Consultancy: Youth Engagement Platform Yunitok (U-Report), UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Under the supervision of the Innovation Manager, with joint reporting to the Chief of Communication, Advocacy and Partnership, the individual consultant will work in close collaboration with all the Yunitok partners to produce reports, polls and managing the Yunitok platform (Rapid Pro and Partners Page). The consultant will also liaise internally with the Innovation Manager and the T4D task force members participating in the T4D monthly meetings and providing inputs as required. The consultant will also liaise with the Global Innovation unit, the ESARO Innovation Lab and the LTA U-Report company Weni to supervise Rapid Pro 2.0, participating in regular "global innovations calls" and ad-hoc skype sessions.
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, Full potential
How can you make a difference?
Please see attached TORs TORs U-Report and YOMA Manager UNICEF KCO.docx
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- An advanced University degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, International Relations, Social Sciences or Marketing.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience in a relevant field such as IT, Communications, International Relations, Sociology, or related field.
- Experience in partnership development, youth engagement and youth outreach and advocacy.
- Demonstrated expertise in conceptualizing , planning and executing ideas as well as transfer of knowledge and skills
- 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 UNICEF 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.