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Strengthening Health Facility Birth Notification Consultancy (60 Working Days over 5 Months), Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka (Zambia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Lusaka (Zambia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-11

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Exciting opportunity to develop guidelines for Health workers and registration officers for use on Health Facility based Birth registration and its costed 2020-24 work plan for the period 2020 to 2024 for full roll-out.

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.

Children deserve the best and we never give up.

For every child, We never give up...

The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country's children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.

To find out more about UNICEF's work in Zambia, please visit https://www.unicef.org/zambia/.

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the Consultancy:To develop guidelines for Health workers and registration officers for use on Health Facility based Birth registration and its costed 2020-24 work plan for the period 2020 to 2024 for full roll-out.

Location: Lusaka based with field visits to selected districts.

Please see attached TOR for details here Download File TOR - National Consultancy – Strengthening Health Facility Birth Notification.pdf

For every Child, PROTECTION

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies required in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework here; Download File Competency Framework - 2020.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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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