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14 Avril 2018 Il y a 5 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

Scope of Work for Tunisia-based Research Assistant

Sharekna Learning Agenda: Gender and Violent Extremism


  • Project/Consultancy Title: Researcher Assistant
  • Project Location(s): Tunis, Tunisia, with some travel in-country
  • Period of Performance: June 4, 2018 – December 7, 2018 (79 days LOE)


FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, peacebuilding, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.

Under the Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East and North Africa (CoVE-MENA) project, FHI 360 is implementing the Sharekna Project to Support Youth and Empower Local Communities (Sharekna) in four target communities in Tunisia aimed to develop locally-owned strategies to support community resilience and increase youth engagement, and opportunities for youth. A key activity of the Sharekna Project is a Learning Agenda, one component of which is to conduct research on a key question (or questions) related to gender and violent extremism (VE), or countering violent extremism (CVE). The purpose of this consultancy is to assist FHI 360 in conducting the research in Tunisia related to gender and VE. The concept note for this research is in Appendix A.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, very organized, and able to work effectively both independently and with a team. The Research Assistant will report to the Lead Researcher and assist him/her with the in-country data collection in Tunisia (focus group discussions (FGDs) and interviews). The Research Assistant must be fluent in French. Fluency or proficiency in English and/or Tunisian Arabic is highly desired.

The Research Assistant will:

  • Review the literature review desk study and the study concept notes
  • Assist Lead Researcher to manage documents translation (including tools) into Arabic or English, as needed
  • Participate in planning meetings 
  • Provide logistical, operational and administrative support for data collection
  • Take notes (ideally in English) of all interviews and FGDs
  • Assist Lead Researcher to analyze/interpret data
  • Participate in regular (e.g., bi-weekly) check-ins and briefings with CoVE-MENA project staff

Research Assistant Deliverables:

  • Attend bi-weekly check-in meetings with Lead Researcher to track progress of the research
  • Participate in regular check-ins with CoVE-MENA project staff

The Consultant will report to:  CoVE-MENA Technical Advisor

The Consultant will coordinate with: Sharekna Field Program Officer or Logistics Officer, as appropriate

Success Factors:

The ideal Consultant will be highly motivated and able to work effectively independently or with a team. The Consultant should be articulate in both oral conversation and in writing, have excellent attention to detail and experience conducting qualitative research. The successful consultant will be able to provide guidance on local norms and customs to FHI 360 and will be able to gain the trust of key informants.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • At least one year of research experience
  • Bachelors’ degree in research methods, social sciences, sciences, or related field
  • Fluency in French, proficiency in English; additional fluency or proficiency in Tunisian Arabic highly desired
  • Familiarity with communication technologies as SharePoint and Skype
  • Experience conducting qualitative research on topics related to programming in gender, violent extremism, or violence prevention is preferred.
  • Deep familiarity with Tunisian context and relevant local stakeholders, including local and international organizations operating in Tunisia, particularly in areas of gender and/or violent extremism
  • Highly organized

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