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New Jobs Opportunities United Nations at UNICEF - Consultant | June, 2020

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Jobs27 | Jobs in South Africa
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New Jobs Opportunities at UNICEF -  South Africa, 2020
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TOR - Education in Emergency Consultant, Surge Support Technical Support to DBE – Planning and Implementation of an effective response to Covid 19 (Open to South African Nationals ONLY) 
Job Number: 531938 | Vacancy Link 
Locations: Africa: South Africa
Work Type : Consultancy
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

Background and Justification
In the 2010 update of the Core Commitments for Children (CCCs) is the explicit commitment that appropriate and experienced staff and personnel with relevant deployment training are provided and rapidly deployed, that focus on action in the first eight critical weeks of humanitarian response and provide guidance for action beyond that, moving towards defined benchmarks.
On March 2020, there was lockdown of all sectors including Education as a result of COVID 19 which affects all South Africans specifically 13 million children. 

How can you make a difference?
Scope of Work 
To support the planning and implementation of an effective response to the current COVID 19 crisis in the Basic Education Sector.
Provide planning and project support to the department towards re-opening of school's post lockdown.
  1. Support the DBE in responding to the COVID 19 Emergency by:
    • Contributing to the planning for re-opening of schools
    • Landscape analysis - national and international level
    • Form part of the strategic management support which manages the development, maintenance and monitoring of implementation of response plans
  2. Liaise with and integrate relevant NECT and UNICEF Technical expertise in the day to day operations
  3. Present support plans and status reports on a regular basis to:
    • DG's office and relevant branches/structures
  4. Where necessary, UNICEF Supply and Logistics section to procure education supplies according to the supply planning tool and agree on transport and logistics requirements and costs.
  5. Undertake field visits (if/as required) to monitor education response activities, particularly related to programme implementation, supplies, on the ground and provide support to UNICEF colleagues on monitoring, where possible.
The incumbent will be embedded in the Department of Basic Education, the Education Technical Assistance Office (ETAO) with dual reporting to the UNICEF for the duration of the assignment.
Deliverables Duration
(Estimated # of days or months)
Timeline/Deadline Schedule of payment
Satisfactory completion of deliverables as contemplated in payment schedule (3) and the submission of a signed monthly report and valid invoice. Monthly 30 Jun Monthly fee within 10 days after submission of report and invoice
Satisfactory completion of deliverables as contemplated in payment schedule (3) and the submission of a signed monthly report and valid invoice. Monthly 31 July Monthly fee within 10 days after submission of report and invoice
Satisfactory completion of deliverables as contemplated in payment schedule (3) and the submission of a signed monthly report and valid invoice. Monthly 31 Aug Monthly fee within 10 days after submission of report and invoice
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have 
  • Postgraduate degree in education, social sciences, international development, humanitarian response, disaster response or a related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in the field of education. Experience in complex emergencies/disaster response strongly preferred.
  • Technical experience and knowledge in the area of education in emergencies response required, including monitoring and evaluation, supply management and partnership coordination.
  • Proven experience of high-quality report writing and documentation.
  • Resourcefulness, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize large amounts of work while under pressure.
  • Good analytical, facilitation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive, awareness of gender issues, with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Experience in working with the national and provincial departments of education and/health will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation and knowledge of another UN language an asset.
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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 functional competencies required for this post are...
View our competency framework at 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their application to the following link: by 05 June 2020.
This notice will also appear on,, UN Job List, UN Jobs.
Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in ZAR) to undertake the terms of reference above (including admin cost if applicable).

Applications submitted without a fee rate will not be considered.
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.
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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.
Opening Date Sun May 31 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) South Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Sat Jun 06 2020 00:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)  

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