Project Title: Justice Undertakings for Social Transformation Social Order Component
Post Level: National/International Consultancy
Type of Consultancy: Institutional Consultancy
Date: December 17, 2018 10:00 AM
Venue: UNDP, 1-3 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston for Local Consultant / Skype for International Consultants (Please RSVP via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline for Submission of Proposals: 31 December 2018 at 10:00 am EST/EDT (extended to 4th January, 2019)
Expected start date: January 2019
Period of assignment/services: Thirteen (13) months
The Government of Canada through The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (‘DFATD’ or ‘Global Affairs Canada’) is providing assistance to the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) to support justice sector reforms, through a $19.8 Million initiative, called the “Justice Undertakings for Social Transformation (JUST)” Program. The project is currently being implemented by the Government of Jamaica (Ministry of Justice with the Justice Reform Implementation Unit (JRIU) with support from Canada’s Department of Justice (Justice Canada) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Non-state implementing partners will be integrated into the structure of the JUST in the 2018/19 Fiscal year. The JUST can be divided into three components, as follows:
A) Technical-Legal Assistance Component: This component involves deployment of Canadian technical experts and Justice Canada personnel to Jamaica, to work with the Ministry of Justice, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Courts to address a wide range of matters aimed, at improving the capacity of core justice sector institutions to manage and implement their core business.
B) Institutional Strengthening Component: This component involves strengthening the technical and result-based management capacity of the Ministry of Justice of Jamaica, primarily through the establishment of the Justice Reform Implementation Unit (JRIU).
C) Social Order Component: This component will focus on initiatives aimed at improving the capacity of women and men and girls and boys to equitably access gender-sensitive justice information, advice and services, as well as improving the capacity of citizens, civil society representatives (including women’s rights organizations) and legal professionals to participate in the justice reform process.
This activity falls under the Social Order Component and is designed to fulfill the immediate outcome of “Increased equitable access by women, men and youth to legal information, legal advice and support services”. This consultancy is designed to implement in full and achieve the results and targets ascribed to the following output from the JUST Performance Measurement Framework:
Output 6.2: Gender responsive Social Context awareness materials developed & delivered to diverse groups, including schools, justice-sector & women’s rights organisations in various places, island-wide.
To fulfill this mandate, UNDP on behalf of Global Affairs Canada, is seeking the services of a CSO, Consulting Firm or Consortium of Consultants to implement the activity entitled the Integration of Gender Considerations in Justice Reform through Public Education and Social Context Sensitization.
Summary of Services:
· Gender Review Services and Resources – Reviewing Materials, Products and Outputs and providing guidance on gender-responsiveness;
· Sensitisation Outreach – Developing, coordinating and conducting broad-based sensitization sessions on Social Context & Justice Reform;
· GBA+ Analysis and Report on Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Experiences in the Justice System.
For the detailed Scope of Works please review the Terms of Reference and RFP located on our website at http://www.jm.undp.org/content/jamaica/en/home/procurement.html
Proposals should be submitted through the online e-Tendering system https://etendering.partneragencies.org (search for Event ID: JAM10-46-2018 ) as per the deadline indicated in the system itself. Detailed user guide on how to register in the system can be accessed using the following link:-