UNICEF Moldova: Nat. Indiv. Consultancy to build the capacity of the Local Public Authorities on formulating, implementing, and reporting on child friendly budgets

UNICEF Moldova is contracting the services of a National Individual Consultant, to to support Cahul and Ungheni (LPAs level one and two) to strengthen their capacities in child focused budget formulation, execution, and monitoring, particularly linked with preparing programme-based budgets, defining performance indicators as well as public procurement.

Qualifications and experience: 

  • Advanced University Degree in economics, finance, international development, or a related field;
  • A solid knowledge of PFM instruments and proven experience (at least 8 years) with government social sector budget process and budget analysis, at national and decentralised levels;
  • Familiarity with the child rights and social protection in Moldova;
  • Experience with collecting and working with complex financial data sets;
  • Demonstrated experience conducting capacity building with public servants, and familiarity with ethical guidelines when working with human subjects;
  • Fluency in Romanian, both oral and written;
  • Working knowledge of English is a minimum, good command of English is a strong asset, both oral and written.

How to apply: 

To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: 


Extended application deadline: 21 April 2024

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.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage).