Child Participation and Child Friendly Communication Consultant

  • Contract
  • Dakar


Reporting to the Project Manager based in Dakar, the consultant’s main mandate is to
perform the following tasks:

Planning (week 1 – November 5)

  • Review the current status of the project
  • Present to the Project Manager and Operations Coordinator the detailed action plan and
    Workshop with children to identify key information from the SOW to be included in the child-friendly version
    version (November 8-15)
  • Organize logistics
  • Coordinate with partner organizations
  • Manage risks related to the activity
  • Activity summary report
    Developing a child-friendly version (November 16 to December 10)
  • Prepare a child-friendly version of the baseline report
  • Prepare a visual summary (e.g., poster, video, as recommended by the children)
  • Collaborate with the children on the design
  • Submit this version to the children on the advisory committees for review
  • Submit a first draft to IBCR on December 10, 2021
    Finalize a child-friendly version (December 13 – 20)
  • Present worked version to IBCR and partners
  • Submit this version to the children of the advisory committees for final validation


  • Minimum Master’s degree
  • Experience in child participation
  • Demonstrated experience in writing child-friendly materials
  • Proven writing skills
  • Interest and strong ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Respect for deadlines
  • Ability to travel to regions within Senegal for the workshop with the children
  • Bilingual in French and Wolof
  • Demonstrate integrity by putting forward values and ethical standards
  • Dynamic and organized professional
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to escalate needs or unforeseen events to the team leader

  • Experience working with an INGO in Senegal

How to apply

The application must include:

  • A cover letter describing how the applicant’s professional qualifications and experience
  • experience meet the selection criteria
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Full contact information for three recent references (required)
  • Indicate clear indications of your status to reside and work in
  • Senegal
  • Mention your daily fees so that your application can be taken into account.
    All persons interested in this position must send their application by email no later than
    October 31, 2021 to [email protected]
    The Office will process applications as they are submitted.It is therefore strongly recommended to apply as soon as possible. The office is seeking to recruit a person to begin her/his term on November 1, 2021.
    The International Bureau for Children’s Rights will contact only those candidates who have been pre-selected.

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