Sep 162017

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.


The purpose of the assignment is to provide technical assistance for developing a consolidated report on review of the multidimensional child poverty (MDCP) methodology in Viet Nam and harmonization with the national multidimensional poverty (MDP), including revision of the current lists of MDCP indicators and construction of MDCP.

The consolidated report – to be published jointly by MOLISA and UNICEF – will present key findings and analysis based on recently completed MDCP discussion papers and analysis report, and results from MDCP construction based on revision of the list of MDCP with the aims to provide evidence and options for the government to inform the review MDP and Mid Term Review of the National Targeted Program for sustainable poverty reduction in 2018 that is expected to enhance more child sensitive perspectives. The document and the process is expected to also inform the recommendations for key set of indicators to be used for monitoring Viet Nam’s progress towards SDGs.

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Duration: 27 September 2017 – 31 December 2017 (20 working days)

Expected deliverables:

2. Develop an alternative new option for MDCP construction, including a short list of indicators/domains, MDCP calculations with alternative thresholds, in consultation with PRO and UNICEF

A short list of domains/ indicators; A short presentation of a new MDCP calculation

In both English and Vietnamese

Total 5 days

Between 2 –12 Oct 2017.

3. Produce a consolidated MDCP analysis report, in consultation with PRO and UNICEF for comments and quality assurance

A consolidated report

A presentation on MDCP for PRO’s use

In both English and Vietnamese

Total 10 days

Between 16 Oct – 10 Nov 2017.

4. Develop a policy brief, in consultation with PRO and UNICEF for quality assurance

A final policy brief

In both English and Vietnamese

Total 3 days,

Between 13 -17 Nov 2017

Qualification/Specialized Knowledge and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in economics, statistics and public (social) policy, development studies and other relevant fields.
  • Over 10 years of experiences in undertaking econometric analysis and poverty analysis, including child poverty providing advisory support in policy dialogues with high-level decision-makers in the Government.
  • Knowledge of Viet Nam’s poverty and child poverty approaches and methodologies
  • Good written and communication skills in English, and ability to formulate concepts into audience-friendly materials.
  • Proven track record of working with government partners.
  • Excellent team work skills.
  • Ability to produce high quality, analytical, strategic and concise documents.
  • Background,Detailed Tasks and Deliverables as per TOR. TOR consolidated MDCP report.pdf

    Interested candidates are kindly requested to apply online and submit the following documents:

  • Technical Proposal: Interested consultants are requested to submita technicalproposal outlining the proposed ideas and plan. The proposal should also describe the comparative advantages of the consultant to undertake the assignment.
  • The updated CV.
  • Financial Proposal: The consultant must prepare a lump sumfinancial proposal with breakdown of cost including the consultancy fee, per-diems, travel and transportation costs, and other ancillary costs if needed.
  • Three Referees with details of similar consultancy assignments of the consultant.
  • The consultant must complete and submit a P-11 form ( UN Personal History Form )
  • Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday, 24th September 2017 at 23:55 hours Viet Nam Time.UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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