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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 16, 2023
  • 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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    National Consultant for the Sub-National Adaptation of the Children’s Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment Model in Kenya

    The role of the consultant will be to support in the development of the CCDRM of Kenya. For this the following activities are considered:

    • In consultation with government partners and UNICEF technical specialists and the UNICEF Climate Change Working Group, establish indicators, define methodology and procedures, prepare tools and documents, and any other action identified as necessary for the adaptation of the CCDRM Kenya model, as a tool for decision-making and risk prevention and reduction to disasters, in order to facilitate the identification of high-risk areas and the definition of DRM actions based on the exposure to specific hazards, vulnerability conditions and the necessary strengthening of institutional capacities.
    • Carry out, together with the key partners involved in the process and in collaboration with the UNICEF team, the first identification and collection of secondary data, the cleaning, systematization, entry and analysis of data.
    • To allow for continuity: Improve the capacity of partners involved in the process to strengthen independent data collection, data cleaning, data analysis, systematization and ensure integration into the model and interactive platform.
    • Support for institutional ownership commitments that ensure the maintenance of the processing, dissemination and use of the CCDRM data and information by decision-makers.
    • In collaboration with the UNICEF team, ensure an exit strategy such that the DRM information systems are regularly updated by the responsible partners, are supported and are incorporated into the existing information systems in the country.

     To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

    • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in social sciences, statistics, or a related field.
    • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree. 
    • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in the development of information systems, management, and analysis of quantitative data.
    • Knowledge of disaster risk management, including humanitarian assistance, development and resilience with an inclusion and human rights approach. 
    • Knowledge of the context of disaster risk management in Kenya, and the functioning of related (government) institutions.
    • Knowledge about the approach to children's rights, gender and inclusion.
    • Experience in institutional and project planning processes.
    • Knowledge of the institutionality of the country, its relations and operation.
    • Experience in researching and preparing written analytical reports in an accurate, concise and timely manner.
    • Experience in organization, facilitation, systematization and presentation of results
    • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset. 


    • Analysis skills and quantitative and qualitative synthesis of information.
    • Data management skills, working with tables and databases.
    • Communication skills and interaction with different actors.
    • Skills for facilitating and managing training processes.
    • Excellent oral and written English skills.

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