Consultancy: Consultant, Support to CDC CoAg Grant Management - HIV/AIDS Section, PG, NYHQ/Remote - Req # 545227
New York City (United States of America)
the consultant will assist with the management of the grant providing support to interactions with the donor and the recipient COs. The consultant will assist with the HQ oversight of project, coordination of reporting and continuation applications process including coordination of the biannual review meetings.
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Consultancy Title: Support to CDC CoAg Grant Management
Section/Division/Duty Station: HIV/AIDS, Programme Groups, NYHQ
Duration: 1 Dec 2021-30 Nov 2022 (100 days)
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments. UNICEF has over 12,000 staff in more than 145 countries.
Globally, UNICEF plays a critical role in maximizing PEPFAR’s resources in achieving AIDS epidemic control guiding the global response. Since 2009, US CDC and UNICEF have formalized their global partnerships in under the framework of three cooperative agreements which have acted as a vehicle for substantial funding to multiple countries in many regions. This partnership has enabled UNICEF to draw on the organization’s comparative advantage as the global leader in the promotion of action for the protection of children’s rights and to leverage additional resources mainly in areas relating to PMTCT, pediatric and adolescent HIV care and treatment, and social protection of children affected by AIDS including data to action follow up to violence against children surveys as well as support to proven adolescent prevention interventions in high HIV transmission locations. In January 2020, UNICEF received the new Notice of Funding Opportunity for the next UNICEF/CDC 5-year Cooperative Agreement (CoAg) with an approximate total fiscal year funding of $5,000,000 for Year 1 of this collaboration
How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of the Resource Mobilization Specialist, working closely with PPD and the CDC fund recipient COs, the consultant will assist with the management of the grant providing support to interactions with the donor and the recipient COs. The consultant will assist with the HQ oversight of project, coordination of reporting and continuation applications process including coordination of the biannual review meetings. He/she will ensure timely communication and follow ups with all COs as required for a timely submission of all reports to CDC. The work supports consolidation and finalization of several products and processes:
- Contribute to submission of UNICEF application under Y3 programme of the CoAg; grant/project monitoring and reporting; financial reporting and budget projection.
- Assist with organizing webinars; preparation for and follow up to the review meetings.
- Maintain UNICEF CoAg collaboration site and assists with other resource mobilization duties in the section.
- A Master’s degree in health, social sciences or other relevant field.
- Public health and/or social sciences or any other relevant disciplines are preferred.
2) Work experience
- Three to five years of project and/or grant management experience.
- Understanding/working experience in health and HIV/AIDS programming.
- Working experience with UNICEF or UN is an asset.
- Evidence of good writing skills, at least one example of relevant work (e.g. a funding proposal/concept note/advocacy brief etc).
- Excellent analytical skills: at least one example of effective data collection, analysis, organization and presentation of information.
- Flexible, independent and reliable.
- Completed profile in UNICEF's e-Recruitment system and provide Personal History Form (P11) Upload copy of academic credentials
- Financial proposal that will include:
your daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference.
- travel costs and daily subsistence allowance, if internationally recruited or travel is required as per TOR.
- Any other estimated costs: visa, health insurance, and living costs as applicable.
- Indicate your availability
- Any emergent / unforeseen duty travel and related expenses will be covered by UNICEF.
- At the time the contract is awarded, the selected candidate must have in place current health insurance coverage.
- Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed satisfactory deliverables. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold payment in case the deliverables submitted are not up to the required standard or in case of delays in submitting the deliverables on the part of the consultant.
U.S. Visa information:
With the exception of the US Citizens, G4 Visa and Green Card holders, should the selected candidate and his/her household members reside in the United States under a different visa, the consultant and his/her household members are required to change their visa status to G4, and the consultant’s household members (spouse) will require an Employment Authorization Card (EAD) to be able to work, even if he/she was authorized to work under the visa held prior to switching to G4.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. View our competency framework at: Here
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, appearance, socio-economic status, ability, age, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, 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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.