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Consultancy Assignment: Consultancy for the Report of Secretary-General on the Girl Child

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 assist UNICEF in drafting the Report of the Secretary-General on the Girl Child.


Please see Terms of Reference


  • Minimum Master’s Degree in social sciences or related field; technical knowledge in fields related to child rights and gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • At least 7-10 years of experience in the international development field, including with a UN agency; expertise and/or knowledge in relation to the main theme of the report on child headed households
  • Excellent writing skills with experience writing technical UN documents
  • Able to provide clear and specific technical inputs in English and to incorporate inputs from varying parties
  • Excellent command of English, knowledge of French or Spanish is also desired
  • Work effectively through email, phone, and other means of communications

If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please submit a cover letter, CV, and signed P11 form to pdconsultants@unicef.org  with subject line “Consultancy for the Report of Secretary-General on the Girl Child”, by 21 December 2012. Please indicate your ability and availability to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.


Only shortlisted candidates 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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