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Climate Change and Risk Intermed Programming
Based on earlier work in 2016-17, which consisted of a literature review of the climate change impact on children in the LAC region, and proposed actions and tools that could be mainstreamed into UNICEF programming, this assignment aims at support UNICEF’s emerging regional agenda of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. Specifically, the consultant will provide technical assistance to UNICEF Regional Office (LACRO) and country offices in developing child focused climate change adaptation and mitigation strategic framework, including relevant guidelines and tools, supporting the undertaking of climate risk assessments. Limited but strategic opportunities to engage in climate change mitigation and low carbon development will also be considered.
Location: Panama Application Close: SA Pacific Standard Time
Consultancy for the development of UNICEF Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCT) toolbox
Building on the already existing HCT programmatic and operational tools developed by the different UNICEF country offices, the overall objective of this consultancy is to consolidate, standardize and streamline (i.e. for the use of any country offices) the different tools and templates to form a UNICEF HCT global toolbox. This toolbox shall include tools and templates to support the preparation, design and implementation of humanitarian cash transfers program (both sector specific and multi sectoral approaches), via either a parallel system, a national system or a mix of the two.
Location: United States Application Close: Eastern Daylight Time
Consultancy - Documenting of the Early Childhood Development services in Turkmenistan (home-based with travel to the field)
Documenting of the Early Childhood Development services in Turkmenistan
Location: Switzerland Application Close: W. Europe Daylight Time
Paid Internship opportunity - Community Engagement and Accountability, 6 months, Geneva, Switzerland
Paid internship Opportunity - Community Engagement and Accountability, 6 months starting September 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Location: Switzerland Application Close: W. Europe Daylight Time
Consultancy: Financing and Costing Girls’ Education, Education Section, PD - NYHQ, Requisition #514751
The study will provide policy-makers with tools and insights to assess the cost-effectiveness of equity based policies and programs to support all girls to enter and transition through 12 years of education. This will enable them to select, implement and finance the ideal package of interventions so that no girl is left behind.
Location: United States Application Close: Eastern Daylight Time
Social Policy Specialist, NO-C, Temporary Appointment, Khartoum, Sudan (364 days), (OPEN to Nationals of Sudan ONLY)
Looking for a Social Policy Specialist to be responsible for providing technical support to the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all stages of social policy programing and related advocacy from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable results.
Location: Sudan Application Close: E. Africa Standard Time
Consultant for the implementation of the Baby Friendly Hospital (Nationals only) #514750
The purpose of this consultancy is to support the implementation of the IYCF+ communication strategy including BFHI certification and breastfeeding promotion according to the UNICEF/ WHO standards. Furthermore, the consultant will support in transition to the new 2018 guidelines of the BFHI.
Location: Suriname Application Close: SA Eastern Standard Time
Programme Assistant, GS5 (TA), Education - São Tome
Under the guidance of the Education Specialist, the Programme Assistant will contribute towards the implementation of the Education Programme, including administration, reporting and M&E.
Location: S.Tome&Principe Application Close: Greenwich Standard Time
Consultant International pour l’appui au Gouvernement de la République Centrafricaine dans l’élaboration de la politique nationale de protection sociale (PNPS)
Poste basé à Bangui avec des missions sur tout le territoire de la RCA
Location: Central Afr.Rep Application Close: W. Central Africa Standard Time
Technology for Development Officer, (NO-2), Fixed-Term, Harare, Zimbabwe (only for Zimbabwean Nationals)
Based on the established policies, guidelines, the purpose of the incumbent role is to lead Technology for Development(T4D) function in Zimbabwe country office assisting program and operations sections to deliver results for children.
Location: Zimbabwe Application Close: South Africa Standard Time
The National Human Resources Development (HRD) strategy (2016-2025) of the Government of Jordan envisages universal access of young children to quality early learning and development by 2025 with a view of promoting primary school readiness and ensure better learning in later years as well as healthy lives and future well-being.
Location: Jordan Application Close: Jordan Daylight Time
Finance Manager (General Accounting), P-4, Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest, Hungary
The Finance Section in the GSSC oversees operational aspects pertaining to processing of finance and master data management transactions that are performed by the GSSC to ensure cost effective and secure operations in support of global transaction processing consistent with the organization’s goals, strategy and objectives. Under the guidance of the Chief (Finance and MDM), the Finance Manager will oversee all aspects of transaction processing in General Accounting functional area. The Finance Manager will also be responsible for supervising staff, identifying training requirements, scheduling training interventions, enacting policy requirements, developing client-oriented culture, managing high-level escalation and ensuring efficient service delivery.
Location: Hungary Application Close: Central Europe Daylight Time
Temporary Appointment (364 days): Fundraising Specialist (Emergency - Leadership Giving), P3, PFP - Geneva, Switzerland #106236
UNICEF is looking for a solid leadership giving specialist with robust relationship management skills, entrepreneurial thinking and innovative approach. Versatile and strategic thinker, committed and passionate about humanitarian crisis and strong believer that high value partners can make the difference for children in extreme need.
Location: Switzerland Application Close: W. Europe Daylight Time
Education Officer (Grants Management), NOA, Beirut, Lebanon, Temporary Appoitment up to 364 days.
UNICEF Country Office is currently seeking to recruit and Education Officer (Grants Management) to support the multiple donors and grants attached to the Education section and to provide dedicated support to write fundraising and reporting documents, track incoming fund, provide advisory support on grant allocations, and facilitate the Education section’s timely management of grants.
Location: Lebanon Application Close: Middle East Daylight Time
Advocacy & Policy Specialist, Fixed Term, P-4, ESARO African Union and UN Economic Commision for Africa Liaison Office outposted to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Eastern and Southern Africa AU and UNECA Liaison Office is looking for a talented individual to support UNICEF in ensuring the issues related to children and women in the region remain at the forefront of the agendas for both entities.
Location: Ethiopia Application Close: E. Africa Standard Time
National Consultant – Coordination of Inter-Ministerial Commission on Child Rights
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. And we never give up.
Location: Ukraine Application Close: FLE Daylight Time
Programme Assistant (Social Protection), GS-5, Fixed Term Appointment - Lebanon Beirut
UNICEF Lebanon Country Office is looking for a Programme Assistant to support the respective section through providing a range of operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring the cash based programmes
Location: Lebanon Application Close: Middle East Daylight Time
Programme Officer (Information Management and Innovation), NO-2, Sana'a, Yemen, #00106320 (For Yemenis ONLY)
The Programme Officer (Information Management and Innovation) will be responsible for providing technical support in information management within the UNICEF Yemen to ensure that UNICEF makes informed (evidence based) strategic decisions in programming, advocacy and policy development. S/he will ensure Yemen CO has valid, up to date, accurate and reliable data on humanitarian situation of women and children in Yemen. This includes managing the collection, analysis and sharing of information in coordination with the Information Management Officers and relevant partners. In addition, the post holder will coordinate with all partners to contribute, harmonize, share and report on data at different levels and help to find solutions using innovative approaches when needed.
Location: Yemen Application Close: Arab Standard Time
Gender Programmatic Review of UNICEF Jamaica Country Office Programme
To undertake a Gender Programmatic Review (GPR) for UNICEF Jamaica in order to shape and refine country programme planning and implementation alignment with the UNICEF 2018-2021 Gender Action Plan .
Location: Jamaica Application Close: SA Pacific Standard Time
Technical Support for Guidance and Revision of Prioritized Contingency Plans for High Risk Countries
Under the leadership of the Emergency Unit, in close coordination with the EPP Regional Focal Point and all relevant sections in LACRO, the incumbent will provide support to RO sections and to priority UNICEF Country Offices for the Technical revision and guidance of prioritized Contingency Plans or key Preparedness Plans for high risk countries. In particular: • Provide support to all relevant RO Sections to carry on a systematic revision of the Contingency Plans/Preparedness Plans. • Assess progress and provide technical support to ensure quality risk analysis, taking into account the UNICEF GRIP guidance for conducting child-centred risk analysis and already existing risk analysis exercises, scenario definition and response plans that take into account the main shocks and stresses, vulnerability factors and gaps in response capacities identified in the risk analysis. • Provide quality assurance to the Contingency Plans and preparedness products that COs produce • Provide guidance on meeting the ten Minimum Preparedness Standards. • Ensure synergies between the EPP process (including risk analysis) and the ongoing efforts to enhance the risk informed programming in the region. • Take appropriate action to resolve doubts or issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely intervention.
Location: Panama Application Close: SA Pacific Standard Time

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