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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Luanda
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-25

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Communication for Development (C4D) Consultant to support the Social Protection Programme (APROSOC)

Luanda (Angola)

Communication for Development (C4D) Consultant to support the Social Protection Programme (APROSOC)

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.

How can you make a difference?

  1. Activities and Tasks: 

     

  • Support the implementation of communication for development (C4D) plan for the MAS and Cash Transfer Programmes in the three target provinces, aiming at: (a) behaviour change at individual and community levels; (b) social mobilization of civil society organizations; and (c) and increase community participation in these programmes.
  • Produce training materials and activities to build capacity of the various MAS and Cash Transfers actors at national, provincial, municipal and community levels.
  • Produce and pre-test culturally relevant behavior change communication materials to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery at community level.
  • Monitor and assess Communication for Development activities through field visits.
  • Report and disseminate communication research findings and programme results internally and externally.

Deliverables

Duration

(9 months)

Timeline/

Deadline

Schedule of payment

1.       6 C4D Micro plans review which includes capacity building actions developed for the targeted MAS and Cash Transfer municipalities.

April- September 2019

From April-September 2019

Included in payment from April-September 2019

2.       Organization of at least 12 meetings with external partners and UNICEF staff to implement 6 C4D micro plans on weekly basis

April 2019 - January 2020

From April 2019 to January 2020

Included in payment from April to January 2020

3.       Support coordination and implementation of at least 1 capacity building activity every month in each of the targeted MAS and Cash Transfer municipalities.

April 2019 - January 2020

From April 2019 to January 2020

Included in payment from April to January 2020

  1. Support production and pre-testing of at least 10 communication materials to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery at community level.

April 2019 - January 2020

From April 2019 to January 2020

Included in payment from April to January 2020

  1. Submit monthly progress report of C4D activities, capacity building, partnerships, results, coordination meetings with partners and monitoring indicators of C4D activities, according to UNICEF standards

A progress monthly report at the end of each month in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 2019

From April 2019 to January 2020

Included in payment from April to January 2020

  1. Submit final consultancy report

January 2020

31 January 2020

Included in the last payment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desired competencies, technical background and experience

  • University degree in Social Communication or social/behavioral sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology) with emphasis on participatory communication, IEC, communication planning, social mobilization, participatory research, training and impact evaluation of communication interventions.
  • More than three years progressively responsible work experience in the planning and management of social development programmes, including one year in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programs.
  • Proven experience in strategic planning, specifically in communication and social mobilization for human rights or/and children’s rights programs.
  • High ethical standards and understanding of sensitivities relating to children’s rights.
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English required

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.

The competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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.

Remarks:

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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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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