Philippines: Local Consultant: Project Management

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 19 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.

Major Tasks

  • Coordinate and facilitate the planning and full implementation of the TA programs, including project development, procurement of services, budget utilization and liquidation of funds under the UNICEF Work Plans and other UNICEF-funded TA programs.
  • Monitor the implementation of TA activities under the ECCD, WASH, Child Protection and Social Policy AWPs to ensure compliance of DSWD offices with grant agreements and the expected project deliverables.
  • Provide technical staff support and secretariat services during meetings and related activities of the ECCD and Child Protection subgroups and the TWG as a whole, including identification of possible TA and related projects and activities that may be proposed by the DSWD for funding by the UNICEF and other development partners.
  • Prepare and submit required reports to the Chairperson of CDTWG and to UNICEF.
  • Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the STO and the CDTWG chair from time to time.
  • Deliverables

  • Monthly narrative report on the status of implementing the TAactivities indicated in the UNICEF-DSWD 2017-2018 RWP and status of funds utilization icovering ECCD, WASH, Social Policy and Child Protection

  • Analysis and recommendations on progress and issues arising in program implementation and fund utilization (Note: FACE and CAS will be incorporated periodically .

  • Original documents for Full Liquidation of DCTs at the latest on the 6th month after release of DCT (FACE forms, CAS and Activity Implementation Reports)
  • Documentation of the activities approved by the DSWD
  • Qualifications and Competencies of Successful Consultant

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or Higher (an Advantage) in Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Economics, Social Work and related social science disciplines.
  • At least three (3) years work experience in government and/or Development Partners’ projects.
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in supervisory work, training management and event facilitation.
  • Experience in developing plans, tracking results, and reporting project outcomes.
  • Experience in working with partners in the project and activity implementation.
  • Additional requirements/ preferences:

  • Working knowledge of the administrative and financial procedures and regulations related to grants and procurement policies of the government agencies.
  • Preferably familiar with DSWD social protection programs and strategies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • High proficiency in the use of standard software packages (e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).
  • Ability to respond quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced work environment with excellent multi-tasking capabilities.
  • HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/ by18 August 2017. Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job Number:506411 will be considered.

    All candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and the duly filled P 11 form which can be downloaded from our website at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc indicating three (3) previous supervisors. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above. Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

    Only shortlisted consultants will be contacted.

    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=506411

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