UNICEF Moldova: Nat Indiv Consultant to support MER in the coordination of the Refugee Response to ensure the inclusion of refugee children in the Moldovan education system

UNICEF Moldova is contracting the services of a national individual consultant to support the coordination and management of emergencies at the MER, including the ongoing process of capacity strengthening and institutionalizing emergency response within the ministry.

Qualifications and experience: 

  • Advanced University Degree in Education, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in education policy development.
  • Proven experience in leading cross-sectoral education teams or another social field.
  • Proven experience of displaying very good analytical skills (copies of previous strategic, analytical works involving multidisciplinary teams to be provided).
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of the education system in Moldova.
  • Familiarity with international, EU and European Commission policies and benchmarks in education and best European practices in the field of education.
  • Demonstrated experience of work with the Government of the Republic of Moldova in developing education strategies or another social field.

How to apply: 

To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: 


Application deadline: 22 April 2024

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants from under-represented groups will be given priority in case of equal qualification. UNICEF is committed to reasonably accommodate the working environment for the persons with disabilities.

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).