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Purpose of the Assignment
Under the supervision of the LACRO Education Specialist Inclusion , and work in close collaboration with colleagues and counterparts, the consultant will serve as the coordinator for the scaling of the Accessible digital textbooks for all’’ in the Latin and Caribbean Region, including managing the pilots in Jamaica, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Specific Tasks :
Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for the following tasks :
This includes effective and timely communication and coordination of activities, meetings, and tasks with the UNICEF Inclusive Education Specialist and as well as with external actors (e.
g. Daisy Consortium, technical task team, reviewers, implementing partners), hiring of consultant, website development staff and donors.
This also includes tracking progress on the workplan, activities, budgets and expenses in coordination with UNICEF finance and UNICEF Education team in LACRO.
This includes supporting the country analysis and development of workplans, budgets, trainings, knowledge management systems, process, and technical support, following the guidance from the Emerging Lessons document developed at HQ level.
g. website content, blogs, handouts) about this project in coordination with COs and MoEs involved. Support UNICEF representation with external actors.
Workplace : This consultancy is remote, home-based.
Duration : This contract is expected to last 10 months, with an estimated start date of 1 July 2021.
How to apply : Application should be submitted online and should include : Resume, Cover Letter, Master's Degree, and Financial proposal.
Qualified candidates are requested to submit daily and monthly fees in their financial proposal.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.