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Technical Support for the Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood Care and Education (PRC4ECCE)

UNICEF Pacific is seeking a national consultant rapporteur who will participate in the PRC4ECCE meeting and document developments in the meeting, collect and analyse presentations made to ensure accurate reporting of the discussions during the proceedings; take note of the presentations, discussions, arguments, conclusions, and recommendations from each of the sessions listed in the final program.

Under the supervision of the UNICEF Pacific Chief of Education and in close collaboration with the Early Childhood Development adviser, the Consultant Rapporteur contracted by UNICEF Pacific to provide support in the process of undertaking accurate documentation of the PRC4ECCE meeting proceedings, and the day-to-day supervision to be provided by the Early Childhood Development Advisor, Suva, the consultant with reference to the final program for the PRC4ECCE meeting will undertake the following activities:

  1. Coordinate and collect presentations beforehand in readiness for the sessions as per the program sequence;
  2. Document proceedings of each of the sessions of the program;
  3. Ensure accurate reporting of the discussions during the proceedings;
  4. Analyse presentations made;
  5.  Accurately note issues raised (if any), discussions, arguments, conclusions, and recommendations on each of the sessions – if any;
  6. Compile and finalize a report and outcomes achieved from the PRC4ECCE meeting.

A detailed Terms of Reference 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • University Degree in International Relations, Social Science, Law, or Equivalent degree;
  • Demonstrated experience working on issues related to Early Childhood Care and Education;
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge of National language would be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality reports.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames.
  • Knowledge of the Rights of the Child will be an added advantage.


The consultant will be required to work on a Purchase Order (PO) contract with UNICEF Pacific for 10 working days from 22 September to 9 October 2014. Remuneration and contract period will be agreed based on proposal submitted by successful consultant.


Qualified individuals with the above relevant experiences and competencies are encouraged to submit their Application letter including proposed consultancy fees and completed P-11 forms (forms can be obtained from UNICEF Pacific (pacificvacancies@unicef.org) no later than 3 September, 2014 to pacificvacancies@unicef.org or under confidential cover to: 

Human Resource Specialist

(Consultancy 2014-022 Education Rapporteur)

UNICEF Pacific, 5th Floor FDB Building

Private Mail Bag, 

Suva, FIJI

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from nationals of Fiji, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.



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