Consultancy: Technical Adviser to support the implementation of “PROTECT: A Communication Strategy to End Violence against Children and Unnecessary Family Separation in Cambodia 2017-2022”
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
UNICEF Cambodia Country Office is seeking to hire an individual construction consultant as Technical Adviser to support the implementation of “PROTECT: A Communication Strategy to End Violence against Children and Unnecessary Family Separation in Cambodia 2017-2022” with Child Protection Section. The consultancy will provide technical, administrative, operational and logistical support for the implementation of the Cambodia PROTECT Strategy. 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.
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For every child, child protection
UNICEF began providing assistance to Cambodia in 1952 and has been working since then to improve the wellbeing of Cambodian children. UNICEF established its first country office in 1973 in the capital of Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.
How can you make a difference?
The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical, administrative, operational and logistical support for the implementation of the Cambodia PROTECT Strategy.
For this purpose, the selected consultant is expected to work closely with UNICEF, senior and technical officials of MoSVY and key partners, which include, but are not limited to:
- The Cambodia PROTECT Working Group, a management and coordination mechanism for the implementation of the Cambodia PROTECT Strategy, which will be established and led by MoSVY and to be composed of other ministries as members;
- The Cambodia PROTECT partnership, composed of eight international and national NGOs within a collaboration framework to ensure a complementary effort in supporting the implementation of the Cambodia PROTECT Strategy;
- The research agency, selected to conduct the baseline survey for the Cambodia PROTECT campaign; and
The institutions, selected to develop the branding package, key messages and communication materials for the mass media and ICT components.
- Preparatory work
- Review the Cambodia PROTECT Strategy package (including an implementation plan and a M&E framework) and conduct consultations with UNICEF and, if necessary, other partners (i.e. MoSVY and NGOs)
Develop an inception report which includes, but is not limited to: i) the detailed descriptions of each task with a specific timeline based on work assignments and deliverables prescribed in this ToR (Any adjustments can be proposed at this stage if necessary); and ii) any recommendations regarding operational approaches, plans, methods and procedures to ensure the engagement and participation of the communication participants and optimum outreach and impact.
- Provide support to the Cambodia PROTECT Working Group, especially for MoSVY, to prepare for, launch, implement and monitor the Cambodia PROTECT campaign
- Coordinate the implementation of the Cambodia PROTECT campaign with the Cambodia PROTECT partnership and other key stakeholders
- Contribute to capacity building of key partners and actors in C4D for ending violence against children and unnecessary family separation
- Contribute to knowledge and evidence generation for the UNICEF Child Protection programme
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Academic qualification at the Master’s level in the relevant fields such as communication, behavioural sciences, anthropology, child protection or social sciences
- At least 5 years of professional experience in communications, media relations and advocacy.
- Proven experience in developing, implementing and monitoring communication for development and behaviour change communication campaigns is an advantage.
- Proven experience in project management is an advantage.
- Previous work experience with international development organizations and/or government agencies is an advantage.
- Demonstrated knowledge of child protection, especially of violence prevention and family preservation, and of social and cultural norms, beliefs and practices that lead to violence against children and unnecessary family separation
- Proven knowledge and understanding of the Cambodian context
- Knowledge of UNICEF programming is an advantage
- Excellent management, interpersonal, planning and coordination skills
- Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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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.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.