Consultant to provide technical support to the In-depth Assessment of priority nexus hromadas, 2 months, Kyiv, Ukraine (Remote/ Work from home)

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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.

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UNICEF Ukraine

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Background:

The consultant will be responsible for the production of a high-quality external end-product of the in-depth assessment of nexus hromadas. Throughout 2024, UNICEF will invest heavily in the nexus priority hromadas in the east and south, making a strong baseline critical for both measurement of progress and programme design. Additionally, as the UN agencies increase their focus on recovery priority areas, this piece will act as a key UNICEF contribution to collective assessments and monitoring.

Purpose of assignment:

  • Draft in-depth assessment by end May (depending on availability of initial data set and step 1 above). Working together with focal points, produce an analysis at hromada level to identify key differentiations, needs and gaps to inform UNICEF programme design. The end result should be a draft mid-length analytical report (~30 pages) including both narrative and key comparative graphs, tables, etc. An external 2-pager covering the key points should also be produced, which can be shared with government, partners and donors.
  • Final in-depth assessment report (by end of June) Based on feedback from UNICEF Ukraine programme and FO staff, the draft report should be finalized and ready for final copy edit and design.

Work assignment overview:

Deliverable Deadline # of w/days
Draft in-depth assessment report

Based on agreed final data set, draft a ~30 page analytical report by programme section, including a combination of narrative and graphs. Produce also a 2-page high-level summary version.

31 May 2024 20
Final in-depth assessment report

Based on comments and discussions with UNICEF programme and FO staff, finalize an external report (not including final copy-edit and formatting)

30 June 2024 5
Sub-total: 25

Please provide an all-inclusive financial proposal including travels to carry out the deliverables listed above.

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

Education: Master’s degree or higher in one of the following fields is required: Social Science, Communication, Journalism, English Language, International Relations, Development Studies or a related technical field.

Professional experience: At least 10 years of work experience in a relevant field. Demonstrated experience with high-level vulnerability analyses and assessments, including production of high-quality external reports (examples to be provided).

Languages: 

  • English: Advanced [C1];
  • Ukrainian: is an advantage.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).

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Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed 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.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.

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.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.

Kyiv, Ukraine
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