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Consultancy: International consultant to support capacity assessment, capacity building and ADDA set-up in Niger and across other African target countries UNICEF, ESARO ( 11.5 months)

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Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: Kenya
Categories: Innovation

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, Communication 

How can you make a difference?

Please see attached TORs Download File TOR ADDA-Niger ESARO ICC.docx

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

a)    Education:  Master’s degree in an academic field related to public policy, management, environmental studies, development economics and economics. Experience in working with satellite, digitization, drone and cell phone imagery and georeferenced data would be an asset. 

b)    Professional experience in the African context would be advantageous 

c)     Professional experience in establishing a start-up would be advantageous 

d)    At least five years research experience in a related field (drones, mapping, community resilience, etc) 

e)     Strong drafting and conceptual skills 

f)      Fluency in English and in French 

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.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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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