Individual Consultancy in Revision and Institutionalizing of Criteria for determining the disability in children in line with International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF-CY)__Deadline extended

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UNICEF Moldova is looking for an individual consultant to provide technical expertise, support and coordinate the functioning of the Working Group (WG) established by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection to review and finalize the development of Criteria for determining the disability in children applying principles and tools in line with the ICF-CY.

The work will be done under the overall guidance and involvement of the National Council for Determination of Disability and Functional Capacity and respective Working Group / team of national experts.  

The consultancy is expected to be carried out for a duration of 45 working days in the period of May – July 2018

Qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced university degree in medicine (major in pediatrics), educational psychology, sociology or related fields;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience, including analysis of public policies, development of tools, instructions and other regulatory documents in the areas of social and child protection, disability, inclusive education etc.;
  • Knowledge of the principles and application of ICF-CY framework to assess the children under 18 years old;
  • Experience in cooperation with the relevant state authorities;
  • Excellent command of Romanian, both oral and written. Working command of English and Russian is a strong asset;
  • Proven experience in planning and coordination as well as organizational skills;
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with persons from various backgrounds.
  • Experience in working with UNICEF or other UN Agencies will be an asset

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and read more detailed information, please visit UNICEF web-page:

Applications for this position must be received no later than: 4 May 2018

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all backgrounds and minority groups, including persons with disabilities, to apply.

UNICEF is a global organization that seeks to improve the lives and health of children, especially the most vulnerable ones. UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. For more information about UNICEF and its work in Moldova visit: You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

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