Consultant – Rapporteur for EU-UNICEF South-South Exchange Meeting, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO), Bangkok, Thailand, Job No

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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 fulfilling 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 better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region. This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

How can you make a difference?

The Social Policy and Economic Analysis Section, UNICEF East Asia Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to capture the main discussions and reflection of experiences from Country Offices and potentially will be required for other note taking and report writing for other upcoming events in 2022-2023.

Rapporteur will

• ensure that she/he is familiar with the topics of the workshop, presenters and speakers, their bio data and their names

• meet either online or in person before the workshop to define the plan or strategy she/he will use during the workshop

• prepare notes and summarize each participant’s contribution to the meetings/sessions

• take note of the main findings, conclusions, action points and recommendations of each presentation/session.

• take note of those questions/remarks/replies from the speakers and participants which could be of interest for each session

• submit a draft report of the workshop to the organizers for comments/reviews.

• consolidate comments and submit the final report.

Work Assignments:

Under the supervision of Social Policy Specialist (PFM Lead), Social Policy and Economic Analysis, the rapporteur will provide high quality services and demonstrate a client-oriented approach, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. The rapporteur will ensure effective and efficient provision of services, and full confidentiality in all aspects of the assignment.

Work Schedule:

Date

Number of working days

Tasks

Venue

Pre-meeting discussion

0.5 day

Briefing with the Action manager and development of agreed template for the report

Online

26-27 October 2022

2 days

Act as Rapporteur during the meeting

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office Conference Room, Bangkok, Thailand

28 October – 4 November

4 days

Submit a draft report and a final report

Home

By 15 November 2022

1 day

Finalize the report after UNICEF inputs/edits

Home

Total

7.5 days

End Product(s):

Final report to consolidate all findings/ conclusion from/during the meeting and incorporate comments/feedback to the draft meeting report.

Duration of Contract: 26 October – 18 November 2022 (7.5 working days) with the two-day Regional Exchange on Protecting Social Sector spending in times of shocks under the EU UNICEF Public Finance for South Asia and Southeast Asia Regional Meeting to be held on 26-27 October 2022 at UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office Conference Room in Bangkok.

Official Travel and Work Location: No travel involved. This contract is home-based.

The consultant(s) will liaise directly with UNICEF country offices to organize the collection of any necessary additional data and information. UNICEF Regional Office will facilitate contact and engagement between consultant and the different country offices.

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

  • University degree in English language, international relations, or related areas

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience with an international organization

  • 5 years of working experience in similar assignment as Rapporteur and report writing with proven track record
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Ability to work under pressure in an organized and systematic way
  • Ability to work unsupervised and independently
  • Willingness to cooperate with country focal points to facilitate their outputs
  • Able to maintain attention for extended periods of time and to maintain high quality outputs
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 10 October 2022****.

FORM P11.doc

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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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 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 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.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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