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Individual Consultancy to conduct assessment of the national capacities for child rights monitoring for UNICEF Moldova


UNICEF Moldova is seeking an individual consultant (national or international) to conduct Assessment of the national capacities for child rights monitoring.

UNICEF Moldova is seeking an individual consultant (national or international) to conduct Assessment of the national capacities for child rights monitoring.

Objectives: to conduct independent assessment of current capacities of the institutions and civil sector to ensure proper child rights monitoring and to analyse the extent to which child-related disaggregated data are available. Three interrelated levels of capacity will be assessed: individual, organizational and enabling environment such as legislation, regulatory frameworks, roles and responsibilities, financing and reporting systems etc.

The assessment will further provide evidence-based findings that UNICEF will draw on for discussions and lobbying with government counterparts for operational changes.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, human rights or related area;
  • Five years of professional experience as a researcher in areas of social sciences or human rights  (previous work in CEECIS Region and Moldova is an asset);
  • Analytical capacity and proven experience in qualitative data collection and conducting desk-review, assessments, studies etc. (relevant documents need to be attached);
  • Experience in working with international organizations (working with UNICEF/other UN Agencies is an asset)
  • Solid knowledge on HRBA, Child rights, Gender and RBM;
  • Fluency in English and/or Romanian (the translation will be arranged by the Contractor and translation costs included in Financial proposal).

Other skills are essential to successfully implement required tasks as follows: Communication, Teamwork, Initiative and Flexibility.  

For more details on deliverables and minimum requirements, please refer to attached Terms of reference (ToR) 

Download File TOR_Assessment of CR Monitoring.pdf

HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain two separate attachments: Financial Bid and Technical Proposal, which you can find bellow. Please secure the Financial Proposal *.pdf document with a password on document view; the password will be requested only from technically qualified candidates.

Download File Financial Offer_CR Monitoring.xlsx

Download File Technical Proposal_CR Monitoring.docx

Applications for this position must be received no later than on: 30 May 2017

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all backgrounds and minority groups, including persons with disabilities, to apply.

UNICEF is a global organization that seeks to improve the lives and health of children, especially the most vulnerable ones. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. 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. For more information about UNICEF and its work in Moldova visit: You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

We would appreciate a wider circulation in order to reach a broader range of interested candidates!


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Chişinău
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Social Affairs
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-30

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