PSEA Risk Analysis & Mapping Consultant

United Nations Children's Fund

Washington DC, United States of America

The purpose of the consultancy is to provide technical support to further advance and consolidate the work on SEARO and to produce updated SEARO index and a standardized subnational model methodology. This work will also include support to rollout the 2023 IASC PSEA mapping exercise.

Scope of Work:

Under the supervision of the Child Protection -PSEA Specialist, the consultant will be responsible for completion of the following activities and deliverables:
  • Provide technical support to update and rollout the SEARO Index
  • Provide support to rollout the SEARO – 10 global and country-level presentations on SEARO; first meeting of the Advisory Group held and minutes shared, and TOR updated and approved
  • Undertake methodological and conceptual review, revision, and validation of SEARO index – an updated SEARO risk index, including the Excel tool, methodology note and FAQs.
  • Develop and support piloting of SEARO methodology for subnational level in 2 countries.
  • Develop pilot methodology for country-level adaptation of SEARO and support piloting of the subnational model, including providing remote and deployable technical support to pilot countries - Pilot methodology concept notes, and Terms of Reference developed and approved; Pilot findings report based on the 2 country pilots.
  • Develop standardized subnational adaptation methodology – Final methodology note and tools for adaptation of SEARO to subnational level
  • Provide technical support to rollout the 2023 IASC PSEA mapping exercise
  • Support the rollout of the 2023 mapping exercise, including through circulation of the IASC PSEA Core Indicator Guidance, technical support webinars, remote data collection and consolidation of country-level data in Excel – 3 webinars and consolidated data Excel sheet
  • Support the analysis and dissemination of 2023 PSEA mapping exercise results, including through visualization of PSEA results in PSEA global dashboard – Presentation of 2023 results and one knowledge product.
Qualifications:

Education:
  • Masters degree/ Public health, social work, political science, human rights and international law or other related degree, or equivalent programming experience.
Language Proficiency:
  • Fluency in written and oral English is required.
  • Another UN language is an asset for this role.
Work experience:
  • 8 years of experience in the areas of data and evidence generation, programme planning and emergency/ humanitarian response is required.
  • Proven knowledge and expertise in the areas of protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA), gender-based violence, child protection, or human rights, including within UNICEF and at the inter-agency level.
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis of data/statistics and programme evaluation related to PSEA for humanitarian operations.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the IASC SEA risk index tool.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to confidentiality, data safety/security and other ethical concerns related to the sharing of sensitive data between humanitarian agencies.
Knowledge:
  • Excellent Computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and database software, in-depth knowledge of pivot table/chart and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating remote workshops.
  • Ability to work with a team as well as independently in a multi-cultural environment.  
  • Creative, innovative thinker who can also translate ideas into practical applications. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent drafting skills and ability to write effectively for UNICEF external products.