UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Education Officer Vacancies in Uganda

UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Education Officer Vacancies in Uganda

This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Talent Group for Education Officers at the NOB level in the Uganda Country Office.

Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified professionals intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available.

After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in the NOB Education Officer Talent Group for a period of 36 months. While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies.

Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process.

Once in a Talent Group, your profile will be available to hiring sections and you may be contacted for job opportunities to help further drive your career within UNICEF.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Chief, Education or Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Summary of Key Functions/Accountabilities:

  • Support to programme development and planning
    Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: education, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system
    agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • 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.

    The competencies required for this post are Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Applying technical expertise, Learning and researching, and Planning and organizing.

    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.

    Remarks:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 11th April 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Jobs in Uganda - Education Officer Vacancies in Uganda

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