Thursday, August 31, 2023

Senior Technical Support (Consultant) - Virtual/Remote

The UK Government (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office - FCDO) has a vision of a world free from Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) by 2030, in line with the SDGs. A programme has been established entitled ‘Support to the Africa-led movement (ALM) to end FGM/C’ (The Girl Generation) to contribute to global efforts to achieve that vision. Year 3 of programme implementation began in April 2023.

This programme supports and builds the capacity of the ALM to end FGM/C at multiple levels, working in partnership with the broader end FGM/C movement, including grassroots Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), women’s and girls’ movements, national and devolved governments, etc.

The programme includes two consortia working in close collaboration. Options leads a consortium including Amref Health Africa, ActionAid UK, Orchid Project, ACCAF and University of Portsmouth to implement the ‘Support to the ALM to End FGM/C’ programme. Population Council is implementing ‘The FGM/C Data Hub: Data and Measurement Support to the ALM to end FGM/C’.

Options is seeking a consultant to strengthen technical delivery and reporting/documentation across its Girl Generation programme.

Summary purpose and objective of role
  • Providing technical oversight/support for Senegal and Somaliland Learning and Adaptation Reports (which are Payment By Results deliverables)
  • Support the production of externally facing global goods
  • Provide other technical support to the core team and partners (e.g. for workplanning/strategy review)
  • Expertise in leading and supporting monitoring, evaluation, adaptation, and learning in a relevant technical area (e.g. VAWG) working in comparable contexts and with similar types of partners (e.g. NGOs delivering community-based interventions)
  • Technical background in the area of FGM/C
  • Ability to work professionally in French and English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate complex technical ideas using concise and accessible language
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