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Ethiopia: International Consultancy- Assessment on contribution of UNICEF resources to Early Warning Systems ( 3 Months), (Addis Ababa), Open for Non-Ethiopian Nationals Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 21 Jul 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.


- For the assessment of documenting UNICEFs technical and financial contribution to The Government of Ethiopia's Early Warning Systems from 2007-2017; assess the overall benefit (s) of this investment and make recommendations for UNICEF's continued engagement.

How can you make a difference?

Tasks & Timeline


Anticipated Timeline (e.g. # of weeks)

Present the Inception report to Field Operations and Emergency section

2 weeks

Literature review and assessment of secondary data

2 weeks

Key informant interviews

3 weeks

Focus group discussion

2 weeks

Data analysis and report writing

3 weeks

Estimated duration of contract

The review exercise will start August 1 2018 and expected final submission and presentation of the final report is due on October 30, 2018. The actual consultancy will take place over three-month period.

Expected Deliverables

1. Assessment tools, including questionnaires, focus group tools and interview questions.

2. Key informant interviews (6) and focus group discussions (3 at the Federal level, 3 at the Regional level) held.

3. A draft and final report that clearly responds to the questions posed by the assessment. The final report should be no longer than 20 pages, have an executive summary that highlights the key findings, methodology and recommendations. The final report should be accompanied separately by all raw data / analysis. All key analysis should be annexed in the final report, including key informants and documents consulted.

4- page Executive Summary of the report

5. Soft copy of data collected.

6. Power point presentation, with objectives, methodologies, the results and key recommendations

Reporting and Supervisor

The consultant will be expected to report in line with agreed time frames , with the final, acceptable final report submitted on October 3, 2018.

The consultant will report to Chief of Field Operations and Emergency Section and the Emergency Manager.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in disaster risk reduction / early warning systems; or evaluation and monitoring or related fields..
  • *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • More than 10 years of evaluation and research experience.
  • Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills, with evidence of previous, published work available.
  • Familiarity with a statistical software applications / budget analytical tools
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English ( written & Oral) & knowledge of Amharic will be an asset. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

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.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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