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Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Representative, and in collaboration with the Inter-agency PSEA Focal Point. The consultant will also work closely with the Child Protection Section.
Justification/purpose of assignment
The overall aim of the assessment is to gather information on SEA concerns/risks in Somalia to inform PSEA Taskforce and individual agencies on mainstreaming PSEA as well as in planning, programming and advocacy, especially as the task force is planning to establish an inter-agency Community Based Complaint Mechanisms (CBCMs) in two or three sites in Somalia. The core aim is for the assessment findings to enable HCT taskforce and humanitarian agencies to better respond to the protection needs of children and communities affected by the conflict, climate shocks (drought, flood) and displacement in Somalia.
The objectives of the child protection assessment are to:
General Conditions: Procedures and Logistics
Exit and penalty provision
The organization and UNICEF may agree to reschedule deadlines if unforeseen circumstances arise. In the event that such rescheduling has not been agreed in advance by exchange of letters, and submission of scheduled drafts should not occur within the deadlines indicated within these ToR and the implementation framework, a fine of two percent of the total value of the contract may be deducted. In the event UNICEF are unhappy with the work produced by the organization, they may opt to terminate the contract or mutually agreeable terms. Likewise, if the organization is unhappy with new conditions given by its client it may opt to withdraw on mutually agreeable terms.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
UNICEF in collaboration with HCT PSEA Task Force is looking for individual consultant, with expertise and excellent knowledge of assessments in emergencies and a good understanding Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse programming. The expert should have significant training experience as well as the following skills and competencies:
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are….
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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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
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.