UNICEF Moldova Deadline extended: National Individual Consultancy Protection of Children with Disabilities

UNICEF Moldova office is looking for a national consultant for Protection of Children with Disabilities (11.5 months). The consultant will be Out posted to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced academic degree in political science, social policy, economics, law or other relevant fields;
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the fields of child protection, people with disabilities protection, social protection, social work and/or social assistance, or human rights;
  • Excellent knowledge of international child rights standards and national policy and regulatory framework, including in emergency contexts;
  • Excellent knowledge of the national child protection system, services and stakeholders;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Fluency in Romanian and working knowledge of English is required.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/555261/deadline-extended-national-individual-consultancy-protection-of-children-with-disabilities-115-months-chisinau-moldova

Applications for this assignment must be received no later than: 9 October 2022

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants from under-represented groups will be given priority in case of equal qualification. UNICEF is committed to reasonably accommodate the working environment for the persons with disabilities.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment.

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