Child Protection System Budgeting and Financing Specialist at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Child Protection System Budgeting and Financing SpecialistJob Number: 501097 Location: AbujaLevel/Tye of post: SSA - International Consultancy (P4)Duration: 9 MonthsWork Type: ConsultancyMajor Tasks to be Accomplished by each Consultant(Estimated time required to complete tasks. Attach additional sheets, if necessary, to describe assignments)1.) Tasks:Technically support the development of the TOR and technical proposals for the recruitment of an institutional consultancy firm or individual consultant (s) to conduct the four key studies envisioned: the analysis of the budget allocation, costing of the services and economic burden of child abuse and the development of budgetary guidelines in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Institutional consultancy firm or individual consultant with international experience in the area are recruited and complete proposal approvedTime frame: Month 1Location: Abuja2.) Tasks:Support the consultancy firm/consultants to finalize the methodology of the (1) analysis of the budget allocation, (2) costing of the child protection services and (3) analysis of the economic burden of child abuse (cost of inaction) in in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Methodology developedTime frame: Month 1Location: Abuja. Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau3.) Tasks:Provide technical feedback to the consultancy firm/individual consultants in the data collection process of (1) analysis of the budget allocation, (2) costing of the child protection services and (3) analysis of the economic burden of child abuse (cost of inaction) in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Data collection is completedTime frame: Month 2 & 3Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau4.) Tasks:Provide technical feedback to the consultancy firm/individual consultants in the data analysis and data validation process of (1) analysis of the budget allocation, (2) costing of the child protection services and (3) analysis of the economic burden of child abuse (cost of inaction) in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Data analysis/clearing and data validation completedTime frame: Month 3Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau5.) Tasks:Provide technical feedback to the consultancy firm/individual consultants in the development of budgetary guidelines for each focus state in in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Draft budgetary guidelines developed.Time frame: Month 4Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau6.) Tasks:Provide technical feedback to the consultancy firm/individual consultants in the validation of budgetary guidelines for each focus state in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:State budgetary guidelines validated.Time frame: Month 5Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau7.) Tasks:Provide technical feedback for the Launch of (1) analysis of the budget allocation, (2) costing of the child protection services and (3) analysis of the economic burden of child abuse (cost of inaction with technical support from the consultancy firm/individual consultants at federal level and each focus state in in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Launch of the reports.Time frame: Month 5Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau8.) Tasks:Technically lead organization of the 7th Child Protection Learning Group Meeting dedicated to child protection budgeting and funding the system in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TA and the CPSS team managerDeliverables:7th Child Protection Learning Group.Time frame: Month 5Location: Abuja and host state9.) Tasks:Support the development and implementation of the child protection increased budget allocation advocacy strategy for 2017 and conduct advocacy meetings and support provided to federal and state government to develop draft 2018 budgets in support and collaboration with the CP budgeting TADeliverables:Advocacy strategy developed and implemented with accompanying expression of commitments for budget allocations for 2018Time frame: Month 6, 7, 8 and 9Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, Plateau10.) Tasks:Technical support provided to the four focus states in developing their child protection budget plans for 2018Deliverables:Child protection budget lines included in the budget request submitted by the relevant government sectors in the four focus statesTime frame:Month 6, 7, 8 and 9Location: Abuja, Cross River, Gombe, Lagos, PlateauEnd Product: (e.g. final report, article, document etc.)Analysis of current budget allocation to child protection conducted by expert consultancy firm/individual consultants validated and launchedCosting of the child protection services conducted by expert consultancy firm/individual consultants validated and launched validated and launchedAnalysis of the economic burden of violence against children conducted by expert consultancy firm/individual consultants validated and launchedBudgetary guidelines developed by the consultancy firm/individual consultants to fund the child protection services validated and launchedDCTs and direct payments to partners timely submitted, processed and liquidatedPayments to the consultancy firm/individual expert consultants timely processed7th Learning Group Meeting on Budgeting and funding the child protection system organized2016 advocacy strategy developed and key high level advocacy meetings conductedDraft child protection budget lines available for 2018s state budget allocationMonthly progress reports 

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