Consultancy for Field Coordinator for Dawwie Community Engagement - Nationals only (9 months)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: Unspecified
Closing soon: 17 Apr 2021
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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 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, Care.


The purpose of the assignment is to support the scaling up of Dawwie community engagement package in targeted governorates -including but not limited to Assuit, Aswan, Sohag, Qena, Fayoum and Cairo.  

The field coordinator will be supporting the C4D Officer in capacity building sessions, activities coordination on the ground, monitoring and documenting activities implementation.


Tasks and activities:

  • Provide support to coordination with field civil society organizations and local government partners in targeted governorates
  • Support and participate technical coordination meetings with partners (government, civil society, etc), prepare notes and support the follow up on implementation of recommendations and actions agreed;
  • Provide support and coordination with partners and stakeholders in the revision of the M&E tools of the programme;
  • Provide support and technical coordination to the implementation of publicity and visibility events/activities (including material, manuals, reports, case studies, video and photo documentation, etc.);
  • Support the identification of potential children, adolescents and youth candidates from Dawwie program beneficiaries to create cadre of Dawwie ambassadors and for potential portraying in human interest stories;
  • Provide support through participation and monitoring of e-based TOT workshops and implementation of activities and provide updates and inputs including compiling and analysing data on the progress of the key project activities from the different implementing partners.

Deliverables (all in English)

Estimated Duration to complete (of working days)


  1. Capacity building


1.1 At least 20 workshops of at least 1 day on how to utilize the Dawwie overall Toolkit (30 days)

1.2 At least 10 workshops of at least 3 days each on digital literacy package (40 days)


Based on monthly report documenting daily activity

  1. Field coordination

2.1 Support the coordination of at least 3 Dawwie camps in selected governorates (20 days)

2.2 Support documentation of Dawwie activities in the field with at least 5 key partners in different governorates in line with the M&E system (15 days)

2.3 Mapping quality of services relevant to girls’ empowerment in at least 5 governorates (20 days)

2.4 Advocacy with local authorities (15 days)


  1. Support coordination mechanism

3.1 Support the coordination of the Annual Dawwie Retreat to assess progresses and plan for 2021-23 plans (10 days)

3.2 Support in documenting at least 5 Dawwie Steering Committee and track follow up actions (10 days)

3.3 Establish and manage for at least 6 months a Dawwie WhatsApp Group supporting activities implementation (10)


  1. Support Dawwie digital platforms content production

4.1 Support the video maker in identifying relevant stories and facilitating contact with relevant partners and/or individuals based on UNCIEF rules and regulations

4.2 Support NCCM in actively managing Dawwie Facebook pages in coordination with UNICEF and other relevant partners






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

  • The contractor should be a resident of Egypt and is expected to possess the following qualifications:

    • University degree in development or social sciences or any related field  
    • Minimum 5 years of community mobilization experience in Egypt, preferably in the selected governorates.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in field work, preferably in rural areas
    • Experience with UNICEF and /or other UN agencies, government entities and INGOs will be an asset;
    • Excellent command and fluency in English and Arabic (reading and writing) is a must
    • Strong understanding of UNICEF’s communication for development role is a must
    • Experience to work with government counterparts and international organizations.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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.

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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.


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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