Consultancy to create infographics conduct voice-overs develop videos and aid and facilitate webinars on social benefits for UNICEF staff 4 months Home Based PERCS, Policy & Admin Law Team DHR, United States At Unicef


Closing date: Thursday, 14 September 2023

Consultancy to create infographics, conduct voice-overs, develop videos, and aid and facilitate webinars on social benefits for UNICEF staff, 4 months, Home Based, PERCS, DHR

Job no: 565441

Position type: Consultant

Location: United States Division/Equivalent: Operations

School/Unit: Division of Human Resources

Department/Office: Policy & Admin Law Team DHR

Categories: Human Resources

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, a chance!

The Policy, Employee Relations, Compensation and Social Benefits section (PERCS) of the Division of Human Resources is comprised of three pillars. The Compensation and Social Benefits team provides support and guidance on UNICEF’s human resources policies and procedures concerning social security and compensation schemes.

Workers’ compensation for service incurred injury or death, medical evacuation, extended sick leave and the disability grant are all key components of social benefits offered by UNICEF to its staff. Given the numerous inquiries received from staff and HR practitioners in the field regarding the policies, it is crucial to revise and update available information as well as create easy to read infographics answering common queries as well as short videos offering insights to the various policies.

How can you make a difference?

The consultant will be tasked with creating infographics and informational videos for staff and delivering specialized webinars to the HR community.

In particular, the consultant will:

  •  Develop infographics relevant to the Social Benefits pillar for ease of comprehension
  •  Create audio voice-overs for new infographics on Social Benefits page to allow for user-friendliness
  •  Deliver webinars to HR professionals in the Regional Offices and in Country Offices to close observed knowledge gaps related to social benefits (especially the calculation of sick leave entitlement and the exhaustion of sick leave, return to work plans after extended sick leave, submission for disability review of cases of staff incapacitated for further service and workers’ compensation)
  •  In collaboration with Cigna partners, work on knowledge materials for UNICEF MIP’s health plan and new wellbeing initiatives
  •  provide support to the Social Benefits Pillar in reporting (country audit reports, JIU reports)

Deliverables:

Work Assignment Overview

Deliverables/Outputs

Delivery deadline

The main deliverable is to create infographics pertaining to Social Benefits topics. These should be ready for publication.

The secondary deliverable is the production of informational videos and webinars to strengthen staff knowledge of UNICEF Social Benefits.

  •  Develop infographics for staff and HR practitioners on regular sick leave, return to work plans, extended sick leave and the disability process for ease of comprehension.
  •  Create audio voice-overs for said new infographics on Social Benefits page to allow for user-friendliness.
  •  Deliver webinars to Regional Offices on mentioned topics, familiarize HR practitioners with tools and checklists for the correct implementation of relevant HR policies.

31 October 2023

The main deliverable is to create infographics pertaining to Social Benefits topics. These should be ready for publication.

The secondary deliverable is the production of informational videos and webinars to strengthen staff knowledge of UNICEF Social Benefits.

  •  Develop infographics on different types of workers’ compensation and submission of claims to the UN ABCC for ease of comprehension.
  •  Create audio voice-overs for said new infographics on Social Benefits page to allow for user-friendliness.
  •  Deliver webinars to Regional Offices on mentioned topics, familiarize HR practitioners with tools and checklists for the correct implementation of relevant HR policies.

30 November 2023

The deliverable is to create information materials pertaining to UNICEF’s MIP plan.

In collaboration with Cigna partners, work on update of knowledge materials for UNICEF’s MIP health plan and the dissemination of knowledge on new wellbeing initiatives.

31 December 2023

Provide support to the Social Benefits Pillar with reporting tasks

Provide support to the Social Benefits Pillar with country audit reports and JIU reports.

31 January 2023

Period: The consultancy will be remote based, from 1 October 2023 to 31 January 2024, for a maximum of 4 months, with deliverables as described above, and timelines to be agreed upon with the Supervisor.

For every child, you demonstrate:

UNICEF Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, Sustainability (CRITAS).

For every child, you will have

A university degree in public health

Infographic design/webpage design with knowledge of public health, medical insurance and medical evacuation processes. Analytical thinking, excellent writing skills, ability to present complex information in an easily comprehensible way to large audiences (both staff members and HR practitioners) both orally and in writing;

  •  A background in a relevant field such as social work, public policy, economics, or a related discipline is highly beneficial. A Bachelor’s degree in one of these fields can provide a solid foundation. A Master’s degree is desirable.
  •  The consultant should have a deep understanding of social benefits programs, policies, regulations, and eligibility criteria. This includes knowledge of various types of social assistance, such as healthcare, unemployment, disability, housing, and more.
  •  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are crucial. The consultant should be able to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner, both in written materials and during webinars to HR Professionals.
  •  Familiarity with webinar platforms, video conferencing tools, and multimedia creation software can help the consultant produce high-quality webinars and materials.
  •  Prior experience in conducting webinars, creating educational materials, or working in a related consulting role is advantageous.

Proposal: Applicants are requested to submit a proposal. The technical proposal should elaborate on deliverable/timeline and provide references to similar assignments and attach a CV, outlining experience. The financial proposal should provide a lumpsum fee amount (including a daily rate in US dollars). The total fee must be all inclusive for this remote consultancy.

How To Apply:

The application is to be submitted through the online portal and should contain three separate attachments:

  •  A Cover letter explaining suitability for the position (to be uploaded online under the “Cover Letter” tab)
  •  Curriculum Vitae (CV) (to be uploaded online under the “Resume” tab)
  •  A financial proposal. Please do not forget to specify your name in the file while saving (to be uploaded online under the “Financial Proposal” tab).

Important Note: Please do not indicate financials anywhere else in the online application form, please mark “n/or 00”, under the fee-related questions in the online application form.

Without all the above 3 documents, your application will be considered incomplete and invalid and may not be considered further.

Any attempt to unduly influence UNICEF’s selection process will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.

Please note, UNICEF does not charge any fee during any stage of the process.

Persons from all gender, ethnicity, and religious background meeting the requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds including persons living with disabilities to apply.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.

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.

Remarks:

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.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.

Advertised: Sep 06 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Application close: Sep 13 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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    Consultancy to create Social Benefits related infographics, conduct voice-overs for said infographics, develop videos regarding various Social Benefits topics, aid and facilitate specialized webinars on social benefits related processes.

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