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Child Protection Consultant (Home Based)

Luanda (Angola)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Luanda (Angola)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-23

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UNICEF Angola seeks a Child Protection Consultant (Home Based).

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?

In the current context of programming, which involves a high level of reporting, the present consultancy will respond to specific documentation and key reporting requirements, while supporting programmatic interventions and fundraising efforts.

 

Under the supervision of the Chief Child Protection, the Child Protection Consultant key accountabilities, duties and task are as follows:

 

Activities and Tasks: 

 

  • Prepare technical documents for negotiations with potential donors to the child protection program, including on accelerating birth registration rate in the country;
  • Proposal drafting in the field of GBVie and GBV Risk Mitigation Programming in the context of COVID-19
  • Proposal drafting in the field of Disability inclusion as part of the UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD)
  • Provide technical support to programmatic interventions and capacity building on prevention of family separation and response measures for unaccompanied and separated children, including in relation to COVID-19 and public health containment measures.
  • Provide technical support for the establishment of risk mitigating measures/mechanisms to prevent, as well as safe and accessible channel to report, cases of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)
  • Draft reports to current donors to the child protection programme;
  • Ensure regular reporting on current emergency response (COVID-19 and non-COVID19 related);
  • Develop input to annual review and other related reporting requirements.

Deliverables:   

Monthly report with up-dates on fundraising and CP indicator monitoring (The report shall inform the Chief of Section on progress made by the individual consultant regarding implementation of activities/tasks. The report will be also used to assess the consultant’s monthly performance)  

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

Qualifications:

  • Advanced University degree in Law, Social Sciences, International Relations, International Development or related. 

Experience:

  • 5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in child protection or related field;

  • Experience from working with international organizations, UN Agencies or NGOs;

  • Excellent writing and communication skills;

  • Previous experience in project proposal drafting

  • Demonstrated experience with implementation of trainings, workshops and similar

  • Strong knowledge and experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and other software. 

  • Familiarity with UNICEF an asset.

Language skills:

Fluency in English and Portuguese (written and spoken)

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...

 

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 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:

Kindly note that it is mandatory to submit all inclusive consultancy fee along with your application

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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