Consultancy - Justice for Children Research Expert

[ 21-11-2016 ]

Job no : 2016 C007
Work type : Consultancy
Location : Angola
Categories : Child Protection, P-4

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

  • Goal and Objective : To review the Justice for Children formative evaluation report and improve it quality in terms of both its structure and content.
  • Provide details/reference to AWP areas covered : This assignment is covered under Outcome 2 activity 1 of the Child Protection AWP

Key Expected Results

OUTPUT 1 : Existing data analyzed and reorganized into appropriate themes related to the research objectives
OUTPUT 2 : Revised and restructured formative evaluation report with adequate quality and quantity of results linked to the research objectives

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

  1. Using existing data in the report, map rehabilitation programs and services and community-based justice and diversion interventions. Currently, it is not clear whether and what programs are available in the country. Also missing is statistical data (for instance number of children detained desegregated by age and sex, how many children (16 to 18 years old) detained with adults.
  2. Clearly provide an assessment of the state of the existing capacity in the justice for children sector, how many judges, prosecutors and attorneys are available and how many have benefitted from training initiatives
  3. Provide an assessment of current role of the informal justice system and its link with the formal justice system.
  4. Restructure the evaluation report in order to improve it quality in terms of both its structure and content.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in social science, law, political science, international relations, international human rights, humanitarian law or other related field.*

*A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results

Functional Competencies

  • Working knowledge of the minimum standards of the evaluation of UN supported programmes
  • Familiarity with the Child Protection and Justice for children sector
  • Knowledge of principles and approaches to Juvenile Justice

Technical Knowledge

  • Fluent in English, Portuguese or Spanish
  • Local language an asset

To view our competency framework, please click here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

Advertised : 17 Nov 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close : 30 Nov 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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