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Consultancy for Global SAP Training Development, GSSC, Budapest Hungary

Budapest (Hungary)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Budapest (Hungary)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-11

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Consultant will provide logistical and administrative support to the team in SAP (VISION) e-learning course delivery globally. Candidate will also provide support in development of fact sheets, press releases, knowledge articles and project reports.

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.

For every child, 

In 2015, UNICEF has established a Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC), located in Budapest Hungary processing transactions on behalf of UNICEF offices around the world. The GSSC currently has a staff of over 300 professionals from around the world who are highly educated, young professionals many of whom are new to the UN and UNICEF. 

How can you make a difference?

This consultant will work with the Learning & Development Team to provide support in the research and development of UNICEF Global VISION courseware. He/she will provide logistical and administrative support to the team in SAP (VISION) e-learning course delivery globally. Candidate will also provide support in development of fact sheets, press releases, knowledge articles and project reports. The work will be as follows: 

  • Conduct research on existing SAP training offerings throughout UNICEF 

  • Identify Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to work with developers on creating content 

  • Work with the developers to clarify needs and help with directing development 


Under the direction of the Learning and Development Specialist, the consultant will: 

  • Conduct independent needs analysis research on SAP (VISION) learning requirements 

  • Liaise with section Country Offices to identify SMEs to provide input and review of developed content 

  • Collaborate with curriculum developers to define and design requirements for content 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Important Qualifications: 

This a national consultancy. Applicant must prove eligibility to work in Hungary, if applicant is non-Hungarian citizen (copy of passport in case of EU citizens; work visa in case of non-EU citizens), proof must be submitted at the time of application, or the application will be rejected. This office will NOT provide visa/work permission assistance. 

Applicant must meet the following criteria:  

  • Undergraduate degree or related experience in project management and/or e-learning curriculum development 

  • Minimum 3-years work experience in project management and coordination, adult learning, e-learning curriculum content development 

  • Experience and working knowledge of SAP, including reporting, querying, etc. 

  • Experience in conducting large scale research 

  • Fluency in English language is a requirement 

  • Ability to work well in a team 

  • Fluency in English is required

The consultant will work at the GSSC premises, which is located at 1077 Wesselényi utca 16/a in Budapest, Hungary, under the supervision of the Learning and Development Specialist. The duration is 6 months. The consultant/expert is expected to perform duties on flexible arrangements from within the UNICEF premises at 1077 Wesselényi utca 16/a. 


The proposing service provider must include the following attachments in their submission: 

  • CV detailing education background and relevant experience 

  • Financial proposal indicating the daily rate for delivery of services (based on an hourly rate). The daily rate should be expressed in Hungarian forint (HUF) or U.S. dollars (USD). The offer has to be all-inclusive and expressed in gross amounts. If/where applicable, the exchange rate to be used for currency conversion will be the United Nations rate of exchange. 

  • At least two letters of reference regarding candidates’ relevant experience 

Candidates will be subject to reference check during the selection process. 

Successful bidders will be required to accept UNICEF’s General Terms and Conditions for Service Contracts and provide a duly filled in Vendor Registration Form. 

Terms and Conditions: 

Consultant is responsible for arranging at their own expense life, health and other forms of insurance covering the period of their services on behalf of UNICEF as they consider appropriate. Consultant is not eligible to participate in the life or health insurance schemes available to United Nations staff members.  

Consultants are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and contributions in accordance with local laws. UNICEF is tax exempt entity and cannot assume nor undertake any liability for taxes, duties or other contributions payable by consultants on payments made under their contract with UNICEF. 

The consultant will be paid by the day, based on an 8-hour workday (total hours divided by 8 to determine the number of days). 


Each month the consultant will issue an invoice along with timesheet to the supervisor showing work progress for that month. The terms of payment are immediate after receipt of invoice and acceptance of work. Payment will be effected by bank transfer in the currency of the offer. 

Consultant is required to submit a statement of good health prior to commencement of work and to take full responsibility for the accuracy of that statement. 

 For every Child, you demonstrate…

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


The functional 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.

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.



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.

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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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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