Social Cash Transfer Guidelines Consultancy, 64 Working Days over 4 months
Application deadline in 5 hours: Tuesday 21 Sep 2021 at 21:55 UTCOpen application form
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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, Social Protection ...
The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.
To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Zambia, please visit https://www.unicef.org/zambia/.
How can you make a difference?
Purpose of the assignment:
The purpose of this assignment is to separate the existing SCT guidelines into a set of guidelines and an operations manual for the programme and update their content for them to speak to the new programmatic reality of the SCT programme.
Please see Detailed TOR for more information on the tasks and deliverables, here TOR - Social Cash Transfer Guidelines Consultancy.pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
The consultant must possess the following:
- A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Social/Public Policy Management, Economics or related social Protection graduate and/or evaluation studies qualifications
- A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in designing, implementing and managing social protection / cash-based interventions or programming, preferably in Africa.
- Demonstrated expertise and capability in collaboration with Government counterparts.
- Understanding of the development context in Zambia will be an advantage
- Excellent communication and interview skills.
- Excellent report writing skills.
- Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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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.
Please remember to express your financial proposals (and/or professional consultancy fees) in Zambian Kwacha for Zambian Nationals and USD for Non Zambian applicants.
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.