Consultancy Jobs at UNICEF Nigeria, June 2016

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development.

The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: International Consultant on Mine Risk Education, P4
Job Number: 496306
Location: Abuja with travel to Borno
Work Type: Consultancy
Purpose of the Assignment

  • To support UNICEF to develop and implement its mine risk education programme.
  • “Mines(s)” in these ToR may refer to all explosive devices designed to be victim-activated or vehicle-activated as well as Explosive Remnants of War (ERW).

Assignment Tasks:

  • Strengthen coordination on Mine Action and MRE at Federal and State level
  • Support UNICEF to mobilise resources for MRE and Victim Assistance and develop partnership strategy
  • Provide technical support and guidance for the USCDC/UNICEF assessment on mortality and injury as it relates to mines/ERW
  • Lead the development of MRE materials and a system to disseminate MRE programme, ensuring consistency with UNICEF WCARO and Nigeria+ country officers
  • Develop a strategy/plan of action an information management system for mine action and injury surveillance
  • Develop a concept for UNICEF’s engagement on Victim Assistance as part of mine action

Expected Deliverables:

  • Attendance at monthly mine action working group meetings in Abuja and Borno convened
  • Resource mobilization strategy developed
  • Funding proposals for MRE and Victim Assistance developed
  • Facilitate a stakeholder workshop to develop a partnership strategy on MRE
  • Technical inputs for the data collection tools for the NE assessment
  • Technical review and inputs provided for the NE assessment

Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Education:

  • Masters/Post Graduate degree

Years of relevant experience:

  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in mine action including in mine risk education and victim assistance
  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking mine/explosive remnants of war risk assessments
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Fluency in English and excellent communication skills – both oral and written

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

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