Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is soliciting proposals from individual consultant to write a public statement on actuality  about HIV epidemics among MSM


Eurasian Coalition on Male Health is an international non-governmental association, located in Tallinn, Estonia. We are a membership-based association, open for non-profits and individuals, acting in the field of sexual health, including HIV issues, for men who have sex with men and trans* people, in the region of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA).


We aim to create favorable conditions to ensure that men who have sexual relations with other men and transgender people have access to services in the field of sexual and reproductive health, mainly to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, based on respect for their human rights.

Description of Services required and Timelines

ECOM is seeking expert assistance to prepare data about HIV epidemics among MSM in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and to write a public statement on actuality of this issue.

The consultant will (a) summarize existing literature; (b) write a draft of the statement based on

The consultant would be requested to work in close collaboration with ECOM staff, specifically the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator and Communications Officer to perform the services.

Consultant Qualifications


  • At least Master’s degree in Social Sciences, preferably in Sociology
  • At least 5 years’ experience as an analyst/consultant/project manager in social research
  • Experience of social research in public health
  • Experience of LGBT topics research in one or more CEECA countries
  • Effective communication skills in Russian and English


  • PhD degree or its equivalent in Social Sciences, preferably in Sociology
  • Previous working experience with NGOs is an advantage as well
  • This consultancy is a maximum of 10 working days and will be awarded to the her or him that offers a proposal that demonstrates the experience to meet the organization’s needs at a competitive rate and timeline.

Application Process

ECOM will consider applications from individuals. Interested people must submit their applications by email referenced under title “Brief on HIV and MSM in Baltic Countries” at

Deadline for submission: 26 March 2018 at 24:00 EET.

Applications should include:

  • Cover Letter outlining experience in conducting similar work along with CV
  • Brief proposal (2 pages max.) outlining timetable (max 10 working days) and budget
  • Samples of published scientific reports and peer-reviewed articles.

Application materials are non-returnable, and we thank you in advance for understanding that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next step in the application process.

For more information, prospective consultants may contact Maxim Kasianczuk at