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Consultancy Assignment: International Consultant for Study on Children’s Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Disaster Impacts in Viet Nam

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a International Consultant for Study on Children’s Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Disaster Impacts in Viet Nam.

Purpose:
Please see Terms of Reference

Qualification:
The international consultant on climate change, contracted directly by UNICEF, is expected to have the following qualifications:
Advanced degree in social sciences, environmental or natural resource sciences or a related discipline (or equivalent)
- A minimum of four years professional experience in identifying and analysing biophysical and related socio-economic constraints with particular reference to policies, and relevant gaps in research.
-Excellent knowledge of the UNFCC and frameworks for analysis for its implementation.
 -Proven record of publishing in peer reviewed journals on climate change adaptation and/or mitigation
- Understanding of the rights based approach to programming and awareness of policy debates from a child rights perspective.
- Experience in using qualitative data collection techniques (questionnaires, focus group discussion, and key informant interview).
- Strong verbal and written communication/presentation skills in English, Knowledge of Vietnamese will be an asset.
- Advanced computer skills
- Strong analytical, planning, writing, coordination and facilitation skills
- Ability to work effectively with government counterparts and NGOs in a multi-cultural environment
- UNICEF foundational competencies: commitment, drive for results, embracing diversity, integrity, self-awareness and self-regulation, team work and a firm commitment to the goals and principles of the United Nations.


Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit the following information:
- Letter of interest
- Technical proposal
- Recommendations
- Proposed monthly consultancy rate
- P-11 form (UN Personal History Form )
- References for similar assignments

Please indicate the title of the assignment on the top left corner of envelope and address to UNICEF at:
Human Resources Unit
UNICEF Viet Nam
81A Tran Quoc Toan street, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Or via email: vietnamhr@unicef.org
Submission Deadline: 19 July 2013 at 17:00 PM Ha Noi Time.
Only short-listed candidates will be called for test/interview. Any attempt to unduly influence UNICEF’s selection process will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.
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 the organization.


 


 

 

 

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