Consultancy for Justice for Children, Cairo, Egypt

Organization: Unicef

Country: Egypt

City: Cairo, Egypt

Office: UNICEF Cairo

Closing date: Saturday, 3 October 2020

Consultancy for Justice for Children - Nationals only (8 months)

Job no: 534780

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Egypt Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Egypt

Department/Office: Cairo, Egypt

Categories: Child Protection, Consultancy

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

OBJECTIVE

The purpose of the assignment is to contribute to legal and policy reform, support in building technical competency of stakeholders involved in child justice system.

METHODOLOGY

The consultant will be working closely with key stakeholders at national level and partner Non-governmental organizations.

ACTIVITIES, DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES, PLUS BUDGET PER DELIVERABLE

Key Tasks:

Contribute to Legal and Policy Reform

Work closely with key stakeholders at national level to advise on addressing gaps in current national legislation and secondary legislation on justice for children in line with international standards.

Draft law proposal, circulars and policy briefs.

Support in building technical competency of stakeholders involved in justice system.

In consultation with partners and other relevant experts, support the preparation and delivery of training of justice for children professionals (police, prosecutors, judges, lawyers and social workers) on national legislation and relevant international standards.

Participate and assist in carrying out research, monitoring and analysis of trends and patterns relevant to justice for children. Develop proposals on key developments and relevant interventions.

Assist partners in conducting cases analysis to identify trends and patterns in dealing with children in contact with the justice system.

Draft documents on key development and relevant interventions.

DELIVERABLES

ESTIMATED DURATION TO COMPLETE

1)Contribute to Legal and Policy Reform.

Finalize proposal on amendment of child law and its executive bylaw and other relevant laws. Technical inputs on developed guidelines and circulars. Policy brief on the treatment of children within the justice system.

25 days

2)Building technical competency of stakeholders involved in justice for children.

Training delivery proposal developed Trainings‘ reports.

20 days

Tags capacity development child protection criminal justice human rights international law social work social workers trainings

3)Participate and assist in carrying out research, monitoring and analysis of trends and patterns relevant to justice for children. Develop proposals on key developments and relevant interventions.

Technical inputs on cases analysis study Draft documents on key developments and relevant interventions.

15 days

QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

University degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field

A minimum of five (5) years‘ experience in the field of Criminal Justice.

Good understanding of child protection and justice for children in line with international standards.

Proven expertise and work record in capacity development.

Skills in collating information, analysis and report writing.

Proven capacity to work with and establish working relationships with medium to high-level government and non-government representatives.

Strong communication, advocacy and negotiation skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

CONDITIONS OF WORK

The consultancy will be carried out of the office. Based in Cairo with frequent travel to other governorates.

NOTE FOR CONSULTANTS AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS:

Please submit a financial offer along with your proposal, which contains the following information: -Fee for services to be provided based on the deliverables in the Terms of Reference.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Sep 29 2020 Egypt Standard Time Application close: Oct 03 2020 Egypt Standard Time