UN Programme Specialist Job Careers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Programme
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: 
Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Chief
of Field Office
Grade: NOC
About US:
The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Programme Specialist will be accountable
for programme planning, design, implementation and administration of the total
programme commitment with a broad range of projects, in accordance with Country
Programme Recommendation and Country Programme Management Plan, focussed on
achievement of UNICEF’s Priorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Knowledge Management for Programmes
  • Programme Development and Management
  • Optimum Use Of Program Funds
  • Programme Monitoring and Evaluations
  • Rights-Based and Results-Based Programme Management Approach
  • National and Local Capacity Building/Sustainability
  • Rights Perspective and Advocacy at the National, Community and
    Family Levels
  • Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Programme
    Specialist job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in
    one of the following fields: public health, social sciences,
    behavior change communication, sanitary engineering or another relevant
    technical field.
  • Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement
    the main degree are a strong asset.
  • A minimum of five years progressively responsible professional work
    experience in social development, project administration, monitoring and
    evaluation, some at the international level.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Experience in WASH Programming is an added advantage.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Technical Competencies; Leading and Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts,
    Analyzing, Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing, Creating
    and Innovating.
NBUNICEF is committed to diversity and
inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of
gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living
with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations
UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the
link below.
Deadline: 19th August 2018
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