UNICEF Individual Contractor Jobs in Kenya

UNICEF Individual Contractor Jobs in Kenya

Scope of Work

Goal and Objective

  • Under the supervision of the Regional Education Adviser, the individual contractor will support the organization, documentation and follow up to two multi-partner regional events – one regional planning event on Covid 19, children and schools and one webinar on girls’ education.

  • The individual contractor will also produce a regional analysis of the school reopening processes in Eastern and Southern African countries and an innovative ESAR interactive programme and partnership tool on adolescent ‘learning to earning’ This means processing, visualizing and putting into a narrative the collected data as well as all the pieces of work produced by ESARO in order to write and edit a regional report on school reopening in ESAR that can be shared with COs, other ROs and relevant education partners.

  • Provide details/reference to AWP areas covered: This contract is to provide quality technical assistance to the Education section to strengthen its support to country offices in promoting sharing of experiences, lessons learnt and good practices, and further enhances the development of partnerships for risk-informed programming and financing.

  • In the ESARO 2020-2021 workplan, it comes under ‘Output 2: Enhanced capacity of COs to design, implement, monitor and evaluate risk informed education programmes that ensure that girls, boys, including those with disabilities, complete early learning, primary and secondary education with grade level learning outcomes’, Education in Emergencies/technical assistance (‘New Covid-19 activities), activity 24 ‘Development of tools/research’.

    Activities and Tasks

    Regional Analysis

  • Review the raw data and documents shared by countries or generated by ESARO

  • Draft a regional analysis on school reopening in ESAR drawing from the data collected during the bilateral calls with COs and any other documents shared by countries or produced by ESARO. It will:

  • Outline the situation of schools, children and teachers in the context of school reopening in ESAR in times of COVID-19 pandemic (including visualisation of the quantitative data)

  • Summarize and analyse the strategies adopted by governments for school reopening based on the qualitative data (measures to implement a safe reopening, policies to ensure equity and inclusion, to ensure continuity of learning, to support teachers) highlighting good practices and the support of UNICEF COs in the implementation of inclusive safe school reopening

  • Pull out lessons learned from the school reopening processes to take on for building back better

  • Revise the draft regional report by incorporating the inputs and comments from the ESARO Education Section

  • Finalise and edit to a high-quality report
    adhering to UNICEF style guidelines with a one-pager summary

    Regional Virtual Events (regional planning event on Covid-19, children and school ; continental webinar on girls return to school)

  • Draft, manage and track invitations ensuring fluid communication with co-convenors, 21 COs and invitees across 21 countries

  • Finalise the event agenda, develop interactive PPTs/polls and user-friendly templates for working groups and incorporate co-convenor’s feedback in final versions (for the Covid-19 event), ensuring synergies between co-convener’s presentations

  • Support the contracting of an external facilitator for the event

  • Support event facilitation and the management of break out groups

  • Document event and draft a high-quality workshop report

  • Initiate event follow-up with COs and organize follow up calls with co-conveners and COs based on workshop report and country action plans (for the Covid-19 event)

    The development of the innovative ESAR interactive programme and partnership tool (product) on adolescent ‘learning to earning’ opportunities

  • Draft/finalise, manage and provide content to the contracted and external designers to develop the tool. A framework and draft concept will be provided with content details for the designers to adapt/create the tool.

  • Manage the communications/liaise directly with the design team and COs to plan and finalise content, proofs and design concept, as needed; coordinate and participate in design and planning meetings accordingly.

  • Lead the development and finalisation of the tool/product.

  • Provide suggestions for the roll-out/usage of the tool, with the support of the design team (e.g. CO webinar, RO briefing session)

    Support the Regional Education Adviser

  • Support the Regional Education Adviser in all tasks required. This may include drafting briefing notes, concept notes, presentations, communications and supporting meetings.

    Work relationships

  • The individual contractor will be supervised by the Regional Education Adviser in close collaboration with the Education Specialist for Equity and Access, the Education Specialist for Education in Emergencies, the Education Specialist on Adolescent Skills & Employability and may be expected to work with other members of the ESARO Education section.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Individual Contractor Jobs in Kenya

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