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Consultancy Assignment: Adolescent Development and Participation Section, Programme Division

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 Consultanct with Adolescent Development and Participation Section, Programme Division.


Please see Terms of Reference


- An advanced degree in social sciences with a technical focus in the areas of child protection, social work, art therapy, human rights, and/or international development;
- At least ten years’ relevant experience, including field experience, in contributing to and advancing issues related to psychosocial support for children in emergencies, especially as pertaining to adolescents;
- Demonstrated experience in working with adolescents, in development or emergencies contexts;
- Strong knowledge of new research and knowledge in the area of art for psychosocial support;
- Fluency in English;
- Ability to conduct interviews (including remotely) and produce written materials in either French or Spanish;
- Experience working with individuals from diverse professional backgrounds to deliver on specific tasks or projects;
- Demonstrated track record in report writing, documentation and publication;
- Knowledge of UNICEF and UN language, protocols, branding and design standards;
- Available to attend meetings and consultations at HQ in New York City, USA at own expense;
- Flexibility to conduct phone or skype interviews with UNICEF staff or partners in other time zones in Latin America, Africa or Asia at their availability;
- Ability to work with minimal daily supervision and exercise sound judgment in meeting deadlines.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV and P 11 form to pdconsultants@unicef.org with subject line “Adolescent Kit” by 19 July  2013, 5:00pm EST. Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily/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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