He/she works closely with staff in the UNICEF Country Offices in the region and provides leadership in the provision of technical assistance to countries, knowledge management, quality control, strategic representation and the development of partnerships.
The Social Policy Specialists in Bamako, Libreville and Freetown work with national governments and other partners to strengthen policies for poverty reduction, achievement of the MDGs and improvements in child well-being.
They are responsible for the management of research and policy analysis, engagement in policy processes, technical assistance to governments, policy dialogue and advocacy.
The main policy focus is on:
A major current priority is to protect children and poverty reduction goals in countries’ policy response to the global economic crisis.
If you have the experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a detailed curriculum vitae in English, and a duly completed United Nations Personal History form, quoting quoting “Econ & SP Specialists” to:
Please also fill out this Self-Assessment Form.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff.
Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 30th September
For more information and application, visit: Economic and Social Policy Specialists in West and Central Africa Website