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  • Posted: Feb 11, 2021
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    UNICEF is the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, ...
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    Individual Contractor – Technical support to disability inclusive social protection in ESAR

    Categories: Social and Economic Policy, Consultancy

    How can you make a difference?

    Please see attached TORs Download File Request for Indiv Consultant Contractor - Disability Inclusive.docx 

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

    • Advanced university degree (Masters) from an accredited academic institution, in a discipline related to social protection, disability, human development, economics, public policy or other relevant technical field
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of inclusive social protection, substantive experience in low- and middle-income countries required, preference given to experience in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
    • A minimum of 3 year experience in disability related issues desired, preference given to disability inclusion in social sectors and/or social protection and familiarity with social model of disability assessment and identification.
    • Strong technical experience in design, implementation, or evaluation of national social protection cash transfer programmes, preferably in SSA or resource poor environments.
    • Clearly demonstrated ability to conceptualize development issues and write high quality technical reports, analytical materials and guidelines.
    • Proven ability to communicate and work in a multi-cultural environment and provide remote organizational support to government officials.
    • Excellent writing and oral skills in English (fluency required) with French (basic) desired.
    • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

    [insert competencies]

    To view our competency framework, please visit here.

    Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNICEF on to apply

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