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Consultant – Facilitation of Workshops on Diversity and Inclusion, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO), Bangkok

Apply now Job no: 543272
Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: American Samoa, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Korea, DPR, Fiji, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, India, Lao,Peo.Dem.Rep, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Pap. New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam
Categories: Human Resources

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 fulfilling 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, a better future

UNICEF works to ensure the rights of all children in the East Asia and Pacific Region.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

How can you make a difference?

The Regional Services - Human Resources Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide workshops, facilitated discussions, training, and/or podcasts on Diversity and Inclusion topics, either face-to-face or during travel restrictions virtually, that will help staff to improve their understanding of the importance of Diversity and Inclusion to the workplace.

Work Assignment:

Conduct an online workshop via zoom or other similar stable online learning delivery product (consultant's own license). Software must be compatible with UNICEF computers and accessible by all participants. Using various teaching methodologies, organize and deliver online workshops to strengthen the Diversity and Inclusion understanding and approach of participating staff members.

Topics could include but are not limited to:

    • Intro to Diversity and Inclusion / Microaggressions
    • Psychological safety
    • Inclusive communication
    • Unconscious biases
    • Neurodiversity, minds of all kinds
    • Power and privilege
    • Inclusive design
    • Diversity and Inclusion in recruitment, performance, inclusive communication and HR
    • Introduction to LGBT+ Allyship
    • Workplace Allyship
    • Inclusive Leadership

Develop a final report after each workshop with recommendations for participant's continued improvement.

Develop a podcast series interviewing staff with disabilities. This will be in a format compatible with UNICEF computers and Regional HR staff will make it available for staff on the Regional HR's MS. SharePoint page.

End Product(s):

  • Design and delivery of agreed upon workshops in consultation with the office. Duration of each session will be 2 hours followed by collection of feedback and providing feedback to the office
  • Podcast series of at least 3 sessions. The podcast duration would be 30 minutes and recording should be compatible with UNICEF computers and Microsoft SharePoint

Duration of Contract:  13 September 2021 – 13 February 2022 (5 months)

Working Location: The consultant will work remotely in his/her own premises but will regularly report to the supervisor.  All office supplies and materials will be provided by the Consultant.

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

  • Minimum 8 years' experience as a trainer of high-quality international standard in the relevant areas
  • Previous Diversity and Inclusion instruction/ Workshop facilitation experience as an expert
  • Previous experience with working within UN system in the relevant field
  • Experience delivering in an On-line environment to adult-learners in a professional setting

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD by 4 August 2021.

 Download File FORM P11.doc

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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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.

 

Remarks:

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.

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

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