Project Officer, Education, UNICEF, Nairobi

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Project Officer, Education

UNSOM – 2007/014 – Re-Advertisement

Qualifications and Specialized Knowledge:

  • Advanced University degree in Education, Economics, or Social Sciences. Preference will be give to candidates with a strong economics background.
  • At least 5 years experience in project management, preferably dealing with funds in excess of $5 million.
  • Demonstrated competence in coordination and implementation, preferably in large scale education programmes.
  • Strong knowledge of decentralized approaches in education, particularly block grants and vouchers.
  • Experience of working with Ministries of Education and CDD approaches.
  • Knowledge of alternative delivery approaches in education – notably hybrid/expanded Qur'anic education, radio education and mobile schooling.
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equality and girls' education.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation of programmes in developing countries.
  • Previous experience in post-conflict countries.
  • Diplomacy, good organizational skills, and ability to work under tight deadlines and in cross-cultural environments.
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills in English.
  • Knowledge of Somali language will be an advantage.

    Timeframe:

    A total of 12 months from the date of commencement with the likelihood of extension of a further 12 months dependent on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

    Duty Station:

    The position will be based in Nairobi, with regular travel to the three zones of Somalia.

    Level:

    Temporary Fixed Term Appointment, P-3 level

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and updated UN Personal History Form (P11), updated CV, copies of academic certificates to the following address.

    Please quote the vacancy number in your application.

    Human Resources Officer
    Vacancy Number 2007/014
    P.O. Box 44145-00100
    Nairobi

    Or email to: somaliahrvacancies [at] unicef.org

    Level:

    Temporary Fixed Term Appointment, P-3 level Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and updated UN Personal History Form (P11), updated CV, copies of academic certificates to the following address.

    Please quote the vacancy number in your application.

    Human Resources Officer
    Vacancy Number 2007/014
    P.O. Box 44145-00100
    Nairobi

    Or email to: somaliahrvacancies [at] unicef.org

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