Local Consultant: Training (22 Days)

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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.

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, a fair chance

UNICEF has been an active partner of the Government of the Philippines and civil society in realizing the rights of every Filipino child, in line with priorities to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. UNICEF efforts have been focused on the most vulnerable regions identified by the Government of the Philippines Development Plan, particularly in the regions of Visayas and Mindanao. To ensure that interventions are sustainable and scaled up, UNICEF will support primarily local government units (LGUs) as the main instruments of delivering services and building systems. The level of engagement with government institutions will take into account capacities, economies of scale and sector issues.

It has a field office in Cotabato City, the second largest city in Mindanao, southern Philippines, with some 300,000 population. The city is the regional administrative centre of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and over 80 percent of the population is Muslim. Mindanao is both conflict-affected and prone to frequent earthquakes and typhoon storms.

Visit this link for more information on Philippine Country Office: https://www.unicef.org/philippines/

How can you make a difference?  


UNICEF will be implementing a project that aims to demonstrate the use of leveraging public funds with market-based financing in delivering climate resilient sanitation facilities to 150 vulnerable families in the province of Samar.  Implementing the project – “Household Sanitation using Blended Financing with Output-based Aid” in the province of Samar will contribute to setting up the systems for the province to adopt the modality, and also aid in national policy development, establishing evidence on the effectiveness and efficiency of such financing modality, and documenting good practices for other local governments to emulate.

Currently, the Provincial Engineering Office has prepared the technical drawings and bill of materials for the pour flush toilet with two-chamber septic tank and leach pit. The toilets have been designed to be climate resilient, and where necessary, appropriate for use by people with disabilities. Building resilient structures is manifested not only in the design but also in the construction practices. As such, UNICEF is seeking the services of a training consultant with a professional background as an Architect / Civil Engineer and has experience in construction practices for typhoon / flood – resilient structures.



  1. Collaborate with the Provincial Engineering Office of Samar in designing and preparing a traning manual on “Construction Practices and Environmental Measures in Building Typhoon / Flood Resilient Toilets”
  2. Support the Provincial Engineering Office in preparing for and facilitating the conduct of the training


  1. Traininig Design on “Construction Practices and Environmental Measures in Building Typhoon / Flood Resilient Toilets” 
  2. Facilitator’s Training Manual on “Construction Practices and Environmental Measures in Building Typhoon / Flood Resilient Toilets”  
  3. Presentation deck to accompany the training manual
  4. Conduct of the Training in each of the 3 municipalities in Samar — Basey, Jiabong and Paranas

Work Schedule:

The start of the activities below are dependent on the LGU’s completion of household beneficiary selection.


# of Days

Indicative Date

Coordination and planning, training design

5 days

Week 1

Preparation of the training manual for Masons’ Training

5 days

Week 2-3

Submission of Facilitator’s Manual for the Masons’ training, including 1 revision

5 days

Week 4-5

Conduct of Masons’ Training x 3 municipalities

6 days

Week 6-7

Debriefing with UNICEF and Provincial Engineering Office and Provincial Health Office

1 day

Week 8


Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/ by 02 June 2023.  Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job Number:

 will be considered.

All candidates are requested to submit a COVER LETTER, and the duly filled P11 Form which can be downloaded from our website at P11 Form.docx (sharepoint.com) indicating three (3) previous supervisors. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

Only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.


Terms of reference may be shared upon request.

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“UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, 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.”