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Belarus is a party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The implementation of the CRC requires a comprehensive policy and legislative approach and the establishment of various mechanisms for the implementation of child's rights. One of the basic rights, mentioned in CRC is the right to be protected from violence and to live in a family environment.
UNICEF Belarus will contract a consultant to support the integrated assistance for families with children with disabilities and children U4, contributing to office priorities in the field of violence against children and de-institutionalization.
Under direct supervision of the UNICEF Child Protection Specialist and in close collaboration with other relevant programme section chiefs, the consultant will support UNICEF Country Office in the following:
DELIVERABLES - TIMELINE:
The work will be reported through monthly progress reports, with tasks agreed ahead of time with the supervisor. Pending the requirements of the programme section, the consultant will be asked to contribute to the programme strategies and implementation which will result in deliverables such as:
The consultancy is for a period of 11.5 months.
The consultancy is office-based, consultant will be working at the UNICEF office during the regular working hours or providing tele-working during COVID period.
QUALIFICATIONS OR SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
PROCESS FOR APPLICATION
The interested contractor should submit by September 23, 2020 the following documentation:
Criteria for the selection:
1) Relevant experience;
2) Availability to perform the ToR requirements and meet deadlines.
All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality. UNICEF is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants should submit their applications in English on-line by closing date 23 September 2020, 23:55 Minsk time, to be eligible for consideration.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
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