UNICEF Moldova National Individual Consultancy: Social Assistance to support the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection

UNICEF Moldova is hiring a national individual consultant to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection to respond to the refugee crisis and to strengthen national social protection system, in line with the provisions of adopted policy documents.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced academic degree in political science, public policy, social policy, economics, law or other relevant studies;
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the field of social assistance;
  • Excellent knowledge on international social assistance standards and national policy and regulatory framework, including on how these work in emergencies; 
  • Excellent knowledge on the Moldovan national social assistance system, services and stakeholders; 
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills; 
  • Fluency in Romanian and working knowledge of English is required;
  • Knowledge of refugee and forced displacement issues is considered an advantage.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/555566/national-individual-consultancy-social-assistance-to-support-the-ministry-of-labour-and-social-protection

Applications for this assignment must be received no later than: 10 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.

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