About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy Assignment: Research Assistant, Urban Planning and Programming

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 Research Assistant, Urban Planning and Programming.


Please see Terms of Reference


 Undergraduate degree required. Study in international development, social work or political science preferred;
 At least 1 year experience working on urban research is preferred;
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
 Experience working within a highly results-oriented non-profit, municipality and/or UN agency required;
 Fluency in English;
 Ability to thrive in a team and in a diverse work environment.

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 “Consultant, Research Assistant-Urban Planning” by 19 April 2013.  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 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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