Several Fresher UN Batch Jobs – Child Protection Officers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Protection Officer (Several Batch Jobs)

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Child
Protection Officer L2

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 Child Protection Officer provides
professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout
the programming process for child protection programmes/projects within the
Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results. H/She prepares,
executes, manages, and implements a variety of technical and administrative
programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme
progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support to programme development and
  • Programme management, monitoring and
    delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to
    programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and
    capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United
    Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Child Protection Officer job placement
    should a university degree in one of the following fields is required:
    international development, human rights, psychology, sociology,
    international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • At least two years of professional
    experience in social development planning and management in child
    protection related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a developing
    country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme
    development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or
    organization is considered as an asset
  • Experience in both development and
    humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required.
    Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty
    station is considered as an asset
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and
    core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for

NB: The United Nations does
not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application,
interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not
concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

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Deadline: 14th August 2019

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