Unicef Consultancy – National Monitoring for COVID-19 Response

The consultant (Unicef Consultancy COVID-19) will contribute to establish a performance monitoring practices in the Country Offices by spearheading development of monitoring tools for Covid 19 response, information management, data analysis and reporting in the Country Office so that the office is able to take timely corrective actions to achieve results as planned. Monitoring consultant is accountable for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing professional expertise and assistance in developing systems for monitoring of UNICEF programme in response to COVID 19. 

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

How can you make a difference?

Under the guidance and supervision of the Planning and Monitoring Chief, the consultant will assist in monitoring and reporting of UNICEF COVID-19 response implemented through CSO partners by carrying out the following:

• Develop monitoring frameworks or plans to monitor key indicators for COVID-19 response implemented by partners, including local government and local CSOs

• Develop specific databases to facilitate data collection, analysis, reporting and feedback to stakeholder to COVID-19 workstream. • In close collaboration with Field Office carry out programme performance monitoring through aggregation and analysis of respective progress on COVID-19 humanitarian performance monitoring (HPM) indicators data and inform management of progress of results achievement.

• Develop and submit monthly monitoring report

• In coordination with other M&E Officers/ Information Management focal points, coordinate the collection, processing and management of the monitoring data.

• Prepare draft inputs for programme/donor reporting.

Duration for the Assignment:

The consultancy is for maximum 6 months tentatively starting from 01 July 2020.

Deliverables for the Assignment:

Description of DeliverablesTarget Delivery Date Propose Fee (NPR)
Monthly Activity Report of July 202031 July 2020
Monthly Activity Report of August 202031 August 2020
Monthly Activity Report of September 202030 September 2020
Monthly Activity Report of October 202031 October 2020
Monthly Activity Report of November 202030 November 2020
Monthly Activity Report of December 202031 December 2020

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

  • Minimum qualification: A University degree in social sciences, computer science, development planning/economics, advanced statistics or related fields is required.
  • Work Experience:
    ▪ Two years of relevant professional work experience in programme development and monitoring activities. One instance of exposure to emergency programming and monitoring, including preparedness planning Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred
  • Language skills: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local language is an asset
  • Special Skills: Proficiency in programming / statistical language and Office Tools like MS Office, Excel Pivot Table / VLookup /, open data sources etc highly desirable

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

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 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:

Kindly submit your financial quotation based on the deliverables mentioned in Nepalese Currency.

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.

 

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Applications close: Nepal Standard Time

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Also check: Unicef Consultancy to Document the nutrition impacts and programmatic adaptations to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Asia – UNICEF

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