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Contextualization of Adolescent Girls Assets Framework

Hiring Office: UNFPA Jordan Country Office

Background and Purpose of Consultancy:

UNFPA is implementing the (Developing the Economic, Social and Health Assets of Adolescent Girls and Young Women) Project, targeting 100 young women and 600 adolescent girls. This project will be implemented through a combination of targeted interventions centered around three main components; i) Adapting the framework to the context ii) Piloting the activities and finalizing the content and iii) Program Management.

The “Building Assets Toolkit”, widely used by practitioners, policymakers, and advocates, will be applied to adapt the content of the assets-building framework. The framework focuses on building young women’s and adolescent girls’ economic, social, and health assets through a collaborative approach engaging with public, private, and civil society to generate an enabling environment to improve the social and economic status of young females in their communities.

Assets can be categorized as social, health, and economic. The Framework follows, a store of values related to what a person can do or be (their “human stock”) and include resources, knowledge, and skills that adolescent girls and young women can draw upon to shape their lives. The program focuses on supporting the most marginalized adolescent girls through a combination of targeted interventions focused on capacity development, technical assistance, and financial resources. This will include the creation of safe spaces and community platforms for girls to gain life skills, expand their social networks and have access to female mentors’/role models, access local resources and services, and be connected to non-formal education and safe livelihood opportunities.

The overall objective of the (Developing the Economic, Social and Health Assets of Adolescent Girls and Young Women) Project is to provide expanded choices, increase opportunities and create a more enabling environment for adolescent girls and young women in Jordan to reach their full potential by adapting and piloting the Assets Framework for building economic, social and health assets of adolescent girls and young women.

To that end, UNFPA JCO is planning to recruit a national consultant to Adapt the assets framework model to the Jordanian context.


Scope of work: (Description of services, activities, or outputs)

  • Carry out an inception meeting to ensure a clear understanding of the TORs and expected outcomes and deliverables.
  • Develop a work plan and proposed methodology, highlighting key approaches that will be used and the timeframe.
  • Data Collection phase includes a Desk review of available literature, holding consultations with community members including FGDs, and key informant interviews with relevant stakeholders. And/or Holding interviews/discussions or technical meetings as per the agreed methodology.
  • Based on the above consultations, Contextualize and adapt the assets-based framework (English and Arabic) and ensure relevant feedback, suggestions, comments, and recommendations received are incorporated in the final version.
  • This would include preparing a specialized training manual and guidelines including TOT for mentors to train mentees including essential business skills.
  • Testing draft content with Girls, in order to provide a final version of the adapted material, the consultant will be requested to test the draft content with girls,

Based on the final version of the adapted TOT materials to the Jordanian context, the consultant will be responsible to deliver specialized training of trainers.


Duration and working schedule: Two months, to be completed by 20 June 2022

UNFPA Work Environment:

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

How to apply:

Interested individuals with the required qualifications and experience should submit their application to, with the subject line “Contextualization of Adolescent Girls Assets Framework”.


The application should include:

  • A cover letter, indicating the candidate’s motivation for this consultancy and relevant expertise and experience.
  • A copy of academic qualifications.
  • Duly completed P11 UN Personal History Form (only P11 Form will be considered)
  • Technical proposal
  • Financial proposal
  • Names and contact information of three references.

The closing date for the submission of applications is 13 April 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (Amman time).

Only those candidates who meet all qualifications and experience will be contacted for further consideration. Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.