UNICEF Job Recruitment 2021 – This is to inform the general public that United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is recruiting suitably eligible candidates to work in their company. Interested candidates should kindly follow the job application steps below.
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children, to save their lives, to defend their rights and to help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: International Consultant for Reintegration of Children Associated with Armed Groups in North East of Nigeria
Job ID: 543450
Contract Type: Consultancy
- In close collaboration with the Information Management Specialist and Officers ensure robust data collection to capture the number of beneficiaries reached by the programme and the impact of the programme, including management of the evaluation of the programme.
- Facilitate the training of and ongoing support for state and non-state actors, including community volunteers, on the reintegration of Children Associated with Armed Groups (CAAFAG).
- Facilitate the training of military and security personnel on child protection and engage in advocacy on the handover of children from military authorities to civilian authorities.
- Manage the children associated with armed groups programme, including ensuring timely implementation of activities, timely reporting to the donors, compliance with visibility requirements and compliance with internal UNICEF procedures and processes.
- Support and assist to implant Action Plan with None State Armed Groups (NSAG) including documentation, verification, separation, and reintegration.
- 11.5 months from the date of signing of the contract.
Qualifications and Requirements
- An Advanced University Degree (Master’s or higher) in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or its equivalent is required.
- Relevant training and experience in a related field will be considered
- Minimum of 5 years demonstrable professional experience in implementing Child Protection and social and economic reintegration in emergencies including CP case Management required.
- Proven ability to work independently under difficult conditions.
- Excellent communication and advocacy skills.
- Experience in Management of mutliple grants including EU grants.
- Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
- Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability
- Builds and maintains partnerships
- Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
- Innovates and embraces change
- Drive to achieve results for impact
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- Thinks and acts strategically
- Works collaboratively with others.
Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to apply
Job Title: International Consultant – WASH Sector Theory of Change
Job ID: 543356
Contract Type: Consultancy
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
- The individual consultant will work closely with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR), National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS), the Clean Nigeria Campaign (CNC) Secretariat, States governments UNICEF Country and Field Office colleagues and other stakeholders in the sector to develop a sector wide Toc.
- This task will involve a review of national plans, strategies and priorities for the sector, facilitation of a stakeholders’ forum and workshop for the development of a theory of change. A final report of the process and copies of the theory of change.
- The expected deliverables for this activity are: 1) A comprehensive analytical ToC document of the WASH sector in Nigeria including an executive summary, a diagrammatic representation, and two-pager infographics; and 2) a narrative report of the assignment.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Advanced University Degree (Master’s or higher) in: Social Sciences, Development Studies, Public Administration, Sociology or any other related field of study
- S/he should have at least eight years working experience in the WASH sector.
- S/he must have experience in WASH Programme design and Administration, Sociology or any other related field of implementation especially as it relates to systems development study and capacity transfer.
- S/he must have verifiable evidence of having developed a theory of change for a government, international or multinational organisations or development programme.
Costs indicated are estimated. Final rate shall follow the “best value for money” principle, i.e., achieving the desired outcome at the lowest possible fee. Consultants will be asked to stipulate all-inclusive fees, including lump-sum travel and subsistence costs, as applicable.
Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed deliverables. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold payment in case the deliverables submitted are not up to the required standard or in case of delays in submitting the deliverables on the part of the consultant.
Text to be added to all TORS:
- 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.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply
12th August, 2021.
- Candidates should please submit their all inclusive financial and technical proposal along with the application. Application without these will not be entertained.
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.
- Qualified Female Candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
- 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.
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.