Individual Consultancy: Editor Writer (Home-Based Remote), Nairobi

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Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Kenya

City: Nairobi

Office: UNICEF Nairobi, Kenya

Closing date: Monday, 4 October 2021

Individual Consultancy: Editor/Writer (Home-Based/Remote), ESARO, Nairobi

Job no: 544757

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Kenya Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)

School/Unit: Regional Services Div (ESAR), Nairobi

Department/Office: Reg Serv – Prog Section, Nairobi Regn’l

Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Management

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.

For every child, Full potential

How can you make a difference?

Please see attached ToRs. ESARO Editor ToR_Final.docx

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

An Advanced University Degree is required; however, a first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

Specialized skills and/or training

Tags editor monitoring and evaluation programme management southern africa

Knowledge and capacity to provide high quality reports in line with UNICEF writing style and reporting guidelines.

Experience in branding and layout is an added advantage.

Expert attention to detail is required.

Flexibility and availability/willingness to take up assignments on short notice.

Strong knowledge of development/humanitarian contexts and programming, particularly as related to the situation of children and women and UNICEF’s work. Geographic and contextual knowledge of the Eastern and Southern Africa region is highly desired.

Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in writing/editing of reports and publications.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

[insert competencies]

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

Advertised: Sep 20 2021 E. Africa Standard Time Application close: Oct 04 2021 E. Africa Standard Time



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