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Technical Assistance to Assess The Existing National Work Injury Insurance in Jordan and the Procedures for Enforcing Occupational Safety and Health Standards
PeriodSeptember 2017 to May 2017
Team compositionSenior Policy and Strategy Expert (Team Leader) (86 WD)

Legal Expert (83WD)

Legal Expert (21 WD)
DescriptionGlobal objective To promote Occupational Safety and Health Environment in Jordan leading to better working conditions for Jordanians with reduced incidents of work injuries between employees. The assignment also aims in making the processes and procedures of the WII aligned with international best practices which enhances the efficiency and effectiveness of its implementation leading to a better Social Protection and Labour system in Jordan. Specific objective(s) 1. To assist SSC in developing a WII system with an integrated sectorial vision; 2. To assist SSC in improving the WII governance scheme and to perform the occupational and procedures standards including the review of the legal framework. 3. To assist SSC in preparation of a monitoring and evaluation system based on a performant ICT system.
Deadline27 July 2017

Final evaluation of ERMES I & Mid-term evaluation of ERMES II
Country/LocationThe assignment will be home-based, with visits to the EU HQ in Brussels.
PeriodSeptember 2017 to October 2017
Team compositionexpert on organisation and methodology (wd 35)
DescriptionSystematic and timely evaluation of its programmes and activities is an established priority of the European Commission. The focus of evaluations is on the assessment of achievements, the quality and the results of Actions in the context of an evolving cooperation policy with an increasing emphasis on result-oriented approaches. From this perspective, evaluations should look for evidence of why, whether or how these results are linked to the EU intervention and seek to identify the factors driving or hindering progress. Evaluations should provide an understanding of the cause and effects links between inputs and activities, and outputs, outcomes and impacts. Evaluations should serve accountability, decision making, learning and management purposes. The overall objective of this assignment is to conduct a final evaluation of the IfS's intervention under Annual Action Programme (AAP) 2013 contract 2013/333-657 European Resources for Mediation Support I and a mid-term evaluation of IcSP's AAP 2016 contract 2016/375-331 European Resources for Mediation Support II. 10 The final and mid-term evaluations will provide the European Commission, the European External Action Service, the implementing partners, and other relevant stakeholders with:  an independent assessment of the overall intervention, paying particularly attention to the design of the tool, the set-up of the Service Contract, and results achieved against its objectives; and  key lessons and recommendations in order to improve current and future action financed under the IcSP in this sector of intervention.
Deadline21 July 2017

“ NAF Technical Assistance on Communication Strategy”
PeriodSeptember 2017 to May 2017
Team compositionExpert1: Senior Communication strategy Expert (45 WD)

Expert 2: Senior Communication Specialist (45 WD)

Expert3: Senior Communication training Expert (45 WD)

Expert 4 : Senior Graphic Designer Expert (45 WD)

Administrative assistant (30 WD)
DescriptionDevelop and implement a systematic advisory approach to supporting NAF need to strengthen its internal capacity to deliver adequate and timely communications to key internal and external customers and to government and citizens across the country, thus creating good awareness of government development programs, minimizing resistance to the changes engendered by those programs, and creating support and commitment to the goals of the development interventions.
Deadline27 July 2017

Pool of Gender Experts
PeriodMay 2017 to January 2018
Team compositionGender Experts
DescriptionFemconsult is looking to expand its pool of gender experts: We are seeking consultants - both men and women - with a varied mix of operational and technical skills and with experience in promoting gender equality, gender equity, gender mainstreaming and/ or women’s empowerment in the context of development projects/ programmes in a variety of sectors. If you are interested in possible assignments please register into our online Experts Database.

Gender Budgeting
PeriodMay 2017 to 19 January 2018
Team compositionGender budgeting (n/a)
Descriptionsee below