Job Board

As part of its overarching goal of information sharing, the Better Care Network posts relevant jobs and consultancies on the BCN newsletter. These jobs, unless noted, are not being administered by the BCN. Please apply directly with the relevant organization and contact the respective organization for additional information. To advertise a job posting on BCN, email BCN Secretariat at    

Child Protection Working Group:
Help Desk for Field Level Child Protection Coordination


The Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), led by UNICEF, convenes a range of UN, NGO and other actors to meet the needs of the Child Protection in Emergencies (CPIE) sector, by producing key interagency tools, building capacity, and developing shared advocacy and policy. The CPWG represents one ‘Area of Responsibility’ within the broader Global Protection Cluster. The purpose of this consultancy is to continue the smooth running of the established Help Desk within the global level CPWG team to provide field based coordinators of child protection with technical assistance, mentoring, training and knowledge management services. The consultancy start date is 1 September 2015.

The application deadline is 10 July 2015. For more information, please click here.


PAN: Evaluating Efficacy of Group Triple P in Africa 

PAN, the Parenting in Africa Network, is embarking on an evaluation on the efficacy of Group Triple P methodology as a parenting training approach, in the African context. In 2013, the Triple P program was piloted in Kenya, engaging parents from the peri-urban areas of Nairobi. There is now, therefore, a need for conducting a keen, detailed evaluation of the pilot in Kenya, to build a strong case for its adaptation or applicability for the African context; more so in resource poor backgrounds.

PAN is looking for consultants with the capacity to undertake the entire evaluation. The consultants should either be an institution or a team of evaluators, but with a lead evaluator. Interested consultants should send a technical and financial proposal to, indicating the subject line: Parenting Approach Evaluation.

Proposal submission deadline is 14th July, 2015. For more information, please click here. 

UNICEF Request for Proposals: Designing an Evidence Based Communication and Advocacy Strategy for accelerating childcare system reforms across the CEECIS region

The purpose of this Request for Proposal for Services (RFPS) is to select and contract a service provider (SP) to research and design a compelling, evidence-based communication and advocacy strategy to mobilize greater and more sustained commitment from major decision-makers on the value of investing in community-based services in order to accelerate childcare system reforms across Europe and Central Asia.

The strategy will support advocacy efforts to increase or re-allocate European, national and local resources towards social inclusion of vulnerable families and children with a particular focus on the development of appropriate support services and protection of children below three years and those with disabilities. The aim is to mobilize greater, more sustained, public and political engagement of major stakeholders (European Commission DGs, European Union Parliamentarians, governments, and donors/foundations active in the social sector) on the value of investing in the transition from institutional to community-based care.

Proposal submission deadline is 15 July, 2015. For more information, please click here.

USAID Senior Technical Advisor, Orphans and Vulnerable Children

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc., (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the position of Senior Technical Advisor, Orphans and Vulnerable Children. The Orphans and Vulnerable Children Sr. Technical Advisor serves in the Implementation Support Division (ISD) for the Office of HIV/AIDS, in the Bureau for Global Health (GH/OHA) and reports to the OVC team lead for day to day activities and ultimately to the IS Division Chief.  

The Senior Technical Advisor will be responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating USAID Orphans and Vulnerable children programs worldwide with emphasis on sub Saharan Africa as well as Agency-wide activities within the HIV/AIDS area, serving as a technical reviewer of studies and programs which may have significant impact on PEPFAR programs. For a full description of duties and qualifications, please use the link below.

For more information, and to apply, please click here.

Catholic Relief Services Senior Technical Advisor - Gender and IHD

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is recruiting a Senior Technical Advisor on Gender and IHD. The Senior Technical Advisor provides technical and thought leadership in gender integration and IHD as part of CRS’s core competency of Justice and Peacebuilding Integration, serving as agency strategy lead for gender. Solutions are thorough, innovative, contribute to agency objectives, and are recognized by peers. The Senior Technical Advisor also leads development and implementation of the CRS Global Gender and IHD Strategies, setting standards for gender responsive programming in specific development and humanitarian sectors.

Responsibilities include technical support, capacity strengthening, strategy implementation, knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and resource acquisition.

For more information, and to apply, please click here. 

IRC Child Protection Technical Adviser

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently recruiting for the position of Child Protection Technical Adviser, based in New York. This position provides child protection technical leadership in the design and development of programs for children in countries in conflict, crisis, post-conflict and post-crisis settings across the world, with a specific focus on research, monitoring and evaluation for child protection. To ensure quality programming towards impacting the lives of children affected by conflict and crisis through IRC’s work, the Child Protection Technical Advisor provides technical support; supports business and partnership development; develops strategies and resources; reviews, uses and generates evidence; and raises IRC’s profile.

For more information, and to apply, please click here.