National Consultant - Pricing Agent for Place to Place Survey in Kiribati

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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 works with and for disadvantaged children and adolescents across the Pacific Islands. Our ambition is to get the entire country working together - as one - on behalf of its most vulnerable children. Explore the different areas of our work in the link provided here

How can you make a difference?

The United Nations Joint Presence Office in Kiribati is conducting the Place-to-Place Survey and will require the services of a Pricing Agent.

The pricing agent will be responsible to develop a list of relevant outlets meeting the Survey criteria and conduct visits and collect relevant pricing information of identified goods.

The following are activities that the pricing agent will undertake:

  • Review and finalize outlet and goods listing.
  • Conduct visits to approved outlets and collect agreed relevant information.
  • Record and provide details of listing in sheets/documents provided by the survey coordinator.
  • Compile and provide finalized documentation to the survey coordinator.
  • Be available as needed following the completion of the survey in case further clarifications are needed.

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

  • 3 years of experience in place to place survey or a similar Field.
  • Fluency in English and understanding of Te-Kiribati is required
  • Is conversant with English and Te-Kiribati to ensure proper interpretation of item specifications as provided on the pricing forms.
  • Is an independent person with no past or present work experience with any of the organizations of the United Nations Common System and is not an immediate relative of a UN staff member (child, parent, spouse, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the local market.
  • Is preferably an expatriate who has lived in South Tarawa for at least one-year.
  • Has his/her own means of transport to get to the outlets.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and UNICEF's competency framework: Builds and maintains partnership, Demonstrates self and ethical awareness, Drive to Achieve impactful results, Innovates and embraces change, Manages ambiguity and complexity, Thinks and acts strategically, and Works collaboratively with others and Nurtures

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.


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.

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