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Thursday, November 19, 2009

UNICEF: AFRICAN JOBS,MIDDLE EAST



UNICEF is currently recruiting across african countries,interested applicants are
to check out against their various countries and location to apply



Education Specialist, L-3, Kadugli, Sudan


If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Education Specialist, L-3 in its Office in Kadugli, Sudan.



Purpose of the post:



Under the guidance of the Chief of Field Office responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of assigned emergency and regular programme/project(s) within the Education sector in Kadugli. Candidate should ensure UNICEF’s lead role in this sector.



Your profile:



• Advanced university degree in Education, Social Sciences, or related technical field.

• Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, in a related field.

• Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in related fields.

• Analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Supervisory and managerial skills.

• Leadership and teamwork abilities.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in an a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.



If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-786 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.



UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.



UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Education Specialist, L-3, Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Education Specialist, L-3 in its Office in Pyongyang, DPRK.
Purpose of the post

Under the guidance of the Deputy Representative, responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Basic Education Quality Programme in DPR Korea.
Your profile:
• Advanced university degree in Education Sciences, Social Sciences or related technical field.

• Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation of a comprehensive Education Programme.

• Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in related fields.

• Analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Supervisory and managerial skills.

• Leadership and teamwork abilities.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in an a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.


If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-778 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.



Chief WASH, L-4, Yangon, Myanmar

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, WASH, L-4 in its Office in Yangon, Myanmar.
Purpose of the post

Under the general guidance of the Deputy Representative, responsible as head of Section for the formulation, planning, design, implementation and evaluation of the Water and Environmental Sanitation (WASH) Programme within the country programme and administering the programme budget.
Your profile

• Advanced university degree in civil/public health engineering; hydrology or hydrogeology or related technical field

• Eight years progressive experience at national and international levels in programme planning, management, monitoring and evaluation in related field.

• Current knowledge of development and technology in related field.

• Practical experience in one or more of the following: surface and groundwater technology; sanitary engineering; environmental engineering; hydrogeology and geophysical exploration.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.

• Supervisory and managerial skills.

• Good analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills.

• Core Values: Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Commitment.

• Core Competencies: Communication, Working with people, Drive for Results.

• Functional Competencies: Leading and Supervising, Analyzing, Deciding and Initiating Action, Relating and Networking, Applying Technical Expertise, Formulating Strategies and Concepts.

• Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-777 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 7 December 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply



Chief Child Protection, L-5, Jerusalem, OPT

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Child Protection in its Office in Jerusalem, OPT.
Purpose of the post:
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Special Representative, responsible for the development, design, planning, implementation and management of the programme for Child Protection, in the context of humanitarian law and within the human rights framework. Also manages a programme budget.

As head of section, directs a significant group of professional and support staff to develop and administer the Child Protection programme.
Your profile
• Advanced university degree: in International Humanitarian Law, Human rights Law, Social Sciences or a related technical field.

• Ten years progressively, responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning and management in a Child Protection and human rights, especially in the area of law and legislation including juvenile justice.

• Knowledge of the latest developments in the area of international humanitarian and human rights issues and child protection issues in general.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and manage programmes, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills.

• Leadership, supervisory and managerial skills.

• Good analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-782 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.




Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, L-3, Luanda, Angola

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, L-3 in its Office in Luanda, Angola
Purpose of the post

Under the supervision of the Programme Planning Specialist the officer will be responsible for supporting the government of Angola in monitoring the progress and achievements of the 11 commitments of children. All this will reinforce M&E to ensure that policy making and planning authorities have the right information to support decision making. Finally the position provides integrated coherent and coordinated tools to ensure UNICEF budgeting is adequately proportioned and is reported to donors in a timely fashion in order to assist Government of Angola reach the MDG goals
Your profile

• Advanced university degree in social sciences, demography, development planning, statistics or a related technical field.

• Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels in program monitoring and evaluation. Practical experience in community-based research.

• Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills. Good knowledge of health sector planning and management information systems, especially in the context of developing countries

• Specialized training in statistics. Proven experience with household surveys such as MICS, Nutrition Survey, DHS, Census or similar quantitative surveys. Very good working knowledge of Microsoft office package and economic software (specifically in Stata, SPSS). Knowledge of computer management skills, including internet navigation and various office applications

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication, and advocacy skills to liaise with government, UN and other partners

• Good skills at writing, documentation and reporting

• Ability to organize and implement training

• Fluency in English and another UN language. Fluency in Portuguese as the national language of the duty station is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-775 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.




Planning and Evaluation Specialist, L-4, Maputo, Mozambique

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Planning and Evaluation Specialist, L-4 in its office in Maputo, Mozambique

Purpose of the post:
Under the general guidance of the Senior Social Policy Specialist, responsible for programme planning function and overseeing of monitoring and evaluating a major programme of cooperation with the Government of Mozambique
Your profile:
• Advanced university degree in social sciences or other related field.

• Eight years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.

• Knowledge of development issues, policies as well as social programming policies and procedures in international development

• Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills

• Ability to supervise professional and support staff

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills

• Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Fluency in English and Portuguese is required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-772 to: [email protected]. Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Education Specialist (Strategic Partnership), L-4, Nairobi USSC, Kenya

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Education Specialist (Strategic Partnership) in its office in Nairobi USSC, Kenya.

Purpose of the post:


Under the technical guidance of the Chief of Education the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the Strategic Partnership (SP) in Recovery and Development for Education in Somalia. The SP is a joint partnership between UNICEF, UNESCO and DFID which was established in 2006 as a coordination and funding mechanism for promoting long term recovery and development in the education sector in Somalia. The purpose of the post is to provide the SP with the necessary technical leadership and fund management skills to oversee and report the expenditure fund.
Your profile:
• Advanced University degree in Education, Social Sciences or related field.

• Minimum of eight years of professional work experience in education programmes with a focus on capacity building, training/mentoring communication, programme monitoring and evaluation.

• Knowledge of the latest issues, development and trends in education, institutional capacity development and monitoring and evaluation in post-conflict situations.

• Communication, advocacy, analytical and facilitation training/mentoring skills.

• Good knowledge of computer management and applications i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation tools, etc.

• Ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment.

• Fluency in English and another UN language desirable.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-771 to: [email protected]. Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.




Chief WASH, L-4, Lusaka, Zambia

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, WASH, L-4 in its office in Lusaka, Zambia.
Purpose of the post:
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative, accountable for the development, design, planning, implementation and management of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education (WASHE) or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme within the country programme.

As head of section, direct, lead and manage a group of professional and support staff to develop, manage and administer the sectoral or inter-sectoral project/programme.
Your profile:
• Advanced university degree in water and sanitation related fields such as civil engineering or public health, with specialization in environmental sanitation, hygiene education, water supply or hydrogeology or other fields related to the work of UNICEF. Additional training in Public Health and/ or Programme Communication an asset.

• Eight years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in the design, management, and monitoring and evaluation of water and sanitation programmes, most of which should be in developing countries.

• Current knowledge of development issues, strategies, as well as programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation for the water sanitation sector.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills.

• Ability to supervise and direct a team of WASH professional staff.

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Fluency in English and another UN language is required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-770 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.




Chief Education, L-4, Lilongwe, Malawi

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Education, L-4 in its office in Lilongwe, Malawi
Purpose of the post:
Under the guidance of the Deputy Representative responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring of the Basic Education and Youth programme. Provides leadership and technical support for the acceleration of girls' education and HIV prevention among young people in and out of school. The Chief, Education acts as key advisor to Government on Basic Education related policy development and by doing so positions basic education, in particular girls education, and HIV/AIDS issues in national processes such as sector wide approach to programme (SWAp) and Poverty Reduction Strategy (MPRS). Leads the UN joint efforts to support the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals, namely, the MDG related to Girls Education, as part of the UN Development Assistance Framework and the UN Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI).
Your profile:
• Masters degree in social science, education, or related discipline.

• Eight years progressively responsible experience working in international development. Experience in educational programmes, social mobilization, programme communication, HIV/AIDS and youth required. Knowledge of UNICEF operations and procedures desirable.

• Good communication, networking and systems building skills. Good understanding of mass media and information campaign, and life skills material production. Good computer skills.

• Core Values: Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Commitment.

• Core Competencies: Communication, Working with people, Drive for Results.

• Functional Competencies: Deciding and Initiating Action, Leading and Supervising, Relating and Networking, Analyzing, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Applying Technical Expertise.

• Fluency in English and UN language required. Willingness to learn Chichewa
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-768 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.



WASH Specialist, L-4, Dakar Regional Office, Senegal

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a WASH Specialist, L-4 in its Office in Dakar Regional Office, Senegal.
Purpose of the post:
Under the guidance of the Regional Adviser, WASH - responsible for technical leadership and support in WASH for Survival and Development in the West and Central Africa Region (WCAR) - the WASH Specialist provides timely and state-of-the art technical support, program support, knowledge management support and emergency preparedness and response support to UNICEF Country Programs in West and Central Africa, represents UNICEF in regional fora, and coordinates on UNICEF’s behalf with regional partners and donors.
Your profile

• Advanced university degree in Engineering or Public Health.

• Eight years of progressively responsible professional experience at the international level in the WASH sector, including emergency context.

• Knowledge of the latest developments in Public Health WASH.

• Knowledge of the latest developments in Emergency WASH.

• Analytical, communication and advocacy skills.

• Managerial and teamwork abilities.

• Computer skills, including statistical software package.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

• Ability to write proposals and reports and documents versioned to the needs of a range of audiences.

• Fluency in French and English (oral and written) required.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-759 to: [email protected]. Applications should be received by 7 December 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.



Chief, Health and Nutrition, L-5, Pretoria, South Africa

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Health and Nutrition, L-5 in its Office in Pretoria, South Africa.
Purpose of the post:
Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Representative, the incumbent is responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of the Child Survival and Development programme component of the country programme. S/he is expected to help transform the programme into a cutting edge leader, especially in pediatric treatment of AIDS, PMTCT+ (including infant feeding by HIV+ mothers), malnutrition among HIV-infected children, and neo-natal care. Specific functions include evidence-based advocacy and high-end technical support for policy development, promotion of evidence-based interventions and results-based planning and budgeting and strategic partnership to leverage results for children.
Your profile
• Advanced university degree or equivalent background in Public Health, Nutrition, Medical Sciences or relevant areas.

• At least ten years professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation, in a related field, with emphasis on strategic planning. Specialized expertise in community-based programmes in public health, HIV/AIDS or health education. Clinical experience, epidemiology or equivalent backgrounds an asset

• Technical knowledge and Leadership, team leadership, influence, networking, analytical, conceptual, strategic and global thinking, building trust.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Fluency in English and another UN language. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-766 to: [email protected]. Applications should be received by 7 December 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.



Chief Child Protection, L-5, Kampala, Uganda

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Child Protection, L-5 in its Office in Kampala, Uganda
Purpose of the post:
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative develops, oversees, coordinates and manages the programme to ensure the development, protection, care and support of adolescents and vulnerable children.
Your profile
• Advanced university degree in any of the following: social sciences, social welfare, public administration, international relations, business administration, public health, education, or other fields related to the work of UNICEF.

• Ten years progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.

• Knowledge of development issues, strategies, as well as programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, as well as to impart knowledge and teach skills.

• Leadership, supervisory and managerial skills

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-765 to: [email protected]. Applications should be received by 30 November 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.



Chief, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, L-4, N'Djamena, Chad

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, L-4 in its Office in N’Djamena, Chad.
Purpose of the post:
Under the general guidance of the Deputy Representative, responsible for programme planning function and overseeing of monitoring and evaluating UNICEF Chad Country Programme
Your profile:
• Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other related field.

• Eight years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.

• Current knowledge of development issues, policies as well as social programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

• Ability to supervise professional and support staff.

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset

If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-756 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 7 December 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply



Chief, Health and Nutrition, L-4, Accra, Ghana

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Chief, Health and Nutrition, L-4 in its Office in Accra, Ghana
Purpose of the post
Under the general guidance of the Deputy Representative, responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Health and Nutrition programme within the country programme and administering a programme budget
Your profile

• Advanced university degree in Medicine, Public Health or a related technical field.

• Ten years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation, in a related field.

• Five years of Professional responsibility for policy dialogue with Governments and other Partners in the areas of Health/Nutrition policy development, Health Sector Reforms and if possible Sector Wide Approaches/sector investment Programmes.

• Proven ability to actively participate in the formulation of national Health policies/reforms and in Health related policy dialogues.

• Current knowledge of the latest developments and technology, in the field.

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and writing.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programmes, as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.

• Understanding of the rights and results based approaches to programming.

• Leadership and teamwork abilities.

• Supervisory and managerial skills.

• Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

• Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.

• Fluency in English and another UN language required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset

If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting VN-09-755 to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 7 December 2009.

Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.










Information and Programme Communication Specialist, L-3, Bissau, Guinea Bissau

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Information and Programme Communication Specialist, L-3 in its Office in Bissau, Guinea Bissau.



Purpose of post

Under the general guidance of the Representative, responsible for the conceptualization, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of an advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights and support UNICEF’s mission in the country.
Your profile:



• Advanced university degree in communication, journalism, public relations, or equivalent professional work experience in the communication area, combined with an advanced degree in a related field discipline.

• Five years progressively responsible professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, of which two years should be in developing countries.

• Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication, research, planning and strategy, and the role of mass media.

• General ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form in international and national languages; specific skills in writing press releases and articles/stories for traditional and electronic media

• Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas, as well as impart knowledge and teach skills.

• Proven ability to effectively manage relationships with media representatives, government officials and other UNICEF partners.

• Knowledge of computer systems, internet navigation and various office applications, specially interactive digital media

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment

• Proven ability to work as part of a team

• Fluency in Portuguese, English and French (oral and written). Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.



If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting Info & C4D Specialist to: [email protected] Applications should be received by 24 November 2009. Post is valid for one year with an expected start date of 1 January 2010. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.



UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.



UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Web Development Officer consultancy, Dakar Regional Office, Senegal

The UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa (WCARO) is seeking to develop further its knowledge and information sharing capacity.

The Consultant will be responsible for developing the WCARO intranet and internet as a strategic communication, information sharing and knowledge management tool. Both platforms should be optimized for knowledge transfer and information sharing.

The priority will be to develop the intranet site for knowledge management and sharing across all areas of activity within the Regional Office. A strong focus will be put on site performances for accessibility in low-band with

Working closely with programme staff, the Consultant will support the organization of the information and content from a system, as well as from a user perspective, to ensure optimal interactivity, usability and content retrieval.

The Consultant will support the expansion of the Communication for Development Technical Resource Network and the setting up of Communities of Practice. Particular attention will be given to Gender mainstreaming, dissemination of information on polio campaigns, related programme communication activities and other responses to outbreaks.



Tasks

• Be responsible for the site development and maintenance to ensure that websites are optimized for knowledge transfer and training. The Consultant will work closely with the Communication, Planning and IT team to edit and structure content, as needed.

• Be responsible for functional design (structure, navigation, content, etc.) - for developing a governance model and encouraging the engagement of staff.

• Set up content schemes (like categorization of documents);

• Assist the RO with implementation of any required content migrations, as required.

• Be expected to work with existing UNICEF systems and protocols (Lotus Domino and Notes 8.5) and liaise with the headquarters intranet and knowledge management teams and the Regional Office IT team.

• Liaise closely with staff in RO and Country Offices to co-ordinate updates.

• Work closely together with the facilitators of Communities of Practice to get a good understanding on user demands and organizational needs

• Support intranet users in technical issues. Draft user manual. Ensure users gain access to the right information by being members of the appropriate user groups within systems.



Skills

• Experience with web content management and document management systems is required.

• Experience with Lotus Domino development. Familiarity with other CMS used such as RedDot and Microsoft Sharepoint is a plus.

• The Consultant should be conversant with the tools used in the participatory internet (web 2.0 tools) and be open for innovations in internet/intranet usage.

• Formal information management qualification or relevant experience

• The Consultant must be fluent in spoken and written English and proficient in French.

• The Consultant should understand UNICEF business needs and processes and be able to translate them into practical solutions.

Terms and Conditions



1) The Consultant will work under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Communication at WCARO in Dakar, Senegal and will be required to work from the office there.

2) WCARO will provide office space and computer.

3) Payment will be made according to UNICEF rules and regulations for Consultancies/SSAs.

4) The duration of this contract will be for 6 months.



If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting 'Web Development Officer' to: [email protected]



Applications should be received by 27 November 2009. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.



UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.







Programme Communication Specialist/ACSD, L-4, Dakar Regional Office, Senegal

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Programme Communication Specialist/ACSD, L-4 to be based in its Dakar Regional Office, Senegal.



Under the general guidance of the Regional Chief, Communication for Development and in close collaboration with the Chiefs of Nutrition, Health and WASH, the Programme Communication Specialist / ACSD is responsible for assisting UNICEF Country Offices in the design, management, monitoring and evaluation of behaviour and social change communication strategies in support of ACSD.



Please see Terms of Reference



Your profile:

• Advanced university degree in the social/behavoural sciences (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, community-based development) with emphasis on participatory communication, communication planning, social mobilization, participatory research, training and impact evaluation of communication interventions.



• Eight years progressively responsible work experience in the planning and management of social development programmes, including four years in developing countries, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programmes. A work experience in the Human-rights based approach programming applied to community participation would be an asset.



• Knowledge of current developments in the fields of communication theory, adult learning theory, indigenous media, community organization and participation.



• Training in strategic communication planning, behaviour analysis, formative research and evaluation of communication interventions.



• Proven skills in communication, networking, advocacy and negotiation.



• Ability to organize and implement training, including development of curricula and methodologies.



• Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.



• Computer skills, including internet navigation, and various office applications.



• Knowledge and work experience in the social, political and economic environment of West and Central Africa



• Fluency in French and English required. Knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese would be an asset



If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ), quoting “Programme Communication Specialist/ACSD” to [email protected] Please also fill out this Self-Assessment Form. Applications should be received by 2 December 2009. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.



UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Health Specialist/RBM Network Coordinator, L-5, Dakar Regional Office, Senegal

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks a Health Specialist/RBM Network Coordinator, L-5 in its Dakar Regional Office, Senegal.



Purpose of post:



Under the guidance of the Regional Chief, Health, in an independent manner and within the delegated authority, the incumbent establishes a collaborative process (subregional network of RBM partners) to facilitate partner alignment with country plans. This includes the establishment and maintenance of regular communication channels with country and regional partners, identification with countries of implementation bottlenecks and technical assistance needs, and brokering and coordinating technical assistance (through regional/global level partners or by contracting consultants).



Please see Terms of Reference.



Your profile:

• Advanced University degree in public health, public, administration, business administration or related technical field.

• At least 10 years demonstrated work experience in planning, managing and implementing programs at national and/or international levels.

• Relevant experience in managing malaria control projects and/or programmes; with demonstrated achievements in Africa.

• Experience in developing or supporting technical cooperation and/or partnership development.

• Knowledge of development issues and of the application of research findings to meet the needs of low- and middle income countries.

• Experience in RBM with a sound knowledge of its mission, goals and objectives is an asset.

• Proven ability to promote and lead facilitation processes.

• Ability to work in an independent manner and produce results under pressure.

• Excellent writing and communication skills; French and English proficiency required, and other UN language desirable.



If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ) to: . Please also fill out this Self-Assessment Form. Applications should be received by 18 November 2009. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. Duration of this position is 6 months.



UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.



UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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