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Quality Assurance and Certification of Construction Works in Chongwe, 9 Months, Chongwe Zambia

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Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: Zambia
Categories: Education

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, .... Education

The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.

To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Zambia, please visit

How can you make a difference?

The main objective of the consultancy is to ensure that the construction works being carried out with UNICEF support adhere to agreed quality standards, designs, Bill of quantities (BoQs) and specifications through regular supervision and managing of construction work and reporting back to UNICEF on progress and challenges.

Please see Detailed TOR for more information on the tasks and deliverables, here Download File TOR - Quality Assurance and Certification of Construction Works in Chongwe.pdf

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering, Architecture or a related field;
  • At least 5 years of experience including demonstrable track in construction supervision of sanitation, education and health infrastructure;

  • Strong communication skills in English (spoken and written);

  • Previous experience of working with UN will be considered an asset.

Please clearly give a financial proposal with a breakdown on the items in the table below:




Cost (Zambian Kwacha)


Daily professional pay



Subsistence allowance (only applicable for night stay the field)



Vehicle hire (per day) - for filed visit only



Fuel – Per Km traveled - for field visit only



Other costs (please provide a breakdown)


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.

View our competency framework at

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.

Advertised: South Africa Standard Time
Deadline: South Africa Standard Time

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