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National Full time contractor to provide Technical support for Strengthening Child Protection data and Monitoring System

New Delhi (India)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: New Delhi (India)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-15

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The proposed consultancy has been designed to provide support for strengthening the internal and external monitoring systems by working with UNICEF programme specialists, national and state governments, implementing partners and other stakeholders. The consultant will support CP sector’s need for system strengthening and better utilization of data to measure outcomes for children which is critical for scale-up and system strengthening. The contractor will provide professional expertise and assistance in information/data collection, data analysis, programme process monitoring and preparation of corporate and donor reports.

 

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged

children. Across 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. And we never give up!

 

UNICEF is a leading humanitarian and development agency working globally for the rights of every child. Child rights begin with safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflict and traverse the life cycle: pre-natal care for healthy births, clean water and sanitation, health care and education. UNICEF has spent nearly 74 years working in continuously improving the lives of children and their families. Working with and for children through adolescence and into adulthood requires a global presence, with goal is to produce results and monitor their effects. UNICEF also lobbies and partners with leaders, thinkers and policy makers to help all children realize their rights, especially the most disadvantaged.

 

Click here to learn more about UNICEF: https://youtube/E1xkXZs0cAQ

 

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. Our workplace policies promote flexible work arrangements, to support all staff in maintaining a healthy life balance, both in and out of the office. We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification – the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.

 

For more information on UNICEF EDGE Certification, kindly view the video here. UNICEF prides itself on fostering a multicultural and harmonious work environment, guaranteed by a

zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including

sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

 

DURATION OF CONSULTANCY:  11.5 months from start date of the contract

 

LOCATION: New Delhi

 

CLOSING DATE: 15 October 2021 

PLEASE REFER TO DETAILED TERMS OF REFERENCE ATTACHED

Download File External TOR Consultant to support CP Monitoring Systems 6.10.21.docx

Terms of Reference

HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain four separate attachments to be uploaded under the specified place holders as directed on the online platform:

  1. An updated CV, demonstrating all the requirements stated above
  2. Cover letter explaining the motivation for applying and also explaining how the qualifications and skill-set of the candidate are suitable for this position
  3. A financial proposal as per template attached below.  Please do not forget to specify your name in the file and include your signature, while saving. (to be uploaded under "Financial Proposal" tab).

Download File FINANCIAL TEMPLATE Contractor to support CP Monitoring systems.docx

Important please note: Please do not indicate financials anywhere else in the online application form, please mark "n/a or 00", under the fee related questions in the online application form.

4.  Sample of any recent analytical report prepared by the applicant. Please upload it under work samples.

All 4 documents are required to be submitted mandatorily, if there is any document missing then your application will not be evaluated further

The technical evaluation criteria (80 points in total) will be split as follows:

 

S. No.

Criteria

Minimum/ Maximum

Score

 

1

Educational Qualification

7/10

 

A university degree in one of the following fields is required: demography, statistics, population studies, management, sociology or another relevant social science field.

 

 

2

Relevant Experience

14/20

 

A minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience in programme development, planning and management including monitoring, data analysis and reporting activities. (9/20)

 

Experience in child protection related areas is required. (5/20)

 

 

3

Technical knowledge and skills

14/20

 

 

Experience and ability to engage with wide range of people, expertise to work of large data sets, ability to handle data analysis packages, understanding of M&E concepts, skills of advanced excel (power BI and Infogram is optional). Ability to create dashboard and work on data visualization. (10/20)

 

Sample of any recent analytical report .  (4/20)

 

 

 

 Candidates who score the overall 35 marks and above in the above sub-criteria and also meet th eminimum cut-off in each sub criteria shall be considered for interview.

 

 

 

4

Interview

21/30

 

Candidates who score an overall score of 56 marks and above including meeting the minimum cut-offs in all the 4 sub-criteria to be considered technically responsive and their financials will be opened.

56/80

6

Financial

20

Total technical and financial score

100

 

Total technical score – 80. Minimum overall qualifying score is 56. Only those candidates who meet the overall qualifying marks of 56 as well as score the minimum cut-off in each of the above sub-criteria including the interview will be considered technically responsive and their financials will be opened.

  • Candidate receiving maximum score after combining their Technical Score and Financial score will be finally selected.
  • Any attempt to unduly influence UNICEF's selection process will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.
  • Joint applications of two or more individuals are not accepted.
  • Please note, UNICEF does not charge any fee during any stage of the process. 
  • Attached are General  Conditions for the Consultancy Contracts for your reference. General Conditions of Contracts for Contractors and Individual Consultants.pdf
  • Female candidates meeting the requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds including persons living with disabilities to apply.

 

For any clarifications, please contact:

UNICEF

Supply & Procurement Section

73, Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003

Telephone # +7303259136

Email : indconsultants@unicef.org

 

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