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Child Protection Programme: Monitoring of Results

UNICEF Pacific is seeking an individual consultant to document key lessons learned and good practices in the form of selected case studies for innovative child protection initiatives under results:

7.2 By 2017 Kiribati, develop and strengthen legal, regulatory and policy frameworks at national and sub-national levels for the protection and participation of children, adolescents and youth including in emergencies

7.9 By 2017, in Vanuatu government, civil society and communities have strengthened capacity to provide children and families with improved access to child protection services to prevent and respond to violence, abuse and exploitation, including in emergencies.

8.4 By 2017, in Fiji children, families and communities demonstrate strengthened knowledge, attitude and practices creating an enabling environment that protect children from violence, abuse and exploitation

This consultancy is in support of 2014 Annual Work Plans of Fiji, Kiribati and Vanuatu. It will also contribute to greater learning and knowledge management in child protection throughout the Pacific region.

Scope of Work/Work Assignments

The consultant will document lessons learned and experiences in implementing child protection reforms in selected Pacific Island countries. Documentation will be used for sharing experiences, lessons learned and innovations and contribute to country and regional learning. Case studies will contribute to the knowledge base on child protection within the Pacific, region and globally.

Specifically the consultant will complete the following:

1. Research selected project initiatives, including desk review and interviews with key informants with a focus on learning lessons, and documenting good practices and innovations;

a. Law and policy reform in Kiribati Child, Young Persons and Family Welfare – case study.

b. Birth registration initiative in Kiribati

c. Community facilitation package Fiji Children are a Gift from God – case study.

d. Birth registration initiative in Vanuatu – case study.

2. Case studies will include the following sections achievements/results, issues, response and next steps. Each case study will be approximately 5-7 pages. Case studies must be written using a simple and illustrative style that can engage readers whether they are youth, specialists or decision makers. They must also include quotes where appropriate.

Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required

  • Advanced University Degree in social sciences, communications or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in producing highly engaging publications
  • Excellent copy writing and editing skills in English
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluating and documenting programmes, with particular experience in analysis of child protection programmes an advantage.
  • Demonstrated working experience with Pacific Island countries an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames.
  • Knowledge of Rights of the Child and Child Protection principles.

A detailed Terms of Reference (TOR)

REMUNERATION AND TYPE OF CONTRACT:

The consultant will be required to work on a Purchase Order (PO) contract with UNICEF Pacific for 35 working days spread over 2 months. Remuneration and contract period will be agreed based on proposal submitted by successful consultant. 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified individual consultants with the above experience/competencies are encouraged to submit their CV together with completed P-11 forms  

Senior Supply Assistant

(Consultancy 2014-019 Child Programme – Monitoring of Results)

UNICEF Pacific, 5th Floor Fiji Development Bank Building, 360 Victoria Parade

Private Mail Bag,

Suva, FIJI

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 organisation.

 

 
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