United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

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 fulfil their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

UNICEF is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) National GEP3 State Project Coordinator
2.) Health Officer
3.) FT Education Officer
4.) Administrative Associate
5.) WASH Specialist
6.) Communication Manager (Private Sector Engagement)

 

1.Job Title: National GEP3 State Project Coordinator (SPC)

Job Number: 520754 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara
Work Type : Consultancy
Consultancy  Duration: 11.5 months

Purpose of Assignment

  • The purpose of this consultancy is to ensure effective implementation and coordination of all UNICEF supported activities in the target state (Katsina, Niger, Sokoto or Zamfara) as per the Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) state workplan and contributing to overall results of UNICEF Education Programme.
  • GEP3 activities are implemented in close partnership with government education agencies and civil society partners.
  • The consultant will report to Education Specialist/Officer, Field Office in charge of the state, and with the guidance of the GEP3 Manager or his/her designated representative. The consultant will work closely and coordinate with GEP3 Education team based in the Field Office, UNICEF Field Office responsible officer/specialist for the implementation of the Education Programme in the target state. The SPC is expected to create an effective professional relationship with relevant decision-makers and education sector stakeholders in the state to advance GEP3 activities and results.

Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
Education:

  • Advanced degree in Education, Economics, Statistics, International Development or related fields.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience and demonstrated ability in the coordination and management of state level projects or development work preferably in northern Nigeria
  • At least 3 years of supporting capacity development work
  • Competent in analysis of data and evidence (including Value for Money)
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, to varied audiences, especially in the target states
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.
  • Skills in the use of Microsoft office suites are essential

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 5th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

2.Job Title: Health Officer, NO-B

Job Number: 519994 | Vacancy Link
Location: Bauchi
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Purpose for the Job

  • The Health Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the Health Programme within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery of results, by preparing, executing, managing, and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, and evaluating and reporting of results.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities

  • Support to programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building.

Requirements
Education:

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Public Health/Nutrition, Pediatric Health, Family Health, Health Research, Global/International Health, Health Policy and/or Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics, Socio-medical, Health Education, Epidemiology, or another relevant technical field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Functional Competencies (Required):

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts [I]
  • Analyzing [II]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [II]
  • Learning and Researching [II]
  • Planning and Organizing [II]

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 10th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

3.Job Title: FT Education Officer, NOB

Job Number: 519565
Location: Enugu-Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

How can you make a difference?

  • Under the supervision of  the Chief, Education or Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks 
Support to programme development and planning:

  • Contribute to the preparation and updating of the situation analysis for the development, design and management of education related programmes/projects. Research and report on development trends (economic, social, health etc.) and data for use in programme development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of education and other related information for development planning and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical programme transactions, preparing materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.

Requirements
Education:

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Education, Psychology, Sociology or another relevant technical field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are:

  • Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
  • Analyzing (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (II)
  • Learning and researching (II)
  • Planning and organizing (II)

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 10th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

4.Job Title: Administrative Associate, GS6

Job Number: 520784
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment

For every child, a future

  • Under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the Administrative Associate is responsible for executing a broad variety of procedural and specialized administrative tasks for the respective section requiring in-depth knowledge of UNICEF administrative procedures, processes and policies.

How can you make a difference?
Budget Monitoring (specialized):

  • Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision/follow up.
  • Provides support on budget revision/preparation, implementation status, determination position of funding utilization, operational, and financial closure.
  • Prepares and maintains records, documents and control plans for the budget monitoring of project/programme implementation.
  • Carries out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants for his/her section such as registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants.

Requirements
Education:

  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant administrative or clerical work experience is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 10th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

5.Job Title: WASH Specialist, NOC

Job Number: 519999
Location: Akure, Ondo
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment

How can you make a difference?

  • Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primarily, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.

Accountabilities, Duties & Tasks
Programme/project Planning, Development and Management:

  • Enhance effective programme, sectoral or inter-sectoral, planning, development and management by leading, guiding, coordinating and supporting the timely completion of the Situational Analysis and its periodic update through accurate and complete monitoring and analysis, and the timely preparation or finalization of sectoral input.
  • Ensure inclusion and delivery on sectoral leadership responsibilities including leadership and facilitation of the IASC WASH Cluster.

Knowledge Management:

  • Promote knowledge management by exchange of knowledge, information, situation analysis, experience or lessons learned; promote knowledge sharing and technical input or recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country.

Rights-Based Programme with Results-Based Approach:

  • Promote the quality of rights-based WASH programme and programmes through participation in the formulation of programme/project goals, strategies and approaches. Bring coherence, synergy and added value to programme management processes using a results-based management approach to planning and design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, or a field relevant to international WASH related Development Assistance.
  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

Work Experience:

  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the UN or other international development organization, national government or the private sector. Field work experience.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency (preparedness and response) and the IASC Cluster approach.

Language Proficiency:

  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Functional Competencies required:

  • Leading and Supervising (I)
  • Formulating strategies and concepts (II)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Applying technical expertise (III)
  • Relating and networking (II)
  • Deciding and Initiating action (II)

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 10th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

6.Job Title: Communication Manager (Private Sector Engagement), P4

Job Number: 520400
Location: Lagos
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment

For every child, a future

  • Under the guidance of the Chief of Field Office the incumbent is responsible for leading, managing and coordinating the development of strategies and initiatives to maximize the role and influence of the private sector in advocacy for children’s rights; deepen organizational collaboration with key stakeholders; and provide an interface for environmental scanning, knowledge exchange, resource mobilization, and policy influence.
  • S/He may also serve as a focal point and resource for colleagues on specific thematic areas of strategic relevance for partnership development. The key result is to ensure greater visibility for UNICEF in Nigeria amongst the public and private sectors, and influence in support of its mission.
  • As the position is Lagos-based, the Communication Manager will also oversee and guide communications with media in Lagos.

How can you make a difference?

  • Seeks and promotes new partnerships and resource mobilization, working with UNICEF colleagues to identify partnership and resource mobilization needs and broker resource mobilization agreements to meet those needs. Receives and screens inquiries from potential collaborators and facilitates communication with appropriate UNICEF staff. Scans and scouts external environment within designated partnership area for opportunities and risks and shares information in a timely fashion with relevant UNICEF staff. Provides strategic, logistical and programmatic support to senior management and other UNICEF staff in corporate engagement and interaction with partners.
  • Develops and maintains deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders, contributing to a database of key contacts and to UNICEF’s base of knowledge on partnership and resource mobilization. Expands UNICEF’s network of key interlocutors to build stronger relationships between UNICEF and governments, other key-decision makers, regional development institutions, foundations, the private sector, international financial institutions and/or relevant constituencies.
  • Develops and implements annual partnership engagement and resource mobilization plans.

Requirements
Education:

  • An advanced university degree is required in Communications, Marketing, International Development, Public Affairs, International Relations, Political Science or other related field.

Experience:

  • At least five (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in external relations, liaison and/or any resource-mobilization related activities, preferably in an international organization is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required with knowledge of another UN language considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time); 6th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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