IFAK 2.0 and SSAFE Training National Consultant , 6 months, Ukraine (Remote)

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The consultant will work closely with UNICEF Security staff to provide technical and practical support at IFAK and SSAFE mandatory trainings, emergency exercises.

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, hope

UNICEF Ukraine

 

How can you make a difference? 

Background:

The newest IFAK, version 2.0, launched in 2024, represents the necessary upgrade and renewal of the original IFAK which includes new materials, lesson plans, presentations, practical assessments, and other relevant resources to enhance this critical hands-on training. In order to ensure flexibility, add expertise, and diversify the learning environment, the use of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for the new IFAK 2.0 and medical component of SSAFE trainings is encouraged.

Purpose of assignment:

The consultant will work closely with UNICEF Security staff to provide technical and practical support at IFAK and SSAFE mandatory trainings, emergency exercises.

Scope of work:

The consultant will support UNICEF Ukraine in the following the following tasks:

  • Select appropriate training methods or activities (simulations, mentoring, etc.).
  • Provide necessary information about available training sessions to UN and INGO personnel.
  • Use known education principles and stay up to date on new training methods and techniques.
  • Assist in conduction of IFAK and SSAFE trainings for UN staff as well as other applicable medical first aid trainings compliant with global regional and national best practices, and current UNICEF guidelines.
  • Research and recommend new training matters and methods.
  • Develop content for applicable medical trainings.
  • Assist in implementing the first aid and emergency medicine procedures.
  • Assist in keeping all mandatory training procedures and plan up to date.
  • Adhere to UN mandated training plan.

Work assignment overview:

 

Deliverable

Deadline

# of w/days

Conduct 11 IFAK 2.0 trainings for 180 UNICEF/UN/INGO personnel in Kyiv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Lviv and Odesa

31-Dec-24

29

Conduct 3 SSAFE trainings (Managing Injuries in Field Environments (MIFE) component and Road Traffic Accident first aid practical exercises) for 60 UNICEF/UN/INGO personnel in Kyiv, Dnipro and Odesa

31-Dec-24

9

Reporting of all medical risks and concerns observed related to IFAK 2.0 and SSAFE trainings

31-Dec-24

1

Medical support to security exercises and UNICEF staff retreats

31-Dec-24

2

Final consultancy report, prepared with recommendations on how to improve general awareness and readiness to response to medical emergency situations

31-Dec-24

1

Sub-total:

42

 

Travel plan:

Destination

Period
[month, year]

Days

 
 

Kyiv

 06, 2024

2

 

Kyiv

07, 2024

6

 

Kyiv

 08, 2024

1

 

Odesa

08, 2024

2

 

Kyiv

08, 2024

4

 

Kyiv

09, 2024

8

 

Dnipro

09, 2024

2

 

Kyiv

10, 2024

7

 

Kyiv

11, 2024

4

 

Dnipro

11, 2024

2

 

Odesa

12, 2024

4

 

Total:

42

 

 

Please provide an all-inclusive financial proposal including travels to carry out the deliverables listed above.

 

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

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medicine is mandatory. Master’s or higher degree in Medicine is beneficial. 

Professional experience:

  • Minimum 5-year work experience in relevant area work experience in medicine and first aid.
  • Knowledge of the applicable to medical assistance rules and regulations in Ukraine.
  • Knowledge of UN/UNICEF recommended first aid and emergency medicine practices.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills, with ability to lead/train a group of individuals and impart knowledge.
  • Experience in conducting first aid trainings in different settings and modalities, or associated paramedic level training is required.
  • Experience of work with an international organization would be considered as a strong advantage.
  • Practical experience of work in public health institutions would be of great value.

Languages: 

  • English: ; Advanced [C1]
  • Ukrainian: Proficient/Native [C2] .

Skills and competencies:

  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Development of training material.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office programs.

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

 

Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed deliverables. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold payment in case the deliverables submitted are not up to the required standard or in case of delays in submitting the deliverables on the part of the consultant.

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. 

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. 

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