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Consultancy assignment: Consultancy for Review of Community Self Financing

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 Consultancy for Review of Community Self Financing.


For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

Qualification and Competence:

•  Minimum of a Master’s degree in cooperative development studies, economics, anthropology, finance (with a bias for microfinance) or business administration (with a bias for small businesses).  A combination of skills in several of these disciplines will be an added advantage.
•  At least 10 years of progressively responsible work experience in an organization supporting the development of self-help, cooperatives and community financing mechanisms.
•  Wide exposure to community financing practices gained through substantive relevant work experience in several developing countries including sub-Saharan Africa.
•  Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

Submission of Applications:

Interested persons should send the following by email to srlrecruitment@unicef.org

(a)   An application letter of no more than 1 page.
(b)   A write-up of no more than 2 pages suggesting the analytical methods you will use to review community self-financing initiatives.
(c)   Curriculum Vitae of no more than 4 pages.
(d)   A completed UN Form P.11 found on the UNICEF website.

The Personal History Form (P11) in MS Word format can be downloaded from our website at https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_53129.html.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The deadline for receipt of applications is 27 September 2013.  

UNICEF is a smoke-free environment.

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 our organization.






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