UNICEF Recruitment Portal 2020

UNICEF Recruitment 2021 for Graduates in Nigeria , Unicef Recruitment In Nigeria , Unicef Current Recruitment 


United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

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UNICEF recruitment 2021 Available Positions

Job Title: Programme Specialist, Generation Unlimited at UNICEF recruitment 2021

Job Number: 546315
Location: Lagos
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Level: P-3
Categories: Adolescent Development, Innovation, Programme Management

For Every Child, a Hero:

  • Generation Unlimited Nigeria (GenU Nigeria) is a public-private-youth partnership platform established to support adolescents and youth successfully transition from learning to earning. GenU Nigeria’s goal is to support 20 M youth, aged 10-24, access to job related 21st Century skills and/or employment by 2030. GenU crowds in public and private partners as well as young people with the aim to co-create innovative solutions to be implemented by all partners at scale.
  • It is a powerful partnership platform focused on unlocking all existing in-country, regional and global investments in support of empowering youth to play a positive role in their societies and the global economy.
  • It unleashes the voices of young people, creates synergies between major actors, and accelerates momentum towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • GenU Nigeria gives a special focus to adolescent girls and boys, young women and men, and young people with specific needs, especially those at greater risk of being left behind, such as youth living with disabilities, young people on the move, young people affected by conflict and natural disasters, rural youth, and youth from poor backgrounds.
  • GenU Nigeria is committed to taking urgent action today so young people have the support they need to assume leadership roles tomorrow.
  • In Nigeria, UNICEF works in a complex humanitarian and development setting to fulfill and protect children’s rights in partnership with the government, civil society, children, and families.  UNICEF Nigeria is one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices globally – click the link to learn more about UNICEF in Nigeria: https://www.unicef.org/nigeria/

How Can You Make a Difference?

  • Under the supervision of the Chief of Field office in Lagos, Nigeria, the incumbent will support UNICEF’s catalytic role in the development of GenU Nigeria and the rollout of YOMA in Nigeria, Benin, and Cote d’Ivoire.
  • The Generation Unlimited Specialist will work closely with all GenU partners and internally at UNICEF, with all programme sections (particularly Innovation, Education, Child Protection, Nutrition, Health, WASH, Communication, Advocacy and Partnerships, and M&E), CFOs, and GenU focal points in focus Field Offices.
  • This post will be key in ensuring UNICEF NCO plays a catalytic role in support of the GenU Secretariat successfully rolling out GenU Nigeria’s partnership, strategy, and target achievement. She/he will be based in Lagos with 10-20% travel to selected focus states.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks
To have maximum impact, GenU will focus on three priorities:

  • Digital skills and access to data
  • Skills for learning, employability, and decent work
  • Youth engagement and empowerment

Task1: Coordinate UNICEF’s contribution to the GenU Nigeria framework:

  • Ensure that GenU Nigeria’s Strategy is integrated into UNICEF programme strategies and aligned to outcomes for children in education, health, nutrition, child protection, WASH, youth engagement and other relevant programme sections
  • Support GenU Nigeria’s Secretariat to monitor implementation and progress of the GenU Nigeria strategic plan and ensure timely contribution from UNICEF NCO on agreed components
  • Work as an integral part of GenU Nigeria’s national secretariat (UNICEF and TEF) in support of creating the public-private-youth partnership, organizing co-creation meetings with GenU Nigeria partners, supporting CAP with formalizing partnerships, support the organization of GenU Nigeria Board, Steering Committee and Task Forces meetings

Task 2: Lead the implementation of the Youth Agency Marketplace (YOMA) as part of GenU Nigeria

  • Design and implement GenU Nigeria’s Youth Challenge through YOMA using a dynamic model that brings together young Nigerians to design innovative new solutions in support of education, skills, employment, entrepreneurship and youth engagement for scale and private sector investments
  • Develop the YOMA strategy for the GenU Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire and rollout plan to reflect priorities of young Nigerians aged 10-24, in support of preparing every young Nigerian to become productive and engaged members of society by being in some form of school, learning, training and/or employment by 2030.
  • Act as overall Focal Point for YOMA scale-up in UNICEF Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire and maintain internal and external networks for the initiative
  • Coordinate and implement the YOMA roll out in UNICEF Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoiret in close consultation with the YOMA Global team
  • Conduct biannual lessons learned workshop for YOMA Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire
  • Lead the process of building YOMA Nigeriapartnerships between national and local youth organisations to draw on collective expertise, planning and investment to support young people’s meaningful participation, communication and advocacy (e.g., through dialogues, workshops and conferences), equipping them as problem-solvers & engaged members of society
  • Coordinate stakeholder engagement process with development partners, government, specialised agencies, foundations, NGOs and private sector alongside young people engagement to contribute to GenU Nigeria based on their respective comparative advantage to expand opportunities for the empowerment and meaningful engagement of adolescents and young people and identify innovative, cutting-edge solutions for and with young people that are ready to be taken to scale on YOMA.
  • Liaise with National Innovation Spealist on the technical development of YOMA with wider tech stakeholders
  • In coordination with NCO Partnerships Manager and the UN SDG Platform, engage Industry Associations in defining and delivering an enhanced focus on youth skills and employability within their sectors.

Performance Indicators for the Evaluation of Results

  • YPAT created and initial meeting held maximum 2 months following incumbent’s arrival
  • YOMA roll-out strategy for Nigeria, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire delivered 1 month following incumbent’s arrival
  • Co-creation workshops: organize, coordinate and produce high-quality presentations and key notes once a month
  • Management of GenU knowledge: keep key notes, reports and presentation available to all team and organized on the dedicated GenU Nigeria SharePoint
  • Produce high-quality, timely reports and documents
  • Communication with all stakeholders, demonstrating a sense of initiative, accuracy and accountability.

Required Qualifications And Competencies at UNICEF recruitment 2021

  • An advanced University Degree in one of the following fields: International Development, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Education, or another relevant field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, at the national and international level working with children and marginalized youth in the global south, including on adolescent/youth/community engagement and innovation.
  • Experience with working with Generation Unlimited globally or at the national level will be an asset
  • Fluency in English and French is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

Skills and Work Experience:

  • Specialized training in youth, gender, diversity, community leadership and engagement, entrepreneurship, innovation and social, behavioral change is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, public speaking, presentation, writing, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Previous experience in Africa is essential
  • Experience in working with teams
  • Good computer skills with software proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office Suit (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote)
  • Previous work experience with UNICEF would be an advantage.

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

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
  • Works Collaboratively with others
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Innovates and Embraces Change
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically
  • Drives to achieve impactful results.
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity.

Application Closing Date
29th November, 2021.

How to Apply at UNICEF recruitment 2021
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: International Individual Contractor: Resource Mobilization at UNICEF recruitment 2021

Job No: 546302
Location: Abuja, Nigeria (Remote)
Level: Consultancy
Contract type: Consultancy
Categories: Planning, Programme Management
Duration:11.5 months
Remote but may be required to travel to the d/s

For Every Child, a Champion

  • Over the life of the current country programme strategy (CPD) 2019-2022, UNICEF Nigeria has sought to proactively mobilize resources for children and ensure predictable and long-term funding to facilitate quality programming as well as build partnerships to leverage resources and advocate in the interests of children.
  • As the Country Office enters its final year of the CPD and development of new CPD, additional support for proposal development, donor reporting, and overall resource mobilization obligations are required to meet the demand

How Can You Make a Difference?
Under the overall guidance of the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the consultant will support the development and quality assurance of donor reporting and resource mobilization materials and support the new Country Programme Development process.

Key Activities will include:

  • Edit and ensure quality assurance of donor reports and proposals in line with donor-specific guidance.
  • Review and support new country programme strategy notes leading to the development of new CPD and Resource Mobilization Strategy. This should include an action plan for each section with targets that outline clear timelines for the actions proposed and includes a modality for building the capacity of key staff in mobilizing and leveraging resources and developing and maintaining partnerships to ensure the achievement of fundraising targets.
  • Develop ad-hoc resource mobilization materials as required, including flash appeals, programme briefs, and updates.
Tasks / Milestones Deliverables / Outputs Timeline
Edit and quality assure donor reports in line with donor conditions and original proposals. This also includes UNICEF reports such as annual thematic reports as well as donor specific reporting. Log of donor reports and completed as per the agreed tracker 50%
Roll-out of UNISON partnership database to prepare for new Resource Mobilization Strategy Develop donor profiles for top 10 donors 10%
Editing and quality assurance on fundraising proposals and investment cases including compilation of information. Log of funding proposals completed as per the agreed tracker 25%
Support new country programme strategy process Conduct donor mapping of traditional and non-traditional, including potential financial and non-financial partnership opportunities to support new CPD. 15%

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Science, Public Relations, International Affairs or any other related field.
  • Five years of experience with writing reports and developing fundraising materials.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination and strong writing skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, and other related software packages
  • Experience from Nigeria will be a strong advantage.
  • Good communication and writing skills in English
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

For Every Child, you Demonstrate

  • UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA)

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.


  • Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage).
  • Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors.
  • Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws

Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2021; W. Central Africa Standard Time.

How to Apply for UNICEF recruitment 2021
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Guest House) at UNICEF recruitment 2021

Job No: 546163
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Level: G-5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Categories: Operations and Business Management

Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Operate the UNICEF guest house to the agreed organization standards.
  • Manage rooms on lease for longer terms and ensure tenants are accommodated satisfactorily
  • Manage room reservations in UNICEF guest houses or elsewhere in UNDSS approved accommodations for staff coming on mission to Maiduguri.
  • Manage and participate in the check-in and check-out process, ensuring that it is swift, efficient and pleasant
  • Oversee guest departure process, ensuring accounts are properly charged, correct statements are provided and ensuring guest satisfaction while encouraging future business
  • Ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded and manage guest house services budgets
  • Keep track of inventory and ordering of supplies related to guest services
  • Ensure that contractors and services providers in charge of providing services at the guest houses, are performing satisfactorily as expected. Manage all service contracts related to guest houses.
  • Ensure that the bedrooms are set up and ready for check in as per the agreed and advertised times. To ensure all guest house bedrooms, common areas and storerooms are cleaned by the service provider agents within the agreed time guidelines.
  • Ensure the reception, kitchen and beverage outlets, common areas, stores, back office and staff areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Ensure that all equipment, materials and lightning are correctly working in the whole guest house. Ensure maintenance and repairs are timely and satisfactorily carried out.
  • Deal with any guest queries/complaints in a polite and friendly manner ensuring guest satisfaction and all complaints, comments, special requests and other business are to be recorded in the daily handover log.
  • Ensure that all guest lost properties are correctly reported/logged.
  • Ensure daily maintenance checks are carried out in all bedrooms and common areas, relaying any issues to persons responsible.
  • Ensure clear communications with other admin units and other UNICEF sections to ensure minimal impact on guest service.
  • Operate where applicable the restaurant/kitchen to the agreed guest house standards.
  • Ensure that all monies are kept in a safe and secure area adopting the guest house cash handling procedures.
  • Balance all financials at the end of the day.
  • Continuously seek to endeavor to improve the guest house efficient operations, and knowledge of own job function.
  • Attend office meetings as required.
  • Provide an efficient and friendly service to guests at all times, accepting flexible work schedule as may be necessary for uninterrupted service to guests.
  • Wear presentable full uniform and duty badge when on duty
  • Ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Ensure fire safety in the guests house at all times by adhering to all house’ fire procedures.
  • Report on activities and Tracking and reviewing key data including occupancy statistics, room inventory, and rate plans
  • Perform back-up for travel administration functions as well as other regular administrative functions
  • Comply with the organization policies in all aspects including the security procedures.
  • Carry out any other ad hoc duties as directed by the supervisor and or all designated management.

How Can You Make a Difference?

  • Under the supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent will ensure that guests are adequately accommodated; guest houses are functioning in line with the organizations’ requirements and oversee all service providers in charge of cleaning, cooking, laundry, security etc.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

    • Completion of Secondary Education is required. A University Degree in a relevant field is preferred.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the administration and management of guest house with national or international humanitarian organization is required.
    • Managerial qualities, along with good organizational and initiative taking skills.
    • Good professional communication skills, including ability to provide outstanding customer services and maintain positive employee relations.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful work environment.
    • Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software.

For Every Child, You Demonstrate

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA)

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

  • Builds and maintains partnerships (I)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (I)
  • Drive to achieve results (I)
  • Innovates and embraces change (I)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (I)
  • Thinks and acts strategically (I)
  • Works collaboratively with others (I)

Application Closing Date for UNICEF recruitment 2021
25th November, 2021; W. Central Africa Standard Time.

How to Apply for UNICEF recruitment 2021
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online





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