International Consultancy, Social and Community Listening Consultant, Job in Kenya - UN

Scope of Work

Goal and objective:

Under the supervision of the SBC Emergency Specialist, ESARO and in close collaboration with the relevant sections, COs the SBC Social and community listening (SCL) Consultant for the ESARO Social and Behavioural Change team will be responsible for supporting the planning, execution, and monitoring of the ESARO SBC social listening strategy across various platforms, generation and utilization of behaviour and social science data on community insights.

Activities And Tasks

Support implementation of a Regional Social and Community Listening Strategy and

Produce highlighting key issues, topics, concerns raised, monitoring trends, misinformation, rumours, disinformation, knowledge, attitudes, and practices shifts, influencers and reference group, etc. providing recommendations on potential messaging and potential programmatic focus to RO and COs.

Through online monitoring tools, identify highly assessed conversation threads to identify wrong information and/or myths being circulated in ESAR.

Expand the existing Regional Social and Community Listening Strategy and its implementation to include other programme areas (e.g., SRHR and HIV, Nutrition, Child Protection (Violence against girls, boys and women, child marriage, FGM, child online protection, girls’ empowerment, emergency, immunization, etc.). SCL process will also use insights that are generated from the SCL initiative on child marriage and FGM led by HQ to effectively utilize the insights that emerge from those analysis.

Community insights data utilization

Support RO and COs in collection, compilation, analysis and use of community insights and beliefs on behaviour and social barriers and drivers around key programmatic areas.

Review guidelines and tools for conducting social and community listening to equip COs with practical tools and templates.

Payment Schedule

Payment schedule is as per above table. Payments will be per deliverable as indicated. Payment is upon satisfactory completion of deliverables.

As per UNICEF DFAM policy, payment is made against approved deliverables. No advance payment is allowed unless in exceptional circumstances against bank guarantee, subject to a maximum of 30 per cent of the total contract value in cases where advance purchases, for example for supplies or travel, may be necessary. The candidate selected will be governed by and subject to UNICEF’s General Terms and Conditions for individual contracts.

Please note that the final remuneration will be negotiated by HR.

Desired Competencies, Technical Background And Experience

Advanced university degree or equivalent experience in Statistics, Communications, Marketing, Data Science, Behaviour Science or relevant areas. *A first-level university degree in a relevant fieldcombined with and additional two years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

 Work Experience

At least 5 years of proven experience in social media monitoring and analysis and/or digital listening

Previous experience with social media management, trend monitoring, and influencing

Experience in the design and implementation of interventions on rumour management/misinformation

Previous experience in working with UN, and/or other development partners.

Excellent writing skills planning and coordination skills, with proven ability to work independently.

Language Proficiency

Fluency in English (verbal and written). Knowledge of French and Portuguese is an added advantage

Must Exhibit The UNICEF Core Values Of







Core Competencies

Builds and Maintains Partnerships

Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness

Drive to achieve results for impact

Innovates and embraces change

Manages ambiguity and complexity

Thinks and acts strategically

Works collaboratively with others

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