Consultancy: Assessment of the market landscape for technology solutions to address climate resilience

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Nairobi, Kenya 🇰🇪

Job no: 547030
Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: Kenya
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

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, WASH

Download File 20211208 TOR_Tech4CR_Pillar1 Individual Consultancy_.docx

How can you make a difference?

Please see attached TOR.

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

  • At least a Master’s degree in the fields of engineering, development studies, economics, technology, or appropriately similar qualifications with significant experience in technology for development and/or climate-resilience.
  • Five 5-8 years’ experience in innovation design (including human-centred design) processes.
  • Background in implementing innovation projects, tech-to-market development, assessing innovation process and building strategies for implementation, designing innovation sourcing processes for third party organizations, and hands on experience integrating technology into public service delivery are desired.
  • Excellent knowledge on innovation for development through training and/or education.
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills are required with proven experience in report writing in English.
  • Previous experience with the UN, National and Regional entities, as well as with donors is desirable.
  • Previous experience with the private sector and on innovation is desirable.
  • Full proficiency both oral and written English. Fluency in French and/or Portuguese is desirable.

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.

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: 15 Dec 2021 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 21 Dec 2021 E. Africa Standard Time