Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 19 Apr 2017
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.For every child, a safe home
Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.
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How can you make a difference?
The consultant will have the paramount responsibility to ensure that the data of the VACS are interpreted according to the national context through a participatory process involving all relevant stakeholders at national and district levels, that recommendations to all sectors to address VAC in Uganda are made and that a national, mutlisectoral VAC prevention and response to VAC is developed.
The final expected outcomes of this consultancy are:
b multisectoral, costed national action plan to address VAC in Uganda, including an M&E framework.
Areas to be Considered
In order to successfully complete the assignment, the consultant will work:
4. Expected Deliverables and time frame
The expected deliverables and time frame are as below:
End Products/ Deliverables
Time Frame and tentative timetable
Desk Review: gather and review existing relevant documentation on data and initiatives related to VAC in Uganda and summarize key gaps in prevention and response to inform the development of the report and the development of the national action plan on VAC
List of documents reviewed and summary of key findings
10 days (Remotely)
Develop the first draft of the National VACS Report, based on the data that CDC will provide to the Uganda VACS team
Draft VACS Report
20 days (Remotely)
Organize and conduct national, regional and districts level consultations with stakeholders and incorporate their feedback into the draft VACS Report
Revised VACS Report (including feedback from stakeholders)
25 days (In country)
Share VACS Report with the VACS TWG for inputs prior to submission to senior and top management of MGLSD
Revised Report (including TWG inputs)
3 days (Remotely)
Incorporate feedback from senior and top management into the report
Final VACS Report (including feedback from senior and top management)
5 days (Remotely)
Develop the first draft of the VAC National Action Plan (NAP)
to address VAC in Uganda
First Draft of NAP
25 days (Remotely)
Organize and conduct national, regional and districts level consultations with key stakeholders on the NAP and incorporate feedback
Second draft of NAP
25 days (In-country)
Share NAP with the VACS TWG and incorporate their feedback, prior to submission to MGLSD senior and top management
Revised draft of the NAP (with TWG inputs)
5 days (Remotely)
Incorporate feedback from senior and top management and finalize NAP
Final draft of NAP
10 days (Remotely)
To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
The consultancy is home based.
However, the consultant will need to travel to Uganda two or three times over 10 months and fro a maximum of 15 to 20 days each time.
UNICEF will cover the costs of the consultant’s travels to and from Uganda as well as her/his DSA.
Transport for movements within the country to conduct the stakeholders’ consultations will be availed by UNICEF to the consultant.
The consultant is expected to have his/her own international insurance.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=503886
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