Re-advertisement – Consultant (Risk Management), Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Hosted Fund, REMOTE, 10 months, REQ#570228

This can be a re-advertisement of the identical emptiness. All these candidates who utilized to the primary emptiness don’t must re-apply as their purposes shall be retained for the continuing recruitment efforts.

UNICEF works in a few of the world’s hardest locations, to succeed in the world’s most deprived kids. To avoid wasting their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. 

Throughout 190 nations and territories, we work for each little one, all over the place, day by day, to construct a greater world for everybody. 

And we by no means surrender. 

For each little one, EDUCATION 

Schooling Can’t Wait (ECW) is the primary world fund devoted to schooling in emergencies and protracted crises. It was established in 2016 through the World Humanitarian Summit by worldwide humanitarian and improvement help organizations, together with private and non-private donors, to assist reposition schooling as a precedence on the humanitarian agenda, usher in a extra collaborative method amongst actors on the bottom and foster extra funding to make sure that each crisis-affected little one and younger individual is in class and studying. ECW acknowledges the necessity to undertake a scientific and proactive method to managing its dangers, in alignment with its strategic aims and stakeholder expectations.

You possibly can entry to extra data on ECW by way of this hyperlink

How will you make a distinction? 

The target of this project is to work below the steering of the Threat & Compliance Supervisor in ECW’s SPA workforce to develop a set of key danger administration paperwork that can inform ECW’s danger administration practices so far as company and portfolio danger administration are involved. The principle outcomes of this consultancy shall be a finalized set of paperwork and studying supplies ready and delivered to the SPA workforce on time and to a high-quality commonplace, aligned with the ideas set out in key danger administration frameworks such because the COSO Enterprise Threat Administration framework and the ISO:31000 framework. Key parts will embrace:

  • A Threat Administration Coverage that defines the scope, ideas, roles, and obligations of danger administration inside ECW.
  • A danger reporting system that features the design and improvement of recent danger reporting templates, codecs, and frequency, in addition to danger escalation and communication protocols.
  • Threat administration pointers that present the methodology, instruments, and processes for figuring out, assessing, treating, monitoring, and reporting dangers at totally different ranges and capabilities of ECW.
  • A danger administration studying programme to introduce the brand new insurance policies and procedures to ECW personnel and its companions.




Estimated variety of days


Deliverable 1:

  • Put together an ECW Threat Administration Coverage
  1. Maintain discussions with ECW’s SPA workforce and overview related background data to know the context of this project and necessities for creating a Threat Administration Coverage in addition to Deliverable 2 and Deliverable 3.
  2. Draft an ECW Threat Administration Coverage based mostly on the necessities agreed with the SPA workforce and the principals of the related COSO and ISO frameworks (Enterprise Threat Administration Framework and ISO 31000 respectively), (MS Phrase doc consistent with ECW branding that may be uploaded to ECW’s web site), in addition to inputs from the Finance & Operations part and different ECW Secretariat groups as wanted. A danger urge for food assertion might be included within the Coverage or developed individually.
  3. Work with the SPA workforce to flow into the draft ECW Threat Administration Coverage each internally inside the ECW Secretariat and key exterior stakeholders, together with donors and implementing companions, for suggestions. This deliverable and deliverable 2a could embrace touring to NYC (journey period roughly 2 weeks).
  4. Finalize the ECW Threat Administration Coverage (and danger urge for food assertion if developed individually) utilizing ECW branding pointers and undergo the SPA workforce.


















15 Might 2024



12 June 2024







17 July 2024




31 July 2024

Deliverable 2:

Replace danger reporting templates

  1. Additional to the overview of background paperwork undertaken below Deliverable 1a, overview related templates of i) portfolio danger reporting together with danger evaluation templates and ii) company danger reporting together with the ECW Company Threat Register and focus on necessities for updating these templates with the SPA workforce.
  2. Put together an up to date i) danger evaluation template, ii) portfolio danger report template, and iii) company danger register template based mostly on the necessities agreed with the SPA workforce, together with automation performance, and the necessities set out within the ECW Threat Administration Coverage (MS Phrase or MS Excel paperwork consistent with ECW branding that may be uploaded to ECW’s web site and grants database), with inputs from different Secretariat groups as wanted.
  3. Work with the SPA workforce to flow into the up to date templates with ECW Secretariat contacts recognized by the SPA workforce in addition to implementing companions, for suggestions. Arrange a half day workshop with the ECW Schooling Group and grantees to acquire suggestions on the templates.
  4. Finalize the 4 templates set out below (2) above and submit paperwork to the SPA workforce.



















17 July 2024 (work executed in parallel with deliverable 1c above)



4 July 2024







1 September 2024




8 September 2024

Deliverable 3:

Put together danger administration steering paperwork

  1. Additional to the overview of background paperwork undertaken below Deliverable 1a, maintain discussions with ECW’s SPA workforce and overview related background data to know current danger administration steering and necessities for creating new steering paperwork (Phrase paperwork consistent with ECW branding that may be uploaded to ECW’s web site).
  2. Put together two danger administration steering paperwork for i) grantees and iii) ECW Secretariat, based mostly on necessities agreed with the SPA workforce (Phrase paperwork consistent with ECW branding that may be uploaded to ECW’s web site).
  3. Obtain suggestions from the SPA workforce on the paperwork ready. Use this suggestions to the above two paperwork and undergo the SPA workforce.













8 September 2024 (work executed in parallel with deliverables 1c and 1d above)




22 September 2024



29 September 2024

Deliverable 4:

Put together studying programme for ECW and grantees

  1. Put together studying supplies for i) ECW employees, consultants and interns and ii) ECW grantees to incorporate a) a PowerPoint presentation speaking the brand new insurance policies and procedures (ECW Threat Administration Coverage, up to date templates, steering), b) data of roles and obligations of teams i) and ii) above, and c) a video walkthrough of how every of the above two teams is required to finish related templates/paperwork.
  2. In coordination with the SPA workforce, finalize these studying supplies and undergo the SPA workforce.










27 October 2024






10 November 2024

Deliverable 5:

Present ad-hoc technical danger administration help and recommendation to ECW on areas associated to the above deliverables

  1. Present help and steering to the SPA workforce and the broader ECW workforce on technical danger administration areas regarding deliverables 1-4 above.


As much as 10 days


24 November 2024


158 days


To qualify as an advocate for each little one you’ll have… 

  • An Superior college diploma (Masters) in danger administration, inner audit, social sciences, worldwide improvement, public administration, or different associated fields.
  • A minimal of 8 years of progressively accountable skilled expertise in danger administration, inner audit or danger administration consulting.
  • Expertise in creating danger administration insurance policies, procedures and steering for a world group, ideally a United Nations or different improvement or Schooling in Emergencies group.
  • Very sturdy analytical and doc drafting abilities utilizing Microsoft Phrase and Excel.
  • Very sturdy written and oral communication abilities, with the power to summarize advanced data into ‘plain English’.
  • Expertise in: i) working with inner and exterior stakeholders to collect suggestions on draft insurance policies, procedures, and steering notes; ii) synthesising suggestions in a time-sensitive however thorough trend; and iii) setting out a transparent imaginative and prescient for subsequent steps.
    Potential to work to strict deadlines and work autonomously to fulfill consultancy timelines.
  • Expertise of working in danger administration or inner audit within the United Nations, a global improvement entity or a humanitarian entity.
  • Expertise of working within the discipline of schooling and/or Schooling in Emergencies.
  • Expertise of working in fragile and conflict-affected states.
  • Expertise of working in danger administration or inner audit with an ECW companion.
  • Fluency in English (written & verbal) is required. Information of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese language, French, Russian or Spanish), notably French, is fascinating. 

For each Youngster, you exhibit… 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

To view our competency framework, please go to  here

 UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived kids and our world workforce should replicate the variety of these kids. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender id, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or some other private attribute.

UNICEF presents reasonable accommodation for consultants/particular person contractors with disabilities. This may occasionally embrace, for instance, accessible software program, journey help for missions or private attendants. We encourage you to reveal your incapacity throughout your software in case you want cheap lodging through the choice course of and afterwards in your project. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and aims of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding ideas. All chosen candidates shall be anticipated to stick to those requirements and ideas and can subsequently endure rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will embrace the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to supply extra data to conduct a background verify. 


Solely shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and advance to the subsequent stage of the choice course of. 

Purposes submitted with out a monetary proposal won’t be accepted.

People engaged below a consultancy or particular person contract won’t be thought-about “employees members” below the Employees Rules and Guidelines of the United Nations and UNICEF’s insurance policies and procedures, and won’t be entitled to advantages offered therein (comparable to depart entitlements and medical insurance coverage protection). Their situations of service shall be ruled by their contract and the Basic Situations of Contracts for the Companies of Consultants and Particular person Contractors. Consultants and particular person contractors are answerable for figuring out their tax liabilities and for the cost of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with native or different relevant legal guidelines. 

The chosen candidate is solely accountable to make sure that the visa (relevant) and medical health insurance required to carry out the duties of the contract are legitimate for the complete interval of the contract. Chosen candidates are topic to affirmation of fully-vaccinated standing in opposition to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Well being Group (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which have to be met previous to taking on the project. It doesn’t apply to consultants who will work remotely and will not be anticipated to work on or go to UNICEF premises, programme supply areas or straight work together with communities UNICEF works with, nor to journey to carry out capabilities for UNICEF all through their consultancy contracts. 

Marketed: 26 Mar 2024 Jap Daylight Time
Deadline: 10 Apr 2024 Jap Daylight Time

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