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India: (National) Consultant for A & C Briefing Notes
Closing date: 2017-04-26Application : Apply for the job
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 26 Apr 2017
TITLE OF CONSULTANCY: (National) Consultant for A&C Briefing Notes
LOCATION: New Delhi.
DURATION OF CONSULTANCY: 4 months (Full-time consultancy)
CLOSING DATE:26 April 2017
UNICEF's new country programme aims to focus on addressing needs of the most marginalised and vulnerable children and women in rural, tribal, urban and other vulnerable communities. It will strategically focus on areas where greatest value can be added through development of knowledge and evidence, and use it to support advocacy for effective policies and their implementation, especially in favour of the most marginalised and vulnerable communities including Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) populations.
1. There is a need to develop a new and comprehensive set of briefing notes, which are in line with UNICEF's new country Programme and flagship priorities. These briefing notes will serve the critical purpose of supporting awareness, advocacy and RM&P efforts in the country.
2. Therefore, UNICEF India's Advocacy & Communication (A&C) section is seeking a consultant to develop these briefing notes over a period of four months. The consultant will review existing materials, undertake secondary research, interview Programme colleagues, conceptualize and write a suite of briefing notes including 1 Programme overview, 16 state briefs, 7 programmatic, 6 thematic and 6 cross-sectoral briefs on the issues that UNICEF India works to address. The consultant must ensure that the briefing notes are appropriate for general audience, using clear, accessible and engaging language. The style, look, format and branding of all briefing notes must be identical, using a structure/s agreed in consultation with supervisor. Each briefing note, once approved, will be laid out by a designer, and used for awareness creation, advocacy, dissemination, and resource mobilization work.
3. The 36 briefing notes will cover: 1 Programme overview brief 16 state briefs 7 Programme briefs:oHealthoNutritionoWASHoEducationoChild ProtectionoInclusive Social PolicyoPublic-Private Sector Engagement 6 thematic briefing notes: oReduce neo-natal mortalityoIncrease immunization coverageoReduce stunting and wasting in children and womenoReduce open defecation focus on sanitation and hygiene (handwashing)oReduce dropout and out of school childrenoChild marriage 6 cross-cutting themes that UNICEF India integrates into all work:oEarly Childhood DevelopmentoAdolescentsoValue of the Girl Child oDisaster Risk ReductionoTribal PopulationoSocial Protection
Review existing material, gather information through interviews and secondary sourcing and work with key Programme staff in the planning and preparation of briefs. Develop briefing notes (not exceeding 4 pages) as per the provided formats for programmes and themes. While the Programme overview brief should not exceed 2 pages. Develop the content for the briefing notes as per UNICEF's style book. Work closely with the Supervisor and Programme staff to review, fact check and finalize the drafts to international publication standard. Once the briefing notes are signed off by the Dep. Representative (Programmes), Chief of PPE section and Chief of A&C, print-ready .doc versions of all 36 briefing notes need to be submitted.
4.Key DeliverablesS. No.Major TaskDeliverablesSpecific delivery date/deadline for completion of deliverable (please mention as date/no. of days/month)Estimated travel required for completion of deliverable (please mention destination/ number of days)1.Submission of a work plan for approvalWork plan with timelines Second day (from the commencement of the contract)N/A2. - Summary of materials reviewed and collected- Summary of consultations held with all stakeholders- Acknowledging that all relevant brand and publication guidelines have reviewed and understood- Presentation of an agreed structure/s and style for all 30 briefsReport covering each aspectEnd of first week3. Prepare sample text for each type of brief (1 x Programme overview, 1 x state brief, 1 x programmer brief, 1 x thematic brief, 1 x cross-sectoral brief)Sample text of 5 briefing notesEnd of fourth week4. Submission of first draft of 36 briefs (1 x Programme overview, 16 x state briefs, 7 x programmer briefs, 6 x thematic brief, 6 x cross-sectoral briefs)First draft of 36 briefing notesEnd of seventh week5. Submission of second draft of 36 briefs (after incorporating inputs and feedback)Second draft of 36 briefing notesEnd of tenth week6. Submission of 36 print-read approved briefing notes in formats provided36 print-ready approved briefing notesEnd of sixteenth week
___________________________________________________________________5. Estimated duration of contract and deadline for submission of end product: 4 months/Full Time
5.SUPERVISOR:The consultant will report to Communication Officer, A&C, in collaboration with PPE Section
4 months from start date of the consultancy
Payment is linked to receipt and satisfactory acceptance of deliverables. Travel expenses will be reimbursed at actuals based on receipt of invoices/reports. Per Diem will be reimbursed at UNICEF consultant rates.
8.QUALIFICATION, SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Education: Post-graduate degree in Communication, Journalism, Social Policy, English Literature or International Development. Degrees in social/ behavioral sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Public Health and Education) with emphasis on communication will also be considered.Work experience of consultant to be contracted: Five years' work experience writing and editing to an international standard, preferably with a focus on developing countries, including working with social development programmes. Must have at least two years' experience working in international settings, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of complex programmatic language into compelling communication tools. Experience of working in India is preferable but not essential.Language: Absolute fluency in written English is required. Expresses ideas and facts in writing and orally in a clear, organized and convincing manner appropriate to the audience and occasion. Short-listed candidates will be required to undertake a written test.
Technical Competencies required for this consultancy: Commitment, understanding and appreciation of diversity, inclusion and integrity. Formulating Strategies and Concepts Relating and Networking Entrepreneurial Thinking Persuading and Influencing Team work Comfort and flexibility working in challenging contexts Applying Technical Expertise (Communication) including:oAdvanced research, analysis and synthesis skills.oExpert knowledge of development terminology, concepts and approaches.oDemonstrated experience preparing development publications for a general audience to international standard. oAbility to translate complex technical concepts into clear, accessible and engaging language, free of technical or typographic errors, appropriate for a general, non-technical audience.oStatistical literacy and the ability to edit statistical content for publication. oExceptional interpersonal communication, advocacy and negotiation skills. oComputer knowledge, skills and practical experience, including internet navigation, the MS Office Suite, telecommunications and various office applications.
Consultant's Work Place and work conditions: The consultant will be expected to work from the UNICEF India Country Office in Delhi for two weeks, and remotely for the remaining 14 weeks. The consultant is expected to bring their own equipment inclusive of laptop, recorder, telephone, camera etc. as UNICEF will not be providing these. Consultant should in most cases rely on making their own arrangement of transportation.
Please submit your online application by COB 26 April 2017. HOW TO APPLY: Your online application should contain three separate attachments: i.A Cover letter explaining the motivation for applying and also explaining how the qualifications and skill-set of the candidate are suitable for this position (to be uploaded online)ii.Curriculum Vitae (CV) (to be uploaded online)iii.A financial proposal indicating deliverable-based professional fee as per template attached below. Please do not forget to specify your name in the file while saving. (To be uploaded under other supporting documents).
Financial Bid A&C Briefing Notes.doc Without the financial proposal template your application will beIncomplete.
The selection will be on the basis of technical evaluation & financial offer in the ratio of 80:20. The criteria for technical evaluation will be as follows:
a)Educational Qualifications Post graduate and upwards in Communication, Journalism, Social Policy, English Literature or International Development (Max 5/Min 3)b)No of years of relevant experience in similar assignments i.e. in developing briefing notes (Max 10/Min 7)c)Knowledge of Social Development Sector, Specifically in UNICEF India's Priority Areas (WASH, Health, Education, Child Protection, Child Development and Nutrition) (Max 5/Min 4)d)Knowledge of Key Policies and Schemes of Government of India (WASH, Health, Education, Child Protection, CDN) as per the Suitability Statement in Cover Letter or CV (Max 5/Min 4)e)Sample of work of previous communication materials and brochures developed (Max 10/Min 7)f)At least Five Years' Experience in Working with Bilateral/ International/ Multilateral Agencies (Max 5/Min 3)
Candidates will be shortlisted for a written test on the basis of the review of criteria (a, b, c, d, e and f) as listed above. The candidates who score the minimum against each criteria and 28 and more against above criteria will be shortlisted for the test.
g)Written test with candidates that clear the initial shortlisting (Max 20/Min 14)
Candidate who score 14 and above in the written test will be called for an interview
Total technical score 80. Minimum overall qualifying score is 56. Only those candidates who score the minimum against each criteria and meet the overall minimum qualifying marks of 56 will be considered technically responsive and the financials will be opened.
Any attempt to unduly influence UNICEF's selection process will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant. Joint applications of two or more individuals are not accepted. Please note, UNICEF does not charge any fee during any stage of the process.
For any clarifications, please contact:
UNICEFSupply & Procurement Section73, Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003Telephone # +91-11-24606216/262(Direct)Fax # +91-11-24391410; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 organisation.
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 http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=504177
India: India Intern Coordinator
Closing date: 2017-04-29Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Development in Action
Closing date: 29 Apr 2017
Coordinator required for UK training, India orientation week, facilitation and on-site support across India Monthly Per Diem Granted. 500 towards flights and visa costs.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Intern Coordinator to join our 2015 India Team. Development in Action (DiA) is a UK registered charity (No. 1149279) which exists to promote global citizenship by improving understanding and encouraging engagement in development issues amongst young people in the UK. For over 20 years DiA have connected young people in the UK with the issues affecting them and their fellow citizens around the world through the India Placement Scheme.
The position is for a fixed duration with flexible working hours. The Intern Coordinator will be expected to provide support to interns during structured visits and also be contactable at all times. The successful applicant will ideally need to be located within the UK for recruitment and training and subsequently be able to travel to India to coordinate a team of passionate young interns whilst on placement. You will support the delivery of pre-departure intern training, plan and deliver an in-country orientation week, coordinate volunteer support during their placements and liaise with DiA s partner organisations. This summer we will be sending a cohort of interns to India for two months from July-August, and another group for six months starting in September.
Prior experience of travelling or working in India and willingness to travel frequently.
Voluntary experience, having worked with and preferably supported other interns or volunteers.
Enthusiastic with an ability to engage with people from all backgrounds.
Self-motivated and constantly looking forward to new challenges.
Enjoy working under pressure and the challenge of balancing the needs of different interns at the same time.
Creative thinker with the ability to develop and communicate new solutions.
Ability to work both within a team and independently
Volunteer Management: the most important part of your role. To prioritise the physical and emotional well-being of the volunteers and to help maximise their experiences both in India and as volunteers. Integral to this is designing and delivering Orientation Weeks to support interns' preparation for their placement role.
Project coordination: To act as point of contact for activities within India, taking the lead in supporting volunteers as and when necessary with logistical advice, arranging visits to each placement partner to monitor volunteer activity, and maintaining and updating procedures with support of India team in UK.
Relationship management: To maintain the link between partner organisations in India and the DiA Committee in the UK. As DiA's eyes and ears in India, this involves representing the wider DiA committee and trustees in a responsible and professional manner, dealing with challenging situations that may arise effectively and sensitively.
Digital Communications: To assist the UK committee in sharing and promoting volunteer and partner organisations through social media, photography and collating volunteer and/or India specific news.
If successful, the India Internship Coordinator (IIC) must be able to attend the volunteer training weekend and the overseas dates in India. If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge along with the opportunity to develop, we would love to hear from you.
How to apply:
Please send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com the subject line 'IIC Application' .
India: India Internship Programme
Closing date: 2017-04-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Development in Action
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017
Are you interested in gaining overseas experience with an ethical organisation focused on sustainable volunteering?
If you want to gain experience of making a real, on the ground difference in development and can adapt to the fast-paced nature of social change, then Development in Action s India Internship Programme could be for you.
We are now recruiting interns for our 2 month and 6 month placements. The internship offers the opportunity for young people to gain new perspectives on global issues, strengthen their skills, and continue their journey as global citizens through action at home.
Development in Action has promoted ethical overseas development experience for over 20 years through our India Internship placements. Our interns are able to learn about NGOs in practice and take responsibility for ensuring positive sustainable change is achieved. We enable this by matching interns skills with our placement partners and providing volunteers with training both in the UK and India.
We are seeking interns who are proactive, have previous experience of working as part of a team, and are able to communicate with a wide range of people across different cultures. You will be able to use your skills, knowledge and experience to work with one of our placement partners and support them in responding to the needs of the communities they work in:www.developmentinaction.org/india-programme/intern...
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a Selection Day in London. If successful, full training will be provided both in the UK and upon arrival in India, where a dedicated intern coordinator will be on hand to help and assist as required.**
How to apply:
To apply, please visit our website at http://www.developmentinaction.org/india-programme/how-to-apply/and fill out our application form.