Scope of WorkThe Most Significant Change (MSC) methodology is expected to explore the Social and Behavioural Change component of the UNICEF Child Protection programme The component is operationalized through initiatives under the umbrella of Qudwa Qudwa (under the Social Behavioural Change and Communication Plan) aims at preventing child marriage, child labour and violence against girls, boys and women in Lebanon It is the result of an evidence-based participatory process focusing on behaviours that promote the wellbeing, dignity and equality of women, girls and boys are practiced and become the norm in LebanonThe objectives of the MSC are multi-foldIdentify the positive or negative most significant change, that UNICEF s child protection activities and initiatives have on the targeted population;Identify unexpected changes that might have been noted by beneficiaries and that highlight UNICEFs values and ideas;Enhance the understanding of UNICEF Child Protection s values and objectives among both UNICEF s staff and partners;Reflect on how well UNICEF Child Protection on track is to meet its objective and provide insights on improvement;Inform UNICEF management on the relevance, effectiveness, and efficiency to systematically use the MSC as part of the monitoring andor evaluationThis is expected to be done through MSC stories collected from beneficiaries attending UNICEF-supported activities, in coordination with Child Protection implementing partners The stories will be developed using the MSC methodology in Davies and Dart (2005) In addition, UNICEF LCO will take an additional step and link the MSCs story collection and analysis with the driver behaviour model (VPetit,2019) developed in UNICEF MENARO It is expected that the stories will look in depth at the transformative change made within communities and their behaviours The stories are also likely to identify unexpected changes that might have been noted by beneficiaries and that highlight UNICEFs values and ideas Moreover, the stories are driven by girls, boys, women and other community members They should be easy to read and understand, while giving a rich picture to outside readers of what is happening in the field and the impact of UNICEF-supported interventions (both positive and negative) at the local levelThe story collectors are expected to do the following to meet the above objectivesAttend training and workshop organized by UNICEF and the MSC consultant;Conduct visits with implementing partners to collect MSC stories from the field, covering all governorates; (each 257 stories)Provide necessary input to the analysis of the stories;Participate in lessons-learnt workshops at both national and local levelsProvide feedback to MSC Consultant and UNICEF staff on progress and challengesWork Assignment OverviewAttend training on MSC in January 2020TasksMilestone 1Collection of first batch of stories (39)DeliverablesOutputs 1The independent story collectors will collect 78 MSC stories and share with the MSC consultant, and will provide relevant feedback to the analysis of the stories, while also receiving feedback on the collected stories January-FebruaryTimeline Jan - Feb 2020 ( 16 days)TasksMilestone 2Collection of second batch of stories (85)DeliverablesOutputs 2The independent story collectors will collect 170 MSC stories and share with the MSC consultant, and will provide relevant feedback to the analysis of the stories, while also receiving feedback on the collected storiesTimeline March-April 2020 (35 days)TasksMilestone 3Collection of third batch of stories (85)DeliverablesOutputs 3The independent story collectors will collect 170 MSC stories and share with the MSC consultant, and will provide relevant feedback to the analysis of the stories, while also receiving feedback on the collected storiesTimeline May-June 2020 (35 days)TasksMilestone 4Collection of fourth batch of stories (48)DeliverablesOutputs 4The independent story collectors will collect 96 MSC stories and share with the MSC consultant and will provide relevant feedback to the analysis of the stories, while also receiving feedback on the collected storiesParticipate in the lessons-learnt workshops organized at national and field levelsTimeline July-August 2020 ( 20 days )To qualify as an advocate for every child you will haveBachelor in Social science or any other relevant fieldKnowledgeExpertiseSkills requiredMore than 5 years of child protection experience, including field experience;Strong experience and knowledge in human rights issues, the human rights-based approach to programming, child rights, and child protection;Proven experience working in the humanitarian field (eg, NGO, INGO, or UN);Proven experience with both quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis, including excellent analytical and writing skills;Fluency in English and ArabicFor every Child, you demonstrateUNICEFs values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for ResultsThe functional competencies required for this post areView our competency framework athttpwwwuniceforgaboutemployfilesUNICEF_CompetenciespdfUNICEF 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 organizationUNICEF 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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principlesRemarksMobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil serviceOnly shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process
Eligibility:Bachelor of Arts(Sociology).
Industry:NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit
Function:Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A
Deadline:30th Nov 2024
Consultant: Independent story collector (2 consultants)