National Consultants to Support the Development of the Social Protection Policy for Adamawa & Bauchi State


Task title: National Professional to Support the Development of the Social Defense Policy for Adamawa & Bauchi State

Company: Unicef

Task description: UNICEF operates in a few of the world’s hardest locations, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged kids. To conserve their lives. To protect their rights. To assist them meet their capacity.

Throughout 190 nations and areas, we work for every kid, all over, every day, to build a much better world for everybody.

And we never ever quit.

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In Nigeria, UNICEF operates in a complicated humanitarian and development setting to meet and secure kids’s rights in partnership with federal government, civil society, kids and households. UNICEF Nigeria is among the biggest UNICEF Nation Workplaces internationally – click the link to find out more about UNICEF in Nigeria:

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The Federal Government of Nigeria is devoted to social defense as plainly and thoroughly articulated in different policy files and development strategies. The National Social Defense Policy (NSPP), the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (2017-2020) and now the National Development Plan (2021 – 2025) are the most significant files that presently direct the social defense agenda in Nigeria. The NSPP in Nigeria acknowledges the requirement for both a systemic change (long-lasting) and a plan for sped up execution (short-term) towards universal social defense. Although Nigeria has actually shown political will and commitment to speed up development on social defense at the federal level with the NSPP as structure for building a social defense system, more powerful leadership and engagement are likewise required at the state levels.

It deserves to keep in mind that social defense is not a cost that state can notafford however it is rather an essential investment or perhaps necessary for inclusive growth and is furthermore a reliable methods to substantially reduce hardship and numerous types of vulnerability. Certainly, a successfully executed social defense policy can play a significant role in the empowerment of the most susceptible groups, in enhancing the capabilities of homes to manage social threats and certainly add to enhancing social cohesion and promote fairdevelopment There is clear evidence that guaranteeing a fair development is stimulated by efficient human capital development strategy which needs investment in kids who represent the future of the country.

Both the Convention on the Rights of the Kid and the Universal Statement of Human Rights acknowledge social defense as every kid’s right. The Sustainable Development Objectives call for a fast growth of social defense coverage to remove severe hardship consisting of kid hardship. Thus there is a requirement to build a comprehensive social defense system generally at state levels with a holistic policy as essential aspect.

UNICEF looks for to recruit a National Consultant to support the State Federal Governments to develop a social defense policy in coherence with NSPP

Summary of essential functions/accountabilities:

Scope of Work:

❖ Development of information plan

❖ Assistance training of Technical Working Group (TWG) and rundown of guiding committee on social


❖ Data collection consisting of literature evaluation and data collation on risk and vulnerability profile

❖ Synthesis of the goals of the populations, especially ladies, kids, youth and marginalized

populations (individuals dealing with HIV, individuals dealing with impairments).

❖ Ensure assessment of all essential stakeholders and development partners consisting of other UN and CSOs

❖ Assistance of workshop and programmatic events associated with social defense policy elaboration

❖ Draft social defense policy

❖ Support preparation, company of and reporting from conferences, workshops

❖ Provide other technical support as needed by the TWG to the process of the elaboration of the policy with direct engagement with the Adamawa State Preparation Commission.

The basic objective of the consultancy is to make it possible for the State Federal governments to have a holistic social defense policy which will assist the state to reduce hardship and address lots of types of vulnerability while guaranteeing fair and sustainable development.

To accomplish the above, the consultant will start the following:

1. Conduct a desk evaluation of appropriate paperwork and literatures.

2. Style a conceptual and methodological structure for the development of the policy.

3. Draft a creation report which will present:

o (a) the conceptual and methodological structure for the policy,

o (b) a proposed choice of stakeholder assessments throughout the state,

o (c) an overview for the report, and

o (d) timelines for the evaluation of the policy, preparing, completion and recognition of the report.

4. Present the beginning report throughout the beginning meeting.

5. Complete the beginning report based upon remarks/feedback got and flow.

6. Carry out the development of the Social Defense Policy (SPP) both by desk evaluation and field deal with site in the state and draft the report.

7. Distribute and present the draft evaluation report throughout a workshop for appropriate technical partners.

8. Include remarks sent and settle the last report.

9. Present the completed report consisting of findings and suggestions of the policy to appropriate

stakeholders for recognition.

10. Send the workshop report based upon outcome/discussions of the stakeholder recognition workshop.

Conduct quality control evaluation of the SPP draft as soon as gotten from the Ministry of Budget and Preparation.

To certify as a supporter for every single kid you will have

❖ A minimum of 5 years of expert experience in developing, executing, and handling social defense interventions or shows, ideally in Northern Nigeria, consisting of a minimum of 5 years in the review/evaluation of programs and policies.

❖ Demonstrated knowledge and ability in technical examination of social defense delivery systems, associated nationwide policies and federal government functional structures.

❖ Proven experience with rational structure techniques and other tactical preparation techniques, M&E approaches and techniques (consisting of quantitative, qualitative and participatory), info analysis and report writing.

❖ Comprehending of the development context in Northern Nigeria will be an advantage

❖ Outstanding communication and interview abilities.

❖ Outstanding report composing abilities.

❖ Shown ability to deliver quality results within rigorous due dates, through a tested performance history.

❖ Experience in dealing with UN/UNICEF or other worldwide companies will be thought about as an advantage.

For Each Kid, you show …

UNICEF’s worths of Care, Regard, Stability, Trust, and Responsibility (CRITA).

To see our proficiency structure, please go to.

UNICEF is devoted to variety and addition within its labor force, and motivates all prospects, regardless of gender, nationality, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, consisting of individuals dealing with impairments, to use to end up being a part of the company.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the objectives and goals of the United Nations and UNICEF, consisting of sexual exploitation and abuse, unwanted sexual advances, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF likewise complies with rigorous kid safeguarding concepts. All chosen prospects will be anticipated to follow these requirements and concepts and will for that reason go through strenuous reference and background checks. Background checks will consist of the confirmation of scholastic credential( s) and work history. Picked prospects might be needed to provide extra info to perform a background check.


Just shortlisted prospects will be gotten in touch with and advance to the next phase of the choice process.

People engaged under a consultancy or person contract will not be thought about “staff members” under the Staff Laws and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and treatments, and will not be entitled to advantages supplied therein (such as leave privileges and medical insurance protection). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Issues of Agreements for the Solutions of Professionals and Person Specialists. Specialists and specific specialists are accountable for identifying their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or responsibilities, in accordance with regional or other appropriate laws.

The chosen candidate is entirely accountable to guarantee that the visa (appropriate) and health insurance needed to carry out the responsibilities of the contract are valid for the whole duration of thecontract Picked prospects undergo confirmation of fully-vaccinated status versus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Company (WHO)- backed vaccine, which should be satisfied prior to using up the task. It does not use to experts who will work from another location and are not anticipated to deal with or check out UNICEF properties, program delivery areas or straight communicate with neighborhoods UNICEF deals with, nor to take a trip to carry out functions for UNICEF throughout of their consultancy agreements.

Promoted: 01 Jul 2022 W. Central Africa Requirement Time
Deadline: 14 Jul 2022 W. Central Africa Requirement Time.

Anticipated salary: Remuneration is Attractive

Place: Bauchi, Bauchi State

Task date: Sun, 03 Jul 2022 02:18:25 GMT

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