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Consultant to Support the Roll out of Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Country : Sudan
Summary :

Consultant to Support the Roll out of Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)

TOT Ref No : 28235309
Competition : ICB
Financier : UN System
Khartoum Gerief West [Manshiya], block # First District H, Plots numbers 6/3 Tel: 00249156553670 / 00249187188800 Fax: 00249183278866
Email :khartoum@unicef.org
URL :http://www.unicef.org/
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Tenders are invited for National consultant to support the roll out of Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) for 11 months. UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, www.unicef.org Sudan, surrounded by the Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Libya and South Sudan, positioned next to East, West, South and North Africa, is surrounded by complex conflicts in an unpredictable, volatile and rapidly evolving region. Sudan is by size the third biggest country in Africa, with a diverse population of around 42 million people. Sudan’s children make up half of the total population, and the past two decades have seen their lives significantly improve: fewer girls and boys are dying before their fifth birthday, primary school attendance is increasing, immunization coverage is high and the country remains polio free. Still, millions of children continue to suffer from protracted conflict in Darfur, the Kordofans, and Blue Nile, from seasonal natural disasters, malnutrition and disease outbreaks, and from under-investment in basic social services. More than three million of Sudan’s school aged children are not in the classroom. UNICEF has been in Sudan since 1952 and continues with a presence in 12 of Sudan’s 18 states. How can you make a difference? The primary purpose of this consultancy is to strengthen UNICEF’s work in Sudan around the PSEA agenda, by providing support to the lead consultant and PSEA task team in, designing and implementing targeted capacity building activities for UNICEF staff and partners across different sectors and field offices ensuring that social-cultural dynamics are well considered but at the same time safeguarding children and their families from potential sexual exploitation and abuse is enhanced. The consultant will work closely with the Sudan PSEA Network of UN/INGO under the auspices of the Resident Coordinator (RC) / Humanitarian Coordinator (HC). DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT (all the below mentioned activities has to be carried out in close collaboration with the international PSEA consultant and in close coordination with the Sudan PSEA Network) Capacity building and technical support · Deliver training on PSEA to UNICEF staff and related personnel, in accordance with the unified training package agreed by the PSEA Network. · Together with C4D and Communications, develop contextualized and culturally sensitive awareness materials on PSEA for UNICEF office and partners: develop and design innovative materials for UNICEF partners’ offices as well as communities in close collaboration with the PSEA Network. · Support the lead consultant to develop a (time bound budgeted) Training Plan on PSEA to train UNICEF Sudan staff, consultants, volunteers, interns and staff from implementing partners. · Actively participate in the delivery of training on PSEA to UNICEF staff and related personnel, in accordance with the agreed training package. · Support development and/or translation of materials as requested by the office · Support all field offices in implementing the PSEA Action Plan · Support implementation of any other actions from both UNICEF and PSEA Network Action Plan as needed · Hold focus group discussions with the partners and/or their beneficiaries on current PSEA practices in their organization and communities provide. recommendations to UNICEF and the implementing partners on issues that need to be addressed with each partner to ensure PSEA policies and practices are in line with UNICEF and international standards · Follow up on the implementation of the action plan Knowledge Generation & Planning · Document lessons learned throughout the process in order to better inform ongoing PSEA work. · Develop draft 2019 PSEA work plan based on learning from Khartoum and FO support and identified support needs KEY DELIVERABLES: Key Deliverables & Timeline 1. At least 6 trainings/workshops conducted with Khartoum staffs and implementing partners · Package of IEC materials developed, translated, and disseminated in close collaboration with the field offices and PSEA Network during the period December 2018 - January – March 2019 · 2. All UNICEF’s partners supported on PSEA through capacity building and awareness · Package of training materials finalised (including translation · Package of training materials finalised (including translation) in close collaboration with the PSEA Network · At least 10 focus group discussions held with partners and communities in Khartoum, and selected field locations during the period November – 2018 - June 2019 · · 3. Knowledge Generation · Lessons learned document developed to document good practices and challenges during the period July 2019 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS (IF APPLICABLE): The consultant will work closely with different sectors and report directly to the Deputy Representative with day to day support from the Chief Child Protection To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… § EXPECTED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE: Education: First level university degree or equivalent in public health, the social sciences or other relevant field related to GBViE . A higher certificate with relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree with an additional 3 years of experience. Work experience: Minimum 5 years of progressive humanitarian and field based work in gender and social norms in the Sudan context Technical knowledge: · Knowledge of Gender based violence and child protection; · Ability to collect, collate and analyze data in an efficient and effective manner; · Good knowledge of the social-culture issues in Sudan · Ability to facilitate training and FGD for local partners and communities; · Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; · Communicates fluently in Arabic to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking; · Experience developing complaint mechanisms as well as reporting and investigation procedures · Language: Fluency in English and Arabic required. For every Child, you demonstrate… UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The competencies required for this post are…. View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Remarks: Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Deadline : 11th Nov 2018
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