UN Adolescent Development Manager Job Vacancies – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Adolescent Development

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Chief

Grade: P4

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 Adolescent Development Manager reports to
the Chief Education for general guidance and direction. The Manager supports country
office programming processes by providing expert technical advice and
operational support to country office colleagues and internal and external
partners and stakeholders to ensure that adolescent development and
participation established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child,
international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies, are
integrated in UNICEF’s advocacy, policies, programmes and humanitarian work.

The Manager
contributes to the achievement of sustainable and scalable results on
adolescent related programmes/projects according to plans, allocation, results
based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans,
standards of performance and accountability framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Programme development and planning

management, monitoring and delivery of results

services and technical support

networking and partnership building

knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Adolescent Development Manager
job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in one of the
following fields is required: anthropology, psychology, sociology, education or
another relevant technical field.

minimum of eight years of professional experience in social development
planning and management in adolescent development related areas is required.

working in a developing country is considered as an asset.

experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

in English is required.

Care, Respect,
Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in
Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Leading and
supervising, Formulating strategies/concepts, Analyzing, Relating and
networking, Deciding and initiating action, Persuading and influencing,
Applying technical expertise.

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.


Deadline: 18th March 2020

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