UNICEF Coordinator Jobs in Juba South Sudan

UNICEF Coordinator Jobs in Juba South Sudan

Job no: 518256

Work type:

  • Fixed Term Staff


  • South Sudan


  • Child Protection, P-4

    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.

    UNICEF Sudan has been tackling numerous issues, including displacement, conflict, food insecurity, and droughts and floods. We have achieved significant milestones, helping to boost child protection, treating malnutrition on a wide scale, providing newborn health services and lifesaving access to improved water supply.

    We also worked with partners to contain diarrhea epidemics and provided immunization services. But there is still a long way to go. Join our team and help us make sure every child has a champion.

    How to Apply

  • Under the direction and guidance of the Chief of Field Operation, supports the effective management, development and coordination of UNICEF’s leadership of National Level Clusters, develops and supports strategies and activities aimed at enhancing UNICEF’s approach, performance and efficiency in leading clusters.
  • Engages with inter-agency fora and external partners to represent UNICEF’s overall approach to Cluster leadership, mobilizes resources and supports the development and implementation of the cluster approach.
  • Works closely with other sections in WASH, Nutrition, Education and Child Protection programmes to mobilize support and mainstreaming of activities.
  • The incumbent is expected to undertake 2 field visits per quarter and spend 15% of their time in Field locations.
  • Work with National Coordinators and other stakeholders to improve the coordination and development of UNICEF’s responsibilities in relation to the leadership of Clusters promoting coordinated and integrated approaches between Clusters Identifies common priorities, opportunities and bottlenecks in relation to the implementation and development of Cluster leadership.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of effective management arrangements, integrated plans and strategies.
  • Develops and/or coordinates the development of Inter-cluster procedures, strategies, technical tools, training packages, methodologies for improving the development of Cluster leadership within UNICEF.
  • Ensures that the funding, budget, management, reporting are managed effectively with clear accountabilities identified.
  • Coordinates the development of harmonised resource mobilisation strategies for UNICEF-led Cluster work plans.
  • Supports and coordinates the development of proposals and other programme documentation and the preparation of progress reports.
  • Prepares proposals, reports and other programme documentation as required.
  • Develops, coordinates and promotes strategies and activities for the increased involvement and accountability of cluster partners in the leadership of UNICEF led Clusters.
  • Develops and/or coordinates the development of management and communication tools, updates and analysis to inform UNICEF and partners about the activities of UNICEF-led Clusters.
  • Represents and
    coordinates joint UNICEF cluster activities at external and internal fora.
  • Communicates information on Cluster leadership and development.
  • Monitors the implementation and effectiveness of work plans and strategies of UNICEF-led clusters;
  • identifies lessons and innovative approaches, providing substantive updates to management making recommendations and supporting initiatives to improve approaches.
  • Supports evaluations and lessons learned exercises as required and the implementation of agreed recommendations.



  • An advanced university degree in social sciences, humanities, public administration, or related area, from a recognised tertiary education institution.


  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in international affairs, ideally with the United Nations system or NGOs.
  • Experience in humanitarian response/recovery, cluster approach preferred.


  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.


  • Leading and Supervising (III)
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts (III)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Relating and Networking (III)
  • Deciding and Initiating Action (III)
  • Persuading and Influencing (III)
  • Applying Technical Expertise (III)
  • Planning and Organizing (III)
  • Adapting and Responding to Change (III)
  • Coping with Pressure and Setbacks (III)

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 12th December 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Coordinator Jobs in Juba South Sudan

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

    UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


  • Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • The successful candidate for this emergency recruitment MUST be available to commence work within 31 days of receiving an offer.
  • Please note that is a non-family duty station.
  • Employment is conditional upon receipt of medical clearance, any clearance required, the grant of a visa, and completion of any other pre-employment criteria that UNICEF may establish.
  • Candidates may not be further considered or offers of employment may be withdrawn if these conditions are unlikely to be met before the date for commencement of service

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