Job title: Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Roster, UNICEF EAPRO, Bangkok, Thailand
Job description: 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 fulfilling 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, a better future
UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region. This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:
- survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
- development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
- protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
- participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them
How can you make a difference?
The Child Protection Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking applications to a roster for individual consultants to provide technical support to the Regional Office and Country Offices in the East Asia and the Pacific Region on child protection in emergencies preparedness and response.
For full background and qualifications specialized knowledge/experience required, please refer to attachment.
UNICEF EAPRO is establishing a roster of experienced consultants to provide short and medium term technical support – both remote and in country – to the Regional Office and Country Offices (COs) to prepare for and respond to emergencies covering in one or more of the following thematic areas: * Child protection in emergencies (CPiE) – General
- Gender based violence in emergencies (GBViE) – General
- Inter-agency coordination/ humanitarian cluster system support for child protection and GBV including community engagement and localisation
- Child protection case management in emergencies
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) (including Child Friendly Spaces)
- Family tracing and reunification/ alternative care in emergency settings
- Children on the move – child migration and child trafficking
- Children associated with armed forces and groups (CAAFAG), including terrorist or violent extremist groups
- Monitoring and reporting on grave violations of children’s rights
- Child justice in emergencies
- Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and/or child safeguarding
- Mine Action/ Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) and victim assistance
- Child labour in emergencies
- Social norms change in emergencies (with a focus on child marriage and other harmful practices)
Under the supervision of UNICEF Regional Adviser Child Protection EAPRO or the Chief of Child Protection at Country office level, the consultant will complete the assignments set by each recruiting office. The scope of work may include: * Surge-support, including in country, for emergency response;
- Technical assistance for emergency planning;
- Technical assistance for emergency response;
- Needs assessment for child protection;
- Development of region specific and country specific guidance, briefs and tools;
- Support to or leadership or inter-agency coordination mechanisms and clusters;
- Development of emergency response plans and strategies, implementation plans and monitoring plans;
- Capacity building of UNICEF personnel and partners, including development of training packages;
- Information management, including documentation of good and promising practices and lessons learned;
- Support delivery, monitoring and the quality control of emergency response;
- Work with the Chief of Child Protection/Child Protection Section(s) to manage and monitor the emergency response for child protection.
Each assignment will identify the specific objectives, deliverables and the timing required. Agreed workplan and expected deliverables, as well as availability, will be discussed and agreed prior to contract issuance.
Official travel: The Country Office or Regional Office will specify the location when assignment arise, which may be homebased, in country or a mix depending on the needs of the contracting office.
Where necessary to respond to an emergency or meet the needs of the Country Office in East Asia and the Pacific Region or the UNICEF Regional Office in Bangkok, consultants should be available to work onsite. The work may include travel to hardship and/or insecure emergency locations. However, certain work assignments will not require on site/in country support and can be undertaken remotely.
Please indicate in your application whether you are available for in country deployment.
Estimated Duration of Contract: Consultancy arrangement may range from one week to 11.5 months, with possibility of extension, depending on demand, and assignment specifications.
Job date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:09:35 GMT
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