About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy assignment: To support the Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities and Development

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.

Purpose:

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Consultant to support the global partnership on children with disabilities and development.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE

Qualifications: 

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At least 4 years of proven experience in development organizations.

- Familiarity with the disability issues.

- At least 5 years of experience in the field of communication.

- Good knowledge of the human rights-based approach, equity and inclusive development. Ideally, experience working on the issues of children with disabilities within UN agencies.

- Advanced degree in communication and international relations and/or disability studies.

- Knowledge of the RedDot CMS.

- Strong understanding of the UNICEF structure.

- Good communication skills.

- Ability to work with minimal supervision.

- Advanced computer skills with proven ability to develop PowerPoint presentations for delivery on line via WebEx or other platform.


The work may be done anywhere, though a New York-based consultant is preferred for easier in-person consultation. 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV and UN Personal History form   to pdconsultants@unicef.org  with subject line “Consultant - Support to the Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities and Development” by 31 March 2014.

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


 

 

 

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