional and international elements.
Duties and Responsibilities
In order to achieve that, the international consultant will undertake the following tasks and activities:
- Reviewing the existing strategy process (2020-2025) for the Lebanon mine action program and assessing its effectiveness in achieving its goals and objectives.
o Review the Vision/Mission statement and its impact on decision making
o Review the current strategic plan and the relevant strategic implementation plan against new opportunities and risks taking into consideration the “wide Theory of Change” approach.
o Review the draft exit plan.
o Investigate what has been missed and what should be incorporated into the revised strategic plan
o Investigate any strategic assumptions that have changed and their impact on the strategic plan.
o Identifying any gaps or areas for improvement in the current strategy and its implementation.
o Discuss strategies for ensuring that the strategic plan is carried out at the various levels (Board, staff, committees etc), including reviewing the strategic plan regularly, and strategic thinking processes.
- Collection and analysis of key documents by facilitator (constitution, annual report, financials, strategic and risk documents as agreed)
- Refer to the 7th Mine Action Forum’s action points
- Exiting strategies of the implementing partners and key donors to HMA in Lebanon,
- Theory of Change gap analysis and alignment to the strategy
For additional information, please refer to ANNEX I – Terms of Reference
Required Skills and Experience
A minimum of bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or any related field
Years of experience:
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