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Consultancy to Undertake an Independent Evidence Diagnostic of two UNICEF Regional Offices

Research Facilitation and Knowledge Management Unit, Office of Research-Innocenti

Deadline: 19th December 2018

UNICEF’s Office of Research - Innocenti is currently seeking an experienced Institution to produce an evidence diagnostic of UNICEF’s East and Southern Africa regional office and South Asia regional office, following up on initial findings contained within UNICEF’s first organization-wide Evidence Survey. The consultancy will run for the period 21st December 2018 to 3rd December 2019 and will be conducted remotely. 

For further details please see the Terms of Reference.  Please take note of General Terms and Conditions that apply for Institutions.

Qualified institutions are requested to submit a technical proposal of no more than 10 pages outlining relevant expertise and experience, the proposed methodological approach to the consultancy, the risk mitigation and quality assurance process, an indicative workplan/timeline and a breakdown of roles and responsibilities if a team approach is proposed. A CV or CV’s and any other supporting information demonstrating institutional competencies and track record may be attached in addition.

A separate financial proposal with a detailed breakdown of costings and an all-inclusive estimate in US$ (please quote travel estimates separately) should be submitted to: research@unicef.org by no later than 24:00 local time (GMT+1) on Wednesday 19th December 2018 clearly indicating in subject line "Independent Evidence Diagnostic".  Any requests for clarification on the Terms of Reference can be sent to the same address.

Applications submitted without a daily rate or received after the stipulated date and time will not be considered.  Only shortlisted institutions will be contacted.

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Roster of local Consultants for Economic Policy Analysis

UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti

Closing date is 31st December, 2018.

The UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti (OoR) undertakes research- and study- related activities to ensure that high quality research contributes to evidence-informed policy making within UNICEF activity programming as well as to evidence informed policy design by its partners.

Research on child wellbeing in low-, middle- and high-income countries is at the heart of the agenda of the Social and Economic Policy (SEP) section with the Office of Research Innocenti. Research activities are carried out in three main streams:

• Impact evaluation (quantitative and qualitative) of cash transfers and other social protection policy interventions on child wellbeing in low- and middle-income countries (Transfer Project);
• Multidimensional child poverty measurement in low-, middle- and high-income countries (Child Poverty);
• Analysis of child well-being and policies in middle- and high-income countries (Innocenti Report Card).

The purpose of this call is to solicit applications from individuals who are interested in working with the SEP unit in a consulting capacity.

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply please click here  

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Consultancy to produce an Independent Research Impact Case Study of the ‘Global Kids Online’ network
Research Facilitation and Knowledge Management Unit, Office of Research-Innocenti, in collaboration with the London School of Economics and Political Science

Deadline: 2nd November 2018

UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti and the London School of Economics and Political Science are currently seeking an experienced Institution/Individual to produce an independent research impact case study of the ‘Global Kids Online’ network. The consultancy will run for the period end October 2018 to June 2019 and will be co-funded by both institutions.  Please note that up to 32 days of research assistance time will be provided by UNICEF and LSE from respective internal resources in order to support this Consultancy (including all travel costs of these internal resources associated with any fieldwork and language translation).

For further details please see the Terms of Reference.  Please take note of General Terms and Conditions that apply for Individual Contractors or Institutions (as applicable).

Qualified candidates/institutions are requested to submit no more than 10 pages outlining relevant expertise and experience, the proposed methodological approach to the consultancy,  an indicative workplan and a breakdown of roles and responsibilities if a team approach is proposed. A CV or CV’s and any other supporting information demonstrating institutional competencies may be attached in addition.

In addition to the above please include a detailed breakdown of costings, provide travel estimates separately and provide all-inclusive daily fee in US$ for the consultant/team. These documents should be submitted to: research@unicef.org by no later than 24:00 local time (GMT+1) on Friday 2nd November 2018 clearly indicating in subject line "GKO Research Impact Case Study".  

Applications submitted without a daily rate or received after the stipulated date and time will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates/institutions will be contacted.

Any requests for clarification on the Terms of Reference can be sent to the same address.

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Consultancy for Office Facility Management/Maintenance and Administrative Support (Operations)

Duration: 1 November 2018 – 30 April 2019 (6 months)

Deadline: 25th October

If you’ve got a keen eye for building infrastructure design and security systems then we want to hear from you. The UNICEF Office of Research is seeking a consultant to provide technical, operational and administrative support related to the office facility management and maintenance.  The consultant will be required to support the enhancement and stabilization of office work environment ensuring the best possible solution and utilization of resources

If you are keen to learn more about the tasks and wish to apply please click here 

N.B  Candidates are expected to be nationals of Italy or of the EU. Non-EU nationals must possess a valid work permit for Italy.