Fresher UN Early Childhood Development Officer Job Careers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Job Title:        Early
Childhood Development Officer
Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: 
Grade: NOB
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 Early Childhood Development Officer
provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance
throughout the programming process for ECD programmes/projects within the
Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing,
executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative
program tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support to ECD programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Early Childhood
    Development Officer job opportunity should hold a university degree in one
    of the following fields is required: education, public administration,
    public health, nutrition, economics, psychology, sociology, human
    development, child development, family studies or another relevant
    technical field
  • At least two years of professional experience in social development
    planning and management in early childhood development related areas is
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is
    considered as an asset.
  • UNICEF’s core values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies:
    Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical
    expertise, Learning and researching, Planning and organizing
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified
female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations
UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the
link below.
Deadline: 25th January 2019
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