Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 14 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
To guide UNICEF and partners in the development of regional parenting intervention packages for adolescents and their families, the UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia is currently undertaking a regional study on parenting programmes for parents of adolescents.As part of this regional study, the UNICEF Country Office in Romania is hiring four national researchers (Team Leader, Field researcher and two Junior Researchers) to collect strategic information at country level based on the results of the regional parenting study. The four national researchers will work closely, under the supervision of the UNICEF Adolescents Development Specialist in Romania, in close collaboration with the team leader of the regional study.
The following terms of reference specifically relate to one Team Leader:
Inception meetings and report
Desk review of national language legal-policy analysis, literature, annual reports and other programme documents relating to parenting practices and parenting support programmes.
Primary data collection
Coding document: Parental focus group discussion transcriptions which have been coded (using top-line codes and coding guidelines shared by UNICEF) in a MS Word document. The report that is submitted to the regional team should include the documents coded by the Field Researcher.
Summary of key findings and summaries of case studies
Coordination and oversight
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Competencies of Successful Candidate
Please note that the consultancy is remote – based and some national travel as agreed with the supervisor. The consultant should provide their own computers and recording tools.
To view the full description of TOR please see the document attached
TOR — Team Leader_Romania.docx
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Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in RON) 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.
Financial template_Individual consultant.docx
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=506384
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