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Consultancy: Gender and Health Consultant – Gender and Health Sections, PD- NYHQ, Requisition# 506505
If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children’s rights organization, would like to hear from you. Visit us at www.unicef.org/about/employ to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this vacancy, quoting 506505 or by visiting the following link: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=506505.
Applications must be received by Midnight EST on 22 August July 2017. Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities. Well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The purpose of this consultancy is to support the analysis and translation of sector-specific gender responsive / transformative programme strategies to achieve better health results for girls and women in a sub-set of countries. The consultant will work with the Gender Section, in consultation with the Health and Nutrition teams, to support evidence-based programming that leverage the opportunities and address the gendered barriers to delivering quality services for better pregnancy, health and nutrition outcomes for girls and women. The main focus of the consultant’s work is to advance specific data and evidence of programme interventions and technical support, to achieve 1 or more results in the areas of quality maternal care, health systems strengthening specifically the role of women as health workers, adolescent girls’ nutrition, HPV and/or HIV.
- Expected Results:
UNICEF CO’s and RO’s are supported to develop, implement and document at scale models of gender responsive and transformative interventions to enhance health and nutrition outcomes for adolescent girls and women. The expected results of this consultancy are as follows:
- Consolidated data and evidence of sector-specific interventions that address gender barriers and leverage opportunities focused on strengthening systems to provide and promote one or more of the following quality pregnancy care and support services, better nutritional and health outcomes for adolescent girls and women, or gender equitable systems specifically for female health workers.
- Strengthened programming in a sub-set of countries specifically around defining key results; conducting gender analysis of programmes; identifying interventions to address gender barriers and monitoring progress.
- CO capacity strengthened to design and deliver sector-specific gender responsive and transformative interventions to enhance health and nutrition outcomes for adolescent girls and women (through targeted TA).
Duty Station: NYHQ
Travel: The consultant will be reimbursed approximately $9,600 for two missions to the ESARO and ROSA regions. This is the estimated cost of travel based on standard cost of economy travel, terminals fees, and per diem for 10 days. Following UNICEF travel policy, we estimate travel support as economy airfare/train fare, local transportation and a per diem allowance to cover meals and accommodation. Reimbursement to the consultant will occur after the mission.
Timeframe: 170 days
Start date: 11 September 2017
End date: 8 June 2018
Cost and Timeframe for Deliverables:
(Estimated # of Days)
Draft paper consolidating data and evidence of interventions that address gender barriers and leverage opportunities focused on strengthening systems to provide and promote quality pregnancy care and support services and better nutritional outcomes for adolescent girls and women (includes engagement with relevant HQ health and nutrition colleagues and other experts)
31 October 2017
Develop a slide deck in collaboration with relevant colleagues to present information to key internal and external stakeholders
29 December 2017
In collaboration with nutrition and health colleagues at HQ and in regional offices identify a sub-set of countries and potential programmatic entry points based on predetermined criteria and mapping of activities, respectively, to support sector-specific evidence based interventions to inform gender responsive programming for quality pregnancy care and support services and better nutritional outcomes for adolescent girls and women
31 March 2018
In collaboration with nutrition and health colleagues at HQ and in regional offices provide TA for select sub-set of countries specifically around defining key results; conducting gender analysis of programmes; identifying interventions to address gender barriers and monitoring progress. Prepare status reports for each country for updates. Conduct technical assistance visits to 2 countries as needed
8 June 2018