International Consultant: Development of UNICEF Indonesia Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Partnerships & Capacity Development Road Map

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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, resilience

UNICEF Indonesia is looking for international consultant to work on the Development of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Partnerships & Capacity Development Road Map. The assignment is home-based for 30 working days within 7 months’ duration.

A national consultant will work with an international consultant throughout the duration of the assignment, under the direct supervision of the Emergency/DRR Specialist and in close consultation with the Chief of Planning, Chief of Field Operations, Jakarta-based and Field Offices programme sections, emergency focal points, and other cross-cutting areas advisors as required.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of Emergency/ DRR Specialist, the consultant will do the following tasks: 1. Inception Report containing methodology, workplan and timeline (with inputs from national consultant). Output: Inception report of approximately 15 pages, excluding annexes. 2. Review of preliminary mapping/ analysis report of relevant national and subnational policy documents, strategies, programme, regulations done by a national consultant. Jointly with the national consultant to review the UNICEF policy documents, standards on EPR and DRR, related progress updates, materials, and data provided by UNICEF. Output: Report on preliminary mapping and analysis of existing policies, implementation and funding status, and gaps of approximately 10 pages, excluding annexes. 3. Structured mapping of capacity development needs and systems strengthening entry points against priority disaster and climate risk and reduction actions at sectoral and cross-sectoral levels, including on (gender, disability, accountability to affected population, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, children, youth, and community engagement, identify internal and external at national and local levels; Identify internal and external gaps in capacity and coordination and develop specific sectoral and cross-sectoral actions. Output: Report on methodology and list of questions for the key informant interviews of approximately 15 pages, excluding annexes. 4. Jointly with a national consultant conduct interviews with UNICEF programmes in Jakarta and filed offices. Key informant interviews, FGDs with national and sub-national government stakeholders, humanitarian/development partners, adolescent, and youth networks, the implementing partners will be done by a national consultant, notes shared prior to the interviews with UNICEF programmes. Output: Progress report, containing a summary key issues , expanding understanding of issues mapped in the desk review to feed to the development of the Road Map and costed Action Plan. 5. Draft Road Map and costed Action Plan developed and submitted for review. Draft should incorporate comments received from UNICEF. Output: Draft Road Map and Action Plan of approximately 20 pages, excluding annexes 6. Final Road Map and costed Action Plan submitted. Output: UNICEF Indonesia Disaster Risk Management Partnerships and Capacity Development Road Map for 2023 – 2025 , of approximately 20 pages, excluding annexes.

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

- Master’s degree in public/social policy, humanitarian action, disaster risk management, policy analysis and strategy, action plan formulation and implementation. - A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in one or more of the areas outlined above - Strong writing and communication skills, and a demonstrated track record of working on multi-sectoral and research-oriented studies and initiatives - Have experience working with UNICEF or other UN agencies - Have experience working in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (ideally, in Asia-Pacific) - Fluent English (spoken and written)

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability & Sustainability (CRITAS).

• Builds and Maintains Partnerships • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness • Drive to achieve results for impact • Innovates and embraces change • Manages ambiguity and complexity • Thinks and acts strategically • Works collaboratively with others

TOR Indv Consultant Planning DRM Roadmap Intl TMS.pdf

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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 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.

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.


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.

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