National individual contractor Gender Based Violence (GBV), ECARO, Rome, Italy (Full-time home based with aprox 5 field trips:)

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Monday 10 Jan 2022 at 22:55 UTC

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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, hope

The GBV Programme Consultant will support the overall GBV prevention and response programme, contributing to overall protection system strengthening. Three streams of work are linked to UNICEF’s GB programming: supporting survivors with access to a comprehensive set of services, mitigating the risk of GBV across environments including by empowering women and girls, preventing GBV by addressing its underlying conditions and drivers, engaging directly with governments and relevant ministries.

How can you make a difference?

The purpose of this consultancy is to support the Gender/GBViE Programme Specialist through the implementation of the GBV stream of work in Italy; key responsibilities include:

Monitoring and reporting 1. Assist in monitoring and reporting of GBV related activities in Italy, through monthly data collection, remotely and on the field, data compilation and data analysis with partners and directly; 2. Support partners to monitor and report UNICEF’s supported activities in line with HACT requirements; 3. Organize data and information, prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of programme implementation in line with HACT assurance activities; 4. Monitor progress against programme results framework; 5. Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports, such as programme activities reports, situation analysis reports, donor reports, annual reports as required ; 6. Provide support on budget revision/preparation and implementation status.

Technical Support 6. Provide support in the organization of online and in-person training sessions, workshops and other meetings as required; 7. Attending Monthly Coordination calls and other meetings, conferences and webinars, assisting in preparing background material and taking minutes, as needed; 8. Assist in the development of concept notes, advocacy papers, letters presentations and other background documents, as requested; 10. Follow up on the design, editing, printing of information material in collaboration with relevant colleagues; 11. Assist with the launch of the UNICEF research on COVID-19 impact on migrant and refugee women and girls’ safety and well-being; assist with the communication and dissemination plans.


The consultant will travel to field locations (Sicily, Calabria, Lombardia), approx 5 trips during contract duration




Support with Partnerships management

Support preparation of program documents, budgets, work plans


Collect and analyze monthly data from partners and direct implementation

Every Month

Support carrying out and preparing programmatic visits (as per HACT assurance plan)

by 20 December 2022


Produce quarterly Sit-Reps on GBV

Every quarter

Update GBV programme factsheet

Every six months

Support with ongoing reporting requirements


Technical support

Support with training development and delivery


Support the development and dissemination of GBV information material in coordination with relevant colleagues and partners


Attend meetings, conferences and webinars, assisting in preparing background material and taking minutes


Assist in the development of concept notes, advocacy papers, letters, presentations and other background document


Knowledge dissemination

Launch the UNICEF research on COVID-19 impact on migrant and refugee women and girls’ safety and well-being; support the production of the related advocacy materials and assist with the communication and dissemination plans

First quarter of 2022

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

• Master degree in law, migration studies, gender studies, or other relevant fields; • At least 3 years of relevant work experience of which a minimum of 2 year in GBV programming; • Proven experience with the Italian protection and reception system for migrants and refugees; • Excellent planning and organizational skills; • Strong communication skills - both oral and written; • Fluency in Italian and English; • Previous research experience; • Good team player.

Desired: • Familiar with UNICEF’s GBViE frameworks; • Experience with UNICEF or other UN Agencies; • Previous experience in Child Protection programming; • Familiarity with HACT standards.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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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