International Consultant (Assessment of the UNICEF Field Office in Tamale), Accra, Ghana
Accra | Accra
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 Assignment:
To undertake an assessment of the Tamale Field Office on its current role/engagement/strategies and provide recommendations for repositioning and modalities for operation to better respond to the changing and future context of the country and the overall framework of the UNICEF and Government of Ghana's new country programme of Cooperation (2018-2022).
To assess the relevance, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of the current role, engagement and programme implementation strategies of the UNICEF Field Office and make recommendations to ensure that the office is best positioned to implement the new country programme.
Some of the key questions to be explored through the analysis and assessment should include those listed below. Note that where applicable, an analysis by sector is required since results are expected to vary depending on the different strategies and implementation modalities chosen by UNICEF's programme sections (WASH, health & nutrition, education, child protection, social policy / M&E, social protection):
RELEVANCE: Are the Strategies and activities supported and implemented by field office relevant to the local context/issues?
EFFECTIVENESS: To what extent are the objectives of the various output-level interventions likely to be achieved / been already achieved?
EFFICIENCY: Have the interventions been implemented cost-efficiently? Have objectives been attained so far on time? Is there any evidence that implementation could have been more efficient if done otherwise?
IMPACTS: The positive and negative, primary and secondary long-term effects produced by Field office, directly or indirectly, intended or unintended.
SUSTAINABILITY: Are the intended and unintended effects of implementing the interventions likely to continue beyond the provision of UNICEF or other development partners' support?
Qualifications of Successful Candidate: Education and Experience
(a) Advanced university degree (at least Master's level) in Management; Organizational Development; Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation; Social Sciences; or related field.
(b) Eight years or more of experience in programme analysis and evaluation; experience in strategy and management consulting
The Consultant is to be supervised by the Deputy Representative in close collaboration with the Chief of Field Office and oversight by the Representative.
Competencies of Successful Candidate:
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Please indicate your ability, availability and daily rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference aboveApplications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.
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.
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 http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501483
- Organization: UNICEF
- Location: Accra | Accra
- Grade: Junior
- Closing Date: 2016-12-07