UNICEF Individual Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Individual Consultant Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Zimbabwe looking for “Individual Consultant”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 20th May, 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNICEF) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 15th May, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Individual Consultant to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

How can you make a difference:

  • To establish a multi-sectoral CRPD compliant common disability identification, assessment, determination, and referral framework, endorsed by MoPSLSW, MoHCC, and MoPSE. The assessment should be developed based on a review of the current assessment practice in Zimbabwe and the relevant country context as well as through consultations with key stakeholders and persons with disabilities themselves. The consultant should also provide training and guidance on introducing these tools into practice and linking them to the determination of eligibility for services.
  • With consultation with the government, the processes and workflow of the framework should ensure to make a distinction between the disability assessment, disability determination a clear definition of the benefits of disability card and the eventual package of services received. This work should also feed into the complementary work that other UN agencies are undertaking for UNPRPD.
  • Informed by the Oxford Policy Management study, the assignment will include the desk review of the existing local tools and global best practices based on evidence of what works in a low-resource contexts, stakeholder engagement (MoPSLSW, MoHCC, MoPSE, OPDs and other key stakeholders), piloting of the draft harmonized tool in two districts, validation of final product by all parties who were part of the exercise, presentation of the final product to the Government of Zimbabwe.To establish a multi-sectoral CRPD compliant common disability identification, assessment, determination, and referral framework, endorsed by MoPSLSW, MoHCC, and MoPSE. The assessment should be developed based on a review of the current assessment practice in Zimbabwe and the relevant country context as well as through consultations with key stakeholders and persons with disabilities themselves. The consultant should also provide training and guidance on introducing these tools into practice and linking them to the determination of eligibility for services.
  • With consultation with the government, the processes and workflow of the framework should ensure to make a distinction between the disability assessment, disability determination a clear definition of the benefits of disability card and the eventual package of services received. This work should also feed into the complementary work that other UN agencies are undertaking for UNPRPD.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Individual Consultant for Harmonization of the Disability Assessment Tools
  • Job no: 571973
  • Contract type: Consultant
  • Duty Station: Harare
  • Level: Consultancy
  • Location: Zimbabwe
  • Categories: Child Protection
  • Deadline: 20th May, 2024

Minimum Requirement:

Education:

  • Advanced university degree in public health, or other relevant social sciences.

Experience:

  • Extensive experience in the area of disability, especially establishing and evaluating disability assessment and data management systems related social protection programmes, and their tools (such as Disability Cards, etc.).
  • Excellent facilitation and analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of the Zimbabwe culture vis-à-vis disabilities is an asset.

Languages:

  • English and any local language.

How to Apply UNICEF Individual Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/571973

The Closing Date: 20th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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