UNICEF is hiring a qualified Child Protection Specialist (Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups) located in South Sudan. He/She will plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector in child protection programs. Additionally the successful candidate will build and sustain effective close working partnerships with relevant government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity, exchange knowledge/expertise and to reinforce cooperation to achieve sustainable and broad results in child protection. She/He will have an Advanced University degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law and other social science field. A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international level some of which preferably were served in a developing country are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 31. August 2016.
UNICEF is hiring a qualified Field Support Specialist located in Jordan. The successful candidate will guide and/or undertake intersectoral analysis of local conditions affecting children and mothers resulting from the emergency situation, in particularly WASH, Education and Child Protection, with a specific focus on refugee camps; determines and advises on priority interventions and maps the existing gaps. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to represent UNICEF in discussions at camps coordination level with local authorities and partners to advocate and/or assist counterparts and colleagues in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of emergency assistance. The tasks of this position additionally include to promote and support the training of UNICEF staff and its partners and capacity building of humanitarian partners, based on the mapping and understanding of available capacity. She/He will have an Advanced university degree in a related field e.g. social sciences, public administration, law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in operations, supplies, field coordination, or any other relevant area of work with either the UN and/or NGO in Emergency settings are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Knowledge of Arabic is highly desirable. The deadline for this vacancy is 31. August 2016.
UNICEF is offering a position as Communication for Development Specialist, P-3 Bangui CAR situated in Central African Republic. The successful candidate monitors and evaluates activities on the basis of applied communication research and frequent visits to project sites. Disseminates communication research finds, ensures exchanges of experience and new methods to government officials, programme staff, and other UNICEF partners. Additionally the successful candidate develops partnerships with various religious groups, traditional leaders, teachers, artists and other organized groups in the community, as well as civil society organizations, to orient them on country programme goals and to solicit their involvement in the implementation of the country programme. Also the successful candidate will Provides technical support to government counterparts in the development and appropriate use of communication for social development, aimed at both individual behaviour change and collective action. She/He will have an advanced university degree in the social/behavioural sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education) with emphasis on participatory communication, communication planning, social mobilization, participatory research, training and impact evaluation of communication interventions. Five years progressively responsible work experience in the planning and management of social development programmes, including two years in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programmes are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English and French. The deadline for this vacancy is 24. August 2016.