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Purpose of the Assignment
UNICEF Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office in Panama is looking for a consultant with expertise in Humanitarian training / capacity development.
Under the overall guidance of the Reg Emergency Advisor (REA) and in collaboration with the Emergency Manager, the consultant will undertake the preparation and implementation of ad-hoc humanitarian trainings and / or other capacity development activities like webinars, simulations or others, following LACRO Emergency Unit indications, for specific audiences including : COs’ Representatives and Deputy Representatives, LAC regional response roster (RRR) members, Humanitarian Champions, LACRO Emergency Specialists and regional response team (RRT) members.
The mentioned trainings sessions will include subjects like CCCs, Emergency Procedures, EPP platform, among others. The preparation and implementation of each training session will require an average of 3-5 working days, including the elaboration of a final report with key follow-up actions.
NOTE : The incumbent will remain available for a total of 20 working days during 2022, to carry out a number of capacity development activities, as per LACRO request.
The contract could be amended, should new necessities arise during the contract period.
The main task of the assignment is to prepare and conduct an estimated number of three (3) training sessions and / or other capacity development activities (i.
e. webinars, simulations, etc.) during 2022, based on ad-hoc requests by LACRO Emergency Unit, in collaboration with the team and relevant colleagues from other LACRO sections.
The sessions will include : CCCs, Emergency Procedures, EPP platform, based on emergency related soft and technical skills adapted to the specific groups of audiences, considering the diversity of learners and groups of learners.
The learning material should adapt to each specific groups.
After the implementation of each capacity development sessions, the incumbent will prepare a report with key information on the development of the activity, the results achieved and any particular issue to be flagged for future follow-up (i.
e. specific audience’s members issues, etc.).
Finally, the consultant will support LACRO on the contextualization and / or adaptation of at least three other humanitarian related training modules produced by UNICEF HQ, to use them for capacity development in the LAC region, based on the needs and the demand expressed by the above-mentioned audience.
This may include the ad-hoc elaboration of some specific part of the modules, if it doesn’t exist within the available resources of the regional and the global level.
Expected Results measurable
The consultant is expected to achieve the following results :
An estimated of 2 days per each capacity development session
One week after the agreement on each specific session
An estimated of 3 days per capacity development session
One week after the development of each specific session
1.5 days on average per each adaptation
One week after the agreement on each adaptation work
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Master’s degree in international affairs, relations, disaster management, human rights, economics, business, political science, Learning & Development or other relevant fields.
Fluency in English and Spanish (written and oral) is required.
Technical knowledge (if applicable)
Other skills and attributes (optional)
The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Regional Emergency Advisor and in close collaboration with the Emergency Manager.
This is a home-based consultancy.
This consultancy will have a duration of 20 work-days over 9 months.
How to Apply
Application should be submitted online and include : Resume, Cover Letter, Technical Proposal (including proposed timeline) and Financial proposal (including number of work-day proposed for each deliverable).
Qualified candidates are requested to submit daily fees in their financial proposal.
Consultancy Contracts are only issued to one individual. Should an applicant work with a team of consultants, he or she is responsible for his / her team.
Travel is not foreseen for this consultancy. If needed, travel will be covered by UNICEF as per policy.
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