Consultant (Child Protection) – UNICEF – New York

New York, United States
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International Public Sector
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Consultant (Child Protection) – UNICEF – New York

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Consultant (Child Protection) – UNICEF – New York

Terms of Reference / Deliverables

The purpose of the consultancy is to provide technical leadership in the implementation of UNICEF global programme to tackle child online sexual abuse and exploitation and further define organizational priorities in regard to other child online harms.

The consultant will:

  • Make all necessary technical preparations for the upcoming WeProtect Board Meeting on June 18th;
  • Provide ongoing technical support for the implementation of the UK Home Office in support of the child online sexual abuse and exploitation project;
  • Provide direct technical support, including through field missions, to 3-5 country offices implementing child online sexual abuse and exploitation programme supported by the End Violence Fund;
  • Ensure the production of a high-quality technical documentation of the implementation of the Model National Response being developed by contracted consultant and support its dissemination;
  • Technically lead global consultation of experts and country offices to share experiences implementing the MNR based on the global documentation;
  • Technical lead in the submission of donor progress reports to the End Violence Fund;
  • Technical contributions to Artificial Intelligence conference in June;
  • Provide technical support to DOC in youth engagement campaigns on child online protection issues;
  • Provide technical support in the development of UNICEF ICT industry engagement strategy on online harms; and
  • Any other related technical support required in the field of child online protection.


  • Advanced university degree in social sciences or related fields.
Work experience
  • A senior consultant with a minimum of ten relevant professional work experience at national and international levels in development field, with a focus on women and children’s rights and violence prevention and response, in particular child online sexual abuse and exploitation.
  • Operational experience at country/regional level in the implementation of programming related to violence against women and children, sexual violence, gender, and child protection.
  • Good understanding of child protection systems and changing social norms, attitudes and practices harmful to children and women.
  • Knowledge and experience of UNICEF policies and programmes of cooperation, including on child protection, a plus. Prior experience working with the UN/UNICEF an asset.
Closing date for applications 27 March 2020 before midnight.

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