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Regional Equity Situation Analysis of Children and Women (SitAn) 2019 consultant, (6 months),(Open for non-Ethiopian Nationals)

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-16

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UNICEF is looking for a seasoned professional for the consultancy assignment of providing technical assistance to update the report on Regional briefs on the Situation Analysis of Women and Children in Ethiopia and issues-based briefs. If you have the required profile, you are highly encouraged to apply. Taking up this assignment is motivating and rewarding.

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. 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.

And we never give up.


Provide technical assistance to update the report on Regional briefs on the Situation Analysis of Women and Children SitAn) 2019 in Ethiopia and development of issues-based briefs .

How can you make a difference?

Tasks to be performed include but are not limited to the following:

Task and Anticipated Timeline (e.g. # of weeks)

 Develop a plan for the technical assistance work and agree on the plan with UNICEF and steering committee members; - 2 weeks

  • Identify, review and extract relevant analysis from recent relevant publications. - 5 weeks
  • Preparation of first draft 9 reports (8 regions plus Addis Ababa) and 10 additional issue-based briefs on UNICEF’s and GOE’s priorities which are listed under the scope of work. 8 weeks
  • Update regularly MoFEC (during preparation of ToR, plan, upon completion of first draft and finalization of the report) - both for the national and regional reports and in consultation with the international consultant who will be working on the national level situation analysis. - 5 weeks
  • Organize a meeting with the relevant sections of UNICEF and stakeholders before the finalization of the report. - 4 weeks
  • Weekly updates to Chief of Social Policy and Evidence for Social Inclusion and Social Policy Specialists. - Throughout the contract period

Expected Deliverable

1. A time frame with a plan of activities and the outline of the situation analysis by August 15, 2018.

2. Steering committee report on the discussion of the timeframe with plan of activities by August 20, 2018.

3. Steering committee/ workshop reports as per discussions with regional government partners on the first draft summary reports/briefs for 11 regions/ 5 pages per region/ and for 7 priority areas of UNICEF or other additional issues which may be identified during inception meeting of the situation analysis reports by October 30, 2018.

4. A draft version of the summary reports for 11 regions and priority issue briefs by November 10, 2018.

5. Provide support to the international consultant who will be working on the full report of the national situation analysis report by liaising with regional and federal level government partners or other institutions as deemed necessary.

6. Review of the final draft of the situation analysis of children and Women in Ethiopia – 40-50 pages by December 15, 2018.

7. PowerPoint presentation summarizing the main trends and major challenges faced by children and women in Ethiopia based on the regional level summary reports by December 30, 2018.

To qualify as an advocate for every child your expected to have

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in the Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Social Sciences) or related fields relevant for the assignment.
    *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 research and other relevant professional experience is desirable
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with Human Rights Based Approach to Programming (HRBAP) and the principles of gender mainstreaming and promotion of gender equality; familiarity with the UNICEF Gender Policy is desirable;
  • Proven knowledge and skills on quantitative analysis; good knowledge of STATA and SPSS;
  • Institutional knowledge of the UN and UNICEF;
  • Proven experience in writing analytical papers on children and gender issues;
  • In-depth knowledge of children's rights, including CRC, CEDAW and other international legal instruments the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), World Fit for Children (WFFC), and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs);
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills and excellent analytical skills;
  • Proven ability to deliver quality reports/analysis and results in line with established deadlines.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written)and knowledge of another UN language is an asset;

The international consultant will be asked to submit 1 sample of previous similar work produced complemented with 1) A cover letter. The cover should indicate relevant experience, availability and daily rate; 2) Resume; 3) Personal History (P11) form.

For every Child, you demonstrate Equity

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

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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.


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.

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