International MCF19 Consultant


Job Description

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Overview of position UNICEF Libya is in the process of implementing a panel survey to monitor the children and families in Covid-19 (MCF19). The overall objective is to develop a monitoring mechanism capable of tracking the socioeconomic wellbeing and supply/access to basic services to better understand the impact of the armed conflict and COVID-19 on populations at-risk and vulnerable for assessing the socio-economic impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to households in Libya. MCF19 will (a) Monitor the continuity of basic service delivery and quality, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis and (b) Monitor general well-being of the households in the context of COVID crisis to allow for improved social programming.

The survey will be conducted over a six-month period and will track the same families over the period. Interviewers will be done via a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) using a complex questionnaire, which has already developed in its paper version. An online version of the questionnaire (a replication of the paper version) has been developed for Data Collection.

Due to travel restrictions and travel challenges resulting from COVID-19, the International MCF19 Consultant cannot travel to Libya to perform the tasks that is required during the implementation phase of the study. It has become imperative to hire an person in-country consultant to support with some aspects of the assignment. It is based on this premise that UNICEF seeks the service of a national consultant to work closely with the International Consultant in the implementation of the MCF19. The in-country consultant will work on part-time for the duration of the contract (6 months).

Role objectives The consultant is expected to: MCF-19 Coordinate with volunteer enumerators Communicate regularly with enumerators by ensuring that they are updated with all relevant information needed in the exercise of their duties Support online training of volunteer enumerators including translation of training document, PowerPoint presentations(s) etc Provide translation services from English to Arabic and vice versa (when the need arises) Arrange for all logistics including the distribution of calling minutes (credits) and data to volunteer enumerators Liaise with all volunteer enumerators during monthly data collection to ensure all logistical issues are addressed (where necessary) Communicate any issue(s) encountered by enumerators during the monthly data collection Any other relevant duties as and when needed Child Survival and Development Documentation Review all health, nutrition, WASH programme components and compile all the achievements Compile the information in well-presented /understandable briefs Compile the photo – library for the CSD programme and identify the programme areas that do not have photos. Work with the communication colleagues to complement what is missing Support the CSD section with donor reporting in collaboration with the Chief CSD, programme officers, Recourse mobilization Specialist and IM officer Facilitate and support the CSD section with organisation of workshops and events Project reporting Weekly progress reports and activities submitted to the MCF-19 consultant and monthly reports submitted to the Chief of CSD Key competencies Bachelor's degree with at least two-year research and project management experience. Consultant should also be computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite A minimum of two years' experience in research and project management Fluent in both English and Arabic Team management The consultant will have a matrix management – between the Chief of CSD and MCF-19 consultant Further information

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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
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