Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 21 Aug 2017
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Assignment
Key purpose of the assignment is to provide technical support in developing, implementing and monitoring a system strengthening package focusing on advocacy, community engagement and capacity building activities both at sub-national and national level planning, implementation, budgeting and monitoring of processes and systems. The specific tasks of this consultancy are:
Major Tasks and responsibilities:
End production/ deliverable
Facilitate and conduct at least eight meetings with the MOLGRD, DCs, DD-LGs, and UNOs and some select UP/UZ Chairperson in national and sub-national level to get feedback on the proposed approaches/activities to strengthening local system for community participation and SBCC.
A report with recommendations on approaches/modalities to strengthening local system for community participation and SBCC
Finalize the plans for strengthening local systems for community participation and SBCC (C4D System Strengthening Plan) based on the feedback on the proposed approaches/activities.
Final Implementation Plan for strengthening local systems for community participation and SBCC (C4D System Strengthening Plan)
Provide input finalizing JDs for the Union, Upazila and District Coordinators based on the feedback from the MOLGRD in national level and from the C4D officers at sub-national level
A set of final JDs for the Coordinators
Review and adapt or develop curriculum/module on IPC for the frontline workers addressing the feedback on the proposed approaches/activities
IPC curriculum with training aids and support materials
Review and adapt or develop curriculum /module on community engagement in local planning, budging and monitoring addressing the feedback on the proposed approaches/activities
Module on community engagement including all supporting tools
Develop M&E framework, tools and reporting templates for Coordinators at district, upazila and union level.
Final M&E plan
Submit report on lessons learned and recommendations for the future scale up.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate:
Qualifications (Education, Work Experience, Special skills and/or knowledge, Competencies required for the assignment):
Consultant must have following criteria to do the assignment
Educational qualifications: Post graduate in Public Administration or any other discipline of Social Science or Communications
Minimum 10 years of experience in working with national government institutions and LGIs, working within governmental system preferably in the area of community engagement; health education, IEC/ BCC will be considered as added advantages
Experience in curriculum development
Track record in networking and negotiation with the Ministries
Track record of working with UN, Government organizations will be an added advantage
Good skills in both oral and written in English and Bangla.
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.
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 organisation.
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=506416
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