Roster of local consultants in the Social and Economic Policy Unit at the Office of Research - Innocenti

http://unicef.org/
Application deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021
The purpose of this call is to solicit applications from individuals who are interested in working with the SEP unit in a consulting capacity. Following the close of this call, an initial screening and shortlist will be made, from which selected candidates will be interviewed by SEP senior staff. Approved applicants will be placed on a pre-approved roster which will remain valid for a period of 24 months.
City: Florence
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Call for proposals: Policy Briefs, Podcasts and future communications on “Strengthening Capacity for Universal Social Protection in China”

www.ilo.org
Application deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021
The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia is seeking proposals from qualified national and international individuals or institutions to develop policy briefs, podcasts and future communications on “Strengthening Capacity for Universal Social Protection in China”. The assignment is part of the EU-China Project “Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection (CHN/18/01/EUR)”. 
City: --
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Call for expressions of interest in developing a curriculum and a resource book for training of trainers on actuarial principles and techniques of social security pensions for actuaries of MOHRSS

International Labour Organization, ILO
Application deadline: Saturday, October 30, 2021
The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia is seeking expressions of interest from qualified Chinese individuals or institutions to work with the ILO Senior Actuary to develop a curriculum and a resource book for training of trainers on actuarial principles and techniques of social security pensions for actuaries of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS).
City: Home-based
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Call for interest: Social Protection Consultant Talent Pool

World Food Programme, WFP
Application deadline: Sunday, October 24, 2021
In line with WFP's upcoming Multi-Country Strategic Plan (MCSP) 2023-27 process for the Pacific, and with new demands bought by COVID-19, WFP is seeking a range of technical experts to undertake analyses to strengthen WFP’s support to Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICT).  Applicants should have experience working in the Pacific region and understand WFP’s role in supporting capacity building and technical assistance to government and civil society counterparts across the region. WFP is seeking both local and international consultants in several fields such as: social protection, food security, climate change adaptation and climate risk financing, etc.
City: Home-based
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Call for abstracts: Delivering for Nutrition (D4N) in South Asia: Implementation Research in the Context of COVID-19

International Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI
Application deadline: Friday, October 15, 2021
The ‘Delivering for Nutrition (D4N) in South Asia: Implementation Research in the Context of COVID-19’ virtual conference, to be held December 1-2, 2021, aims to bring together evidence that can inform and support policy and program initiatives in South Asia to prioritize and improve maternal and child nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The key objectives are to: share evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on maternal and child nutrition; highlight adaptations to support implementation of health and nutrition interventions and social safety net programs; identify lessons learned from implementing programs to support maternal and child nutrition during the pandemic.
City: Remote
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Social Protection Economist/Specialist

World Bank Group
Application deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021
The Specialist will: co-lead and support the in preparation, design and implementation of analytical and advisory services, including Reimbursable Advisory Services (RAS), on social protection and jobs in Malaysia; initiate, join and add value to high-impact publications, including just-in-time briefs and reports to meet client demand, and new ideas to stimulate new ways of meeting long-standing challenges in the area of social protection and jobs; maintain links and liaison with key officials in government and support a robust policy dialogue on issues of social protection, jobs and skills in relation to ongoing and pipeline technical assistance and analytical work (including RAS); among other duties.
City: Kuala Lumpur
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Social Protection and Resilience Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO
Application deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021
The incumbent is expected to support SOCPRO’s work on social protection and resilience. That includes: provide operational support in the implementation of global, regional and country level project and programmes on social protection and resilience; support capacity development activities on social protection and resilience involving the planning and organization of training workshops, webinars, seminars, and major meetings and the preparation of related information, materials, on-line tools and information kits on social protection and resilience; support advocacy efforts through production and sharing of knowledge products and best practices around social protection and resilience; among other tasks.
City: Rome
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Cash and Voucher Based Interventions Programme Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO
Application deadline: Thursday, October 7, 2021
The Specialist will be responsible for: establish, Lead and managing the CBI unit and represent FAO South Sudan in relevant coordination for a cash-based interventions, at both national and regional level, as applicable; developing new modalities for the piloting/implementation of cash-based interventions and payment modalities for South Sudan, including research of background literature and liaison with national and regional actors as required including travel; coordinating the conducting of regular market assessments to understand the market dynamics in lieu of cash based interventions and recommend relevant response actions; among other activities.
City: Juba
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Social Policy Officer (Malawi Nationals Only)

United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF
Application deadline: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
The Social Policy Officer tasks will mainly include: constructive dialogue and partnerships are brokered between international and local social protection stakeholders to strengthen the social protection system, including development and use of shock responsive features; social protection interventions, including in emergency settings, are made effective and sustainable through adequate local support; coordination between sectors is increased and links between different levels of government structures for policy implementation are strengthened; capacity, learning and leadership of government staff is built, including on core social protection systems; among others. 
City: Lilongwe
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Project Manager - Livelihoods (Myanmar Nationals Only)

Danish Refugee Council, DRC
Application deadline: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
The project manager will: take leadership of the Kachin State Economic Recovery portfolio including business support, wage employment and employability support, financial inclusion, food security and cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in terms of high quality and timely deliveries, narrative reporting and financial overviews; contribute to the development and enhancement of quality economic recovery, livelihoods and CVA programs implemented by DRC; active lead/engage with the Food Security/Livelihoods/Nutrition Sector and Cash Working Group and other relevant clusters/sectors, and other major actors in helping to shape economic recovery, livelihoods and CVA approaches in Kachin; among other tasks.
City: Myitkyina
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