Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 06 Dec 2016
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Assignment
Under the overall supervision of the Regional Monitoring Specialist and the Early Childhood Development Specialist. UNICEF LAC RO is looking for a qualified and experienced professional to: a) conduct in-depth analyses on Early Childhood Development data collected through households surveys using the MICS module (which includes regional analysis as well as in-depth analysis of national surveys) b) conduct a mapping of the different initiatives to collect data on ECD in LAC region c) Produce a final report with the main findings and recommendations.
DELIVERABLES TIMELINE AND PAYMENT
The duration for the contract is estimated to be 5 months starting on the date of the signature of the contract.
Payments will be made by UNICEF upon its review and approval of the deliverables submitted by the consultant. The payment and deliverable schedule will be as follows:
The final report should have the following characteristics:
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Master’s Degree or equivalent in a field related to Social Sciences, Demography, Statistics, Epidemiology, or other related technical field with significant measurement or analysis component.
Skills and Experience
CONSULTANTS WORK PLACE
The consultant could work from his/her home. No travel is required in this consultancy.
HONORARIA & FEES:
Budget and 1 page proposal on how to conduct the consultancy must be sent.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
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.
How to apply:
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 organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501545