Call for international expert

Call for international expert

Function: International Expert to develop methodology for drafting the monitoring report on implementation of the Law on Child Protection

Place of work: Remote

Project name: Strengthening social service workforce to provide continued quality social services for most vulnerable children and their families

Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection in Kosovo – KOMF, established in 2011, is a coalition composed of 34 local and international NGOs working in the child protection field, with the joint mission to advocate and protect the rights of children in Kosovo.

KOMF supported by UNICEF and in partnership with USAID, is implementing the project “Strengthening social service workforce to provide continued quality social services for most vulnerable children and their families in Kosovo”. The project has four main objectives as follows: 1. Strengthen capacities of child protection and non-child protection front-line workers, to implement the Law on Child Protection, enabling provision of quality and sustainable protection services for children; 2. Strengthen capacities of social service workforce to provide quality social services for children; 3. Strengthen capacities of Municipal Directorates of Health and Social Welfare and CSWs on planning, monitoring, budgeting, and contracting of social services; 4. Increase awareness of decision makers, social workforce and wide public, on the importance of social work and provision of quality social services.

In the frame of the first objective, KOMF is publishing the announcement for the recruitment of an international expert to strengthen the quality and methodology to conduct the Monitoring Report on the implementation of Law on Child Protection.

Purpose of Activity/Assignment:

The aim of this activity is to have a qualitative Monitoring Report on implementation of LCP, which will present the current situation on implementation of LCP, as well as provide concrete recommendations on how to properly implement the LCP in Kosovo. The international expert will provide its expertise on developing the methodology for systematic monitoring of the implementation of the LCP.

Supervisor: Project Coordinator
Start Date: March 2023
End Date: May 2023
Number of working days: 10 working days

Knowledge/Expertise/Skills required:

  • Masters and University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Social Work, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Knowledge and experience on International Legal and Policy framework and instruments on Child Protection.
  • Professional expertise on monitoring legislation.
  • Broad experience working with non-government organisations is highly desirable.
  • Excellent command of English language, in both speaking and writing.

All interested candidates are invited to send the below listed application documents via email, at;

  • CV;
  • Letter of interest introducing the reasons why the expert is deemed well suited for the assignment;
  • Three references from previous employers;
  • Financial proposal with the proposed daily and total fee (Gross). The financial proposal must include the statement of the validity of the proposal, at least four weeks from the submission date;

Deadline for submission:

  • The proposal has to be received by latest on February 24, 2023, by midnight. Proposals must be submitted in English language. Proposals received after the deadline or in other languages, will be not considered.

Please note that only selected candidates from their documentation will be notified for the interview.

Click here to download the full application form.

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