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Local Consultant: Mapping of Parenting Support Interventions


A national mapping of parenting support interventions was recommended to take stock of current PSI initiatives and ensure coordination of efforts. The proposed mapping exercise will document existing parenting programs, strategies, and interventions, and highlight opportunities as well as gaps/challenges. Information provided by the national mapping will also support the development of the next UNICEF Country Programme.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. 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, foundations and governments.



  • To map current policies and Parenting Support Interventions being implemented by government agencies, non-government organizations, civil society organizations (CSOs), and other stakeholders; describing the strategies and specific interventions, including strengths and gaps challenges.
  • Based on the mapping, provide an analysis of existing policies, programs, interventions, coordination mechanisms, and gaps in Parenting Support Initiatives in the Philippines.




Major Tasks

  • Draft outline of mapping objectives, proposed activities, and time frame; identify and review key policies and guidelines related to Parenting Support Interventions (PSI).
  • Desk review of guidelines policies, legislation, and review of programmes related to parenting support interventions (PSI) in the Philippines, including parenting programs in UNICEF’s programme with Tahderriyahs in selected areas in ARMM.
  • Conduct key informant interviews with partners on current parenting interventions and programs by government, NGOs, and CSOs. 
  • Analysis of literature review and interview results, preparation of initial report.
  • Validation of findings.
  • Finalization of the report, presentation of the final output and submission.




  • Submit outline of report objectives, methodology, activities, schedules.
  • Submit review of policies and guidelines on parenting programmes.
  • Report on results of desk review, initial data collection, and gaps. 
  • Initial report on results of meetings with stakeholders related to parenting support interventions (PSI).
  • Submit initial draft on parenting support interventions (PSI).
  • Submit final draft report based on inputs and validation.
  • Final presentation of  report.


Qualifications and Competencies of Successful Consultant

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, community development, social science, or other fields related to social development and humanitarian work with solid experience in designing programs and projects related to child protection and gender-based programming, and training. 
  • Familiarity and understanding of child protection and violence against children.
  • Expertise in child protection and parenting support interventions as a method of violence prevention.
  • Ability to design and conduct a literature/document review, effectively analyze materials, and share outcomes/results including through a workshop presentation.
  • Experience with international and national multi-agency partners on child protection.
  • Able to facilitate/conduct meetings with child protection partners, including within Government.
  • Extensive experience in writing analytical assessment reports that demonstrate an effective review of materials and provide practical recommendations/guidance in the final report that addresses identified challenges/issues. 



Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in by 14 July 2017.  Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job Number: 505622 will be considered.


All candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and the duly filled P 11 form which can be downloaded from our website at indicating three (3) previous supervisors. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.


Only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

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.

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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Manila
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2017-07-14

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