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Consultancy Assignment: Consultant for Three (3) Country Assessment of Palliative Care Needs in Children

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 Consultant to strengthen UNICEF’s support to community preschools.

Purpose:  Consultancy Assignment: Consultant for Three (3) Country Assessment of Palliative Care Needs in children

Please see Terms of Reference


-Advanced degree in public health and or epidemiology.

-Good qualitative and quantitative research skills and analysis

-AT least 8 years’ experience including significant experience working in the area of palliative care and or HIV

-Demonstrated understanding of palliative care needs in children Understanding of importance of social and economic care and support for children living with HIV.

-Significant experience of working in sub-saharan Africa on palliative care

-Excellent written skills for a variety of technical and non-technical audiences

-Good inter-personal skills and ability to work with range of government, UN and civil society development partners

The duration of this consultancy will be between 50-60 days from mid-October 2012 until end April 2013.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV and signed P11 form 
to pdconsultants@unicef.org with subject line “Country Assessment of Palliative Care Needs in children” by 5 October 2012, 5:00PM EST. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily rate to undertake the terms of reference above. Applications submitted without a daily (or monthly) rate will not be considered.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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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