Consultancy-Develop guidelines for child-sensitive M&E systems strengthening Consultant, Abuja, Nigeria( 4.5 months)

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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, innovation

In Nigeria, UNICEF works in a complex humanitarian and development setting to fulfill and protect children’s rights in partnership with the government, civil society, children, and families.  UNICEF Nigeria is one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices globally – click the link to learn more about UNICEF in Nigeria: https://www.unicef.org/nigeria/

How can you make a difference? 

In 2022, the Federal Government of Nigeria instituted the National Monitoring and Evaluation Policy (NMEP). This policy is designed to standardize monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices across various governmental levels—Federal, State, and Local Government Areas (LGAs). The aim is to improve governance and enhance service delivery by establishing a unified framework that promotes evidence-based planning and accountability.

UNICEF is providing technical assistance to several states in Nigeria to contextualize and institutionalize this policy, with the overall objective of strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems.

Scope of Work:

Under the overall guidance of the Planning and Monitoring Manager, the consultant will support the development of a How-to Guide for results-based and child-sensitive M&E systems with the Abuja-based and field-office planning and monitoring specialists, social policy and evaluation. Using a human-centered design approach, the consultant will deliver a guidance fit for local contexts while maintaining alignment with national objectives and promoting a child-rights agenda.

Key activities will include:

  • Desk review of relevant existing policies and guidance at national and subnational level, from Government and other partners, as well as UNICEF.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for developing the How-to-Guide for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems aligned with international and local best practices and UNICEF guidance.
  • Conceptualize and facilitate a co-creation workshop with relevant partners to understand stakeholders’ perspective, identify key guiding principles and produce a prototype for the How-to-Guide for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems.

Work Assignments Overview

  • Desk review of relevant existing policies and guidance at national and subnational levels, from UNICEF, Government and other partners

Deliverables/Outputs

Summary of key findings relevant to the development of the guidelines.

  • Conceptualize and facilitate a co-creation workshop with relevant partners to understand stakeholders’ perspectives, identify key guiding principles and produce a prototype for the How-to-Guide for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems.

Deliverables/Outputs

Final workshop report detailing next steps and implications for the How-to-Guide for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems

  • Facilitate the review and feedback process to produce a well-written and practical final draft of the How-to-Guide and Theory of Change for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E systems.

Deliverables/Outputs

Reviewed and finalized  draft of the How-to-Guide and Theory of Change for strengthening results-based, child-sensitive M&E system

If you would like to know more about this position, please review the complete Job Description here…Download File ME Systems Strengthening Consultant DOCX.docx

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

Education:

A master’s degree in social sciences, statistics, planning development, planning, or related fields.

Experiences:

  • At least eight years of relevant work experience in programme planning, monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in strengthening government M&E systems at national and/or local level is required
  • Excellent organizational skills, including project management skills and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Fluency in English is required. Familiarity with other major Nigerian languages is an asset

 For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

To view our competency framework, please visit  here

  

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. 

 

Remarks:  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. 

 

Applicants must submit their financial and technical proposals along with this application. Applications without these will not be considered. Use this form to provide your financial proposal..Download File All-Inclusive Financial Proposal Form.docx

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 

 

Advertised: 28 May 2024 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 04 Jun 2024 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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