International Consultant: for supporting the Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) programming for UNICEF Libya , 4 Months, Homebased

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  • Goal and Objective:

The goal of this assignment is improved Accountability to Affected Population programming and capacity UNICEF Libya country office.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative and Emergency Officer, and in collaboration with Chiefs of UNICEF programmes, the AAP consultant will be responsible for

  • to take stock (map) of the past and current activities undertaken by the Libya CO on AAP, analyze lessons learnt and opportunities available to strengthen the system;
  • analyze the PM&E Strategy document, the AAP strategy and:
  • identify areas of possible improvement of the documents.
  • improve both documents, in consultation with the CO team.
  • Prepare an action plan, which aims at concretizing the strategy of the office into a systematic inclusion of AAP in all planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities of the office, like:

integration of AAP in annual work plans and processes, ensuring that each programme (and operation) section have specific AAP outputs, activity and budgets for effective implementation.

  • Monitor the use of resources as planned and verify compliance with organizational guidelines, rules and regulations and standards of ethics and transparency
  • Work relationships: The consultant will work under direct supervision and guidance of the Deputy Representative/Emergency Officer in collaboration with the heads of programmes.

Deliverables & Payment Schedule

Task Duration ( Estimated # of working days) Percentage of Payment

Activity 1

To take stock (map) of the past and current activities undertaken by the Libya CO on AAP, analyze lessons learnt and opportunities available to strengthen the system.

  • Organize meetings with key staff in the office; – Analyze documentation and any other relevant material.
  • identify & establish new areas of expansion of APP activities

Deliverable 1

Prepare a short report/presentation highlighting what has been done, what needs to be improved and which are the opportunities for AAP in the current programming and present it to key staff in the Libya Co for feedback.

10 0%

Activity 2

Analyse the PM&E Strategy document, the AAP strategy and:

  • identify areas of possible improvement of the documents.
  • improve both documents, in consultation with the CO team.
  • Establish mechanisms to monitor AAP activities

Deliverable 2

PM&E Strategy document and AAP strategy improved, making them systematic in terms of AAP implementation.

10 50%

Activity 3

Prepare an action plan, which aims at concretizing the strategy of the office into a systematic inclusion of AAP in all planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities of the office, like:

integration of AAP in annual work plans and processes, ensuring that each programme (and operation) section have specific AAP outputs, activity and budgets for effective implementation.

Deliverable 3

Action plan for AAP prepared, presented and endorsed by the CMT

10 50%

Total Working Days

30 100%

Duration Of The Contract

This contract will last for 30 days spread over a 4-month period (1 October 2021 to 31 January 2022).

Administrative Issues

  • This assignment is home based. The consultant will be expected to adhere to the agreed timelines
  • No contract may commence unless the contract is signed by both UNICEF and the consultant or Contractor and submission of statement of good health in addition to any other required documents.
  • The consultant will be responsible for his/her own computer and additional specialized equipment to conduct the assignment.

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

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences (anthropology, sociology, psychology, social development, development studies etc.) and/or Community development.
  • At least 6 years of solid professional experience in AAP programming. And community engagement.
  • Working experience in MENA Region would be an asset.
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Fluency in English is required. Arabic is an asset.

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.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

Core Competencies

  • 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

Functional Competencies

  • Analysing
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Applying Technical Expertise

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.

  • Seniority level


    Associate

  • Employment type


    Contract

  • Job function


    Project Management, Management, and Product Management

  • Industries


    Information Technology and Services and Nonprofit Organization Management


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