United Nations UNICEF Uganda Jobs – Child Protection Specialist (NOC)

Announcement No.: 
Organisation: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Reports to: Child Protection Specialist (NOD
Grade: NOC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda 
Job Purpose: The Child Protection Specialist will be
responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation of the
programme interventions aimed at reducing the vulnerability of children to
violence, abuse and exploitation through identification and registration to
birth of children under the age of five as well as orphans and vulnerable
children (OVC) within the “Keep Children Safe” multi sectored programme. The incumbent
will provide technical support and guidance to the Country Office and
Government authorities at national and sub-national level for acceleration and
technical content of the identification and birth registration project
activities and coordinate high level advocacy; Participate in intersectoral
collaboration with other programmes to ensure linkage and prepare programme
status reports as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant should hold an advanced University Degree in Law, International
    Human Rights, Social Sciences/Social Welfare, or a first level University
    degree in combination with at least five years of relevant qualifying
    experience in a related technical field.
  • Five
    years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the
    national level in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, in a
    related field.
  • Experience
    in OVC, Birth and Death registration programming is an asset
  • Fluency
    in English is required and strong written and verbal communications skill
    therein strongly desirable.
Core Competencies:
Core Values: Commitment; Diversity and Inclusion;
Core Competencies (Required): Communication; Working with People; Drive for
Functional Competencies
Leading and Supervising;
Formulating Strategies and Concepts; Analyzing; Relating and Networking;
Deciding and Initiating Action; Applying Technical Expertise.
How to Apply:
  1. ONLY Ugandan Nationals will be considered
  2. UNICEF is committed to gender equality in
    its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly
    encouraged to apply.
  3. Applications will be considered only if
    accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well as the most recent
    performance evaluation report.
  4. If applications are sent by email, please
    clearly indicate the position applied for and use this order to name your
    file attachments: Firstname_Lastname followed by document e.g.
    Gold_MukasaP11 or Gold_MukasaCV or Gold_MukasaApplication.
  5. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.
  6. Only short listed candidates will be
Applicants interested in the
above position should send their resume to:
Human Resource Specialist,
UNICEF Kampala, Uganda,
Plot 9, George Street,
P.O. Box 7047, Kampala-Uganda.
Via email
to: ugderecruit@unicef.org 
Deadline: 15th November, 2013
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