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|Vacancy Number||505025||Start Date||05/30/2017|
|Expiration Date||06/13/2017||Position||Project Officer, Child Protection & Education|
|Location||Daikundi, Afghanistan||Contract Duration||--|
|Nationality||--||No Of Jobs||--|
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
Under overall guidance of Outpost Head and direct supervision of Chief Child Protection, accountable for professional technical contribution to project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation of Child Protection program/project activities and commitment for enhancement of teamwork, data analysis, progress reporting and capacity building in support of achievement of planned results an
d the agreed work plan, aligned with child protection national priority and country program goals and strategy.
Under the Outpost Head and the direct supervision of the Chief Education responsible of implementation of country office Education strategy to increase access and retention. As well in charge of monitoring all education activities in the geographic implementation area of Daikundi
Key Expected Results
1. Accurate, timely, complete and up-to-date information made available for effective budget preparation, programme and project design, implementation, management and evaluation.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
Ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date information required for effective Child Protection program (including CPIE) in Daikundi geographical area and contribute towards project design, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation. Draft sound Child Protection programme budgets for review by the Supervisor; Child Protection section in Kabul and provide support for the sharing of information with relevant partners.
2. Project Efficiency and Effectiveness
Enhance project efficiency and effectiveness through implementation follow-on activities with various partners, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance and Child Protection project status as well as Education activities.
Analyze collected data and information and prepare progress reports; draft changes in Child Protection project work plans and assist in identification of required supplies and equipment as well as in the drafting of Country Programme Recommendation and other project documentation, assuring accuracy and consistency with established rules, regulations and plans of action, and facilitate consultation with partners as required in planning and implementation of Country Programme activities.
Ensure the appropriateness of financial, administrative and supply documentation; verify that Child Protection & Education project expenditures are within allotments and that data is consistent with the project information and database. Follow up on queries including with and by partners or initiate corrective action on discrepancies. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.
Compile Child Protection & Education project implementation training and orientation materials to promote knowledge sharing with donors, media and all other stakeholders.
Ensure the effective communication and networking developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration.
status reports to management in compliance with regulations and guidelines
University degree in the social sciences, law or child development.
Two years of relevant professional work experience, specifically on project design and management, preferably in the area of Child Protection or Human Rights and knowledge of Primary Education.
International work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO).
Background/familiarity with Emergency (for Emergency position).
Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station.
UNICEF policies and strategies promoting and supporting gender equality and diversity
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
Advertised: 30 May 2017 Afghanistan Standard Time
Applications close: 13 Jun 2017 Afghanistan Standard Time