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Consultancy Assignment: Consultant on Working Paper on the role of Gatekeeping Mechanisms

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, Working Paper on the role of Gatekeeping Mechanisms.


Please see Terms of Reference

Master’s degree in social science, social policy, child care issues or related field. 
High level of practical understanding of current issues around vulnerable children and international development and the ability to conduct in-depth analysis of emerging trends and historic evidence-based research. 
At least 8 years Expertise and experience around social welfare and child protection issues, specific to child rights and alternative care.
Experience addressing these issues in lower and middle-income countries.
Knowledge of the international framework of children’s rights
Demonstrated excellent writing, analytical and research skills
Fluency in English
Demonstrated ability to work independently

PhD in a relevant field
Extensive experience in developing and middle income countries of children’s care and protection issues
Regional or global experience in advocacy, policy and research development
Fluency in a second UN language.

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 send a CV, cover letter and signed P11 form to pdconsultants@unicef.org with subject line “BCN Gatekeeping Study” by 19 April 2013.

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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