CONSULTANCY ADVERTISEMENT: SHORT-TERM CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT GENDER EQUALITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION (GESI) ANALYSIS OF CIVIL SOCIETY AND MEDIA SECTORS IN MONGOLIA
Start date: October 02, 2023
End date: December 31, 2023
Level of Effort: Up-to 20 workdays
OPPORTUNITY: With generous financial support from USAID, The Asia Foundation Mongolia is implementing a five-year Media and Civil Society Strengthening in Mongolia (MACSS) Project starting in 2023 until 2028. The project aims to contribute to the wider objective of strengthening democratic governance by supporting and bolstering social accountability mechanisms and improving public access to information in Mongolia.
The Asia Foundation is committed to advancing gender equality and women and girls’ empowerment through its programming, stakeholder engagement, and institutional policies. Working towards improving outcomes for women and girls is a priority for the Foundation.
PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT: The Asia Foundation’s MACSS project team is working with a Research Firm to conduct Rapid Assessments capturing the perceptions of the challenges and opportunities facing CSO and Media organizations, and overall sentiment about the health of these sectors in Mongolia. The findings of the Rapid Assessments will to aid in the future planning and designing of the MACSS project activities and capacity development framework. The purpose of this assignment for the GESI consultant is to conduct GESI analysis, assisting the MACSS project team to finalize the Rapid Assessment methodology through GESI lenses and validate the findings of the Rapid Assessments of the two sectors from GESI perspective. The GESI analysis of the Rapid assessments of the two sectors should be carried out based on the Asia Foundation’s Gender Analysis Framework and the US Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) Gender Analysis Guiding Questions, incorporating the six GESI domains.
The GESI Consultant shall work in close collaboration with the MACSS project team, the Asia Foundation’s Gender expert and the Research Firm, and is expected to deliver the following outputs:
HOW TO APPLY:
The deadline for the submission of the application is September 25, 2023, not later than 5 PM.
When submitting your application, please put your cover letter, resume, and sample of your research/written materials in one PDF document and submit it by email at email@example.com as an attachment. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and written test. A full terms of reference is available upon request.
The Asia Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer.
Media and Civil Society Strengthening in Mongolia project
The Asia Foundation, Orient Plaza 3rd Floor
G. Chagdarjav Street 9
Ulaanbaatar 14210, Mongolia