UNICEF looks for committed professionals willing to engage in the challenging and rewarding work of advocating for children's rights, helping to meet their basic needs and expanding their opportunities to reach their full potential. Child Protection
UNICEF Uganda is seeking committed and dedicated professionals in the Child Protection Sector who can join us in our mission to deliver results for children.
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child.
UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.
Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.
UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
For every child, a fair chance…
Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path.
Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.
How can you make a difference?
Under the guidance and general supervision of the supervisor, the Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection programme(s) and is responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the child protection programmes/projects within the country programme.
The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes.
H/She facilitates the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm, and to protect their rights to survival, development and well being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies.
The Specialist contributes to the achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities: