Fresh Vacancy at UNICEF
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UNICEF is recruiting to fill the following vacanct positions in Abuja and Borno.
Job Title: UNICEF Child Protection Emergencies Specialist P-4
Purpose of the Position
The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Chief Child Protection for general guidance and direction. The Specialist supports the Chief in the managing the Section and contributing to knowledge development, innovation and for developing and preparing child protection and integrated, complex, key programs, projects. The Specialist provides authoritative technical guidance, operational support throughout all stages of programming to facilitate the management and delivery of concrete and sustainable UNICEF contribution to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and well being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties, framework and UN intergovernmental bodies.
Key Expected Results
Management and advisory support to the Chief
Program development and planning
Program management, monitoring and quality control of results
Advisory services and technical support
Advocacy, networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
An Advanced University degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.
A first university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree.
A minimum of 8 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 is required. Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset. Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
Leading and Supervising
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Relating and Networking
Persuading and Influencing
Creating and Innovating