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National Consultant to Develop a Strategy for Public-Private Partnerships in the Education Sector in Tanzania at UNICEF May, 2024

Job no: 571857
Contract type: Consultant
Duty Station: Dar-es-Salaam
Level: Consultancy
Location: United Republic of Tanzania
Categories: Education
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

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, learning.

Education | UNICEF United Republic of Tanzania

How can you make a difference?

The purpose of this assignment is to develop a strategy that will guide the government in engaging with private sector entities to enhance the delivery of education services in Tanzania. The strategy should outline the key principles, objectives, mechanisms, and implementation plan for PPPs in the education sector.

Scope of Work:

The consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

1. Conduct a thorough review of the existing education system in Tanzania, including policies, regulations, and institutional arrangements.

2. Identify and analyze international best practices and successful case studies of PPPs in the education sector.

3. Assess the current capacity and readiness of the education sector in Tanzania to engage in PPPs.

4. Consult with relevant stakeholders, including government officials, education providers, private sector entities, and civil society organizations.

5. Develop a comprehensive strategy for PPPs in the education sector, including clear objectives, principles, and approaches.

6. Identify potential areas for PPPs in the education sector, such as infrastructure development, teacher training, curriculum development, and technology integration.

7. Develop a detailed implementation plan, including timelines, resource requirements, and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms.

8. Provide recommendations for capacity building and institutional strengthening to support the implementation of PPPs in the education sector.



Work Assignments Overview


Estimated Budget


Inception report outlining the proposed methodology and work plan.

Inception report



Draft strategy document for PPPs in the education sector, including all components as mentioned in the scope of work.

Draft strategy document



Final strategy document incorporating feedback received during the review process.

Final strategy document



Implementation plan for the strategy, including key milestones and resource requirements.

Implementation plan



Capacity building recommendations for government officials and relevant stakeholders.

Capacity building recommendations



UNICEF reserves the right to withhold all or portions of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/output is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.

Evaluations: The applicant should submit financial proposals which clearly stipulate how the work will be conducted. The Financial Proposal should include all costs of this assignment including fee, travel costs, accommodation as UNICEF will not pay any DSA.

Proposals will be both technically and financially evaluated. The technical part will carry a weight of 75%. The financial part will take 25% showing the proposed budget breakdown of consultancy cost for each deliverable (fees, travel and accommodation) and eventual total consultancy cost.

The consultant will be required to travel 4 trips to Dodoma. The contract is expected to start from 1st May 2024 to 31st October 2024.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

• Advanced university degree (master’s degree) in Social Sciences or related area.


• Demonstrated at least 7 years of expertise in the field of Private Public Partnership including education and/or other social sectors.

• Strong knowledge of the PPP space and understanding how the private sector can provide technical and finance support to the education sector in Tanzania.

• Proven experience in developing strategies in PPP, including analysis, strategies and implementation within the education sector.

• Excellent communication, advocacy and facilitation skills.

• Experience in working with government agencies, private sector entities, and civil society organizations.


For every Child, you demonstrate…


UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).


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.


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: 09 May 2024 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 16 May 2024 E. Africa Standard Time


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