Recruitment at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

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UNICEF
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in a few of the world’s hardest locations, to achieve the world’s most deprived youngsters. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. Across 190 nations and territories, we work for each little one, all over the place, on daily basis, to construct a greater world for everybody.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant place beneath:

 

Job Title: Child Protection Manager, (P-4)

Job Number: 529375
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

For Every Child, Champion

  • The Child Protection Manager reports to the Chief Field Office (Level 5) for common steerage and route. The Child Protection Manager is answerable for managing and supervising all phases of kid safety programmes/initiatives from strategic planning and formulation to supply of concrete and sustainable contributions to nationwide and worldwide efforts to create a protecting surroundings for youngsters towards all hurt and to guard their rights to survival, growth and well-being, as established underneath the Convention on the Rights of the Child, worldwide treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental our bodies.
  • The Child Protection Manager is answerable for establishing the plans of motion and overseeing work progress to make sure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programme/mission outcomes in accordance with plans, allocation outcomes based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, requirements of performance and accountability framework.

How are you able to make a distinction?
Managerial management:

  • Establish the annual work plan with the kid safety group; set priorities/targets and performance measurements. Monitor work progress and guarantee outcomes are achieved in accordance with schedule and performance requirements.
  • Establish clear particular person performance targets, objectives and timelines; and supply well timed steerage to allow the group to carry out their duties responsibly and effectively. Plan and guarantee well timed performance administration and evaluation of the group.
  • Supervise group members by offering them with clear targets and objectives, route and steerage to allow them to carry out their duties responsibly, successfully and effectively.

Programme growth and planning:

  •  Provide technical recommendation and operational help to the preparation, design and updating of the scenario evaluation to make sure that present and complete evidence-based information on little one safety points is on the market to information UNICEF’s strategic coverage advocacy, intervention and growth efforts on little one rights and safety, and to set programme priorities, methods, design and implementation plans.
  • Keep abreast of nationwide, regional and worldwide growth priorities on little one safety and rights to leverage UNICEF’s place and competencies with donors, nationwide governments, communities and constituents to advocate and promote little one safety interventions, insurance policies and social change to realize objectives on little one’s rights, safety, survival and wellbeing, as productive members of society.
  • Supervise the event of kid safety programmes/initiatives (as a full part of the CO and/or UNDAF programmes). Establish plans of motion, programme objectives and outcomes, utilizing results-based planning methodology and terminology (RBM).
  • Guide and coordinate the well timed preparation of programme suggestions and associated documentation for inclusion within the Country Office Programme suggestion making certain alignment with general UNICEF Strategic (Child Protection) Plans, regional methods and nationwide priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Collaborate with nationwide and world colleagues, companions and allies to develop partnership frameworks to deal with particular wants and to leverage assets for enhancing and scaling up little one safety programmes/initiatives. Ensure synergy, integration, coherence, and harmonization of programmes/initiatives with UNICEF Strategic Plans and priorities, donors’ growth methods/insurance policies, nationwide priorities/competencies and UN System growth interventions/initiatives.
  • Ensure emergency preparedness is contained in nationwide programmes/initiatives to make sure the safety and properly being of youngsters in circumstances of armed battle, pure disasters and different emergency conditions.3. Programme administration, monitoring and high quality management of outcomes

Programme administration, monitoring and high quality management of outcomes:

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  • Plan and collaborate on monitoring and analysis initiatives to ascertain benchmarks, performance indicators and different UNICEF/UN system indicators, to evaluate and strengthen performance accountability, coherence and supply of concrete and sustainable leads to little one safety programmes.
  • Participate in main monitoring and analysis workouts, programme opinions and annual opinions with authorities and different counterparts to evaluate progress and to have interaction stakeholders to take required motion and interventions to realize outcomes.
  • Prepare and assess monitoring and analysis reports to establish gaps, strengths, and/or weaknesses in programme administration. Identify classes discovered and use the information gained for growth planning and well timed intervention to realize objectives.
  • Monitor programmes/initiatives to evaluate progress, establish bottlenecks and potential issues. Take well timed selections to resolve points and/or consult with related officers for well timed decision.
  • Plan, approve, monitor, certify, and management the usage of programme assets (monetary, human, administrative and different belongings) certifying/verifying compliance with organizational guidelines, laws and procedures, donor commitments and requirements of accountability and integrity. Ensure well timed reporting and liquidation of assets.
  • Submit and put together programme/mission reports to donors and different companions to maintain them knowledgeable on programme progress and demanding points.

Advisory companies and technical help:

  • Provide technical recommendation to key authorities officers, NGO, UN system and different nation workplace companions on methods and best practices to affect approaches/insurance policies, help social/financial/political/authorized growth planning & implementation, and to help the supply of outcomes on little one safety, human rights and different associated points.
  • Coordinate and make sure the availability of technical consultants (with Regional Office/HQ) to make sure well timed help all through all phases of programming/mission processes.
  • Participate in strategic discussions to affect coverage and agenda setting for combating poverty and all types of discrimination towards ladies/youngsters by advising on and advocating methods and approaches to advertise and catalyze social adjustments for a
  • protecting surroundings for youngsters.
  • Lead in-country discussions on little one safety emergency preparedness, programming and contingency planning to make sure proactive and acceptable responses are in place to satisfy the onset of emergencies nationally, or in different designated areas.

Advocacy, networking and partnership constructing:

  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships by networking and advocacy with native/nationwide governments, UN system company companions, donors, internationally acknowledged establishments, NGOs, funding organizations, analysis institutes and personal sector to strengthen cooperation and/or pursue alternatives to advertise objectives and obtain sustainable and broad outcomes on little one safety.
  • Prepare communication methods and implementation plans and actions for max communication impression and outreach to advertise consciousness, set up partnerships/alliances for sustainable outcomes and help fundraising for UNICEF and Country Office little one safety programmes and emergency interventions.
  • Participate and/or symbolize UNICEF in inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on little one safety and associated points to make sure organizational place, pursuits and priorities are totally thought of and built-in into the UNDAF course of in growth planning and agenda-setting.
  • Collaborate with inter-agency companions/colleagues on UNDAF planning and preparation of programmes/initiatives together with emergency preparedness

Innovation, information administration and capability constructing:

  • Promote crucial considering, modern approaches and good practices for sustainable little one safety programme/mission initiatives by advocacy and technical advisory companies.
  • Keep abreast, analysis, benchmark, introduce and implement best and leading edge practices on little one safety administration and knowledge techniques. Institutionalize and disseminate best practices and information discovered.
  • Contribute to the event of insurance policies and procedures and introduce innovation and best practices to make sure optimum effectivity and efficacy of sustainable programmes and initiatives.
  • Organize, plan and implement capability constructing initiatives to boost the competencies of purchasers and stakeholders to advertise sustainable outcomes on little one safety and associated programmes/initiatives.

Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for each little one you should have…

  • An superior college Degree (Master’s or increased) in one of many following fields is required: International Development, Human Rights, Psychology, Sociology, International Law, or one other related Social Science area.
  • A minimal of [8] eight of related skilled expertise in growing nation work expertise and/or familiarity with emergency is taken into account an asset.
  • Experience working in a growing nation is taken into account as an asset. Relevant expertise in programme growth in little one safety associated areas in a UN system company or organization is taken into account as an asset.
  • Experience in each growth and humanitarian contexts is an added benefit.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset.

For each Child, you exhibit…

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The practical competencies required for this publish are:
Core Values:

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

Core competencies:

  • Communication (II)
  • Working with people (II)
  • Drive for outcomes (II)

Functional Competencies:

  • Leading and supervising (I)
  • Formulating methods/ideas (II)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Relating and networking (II)
  • Deciding and initiating motion (II)
  • Applying Technical Expertise (III)

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline fifth February, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

Important Information / Notice

  • UNICEF is dedicated to range and inclusion inside its workforce, and encourages all candidates, regardless of gender, nationality, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, together with individuals dwelling with disabilities, to use to turn into part of the organization.
  • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that's incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding rules. All chosen candidates will, due to this fact, bear rigorous reference and background checks, and will likely be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will likely be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of.

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Job Title: Nutrition Officer, (NO-B)

Job Number: 528959
Location: Abuja
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

How are you able to make a distinction?

  • Despite its significance in stopping and controlling malnutrition, there has not been information on micronutrients standing of girls and kids in Nigeria for nearly 20 years
  • The National Dietary consumption and Micronutrients Survey is a USD 7.9 million initiative to fill on this information hole within the nation with goal of informing a greater planning and selections in addressing micronutrients deficiency in Nigeria
  • The survey is led by the Government of Nigeria with help from donors (Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation, UK Department of International Development, Nutrition International and probably the World Bank)
  • UNICEF has been nominated because the Fund Management Agency for the survey, along with the present technical help being provided in collaboration with CDC Atlanta
  • The Temporary Appointment (NOB) place will present particular help to the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Dietary consumption and Micronutrients Survey.

Major Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Nutrition Specialist P3 TA, the Nutrition Officer will:

  • Support to observe finances and monitor expenditure of dietary evaluation and micronutrients survey actions.
  • Plan and facilitate technical help on biomarker part of the survey, together with timing technical inputs from CDC Atlanta to make sure high quality end result of the survey.
  • Prepare and consolidate numerous items of technical data, minutes of technical conferences and others as could also be required.
  • Regularly doc key motion factors and observe up with key stakeholders to make sure implementation of agreed actions.
  • Review funding request from survey’s implementing companions and help in making certain appropriateness of economic, administrative and programmatic documentation and confirm that mission expenditures are according to work plans.
  • Support in making ready donor reports because it pertains to the survey by making certain implementing companions submit reports in a well timed method and reviewing of reports.
  • Monitor the survey implementation and recommending actions for UNICEF’s motion.
  • Track provides (commodities)towards deliberate, utilization and gaps to keep away from pipeline break
  • Perform some other responsibility as could also be required for the success of the micronutrients survey.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Required
Education:

  • University Degree in one of many disciplines related to the next areas: Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology Public Health and Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition or different related self-discipline(s).

Experience:

  • A minimal of two years of related skilled work expertise
  • Experience in vitamin analysis; implementing vitamin surveys; micronutrients and dietary evaluation
  • Good information and arms on expertise in analytical, analysis methodology and statistical abilities is an added benefit.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English (each written and spoken) and native working language of the responsibility station are required.

For each Child, you exhibit…

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Deadline
sixth February, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Important Information / Notice

  • UNICEF is dedicated to range and inclusion inside its workforce, and encourages all candidates, regardless of gender, nationality, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, together with individuals dwelling with disabilities, to use to turn into part of the organization.
  • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that's incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding rules. All chosen candidates will, due to this fact, bear rigorous reference and background checks, and will likely be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will likely be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice processes.

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Job Title: Special Assistant to the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator

Job Number: 529360
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Background

  • Nigeria piloted the UN ‘Delivering as One’ (DaO) initiative in some chosen states by the UNDAF II. This pilot was aimed at unifying and aligning the work on the UN system in Nigeria to effectively and successfully ship leads to help of nationwide priorities. Building on this pilot, the UN system, Government and different stakeholders formulated the UNDAF/P III underneath DaO modality for 2014-2017. With the QCPR suggestion of DaO as not possibility going ahead, the UNCT in Nigeria is set to implement the complete SOPs of Dao underneath the brand new UNDAF presently underneath formulation.
  • Although Nigeria is essentially a growth context, there are numerous pockets of emergency and humanitarian challenges ensuing from pure and man-made sources. The insurgency in North-East Nigeria since 2013 particularly, has resulted in a humanitarian scenario that requires enhanced help of the UNCT/HCT and companions to help the Government to deal with expeditiously with lifesaving and sturdy options for the 8.5milion affected inhabitants.
  • The mixed growth and humanitarian challenges together with the present recession of the financial system have exacerbated the scenario and stretched the restricted capability supporting the resident coordination system in Nigeria. With the implementation of the UNDAF/P underway, new UNDAF formulation, HNO/HRP and the dedication/imaginative and prescient of the brand new RC/HC and UNCT to bridge the humanitarian and growth divide the UN system is looking for to boost the capability of the RCO for a strategic help to deal with the rising calls for in Nigeria.

How are you able to make a distinction?

  • Under the general steerage of the RC/HC, and direct supervision of the Head of RC Office/Strategic Planning Advisor, the SARC will help efforts to strengthen the capability of the UN Country Team and supply help to the RCO in coordinating and planning a coherent UN response to nationwide growth/humanitarian priorities.
  • She /he'll collaborate with the UNCT members, RC/HC Office employees, programme and operations groups of the UN Agencies, Government officers, technical advisors and consultants, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society.

Duties & Responsibilities
Effective coordination and communication throughout the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator’s a number of obligations:

  • Support implementation of the RC/HC Office work plan, and the RC/HC imaginative and prescient;
  • Assist the RC/HC and the Head of Office within the each day administration and coordination of the RC Office, together with setting priorities, offering observe up and suggestions, and guarantee progress in direction of agreed outcomes;
  • Conducts analysis, evaluation, and evaluation of key paperwork for the RC/HC as requested;
  • Provide thorough evaluation and analysis of the political, social and financial scenario within the nation;
  • Coordinate inputs for speaking factors and briefs upfront of the RC/HC’s conferences, evaluation incoming briefs and guarantee well timed submission, and
  • Accompany the RC/HC in high-level conferences as wanted; draft correspondence, notes-to-the-file and contribute to the preparations of speeches, reports, shows, and so forth. as wanted.

Provide help to RC/HC-O and UNCT within the roll-out of the UNDAF 2018-2022:

  • Provide help to the UNDAF Working Group and successfully liaises between the Working Group, the UNAF Results Groups chairs and the RC/HC-O;
  • Assist the RC/HC-O and the UNCT in finishing up the UNDAF Evaluation and the next Common Country Analysis;
  • Provide help to the RC/HC-O and the UNCT to develop the UNDAF doc, its outcomes matrix and joint work plans, and
  • Lead the implementation of the frequent monitoring initiative and help the inclusion of this mechanism within the UNDAF M&E framework.

Provide help to the UN SDGs Group for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Nigeria:

  • Support UN Agencies to make sure the results-oriented focus of joint programming and joint programmes;
  • Regularly replace the data on ongoing joint programmes, together with information on funding necessities;
  • Provide help to the RC/HC-O and the UNCT to regularly implement the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering As One;
  • Collect and disseminate world apply within the area of Delivering as One whereas supporting the implementation of those practices regionally.

Support the RC/HC Office in Nigeria in performing its coordination and support coordination capabilities as wanted:

  • Assist within the RC/HC-O within the day-to-day systematization of the actions and help information administration, ensuring that documentation is well timed drafted, and insurance policies and evaluation are shared inside the unit;
  • Provide help to the work of the RC/HC-O within the help to the Government of Nigeria in strengthening nationwide support coordination and support effectiveness mechanisms
  • Contributes flexibly to different actions of the RC/HC-O group in help of the RC/HC system and Delivering as One as required, together with backstopping preparations.

Ensures facilitation of data constructing and administration specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Provision of referral companies for companies with out area illustration to entry nationwide establishments and processes and for nationwide companions to entry the experience of companies with out area illustration;
  • Sound contributions to information networks and communities of apply;
  • Identification of sources of data associated to coordination. Identification and synthesis of best practices and classes learnt instantly linked to nation coverage objectives, and
  • Identification of nationwide insurance policies and establishments that require strengthening to make sure efficient UNDAF implementation and provision of recommendation in shut session with UNCT.

Required Skills and Experience
To qualify for this function, you should have:

  • Master’s Degree or Degree equal in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or associated area.
  • Minimum 5 years of related expertise at the nationwide and worldwide stage in worldwide growth points and offering administration advisory companies, hands-on expertise in design, monitoring and analysis of growth initiatives.
  • Previous expertise in UN Coordination and UNDAF mechanisms is taken into account an asset.
  • Knowledge in regards to the UN and RC techniques can be a bonus.
  • Experience within the utilization of computer systems and workplace software program packages, expertise in dealing with of web-based administration techniques.
  • Developing nation work expertise and/or familiarity with emergency is taken into account an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset.

Competencies
Innovation:

Ability to make new and helpful concepts work:

  • Seeks a broad vary of views in growing mission proposals
  • Generates for regional and modern concepts and efficient options to issues
  • Looks at expertise critically, drawing classes, and constructing them into the design of recent approaches
  • Identifies new approaches and promotes their use in different conditions
  • Documents successes and makes use of them to mission a constructive picture
  • Makes the case for modern concepts documenting successes and constructing them into the design of recent approaches
  • Identifies new approaches and methods that promote the usage of instruments and mechanisms

Leadership:

  • Performed evaluation of political conditions and eventualities, and contributes to the formulation of institutional responses
  • Uses the chance to carry ahead and disseminate supplies for world advocacy work and adapts it to be used at nation stage

In-depth Knowledge of the Subject Matter:

  • Understands extra superior features of the first space of specialization in addition to the basic ideas of associated disciplines
  • Serves as an inner consultant in experience and shares information with employees
  • Continues to hunt new and improved strategies and techniques for carrying out the work of the unit
  • Keeps abreast of recent developments within the space {of professional} self-discipline and job information and seeks to develop him/herself professionally
  • Demonstrates complete information of data know-how and applies it in work assignments
  • Demonstrates complete understanding and information of the present tips and mission administration instruments and makes use of these usually in work assignments

Client Orientation:

  • Anticipates client wants
  • Works in direction of creating an enabling surroundings for a easy relationship between the purchasers and repair supplier
  • Demonstrates an understanding of client’s perspective

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of monitoring and analysis of growth packages, worldwide and authorities planning processes, design and implementation of knowledge assortment, evaluation and reporting techniques, the conduct of surveys for information technology, evaluation and reporting;
  • Ability to design clear and sensible M&E techniques for growth programmes and initiatives, together with baselines, targets and impression indicators; displays particular phases of initiatives/programme implementation;
  • Ability to steer analysis processes, develop questionnaires, analyses information and establish important analysis findings;
  • Ability to convey complicated ideas, findings, and suggestions, each orally and in writing, in a transparent and persuasive model tailor-made to match totally different audiences;
  • Ability to combine information with broader strategic, coverage and operational targets;
  • Ability to use impartial judgment and discretion in advising on and dealing with M&E points and issues;
  • Demonstrates complete understanding and information of the present tips and mission administration and M&E instruments (UNDP and different UN companies) and makes use of these usually in work assignments.

Primary – Building Strategic Partnerships:

  • Effectively networks with companions seizing alternatives to construct strategic alliances related to UN/UNCT’s strategic agenda
  • Sensitizes UN Partners, donors, and different worldwide organizations to the UN/UNCT’s strategic agenda, figuring out areas for joint efforts
  • Develops constructive ties with civil society to construct/strengthen UN/UNCT’s mandate
  • Identifies wants and interventions for capability constructing of counterparts, purchasers and potential companions
  • Effectively attentive to programmatic synergies in inter-agency conferences

Secondary – Knowledge Management:

  • Ability to effectively deal with and share data and information
  • Identifies new approaches and methods that promote the usage of instruments and mechanisms

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 13th February, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

Important Information / Notice

  • UNICEF is dedicated to range and inclusion inside its workforce, and encourages all candidates, regardless of gender, nationality, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, together with individuals dwelling with disabilities, to use to turn into part of the organization.
  • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that's incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding rules. All chosen candidates will, due to this fact, bear rigorous reference and background checks, and will likely be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will likely be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of.

 

Job Title: TA- Nutrition Specialist, NOC

Job Number: 529413
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

Background

  • The Northeast area of Nigeria has been dealing with protracted violent battle on account of clashes between the Nigerian navy and the non-state armed teams from 2009 with Borno state as its hottest spot.
  • With Humanitarian Emergency declared in 2016, Borno has remained central within the humanitarian disaster and scenario has remained unstable and fragile however modest enchancment within the security and humanitarian scenario, relative to the standing in 2016.
  • There is a excessive stage of support dependency and unpredictable episodes of violent assaults happen within the state particularly within the northern and central native authorities areas (LGAs).
  • Coordinated humanitarian response is happening within the battle affected states of Borno, Admawa and Yobe-BAY states and UNICEF is implementing the Department for International Development (DFID) funded “Flexible, integrated and timely response to nutrition and WASH-related humanitarian needs in Borno state (FIT-Response)”.

The Project

  • The FIT Response mission is being applied in an built-in multisectoral method to exhibit end result for Nutrition and WASH outcomes and UNICEF is actively collaborating with the sectors, the federal government and companions to responds well timed by delivering an built-in package deal of nutrition-specific and delicate interventions.
  • The FIT mission is exclusive as it's designed to be need-based and versatile in method to ship variable mixture of packages to totally different areas at totally different instances. This is enabled by proof generated from an information pushed surveillance system which is central within the FIT Response for decision making on location, content material and length of intervention in these areas. On this premise, the FIT response has no fastened location however responds in areas of elevated or worsening vitamin and WASH conditions and modifies packages or exits location with enchancment and stabilization of the scenario.
  • Under the FIT Response additionally, the implementation of the INP+ Pilot in Shani is being prolonged from April 2019 to March 2020 to allow sufficient time for demonstration of impression throughout the finish line survey at the top of the pilot in March 2020
  • The desired impression of the mission is to contribute to the discount of morbidity and mortality associated to under-nutrition and poor water, sanitation and hygiene situations amongst girls and boys underneath 5 years in Borno State.
  • The mission commenced in April 2019 and over a interval of Three years, the mission will ship the next outputs:
    • Government coordination – Strengthening coordination, collaboration and advocacy amongst authorities and different related stakeholders; resulting in efficient and well timed humanitarian response
    • Integrated service supply – Improving entry to built-in companies at the well being services, communities and IDP camps with gaps and
    • Proactive surveillance – Strengthening monitoring and surveillance techniques for early detection and well timed response to elevated humanitarian wants

Purpose of Assignment

  • The Project Coordinator is answerable for coordinating, facilitating, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of progress of the mission to the UNICEF Chief of Nutrition, the Steering Committee and the donor.
  • The specialist offers technical steerage and administration help all through the programming course of to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable leads to maternal, toddler and little one vitamin packages in Borno.

Key Functions, Accountabilities and Related Duties/Tasks

  • Program Management and coordination for efficient partnership and mission implementation
  • Ensure practical management of the mission by, Chief of sections assembly and mission Steering Committee
  • Coordinate Technical group of part focal individuals and proactively interact within the implementation of key suggestions from donor, the steering committee, and technical committee
  • Organize and take part in biannual state evaluation assembly/workshop for Multisectoral Coordination Committee with State and LGA to share data, evaluation assessments and situational evaluation and focus on frequent points
  • Attend the state ranges and nationwide vitamin sector coordination assembly and report on FIT progress and achievements
  • Harness and harmonize inputs and responses from integrating sections and respective authorities companies and ministries
  • Regularly monitor monetary administration with program affiliate for monetary standing of mission and part allocations and guarantee taking part sections are updated and adjust to their monetary spending as agreed within the quarterly breakdown of budgets as properly. Anticipate underspending/overspending and alert sections and Chief of vitamin on monetary points
  • Support implementation and Supervision of Field group and information administration of the FIT Response
  • Ensure coordination of the Shani Pilot mission and facilitate complete finish line survey of the INP+ pilot
  • Attend quarterly TAG conferences and month-to-month operations assembly in Borno because the case could also be
  • Support surveillance group on decision making for response
  • Conduct area monitoring go to to FIT Response websites and supply common suggestions and insights gained from facility and neighborhood monitoring to the mission group for technical help and share good practices of the implementation throughout sections
  • Support IMOs to place in place sufficient practices and channels of communication and interplay between consortium members
  • Support the circulation of Agenda and minutes of conferences present common updates on FIT Response administration, mission performance and supply well timed alerts of key challenges
  • Support data sharing and networking amongst mission stakeholders by institution/strengthening of data change mechanisms, growth, facilitation and information dissemination Work with communications unit to extend visibility for UNICEF and DFID by media representations, press releases, publications and branding
  • Coordinate with communication colleagues the gathering and documentation of classes discovered, good practices and improvements that come from monitoring the mission and utilizing the neighborhood platform.
  • Develop and handle sturdy relationships with key companions and stakeholders and maintain dialogue, mutual studying and engagement throughout all phases of the FIT Response mission.
  • Facilitate complete finish of mission studying
  • Complete, high quality and well timed reporting to donor on FIT response mission implementation
  • Ensure and oversee well timed and high quality reporting and adherence to reporting schedule and harmonized reporting templates agreed with donor
  • Provide suggestions on progress, quarterly reports from donor and the technical committee to related focal individuals
  • Oversee updating of the frequent mission log body if wanted in session with donor and technical group
  • Oversee consolidation of log body stuffed, reviewed and up to date as wanted
  • The above-stated obligations should not exhaustive, and the specialist could also be required to discharge different duties and obligations because the wants come up primarily based on the recommendation of the Chief of Section.

Qualification, Experience and Competencies Required
Education:

  • Advanced University Degree (M.Sc/PhD) in Health and Nutrition, Policy and/or Management, Public Health, Epidemiology, Management or Business Administration, or different associated fields

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years {of professional} expertise in program/mission growth and administration and/or coordination of partnerships and packages. Relevant expertise in well being/vitamin packages and initiatives and in UN system company or worldwide NGO.
  • Experience in humanitarian response exercise administration will likely be an added benefit
  • Proven expertise in successfully managing grants
  • Ability to research, synthesize data and talk outcomes clearly to totally different stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, skill to work independently and in a group, high-level report-writing abilities
  • Capacity to handle numerous duties concurrently in planning, implementing, and monitoring a posh mission over an prolonged interval.
  • Experience coordinating with different organizations within the collation of data, evaluation and growth of suggestions.
  • Ability to work in a global or multicultural surroundings and information of DFID mission administration is a plus

Language Proficiency:

  • Fluency in English required.
  • Knowledge of the native language broadly spoken within the North East area is a bonus

Core Values:

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity

Core Competencies:

  • Communication (II)
  • Working with people (II)
  • Drive for end result (II)

Functional Competencies:

  • Analysing
  • Formulating methods and ideas
  • Planning and organizing

For each Child, you exhibit:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at:
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline ninth February, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

Important Information / Notice

  • UNICEF is dedicated to range and inclusion inside its workforce, and encourages all candidates, regardless of gender, nationality, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, together with individuals dwelling with disabilities, to use to turn into part of the organization.
  • UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that's incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF additionally adheres to strict little one safeguarding rules. All chosen candidates will, due to this fact, bear rigorous reference and background checks, and will likely be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will likely be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of.




 


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