PSEA Consultant

United Nations Children's Fund

Tripoli, Libya

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative-Programmes in UNICEF Libya Country Office, PSEA National Consultant will have the following tasks/responsibilities:
Child Safeguarding framework strengthening:
  • Support the implementation of UNICEF Office country plan of action for 2023-2025.
  • Participate to the PSEA Committee meetings, especially the monthly meetings.
  • Technically support the implementation of relevant agreed action points on PSEA and Child Safeguarding.
  • Support the development of PSEA/Child Safeguarding plan of action for UNICEF Libya Country Office (LCO) on PSEA and review/report on progress.
Child Safeguarding and PSEA training/awareness raising for staff, partners and communities:
  • Translate/update all available training material for staff, partners and communities.
  • Support development of communication material to raise awareness of staff, partners and communities (in collaboration with the communication team) on UNICEF PSEA/Child Safeguarding policies and SOPs.
  • Conducting face-to-face induction and trainings on PSEA/ Child safeguarding to all UNICEF employees.
  • Support face-to-face trainings to staff of Implementing Partners (IPs).
  • Organizing, facilitating or cascading PSEA/Child safeguarding and to UNICEF staff and implementing partners.
Safe programming and partnership:
  • Support national CSOs partners to develop and implement their PSEA self-assessment and improvement plan
  • Support the sector heads in assessing the PSEA/Child Safeguarding risks associated to their programmes/activities.
  • Support the establishment of PSEA/Child safeguarding complaint reporting mechanisms.
  • Conduct programming monitoring visit with PSEA/Child Safeguarding perspective.
PSEA/ Child Safeguarding incident reporting and handling:
  • Contribute, when needed and requested, to the implementation of UNICEF survivor-centered procedures for reporting and handling PSEA incidents and the resolution/management of SEA incident, especially the referral and follow-up of survivor to relevant services.
Building a safe culture and environment:
  • Be a champion and a leader on PSEA/Child Safeguarding and show initiative and commitment to building a safe environment within office and programmes.
  • Sign and comply with PSEA/ Child Safeguarding national consultant obligations by ToR’s and reporting structure.
  • Be proactive in proposing necessary changes/actions that would increase safe recruitment.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
  • A university degree in Human Rights, Psychology, Sociology, Law, International Law or another field relevant to the function is required. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional relevant work experience in child protection or prevention or protection against sexual exploitation and abuse or gender-based violence is required.
  • Excellent technical knowledge on the subject is required. 
  • Prior experience of conducting trainings is an asset.
  • Prior experience of working in multi-cultural settings is an asset.
  • Prior experience of capacity building and system strengthening is an asset.
  • Prior experience of working with the UN or national or international NGOs is an asset.