feedback and revisions.-Development of a dissemination strategy.-Tailoring relevant sections for input to the GlobalChild Poverty Report.end of contract.Environmental scanning on new developments and analyticalsupport in the area of social protection:-Circulating key articles, new resources, and synthesisemerging findings and lessons to UNICEF networks,including Social Policy Community of Practice.
Technical inputs to UNICEF Policy and Practicedeliverables (e.g. briefing notes, policy briefs, andresearch papers)On-going,end of contract.Backstop the Social Protection Specialist in supportinginternal capacity-building and practice exchange on social protection and its links to UNICEF’s strengthened focus onequity. Organize events and produce materials to engageUNICEF staff in moving forward internal thinking and policy/programme work on social protection, and to promoteUNICEF work with external actors. This includes:
Organization of a social protection brown bag seriesin NYHQ, in collaboration with Programme Divisionand Emergencies colleagues.-Contribution and facilitation to social protectiondiscussions on intranet-based Community of Practice.-Development of specific technical notes, based on theUNICEF Framework and Social ProtectionProgramme Guidance papers, as necessary.-Technical assistance to regional and countrycolleagues as needed.On-going,end of contract.Provide assistance in the day-to-day management of social protection workstream related to social protection and providing support to the Social Protection Specialist while sheis on mission.On-going,end of contract.
Key skills, technical background, and experience required:
Advanced university degree (Masters or PhD) in economics, social sciences, public policy and/or international development policy;
Three to five years professional work experience in policy, technical assistance, capacity buildingrelated to social welfare/social protection.
Expert knowledge on social protection policy debates and evidence required.
Previous experience in social welfare/ social protection policy development or programmeimplementation at national level is a plus.