Consultancy for the development of Child Centre Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CCCVA) for UNICEF Moldova

Chişinău | Moldova

UNICEF Moldova is looking for Consultants to conduct a Child Centre Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CCCVA) for Moldova

Both Institutions and Individual consultants can submit offers for this RFP.

Individual consultants must use the Technical and Financial Offer templates to apply.

Objective: The objective of the consultancy is to conduct a Child Centered Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CCCVA) by using quantitative, qualitative and spatial methodology, collating existing information and resources, and identifying potential areas for child-centered advocacy, programming and intervention.

The consultant/company will:

  • Lead the process for development of Child Centered Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CCCVA) for UNICEF Moldova as per timelines defined in TORs
  • Develop and propose methodology and concept for delivering the work
  • Conduct a desk review of available climate change related research and studies and child vulnerability profiles conducted in Moldova
  • Prepare, lead and supervise the in-country data collection
  • Consolidate research findings and prepare a final full Child Centered Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CCCVA) report, including relevant GIS vulnerability maps and data sets with focus on: impact of climate change (current and projected), forecast of potential changes and resulting impacts, environmental vulnerabilities, vulnerability mapping of population and children (focus on multi-dimensional child deprivations), existing coping capacity, identified exposure to risks
  • Identify potential areas of advocacy, programming and intervention on child-centered resilience, climate change adaptation, and multi-sectorial interventions.
  • Support the validation of the analysis, including preparing and presenting key findings of the report at a validation workshop (PPP and other materials)
  • Finalize the report following validation and inputs from government counterparts
  • Qualifications/specialized knowledge/experience required to complete the task:

  • At least 5 years of experience in developing risk/vulnerability assessments with focus on natural hazards and climate change impacts;
  • Experience in working in mid-income country with context as Moldova is desirable;
  • Experience with proven analytical, conceptualizing and negotiating skills relevant to human and social development;
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically;
  • GIS and Geospatial skills preferred;
  • Strong representational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required;
  • Fluency in Romanian language is an asset,
  • Previous work with UNICEF or other UN agencies on similar assignments is an asset;
  • Child-oriented experience is an asset;
  • Commitment to UNICEF's core values.
  • For more details on deliverables and minimum requirements, please refer to attached Terms of reference (ToR)

    ToR CCCVA.pdf

    HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain twoseparate attachments: Financial Bid and Technical Proposal, which you can find attachedbellow. Please secure the Financial Proposal *.pdf document with a password on document view; the password will be requested only from technically qualified candidates.

    IC Tech Proposal.docx

    IC Financial offer template.docx

    Applications for this position must be received no later than on:06December 2016

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all backgrounds and minority groups, including persons with disabilities, to apply.

    UNICEF is a global organization that seeks to improve the lives and health of children, especially the most vulnerable ones. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. 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. For more information about UNICEF and its work in Moldova visit: You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

    Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

    We would appreciate a wider circulation in order to reach a broader range of interested candidates!

    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 organization. To apply, click on the following link

    Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
    Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
    • Organization: UNICEF
    • Location: Chişinău | Moldova
    • Grade: Junior
    • Occupational Groups:
      • Social studies
      • Social studies
      • Social studies
      • Environment
      • Environment
      • Meteorology, Geology and Geography
      • Meteorology, Geology and Geography
      • Disaster Management
      • Children's rights (health and protection)
      • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Closing Date: 2016-12-06

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