Training and Capacity Building Consultant (Tunisia)

The Training and Capacity Building Consultant will support the development and dissemination of counter-messaging content for vulnerable communities under the Dialogue and Communications Department and reports to the Program Manager.  The Department is responsible to design and implement effective Communications and Dialogue Workshop for Religious and Community Leaders in collaboration with national and local actors, civil society, researchers and community leaders involved in CVE.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct desk research for background on Religious and Community Leaders and generate recommendations in relation to the implementation of Communications and Dialogue Workshop;

  • Assist the Dialogue and Communications (D&C) team in developing and delivering curricula for the Religious and Community Leaders;

  • Provide technical support to project in the areas of work planning, needs assessment, training plan development, and training evaluation reports in addition to designing surveys and interview questions;

  • Work with other consultants and/or SMEs in the implementation of the workshop;

  • Ensure that the Religious and Community Leaders Workshop is part of Hedayah’s Integrated Communications CVE programs approach;

  • Draft reports according to donor country’s requirements;

  • Meet program deliverables on time;

  • Manage stakeholder relationships in-country (this could include government, donor community, CSOs, NGOs, non-state actors, etc.;

  • Work with the D&C team to develop strategic relationships and partnerships with stakeholders locally and around the world involved in Religious and Community Leaders programs and/or other programming; and

  • Develops effect monitoring & evaluation plan;

  • Participates in bi-weekly calls with D&C team (more if required);

  • Writing sections of the final deliverables of the project; and

  • Manage time effectively to meet tasks within budgeted hours.


  • At least 8 years of related professional experience and expertise in capacity building, training, and facilitation, (preferably at least 3 or four years of experience in P/CVE and or CT);

  • Experience in Project Management;

  • Experience in curricula development;

  • Working Experience in Tunisia on CVE, and/or security and/or community engagement and/or communications; and

  • The person should be based in Tunisia or in the wider North Africa region and eligible to work in the country as a consultant.


M.A. or higher in Strategic Communications, International Development, International Relations, Security and Counter-Terrorism/CVE Studies, Peace Studies, Religious Studies, or related field.

Key Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Fluent in oral and written Arabic, French and English;

  • Demonstrated experience developing training curricula, including workshop agendas, presentations, and training exercises;

  • Familiarity with a wide range of capacity building techniques;

  • Demonstrate social media platforms and experience with data analytics and video editing skills is a plus;

  • Proven record of accomplishment as a project manager and experience with managing budgets, project timelines and monitoring & evaluation plans;

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including government officials, policymakers, community leaders and actors, NGOs, practitioners and experts;

  • Able to work independently, as well as within a team;

  • Constructively managing internal and external relationships with diplomacy, cultural sensitivity and discretion;

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure;

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Suite and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus;

  • Demonstrated ability to work in an international, multi-cultural and professional environment as a crucial member of a team;

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to achieve results in a timely manner;

  • Self-motivated, flexible, creative, and ability to work independently to find solutions; and

  • Willingness to travel, including to the UAE, if required.


  • Flexible hours with possibility to work remotely.

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.

  • The recruit shall start beginning of February 2021. The consultancy contract is for a period of two years and remuneration will be based on deliverables.

Send a short cover letter and CV to no later than 31  January 2021 and two writing samples or two samples of training modules with the following subject: “Training and Capacity Building Consultant (Tunisia)”