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UN Children's Fund Evaluation and Child Participation Specialist - Ethiopian Nationals only Jobs Positions in Ethiopia

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Purpose of the Assignment:

Assess/evaluate the implementation of the Integrated Community Based Participatory Planning (ICBPP) programme. Produce a comprehensive programme document and tools for systematic integration of children issues and child and/or adolescent participation in local level planning process in the Ethiopian context.

Assignment Tasks:

  • The specific tasks to be performed include but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop an inception report with a work plan and detailed outline and agree on the plan with UNICEF.
  • Assess/evaluate implementation of ICBPP in sample woredas (to be selected with UNICEF) based on the following general parameters and/or focus areas as well as questions/points to be discussed and agreed up on at the inception report preparation stage:
  • Relevance: Examine the relevance of ICBPP strategy in supporting the GTP goal of establishing genuine links between community and different government administration levels in development processes and in reinforcing accountability
  • Efficiency: Examine the efficiency with which ICBPP has been rolled-out in the pilot kebeles/tabias and
    woredas and how the scale-up to the other regions and woredas has worked.

    Expected Deliverables

  • Develop an inception report which includes a detailed scope, evaluation framework, methodology and an outline for mainstreaming child issues in ICBPP and developing a child and/or adolescent participation programme document and agree on the plan with UNICEF.
  • Field work at kebele/tabia and woreda level with a brief report of progress produced on last day of the field work.
  • Draft of the assessment report (synthesis) not more than 40-45 pages in length.
    Present an advanced draft of the child issues mainstreaming and child and/or adolescent participation in local planning process programme document.

    Qualifications of Successful Candidate


    The national consultant should have:

  • Academic qualifications – advanced degree in human rights, social work, sociology, law or in any related social science.

    Years of relevant experience

  • Employment experience – A minimum of five years professional relevant work experience in the area of community engagement, programme evaluation, programme development related to child and adolescent participation.

    Competencies of Successful Candidate

  • A solid knowledge of Ethiopia's community level actors and local governance structures, as well as the ability to link various actors and relevant
  • structures that pertain to child participation across different sectors.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills.
  • High proficiency in English and Amharic as some of the documents to be utilized for the analysis are in Amharic, but deliverables will be presented in English.
  • Ability to complete the task in a tight schedule and with limited supervision.

    How to Apply:

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Children's Fund Evaluation and Child Participation Specialist - Ethiopian Nationals only Jobs Positions in Ethiopia

    Closing date: 15 May 2017

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