Experts Trainers/facilitators on Peacebuilding concepts, Conflict analysis and management tools, and community dialogue facilitation skills

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Organization: Interpeace
Closing date: 8 Jan 2021

Location: Tunisia, Libya and online

Application closing: 8 January, 2021

Type of Contract: Consultancy Contract

Post Title: Experts on Peacebuilding, conflict transformation and community dialogue facilitation skills

Number of Experts: 2 experts

Project Title: “Strengthening Local Cohesion in Libya: A Pathway to Lasting Peace”

Interpeace

Interpeace is an independent, international peacebuilding organization and strategic partner of the United Nations. Its approach contributes to building lasting peace through inclusive and nationally-led processes of change across Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe and the Middle East. Its added value is a tested approach in strengthening capacities within societies to manage conflict without resorting to violence or coercion.

Interpeace in Libya:

Interpeace undertook its very first mission to Libya in September of 2011. In 2012 it conducted an in- Interpeace undertook its first mission to Libya in September of 2011. In 2012 Interpeace developed a programme aimed at establishing an infrastructure for peace in Libya with a pilot phase in Sebha. By mid-2014, the programme had been able to make significant progress capturing a broad array of perspectives on impediments to peace and opportunities for stability in the South. The 2014 Libyan conflict led to a brief pause in Interpeace’s engagement in the country. In 2015 Interpeace initiated a peacemapping project focusing on the resilience of some Libyan communities.

Lessons learned from the peacemapping initiative formed the foundation for the “Community Resilience and Cohesion: A Bottom-up Approach to Peacebuilding in Libya” project from June 2017 through August 2019. This first phase of the program targeted Eighteen communities across Libya through a series of capacity building workshops on conflict management and analysis, and community facilitation skills for a selected groups of change agents with the goal of strengthening intra- and intercommunity cohesion in the country. The new phase of the project: “Strengthening Local Cohesion in Libya: A Pathway to Lasting Peace” will continue its work on supporting Libyan local communities to build up lasting peace through strengthening their capacities and providing them with the needed tools and technics enabling them to manage internal challenges, build consensus on priority areas with other communities, and connect these processes with the national level dialogue agenda

Project Description

The project goal is to strengthen local resilience capacities for sustainable peace, and contribute to the development of a locally driven and nationally owned agenda for stability and future growth in Libya

  1. Build capacities for local conflict resolution (current and new)
  2. Establish a common ‘vision/agenda’ of priorities for peace at the local level through dialogue platforms
  3. Catalyze collaboration (based on the ‘vision/agenda’) between the local and national levels across social and political divides (bring the local to the national)

Scope of work

Interpeace’s Libya Programme is seeking experts to developing both workshops and a manual on conflict prevention and conflict transformation to deliver the below tasks :

  • Develop, customize, and conduct online and face-to-face workshops on peacebuilding theories and practices, conflict transformation and management, conflict analysis mechanism, and community facilitation skills
  • Develop a manual addressing issues of peacebuilding concepts, conflict analysis and management tools, and community dialogue facilitation skills facilitation for project’s network of change agents from different Libyan communities.

Activities and Expected Outputs

Activities:

Under the guidance and supervision of Libya Programme Manager and in collaboration with Benghazi and Tripoli Programme Officers the expert is expected to deliver the following activities during the contract period:

  • Training workshops:

  • Develop, customize and adjust training contents and schedules for online , face-to-face training workshops and follow-up meetings.

  • Training delivery: delivering an online , face-to-face workshops and follow-up meetings as per the schedule agreed with the Program manager. The capacity building workshops should include the following components: presentation of approach/model/framework, demonstration, practice sessions (group work), debrief and discussion as appropriate

  • Pre-Post training assessments: prepare and analyze pre-post training assessments questionnaires to evaluate and measure the participants knowledge and skills before and after the training

  • Final reports and recommendations

Note : Numbers of workshops will be defined as per the project plan and participants needs

  • Facilitators Facilitators manual on conflict prevention and transformation :

  • Develop and Co-author the Facilitators Manual on Conflict Prevention and Transformation

  • Train the change agent network on the manual practices

Expected outcomes

At the end of the contract the expected outcomes should be :

  • Capacities for inclusive and sustainable conflict transformation are enhanced in the targeted communities
  • Community dialogue sessions plans at targeted communities developed
  • Facilitator manual on conflict prevention and transformation developed

Deliverables

Deliverables here

Expert Personal Specifications

  • University degree is required, the following majors are preferred : Business management, Law school, Political science, Marketing & PR, Communication.
  • Additional training certification in peace building, conflict management, facilitation skills and community dialogue are desired .
  • Experience and deep knowledge in conflict management / peacebuilding tools and methodologies
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong knowledge of political developments and conflict dynamics in Libya
  • Wellness and ability to travel to Libya if security situation allowed
  • Fluency in Written / Spoken Arabic
  • Strong working level of Written / Spoken English is an advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel to Libya , if the security situation allows
  • A positive problem-solving approach
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills

How to apply:

Financial Offer

Your separate Financial Offer should contain your hourly or daily fee for this service and an approximate estimate of how many days of work are anticipated to fulfil the TOR. A final agreement on the number of days will be negotiated between Interpeace and the successful bidder based on a more detailed discussion of the scope of work.

The hourly/daily fee should be “all inclusive”.

The cost of preparing a bid and negotiating a contract, including any related travel, is not reimbursable nor can it be included as a direct cost of the assignment.

The RFP could be submitted in Arabic or in English

All offers to provide the services described in this RFP must be submitted by e-mail to recruitment@interpeace.org no later than 8th of January 2021. All submissions must indicate “**Peacebuilding experts – Libya program**” in the subject line.

Only proposals under consideration will be notified. Participation in this RFP indicates acceptance of the terms and conditions provided.



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