UNICEF’s mission in Moldova is to make sure every child in the country is healthy, educated and safe from harm, therefore having the best start in life and a fair chance to reach her or his full potential and benefit from the country’s prosperity. We believe children have a right to live in a more equitable society, where their voices are heard, and needs met as a matter of priority in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. More information on what we do in Moldova is available at: https://www.unicef.org/moldova/
How can you make a difference?
1. Purpose of the contract
The purpose of the consultancy is to support the Government of the Republic of Moldova in reducing the rate of early dropout rate from education and the number of out-of-school children, by:
2. Activities and tasks
*While the tasks listed are the primary tasks, the consultant is expected to also assist with other related tasks, even if not stated explicitly on this list.
3. Working arrangements and reporting requirements
All activities and deliverables undertaken by the consultant shall be discussed and planned in consultation with UNICEF and will only be executed following approval from UNICEF. The consultant is expected to deliver each component of the work-plan electronically (in Word format) in English and Romanian. At each stage, deliverables shall be sent to UNICEF Education Specialist by email. The consultant will closely collaborate with MECR and other relevant state and non-state institutions and coordination groups.
4. Work location and travel involved
The work will require local travel in mutually agreed locations including in Chisinau. The consultant is expected to cover costs, arrange and schedule such visits, including transportation. The UNICEF office will facilitate introductions to key informants.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
For every Child, you demonstrate:
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
For more details on deliverables and minimum requirements, please refer to attached Terms of reference (ToR)
HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain two separate attachments: Technical Proposal and Financial Proposal (templates below). Please secure the Financial Proposal *.pdf document with a password on document view; the password will be requested only from technically qualified candidates.
Applications for this assignment must be received no later than: 13 August 2020
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Individual Consultants and Contractors are responsible for paying own taxes derived from the earnings received from UNICEF.
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