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Job Vacancy United Nations at UNICEF – Individual Consultant

Individual Consultant -Technical Advisor to Support Development Partners Group for Health on Coordination of C0V1D-I9 Response through existing Pillars
Job Number: 531715
Locations: Africa: Tanzania, Uni.Re
Work Type: Consultancy


UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.

To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.


For every child, [Health]
To provide technical support during C0V1D-I9 Emergency in coordination with DPG Health partners, identifying areas of gaps, and supporting the continuation of essential services through partners, both technically and via financing through available resources, in close collaboration with other relevant partners and stakeholders.


How can you make a difference?
The consultant is expected to work in close collaboration with UNICEF Tanzania, WHO, and the DPG Health Troika in the following tasks

  • Review all DPG Health recent meeting minutes especially on C0V1D and essentially continue services. Obtain updates on priorities for DPG Health as defined by the chair and other members and communicate the updates to the DPG Health Troika and DPG Health members.
  • Ensure that UNICEF Health section and participating DPG-Health Development Partners are kept informed on the developments of the DPG Health in term of C0V1D-I9 response and essential services;
  • Conduct regular Analytic and synthesis reports to cover updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker, and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate).
  • Provide a monthly synthesis of C0V1D-I9 pillar reporting, challenges, etc as it relates to coordinating and informing DPG Health, and work on ensuring the ongoing delivery of essential health services.
  • Attend all related meetings as required.
  • Liaise with relevant ministries, key stakeholders (NGOs, FBOs, PS), and contributing development partners to ensure a coordinated approach to continuing essential services.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Government of Tanzania in identifying modalities for continuing services what is possible (all essential services should be continued if possible)
  • Provide expert guidance for the continuation and financing of essential services.

Deliverables
1. Consultation report
Consultation report with summary of chair (UNICEF) priorities for DPG Health, action plan for coordination to identify, advocate, implement modalities of continuing package of essential services.

2. Analytic & synthesis report (one per month)

This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate).

3. Documentation of best practices
This will be a description of best practices that have been important in the response and in continuation of essential services.
Timeline and Terms of payment

DeliverablesTimeline%
1. This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate) on modalities of continuing package of essential services8 days13%
2. Analytic and synthesis report Month 1 This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate) on modalities of continuing package of essential services.7 Days12%
3. Analytic & synthesis report Month 2 This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate).7 Days12%
4. Analytic and synthesis report Month 3
President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government

This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate).
7 Days12%
5. Analytic and synthesis report Month 4 This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate.7 Days12%
6. Analytic and synthesis report Month 5 This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate).7 Days12%
8. Analytic and synthesis report Month 6 This will include updates from all pillars, current status, progress, challenges, activity tracker and data visualizations (graphs, charts, others as appropriate). The last month of the consultancy will also include recommendations for the work continuing in this area.7 Days12%
9. Documentation of Best Practices This will be a description of best practices that have been important in the response and in continuation of essential services.10 Days15%
Total60 Days100%

Working conditions

  • Transport will be provided to the consultant during field travel.
  • No contract may commence unless the contract is signed by both UNICEF and the consultant.
  • No travel should take place without an email travel authorization from the section prior to the commencement of the journey.
  • Additional details of UNICEF rules, regulations and conditions will be attached to the contract.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in public health or social science, specializing in international health, accountability and public service delivery;
  • A minimum of [ 12 years] of relevant professional experience in the international development sector, health systems and basic service provision issues in resource-constrained countries
  • Solid experience in liaising and networking with high-level senior government officials, stakeholders and donors in the health and development areas;
  • Excellent skills and experience to deliver timely and high-quality products
  • Extensive experience working in Tanzanian health;
  • Strong analytic and writing skills
  • Developing country work experience and or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.


The functional competencies required for this post are…
View our competency framework at
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination.

UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Opening Date Sat May 16, 2020, 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time


Closing Date Thu May 21, 2020, 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)

 
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