Consultancy: Team Leader for the 2024 Study of Influential Evaluations, 6 months, Evaluation Office, NYHQ

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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    CONTRACTOR
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    3 weeks ago
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  • Deadline:
    19/07/2024

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United Nations Children’s Fund Consultancy: Team Leader for the 2024 Study of Influential Evaluations, 6 months, Evaluation Office, NYHQ United States UNICEF Jobs 2024

United Nations Children’s Fund looking for “Consultancy: Team Leader for the 2024 Study of Influential Evaluations, 6 months, Evaluation Office, NYHQ”. Applicants with an Advanced degree may apply on or before 19-Jul-24.

The United Nations Children’s Fund has published a job vacancy announcement on 06-Jul-24 for qualified applicants to fill in the vacant post of Consultancy: Team Leader for the 2024 Study of Influential Evaluations, 6 months, Evaluation Office, NYHQ to be based in New York, United States. For more jobs, please visit https://unjoblink.org

Company Name: United Nations Children’s Fund

Job Title: Consultancy: Team Leader for the 2024 Study of Influential Evaluations, 6 months, Evaluation Office, NYHQ

Duty Station: New York, United States

Country: United States

Application Deadline: 19-Jul-24

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Identify positive (enablers) and negative (bottlenecks and barriers) that are deemed relevant to influence a change in policy or programme.
  2. Identify best practices and lessons learned for an evaluation to be considered “influential”.
  3. Internally verify how program design and implementation improved by means of evidence generation and use.
  4. Identify which major enablers were the most important areas of influence such as resource mobilization, partnerships, advocacy, coalition building, evaluative culture, strengthening abilities for evaluation, leadership, management, governance, knowledge management, etc.

Requirements:

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

  • Advanced University Degree, at least Master’s Degree, in evaluation, public policy, international development, social sciences or related field;
  • A minimum of 10+ years of recognized international experience in leading evaluations or evaluative enquiries.
  • Proven experience as a team leader in evaluation.
  • Proven experience in qualitative data collection, processing and analysis.
  • Experience in using Natural Language Processing for text mining is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the UN System is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills / Ability to perform internal / external consultations with stakeholders including UN agencies, NGOs, and government offices.
  • Excellent fluency in English (written and oral) is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language (French or Spanish) is a desirable asset.

Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  • CV and cover letter.
  • The daily rate and availability within duration of this assignment.
  • A test may be administered to shortlisted candidates.
  • The shortlisted candidates may be asked to submit short examples (of completed analyses or published papers, in line with the required qualifications described above.

 

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