The Better Care Network (BCN) and UNICEF are seeking a consultant or institution to examine the evidence on the role gatekeeping is playing in ensuring more appropriate and effective decisions and services for children deprived of appropriate parental care in a range of country contexts. Using a desk review approach, this consultancy will produce a new BCN Working Paper that will include a number of country case studies, contrasting different approaches and models of gatekeeping adopted in countries with established state structures overseeing public care for children with those of countries relying primarily on informal alternative care.
The work is due to be undertaken between July and September 2013 for a total of 35 working days. This includes time for consultation with experts and revisions. Research paper must be finalized and disseminated by the end of September 2013.
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Application deadline is May, 31 2013
Location: Flexible, preferable in London or at a Save the Children Member HQ
Term: Fixed term contract for two (2) years with possibility to extend
The purpose of the Child Protection Global Initiative is to increase the impact for children of our child protection program and policy work across all Members and International Programs. The Manager is a key member of the Child Protection Global Initiative Core Team which coordinates, facilitates and supports the work of SC members, regional and country offices to achieve the organisations strategic child protection objectives.
Candidate should have a minimum of 6 years experience from an international human/child rights organization in a senior position including overseeing program implementation, monitoring and evaluation and maintaining positive relationships with partner organizations and external agencies, along with other requirements.
To learn more about the responsibilities and requirements of this position, and to submit an application, please visit: https://system.webday.se/rb/rekrytera/cgi-shl/User_Applicants.exe?action=VIEW_SPECIFIC_JOB&jobId=695&publishLanguage=1
For more information contact Lena Karlsson, Director of the Child Protection Initiative, at email@example.com.
Application deadline is May 26, 2013
UNICEF is looking to hire a social policy consultant for a period of 6 months to lead and manage a number of initiatives on protection, care and support and contribute to the work supporting an AIDS-Free Generation. The consultant will report to the (acting) Senior Adviser Children affected by AIDS.
The position is located in New York, NY. UNICEF is looking for candidates with 10+ years of experience.
For terms of reference and how to apply, please use the following link: http://reliefweb.int/job/576293/consultancy-support-protection-care-and-support-children-and-families-living-hiv
Application deadline is May 27, 2013
The overall objective of the Project is to strengthen policy frameworks, institutional mechanisms and capacities so that community based services supporting children with disabilities can be developed and are responsive to the needs of these children and their families.
The project evaluation should cover the entire project implementation period (22nd April 2010 – 22nd December 2013) at both national and local levels (10 regions with 41 municipalities across Serbia) and all project components, following the way the project has been conceptualized. The evaluation is expected to address reducing equity gaps in access to community services that promote social inclusion for the most marginalized children with disabilities and their families.
Detailed Terms of Reference and Request for Proposal can be found on http://www.unicef.rs/oglasi-za-posao.html under Vacancies. Applications submitted without Request for Proposal RFP 04/2013 form will not be considered.
Application deadline is May 27, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS), in the framework of its current Regional Knowledge and Leadership Agenda area 1 (RKLA1), the Child’s right to a Family Environment, invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a multi-country evaluation of results achieved through child care system 2005-2012.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference by using the following link (http://bettercarenetwork.org/BCN/details_news.asp?ID=30850&themeID=1001&topicID=1008) for further details related to the background, context, rationale, objectives, scope and focus, research questions, process and methodology, required qualifications, accountabilities, deliverables and time frame of the evaluation.
The UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS), in the framework of its current Regional Knowledge and Leadership Agenda area 2 (RKLA2), Justice for Children: Enabling justice systems to respect and protect child rights, invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a multi-country evaluation of the impact of juvenile system reforms on children in conflict with the law 2006-2012.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference by using the following link (http://bettercarenetwork.org/BCN/details_news.asp?ID=30851&themeID=1001&topicID=1008) for further details related to the background, context, rationale, objectives, scope and focus, research questions, process and methodology, required qualifications, accountabilities, deliverables and time frame of the evaluation.
UNICEF’s Evaluation Office is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified institutions (consultancy firms, universities, etc.) for the provision of services to complete an independent Comprehensive Evaluation of UNICEF’s Strategies and Programme Performance with regard to Protecting Children from Violence.
The evaluation will cover the period 2009-2013 and focus on UNICEF’s global Child Protection Strategy and current Medium-Term Strategic Plan as well as on country-level programming (6-8 case studies). In addition, it will include a review of regional strategies in two to three regions where region-specific child protection strategies have been launched.
UNICEF is seeking expressions of interest from qualified institutions that meet the requirements outlined in the EOI, and that are available for the evaluation period (September 2013-June 2014). Interested institutions are encouraged to complete the EOI form and submit it to email@example.com. Please see the following link for more details and to access the EOI form: http://www.crin.org/BCN/details_news.asp?ID=30953&themeID=1004&topicID=1029
Application deadline is June 10, 2013
Location: Washington D.C preferred. Would consider Latin America/Caribbean or Middle East
The Senior Specialist, Child Protection, provides technical assistance to ensure quality child protection (CP) programs, with a priority for support to programs in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Eurasia. Technical assistance will be provided in development and emergency contexts to develop, implement, improve, and evaluate child protection programs, and contribute to program learning and innovation. He/she will lead on child protection proposal development for supported countries. The Senior Specialist will contribute to child protection strategic directions and plans with a particular emphasis on reducing harmful child labor. The individual will develop and maintain key external partnerships with the other Save the Children US departments, other Save the Children members, donors, and others to advance and expand our work for children.
Requirements: Masters degree in related field (social work, psychology, child development, education, sociology, anthropology, public health), ability to travel, Spanish language proficiency, and more.
To learn more about the responsibilities and requirements of this position, and to submit an application, please visit: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAVETHECHILDREN&cws=1&rid=1678