Job Position: National Principle Gender Investigator
Institution: National Elections Commission
Opening date: Jan 20th 2022
Closing date: Wednesday,January 26th 2022
The National Elections Commission seeks a National Principle Gender Investigator to update a study on Women’s participation in politics and elections from 2005 to 2020.
Successful applicant will be assigned at NEC HQ.
Applicant must be able to work with others as team player, as well as being able to work alone and under strenuous condition. With courtesy and professionalism at the NEC headquarters. Be willing to travel across the country when required.
Terms of Reference
Develop a detailed work plan and time line for the project
Develop appropriate tool/s for data collection
Identify and commit field researcher/Data Collectors
Conduct research on women’s participation in elections from 2005 to 2020
Ensure correct and timely collection of information and compile report on data collected
Assist in the facilitation of the holding of a one day validation meeting
Assist in the facilitation of national stakeholder’s conference on report compiled
Research will be primarily conducted in Montserrado County
Proven analytical skills and qualitative focus and strong knowledge and understanding of qualitative research and data;
Good analytical, drafting and report-writing skills;
Cultural and political awareness and sensitivity, particularly in relation to the subject matter of the interviews and FGDs;
Strong interpersonal skills to establish relationships for generating and coordinating field research;
Ability to perform a broad range of specialized activities aimed at effective and efficient implementation and management of a qualitative research and data collection specifically
Excellent in human relations, coordination and planning; team player
Sound expertise in gender equality and women’s empowerment, including on women’s political participation
Communications or knowledge management experience will be an advantage
Academic and practical research experience
Outstanding networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills
Capacity to work with diverse partners including governments, donors and civil society
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with people from varied cultures and professional backgrounds
Results based management skills
Ability to produce well written documents demonstrating excellent interpersonal communication
Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Gender Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, International Relations, or relevant field and/or equivalent practical experience
A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of gender equality and women’s political empowerment
Substantive experience in women’s leadership and participation in politics
Research experience is an asset
Experience in working in multicultural environment
Sound knowledge of international standards on human rights, women’s rights and related instruments
Experience in working with political parties or in a political environment with international processes including those related to women’s empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality is an asset.
Deadline for submission of all applications: January 26, 2022
Applications and CVs can be submitted on line or at the NEC Human Resource Office.
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The National Elections Commission (NEC) is an autonomous public commission that is responsible to conduct elections for all elective public offices and to administer and enforce all elections laws throughout the Republic of Liberia.
Historically, NEC has its origin from the Constitution of Liberia. At its inception, NEC was called Elections Commission (ECOM), deriving its constitutional st...