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A consultant to conduct 2 Virtual Professional English Writing Workshops, UNICEF EAPRO, Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok (Thailand)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-30

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The Regional Human Resources section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Region Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to conduct an online writing workshop for UNICEF colleagues to improve the structure, messaging, clarity and conciseness, while avoiding jargon and impersonal language in their professional writing.

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 fulfilling 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, a better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

 

How can you make a difference?

The Regional Human Resources section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Region Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to conduct an online writing workshop for UNICEF colleagues to improve the structure, messaging, clarity and conciseness, while avoiding jargon and impersonal language in their professional writing.

 

Work Assignment

UNICEF EAPRO is seeking services of a consultant to conduct 2 Virtual Professional English Writing Workshops and deliver summary reports on attendees. Under the direct supervision of UNICEF Regional Human Resources Specialist, the consultant will;

  • Conduct the online writing workshop for up to 10 staff via zoom (preferred) or other similar stable online learning delivery product (consultant's own license). Software must be compatible with UNICEF computers and accessible by all participants. Using various teaching methodologies, organize and deliver an online, over 2 half days, capacity building workshop to improve the professional English writing skills of participating staff members.
  • Develop a final report after each workshop with recommendations for participant's continued improvement.

 

Work Schedule and Deliverables:

The workshop sessions scheduled as needed for the duration of contract.

Initial request of 2 workshops of 2 half-days each: 1 session in October 2020 and 1 session in November 2020

 

Estimated Duration of Contract:   2 months: Tentative duration: October - November 2020

 

Official Travel: The consultant will work remotely from home.

 

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

  • Minimum 8 years' experience as a trainer of high-quality international standard Previous Professional English Writing instruction experience
  • Previous experience with working within UN environment
  • Experience teaching in an On-line environment to adult-learners in a professional setting

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 30 September 2020.

Download File FORM P11.doc

 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

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

View our competency framework at

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

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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.

 

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.

 

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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