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About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy assignment: Consultancy for Translation and Dissemination of Research for the Transfer Project, Florence, Italy

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 for the Office of Research - Innocenti to work as part of the Social and Economic Policy team in Florence on its Transfer Project for an eleven month period from 1st May, 2015 to 31st March, 2016 .

For further details please see the Terms of Reference and General Terms and Conditions that apply.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

• The individual should hold a minimum of a B.A. in economics, public policy, public health or related field, advanced degree preferred

• Understanding of the research process

• Ability to interpret and synthesize quantitative research results

• Expertise in research translation and social media

• Strong English writing skills


• Good understanding of child poverty, health, education and nutrition issues in Africa
• Experience working in low and middle income countries

• Previous involvement on research projects
• Experience working in an international environment

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter indicating a daily rate (in US$) and a signed UN P11 form to: florencerecruitment@unicef.org by no later than 24:00 local time (GMT+1) on Wednesday 8th April 2015 clearly indicating in subject line: "Consultancy for Translation and Dissemination of Research for the Transfer Project” .

Applications submitted without a daily rate or received after the stipulated date and time will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.




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