Consultant Contractual Jobs at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), IDLO - International Development Law Organization and Gemfinders Safaris

Deadline of this Job: 21 December 2022
The Evaluation
In close consultation with the Evaluation Manager, the Evaluation Consultant will be responsible for the overall management of the Evaluation and timely provision of its outputs, data collection and analysis and report-writing. More specifically: Inception phase of the Evaluation, including:
• preliminary desk review and introductory interviews with project staff;
• draft the reconstructed Theory of Change of the project;
• prepare the evaluation framework;
• develop the desk review and interview protocols;
• draft the survey protocols (if relevant);
• develop and present criteria for country and/or site selection for the evaluation mission;
• plan the evaluation schedule;
• prepare the Inception Report, incorporating comments until approved by the Evaluation Manager

Data collection and analysis phase of the Evaluation, including:
• conduct further desk review and in-depth interviews with project implementing and executing agencies, project partners and project stakeholders;
• regularly report back to the Evaluation Manager on progress and inform of any possible problems or issues encountered and;
• keep the Project/Task Manager informed of the evaluation progress.

Reporting phase, including:
• draft the Main Evaluation Report, ensuring that the evaluation report is complete, coherent and consistent with the Evaluation Manager guidelines both in substance and style;
• liaise with the Evaluation Manager on comments received and finalize the Main Evaluation Report, ensuring that comments are taken into account until approved by the Evaluation Manager
• prepare a Response to Comments annex for the main report, listing those comments not accepted by the Evaluation Consultant and indicating the reason for the rejection; and
• (where agreed with the Evaluation Manager) prepare an Evaluation Brief (2-page summary of the evaluand and the key evaluation findings and lessons)

Managing relations, including:
• maintain a positive relationship with evaluation stakeholders, ensuring that the evaluation process is as participatory as possible but at the same time maintains its independence;
• communicate in a timely manner with the Evaluation Manager on any issues requiring its attention and intervention.

Qualifications/special skills
1. An advanced degree in environmental sciences, international development or other relevant political or social sciences area is required. A first level degree with an additional two years qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
2. A minimum of 5 years of experience working in activities related to the mitigation of plastic pollution (ideally marine plastic pollution) is required.
3. A good broad understanding of the Circular Economy is desired.
4. Technical / evaluation experience is required, preferably including evaluating large, regional or global programmes and using a Theory of Change approach

• English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this consultancy, fluency in oral and written English is a requirement.

Deadline of this Job: 15 December 2022
The Consultant’s duties and responsibilities will include:
• Inception meeting with the Judiciary, IAWJ Kenya Chapter and IDLO to discuss the TORs and scope of the assignment, methodology, and expectations, and develop an inception report demonstrating an understanding of the assignment.
• Undertake a robust desk research of the ideal and best practices in the management of SGBV cases regionally and internationally.
• Conduct wider stakeholder consultations and engagement during the process of developing the court practice directions, including the review of the national, regional, and international regulatory frameworks on the management of SGBV.
• Informed by the findings of the assessment, develop Specialized SGBV court practice directions, integrating the victims-centred approach.
• Integrate the principles of equality and non-discrimination into court practice directions developed.
• Present the draft Specialized SGBV court practice directions in stakeholder consultative meetings for feedback.
• Consider and incorporate feedback from stakeholder consultations into the final Court Practice Directions, and present the same during the validation and launch.
• Refine and submit the final Specialized SGBV court practice and directions to Judiciary, IAWJ Kenya Chapter and IDLO.

• An Inception Report detailing the understanding of the assignment, methodology, timelines, work plan, potential risks, and mitigation measures.
• A Specialized SGBV courts Best Practices Assessment Report on the investigation, prosecution and determination of SGBV cases.
• A Court Practice Directions for the Specialized SGBV Courts, presented in a publication format.
• An Assignment Completion Report and sources of information relied upon.

The consultancy contracts will run for three months, from December 2022 to May 2023.
Job Requirements

Ideal Candidate Profile
The Consultant should have the following skills, qualifications, and experience: Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a university recognised in Kenya.
• Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
• A master’s degree in any of the above fields is an added advantage.

Work experience
• A minimum of 10-15 years of professional experience in access to justice, criminal justice investigation and prosecution.
• Demonstrable understanding of the nuanced nature of SGBV.
• Demonstrated experience in criminal justice and penal reforms.
• Demonstrated skills and experience delivering on similar assignments.
• Sound knowledge of ongoing criminal justice reforms in the justice sector.
• Demonstrable experience in legal drafting or curriculum development

Technical competencies
• Demonstrated legal analysis, research and writing skills, including proof of writing.
• Development of manual experience is also necessary
• Excellent organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
• Excellent work ethic founded on the principles of integrity and confidentiality.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and other relevant computer applications.

Deadline of this Job: 15 December 2022
• Gemfinders Safaris is looking for a Tour Consultant responsible for researching, creating, marketing and operating interesting and innovative tour packages to meet market demand.
• The ideal candidate will uphold our core values (punctuality, innovation, flexibility and accuracy) to ensure ultimate guest destination satisfaction. He/she likes meeting new people, is enthusiastic and outgoing, and has high energy.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Research various destinations and means of travel regarding prices, customs, weather conditions, reviews etc.
• Diagnose the clients’ specifications and wishes and suggest suitable travel packages or services
• Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
• Track and notify travellers of payment received and balance due
• Organize travels from beginning to end, through booking tickets and accommodation, securing rental transportation etc.
• Supply travelers with pertinent information and useful travel/holiday material (guides, maps, event programs etc)
• Manage tour schedule in booking system including quotes, bookings, cancellations, additions, etc.
• Create and update electronic records of clients
• Manage relationships with various community and marketing partners, remaining highly accessible to stakeholders.
• Complete client-requested errands, within reason.
• Deal with emergencies, such as helping a holidaymaker who is ill or those needing to contact family members urgently
• Deliver exceptional customer service: take customer calls, respond to online reviews and client emails, and facilitate refunds/cancellations or payment issues, and general customer support.
• Position may require some social media and website management: reply to reviews and make occasional posts.
• Conduct post-tour evaluations, analyse and report on response.
• Attend conferences/tourism events to maintain familiarity with tourism trends
• Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management from time to time

Qualifications and key skills:
• Demonstrable experience in tour planning, marketing and operations
• Relevant academic/educational qualification
• Excellent organizational skills, good judgement and highly professional
• Polished logistical and Common-sense approach to problem-solving
If you meet the above qualifications kindly email your application to  on or before 15th December 2022. Please state your current and expected salary.

Deadline of this Job: 09 December 2022

Duties And Responsibilities
• The consultant will develop the COBSEA Strategic Directions 2023-2027, following the set of activities:
• Initial Research and consultations on the Strategic Directions
• Review Outcome of the IGM25 regarding the Strategic Directions; review all relevant UNEA resolutions, relevant global and regional targets and conventions
• Online consultations with participating countries, stakeholders and relevant UNEP staff (survey, interviews, etc)
• Develop the initial elements of the Strategic Directions

First Draft of the Strategic Directions
• Present the initial elements of the new Strategic Directions at a regional webinar
• Based on inputs of the COBSEA participating countries, develop the first draft of the Strategic Directions 2023-2027
• Circulate the first draft to COBSEA participating countries for their review and further inputs
• COBSEA Strategic Directions 2023-2027
• Make a presentation during the In-person workshop on the COBSEA Strategic Directions
• Finalization of the COBSEA Strategic Directions 2023-2027
• Make a presentation during launch of the COBSEA Strategic Directions 2023-2027

Qualifications/special Skills
• Advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in environmental sciences, natural resource management or a related field is required. First level degree in environmental scientist natural resources management or related field with two qualifying years of experiences maybe excepted in lieu of the advance degree.
• A minimum of seven years experience in strategic planning and management, programme development and coordination, fund management and programming of coastal and marine environments including resource mobilization is required
• Knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation is desirable
• Work experience in preparing meeting reports and documents is required.
• Experience working in the East Asian Seas region and with Regional Seas programmes is desirable.
• Excellent analytical skills in ensuring drafted report findings and recommendations are regionally appropriate, relevant and actionable is required.
• Good Written And Oral Communications Skills Are Required.
• Working experience in a multicultural environment including United Nations would be an asset.
• Previous involvement in and knowledge of Regional Seas and/or COBSEA work is desirable.
Closing: 09 December 2022