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

Job Title:        Programme
Specialist (CSD)

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Chief
of Gulu Zone Office

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 (CSD) is accountable
for programme planning, design, implementation and administration of CSD
specific projects within a major programme, in accordance with the Country
Programme Recommendation and Country Programme Management Plan, focused on
achievement of UNICEF’s Priorities. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Effective knowledge management and systems developed and utilized to
    strengthen area/country programme management.
  • Situation Analysis prepared/updated, critical programme intervention
    points/measures identified, and programme work
    plans/recommendations/reports prepared.
  • Programme funds optimally used.
  • Programme monitoring and evaluations effectively conducted to
    improve programme performance, and programme status report timely
    prepared.  Gender/sex disaggregated
    data and inputs relevant to country programme provided as integral part of
  • Rights based and results-based programming approach fully
    incorporated into all phases of programme and projects processes.
  • Commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local
    partners effectively gained and established.
  • Rights perspective and advocacy at the national, community and
    family levels incorporated in policy analysis for establishing and
    elevating UNICEF’s credibility in national and international policy
  • Effective partnership and collaboration achieved and maintained for
    advocacy, technical cooperation, programme development/management/coordination,
    information sharing and networking.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Programme
    Specialist – CSD job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree
    in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, International
    Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social
    Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant
    technical field. Qualification in a health-related field is of added
  • Five years of relevant professional work experience is required.
    Experience in public health/nutrition, maternal and neonatal health care,
    or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness is strongly recommended.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN
    language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language
    is an asset.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies:
    Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and Networking,
    Persuading and Influencing, Creating and Innovating.

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: 16th September 2019

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