UN Jobs – Child Protection Specialist (Emergency) – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:          Child
Protection Specialist (Emergency)
Organization: United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Grade: P3
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 Child
Protection Specialist (Emergency) will facilitate the planning, harmonization,
implementation and effective monitoring and reporting of these interventions.
The incumbent of the post will contribute to ongoing emergency preparedness
planning through the provision of child protection technical input within the
main UNICEF Office in line with Regional South Sudan Response Plan and UNICEF
Country Office Reponses Plans and will ensure good coordination with UNHCR that
has the mandate for the general protection of the refugees and with the OPM.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide technical leadership to the development
and implementation of the child protection in emergency (CPiE) interventions
for South Sudanese, DRC and Burundi refugee children
Tasked with program management, monitoring and
delivery of results on CPiE against the programme targets and indicators.  Prepare periodic reports on the CPiE
activities and share them with colleagues from Kampala and UNICEF Zone office.
Actively contribute actively to the development
of Programme documents for enhancing the partnership between UNICEF and CSOs
Networking and partnership building and co-chair
the Child protection working group with UNHCR Kampala
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
UNICEF Child Protection Specialist (Emergency) job placement should hold an
Advanced University degree in international development, human rights, psychology,
sociology, international law and other social science field. 
At least five years of professional experience
in Child Protection planning, reporting and management which includes relevant
experience in Child Protection in Emergency in UNICEF or in UNHCR is required.
Working experience as a chair or co-chair of a Child Protection in Emergency
working group or cluster is an asset. 
Developing country work experience and/or
familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of
another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a
local language is an asset.
Core Values: Commitment, Diversity
and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and
Drive for Results
Functional Competencies: Leading and
Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and
Networking, Deciding and Initiating action and Applying technical expertise.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join
the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in the aforementioned capacity
should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further
review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 11th
December 2017
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