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07 Octobre 2018 Il y a 6 years

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Position title: Project Manager/Facilitator

Location:  Tunis + Regions

Anticipated duration: 9 months

Start date: 01 November 2018

Closing date for the submission of applications: 07 October 2018

Reporting to: Field Office Director and Program Officer

Status: Tunisian National


Following the municipal elections and as part of its commitment to enhancing decentralization, youth engagement, and budget transparency, the Carter Center will work with Tunisian CSO partners to implement a Support Project to Pilot Municipalities in the northwest of Tunisia with the aim of promoting social inclusion and increasing the effectiveness of local citizens’ participation in the identification, planning, and budgeting of a common project in the targeted municipalities.

The Carter Center will train CSO representatives on local governance, the decentralization law and the roles and responsibilities of the elected municipal councils. Once trained, CSO representatives will coach and facilitate the mentoring and training of youth groups who will be part of a dialogue initiated with their respective municipal councils.

The Carter Center is seeking a Project Manager / Facilitator to take part in the Project with the following duties:

Terms of reference and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Field Officer Director (FOD) and the Program Officer, the Project manager/ Facilitator will:

  • Produce a desk analysis on the status of municipalities in Tunisia, with a focus on the northwest and center west, identifying indicators that will be used as the benchmark for identifying the pilot municipalities municipalities;
  • Propose a list of pilot municipalities based on the identified criteria;
  • Participate in a scoping mission to identify and select eight pilot municipalities
  • Liaise with the senior expert on decentralization and the international expert/ trainer to finalize the training agenda;
  • Support the elaboration of effective training materials, handouts and presentations in Arabic;
  • Participate in the training of CSOs representatives;
  • Follow the mentoring provided by CSO representatives to youth groups / youth councils in supporting them to participate effectively in local decision-making processes and oversight; and approaches for translating community needs into public action;
  • Provide required assistance in logistical preparation and coordination with civil society partners and government institutions, as needed;
  • Facilitate meetings among CSO representatives, youth groups and pilot municipal councils to identify and agree in the implementation of a common plan;
  • Conduct spot-checks in pilot municipalities during the implementation phase of the project;
  • Provide the Carter Center team regular written assessments on the development of the project;
  • Coordinate the collection of reports from CSOs partners;
  • Coordinate and manage the collection of data for the fulfilment of the project monitoring and evaluation plan.


Duration of the assignment

The Project Manager/ Facilitator will be contracted for 9 months.

The Carter Center in Tunisia

The Carter Center established a field office in Tunis in July 2011 to observe the first democratic elections following the Arab Spring, monitor the constitution-drafting process and the establishment of the electoral framework, and promote the inclusion of international standards for elections, democracy, and human rights in the new constitution. In 2012-13, the Center conducted training for civil society partners engaged in election observation, and in


2014 it observed the legislative and presidential elections, providing Tunisian authorities, electoral stakeholders, and international actors with recommendations to improve election administration and the legal framework.

Since then the Center has continued to support progress in Tunisia’s legislative framework by monitoring the work of the parliament, holding meetings with key decision-makers to engage and advise on issues, and publishing public statements with recommendations on key legislative issues. The Center has also used its convening authority to organize regular meetings with the civil society organizations in support of joint advocacy campaigns on developing legislative issues. The Center regularly provides technical assistance on election standards and supports Tunisian CSO partners in identifying areas of agreement and forming joint recommendations regarding key legislation governing elections and democratic governance in Tunisia.




Critères d'éligibilité

  • Master’s (preferred) or bachelor’s degree in international development, public administration, political science, or related field;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in project management, facilitation and training;
  • 3 years of related experience with international organizations;
  • Strong knowledge in advocacy and civic engagement;
  • Proven experience in the fields of elections, local governance and decentralization;
  • Relevant experience working with CSOs;
  • Proven ability to draft, edit and produce focused reports;
  • Experience writing activity reports;
  • Excellent facilitation and training skills;
  • Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking;
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in Arabic and French both oral and written;
  • English is considered an asset;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).

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