Technical Consultant to prepare a regional analytical report on violence against children

United Nations Children's Fund

Geneva, Switzerland

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

The report will consider regional trends (last 5-10 years) in the context of the existing international child protection policy frameworks and the specific regional child protection agenda, and consider available data, in addition to TransMonEE, from violence against women and VAC surveys and other data sources, as well as contextual information derived from child protection authorities and systems, VAC coordinating mechanisms and other relevant national bodies and stakeholders.

The product will be an analytical report card that can be used by regional partners, national governments, academia and civil society actors in priority setting and decision-making, international and national child protection policies and programmes and in achieving better outcomes for the concerned children.

This role amalgamates expertise from both data analytics (specifically statistics on violence) and child protection. The expert consultant will work closely with the RO CP and PPD sections to undertake the below tasks:

  • Review of mapped indicators and data sources on VAC/VAW
  • Data Extraction and Compilation, Analysis, and Visualisation
  • Contextualisation based on literature review
  • Identification of promising/good practices of VAC/VAW information management systems and surveys
  • Documentation of data gaps in the region in view of ICVAC/TransMonEE
  • Developing a comprehensive analytical report
  • Presentation of the key findings.

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

  • Master's degree in social work, sociology, political science, economics, psychology, education, or other related field from any reputed university
  • At least eight (8) years of proven experience in development/humanitarian studies, policy analysis, statistics or research involving data analysis and report writing. Prior Engagement in regional data analysis (quantitative/qualitative).
  • Proven track record of analysing administrative and survey-based data and data systems in a relevant field (e.g., child protection, health, humanitarian, etc.) with a good understanding of the phenomena of VAC.
  • Familiar with administrative data and data systems, as well as some of the main household surveys in Europe and Central Asia region (ECAR), with a solid understanding of VAC indicators and statistics.
  • A good understanding of regional child protection policy agendas and reform efforts is an advantage.
  • Excellent skills in secondary analysis of both administrative and survey data using any statistical software and in data visualisation.
  • Strong literature review and analytical skills to compile and consolidate various inputs, and produce technical, concise, and easy-to-understand documents.
  • Excellent writing skills. Proven experience in the development of analytical reports.
  • Previous experience with UNICEF or another UN organisation is an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English; Knowledge of one or more languages used in the region will be an advantage.