UNICEF Policy Analysis Specialist Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

UNICEF Policy Analysis Specialist Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

Job no: 519065
Work type:
  • Temporary Appointment
  • Uganda
  • Representative

    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.

    Key functions, account-abilities and related duties/tasks

  • Facilitate the coordination of the Country
  • Management Team and prepare an action monitoring report to follow up on the agreed action points.
  • Collect management indicators and all related documents and disseminate monthly.
  • Develop the agendas and prepare minutes and reports
  • Follow up and keep the Representative abreast of the status of management priorities identified in the annual management plan.
  • Prepare and disseminate the CMT approved list of statutory and no-statutory committees in the office and disseminate.
  • Ensure timely preparations of substantive materials, including background papers, speeches and speaking notes for meeting with government partners, senior UN Agencies and NGO personnel, as well as internal and inter-agency meetings.
  • Participate in such travel and meetings as required, reporting on outcomes and following up on actions decided, within given deadlines.
  • Keep abreast with the main issues facing the office
    of the Representative (including red flags with regards to management indicators) and inform the Representative accordingly.
  • Oversee and ensure the smooth flow of relevant information from the office of the Representative to the CMT, Regional Office and HQ through daily consultations with the Representative.
  • Disseminate relevant information to ECO staff, UN Agencies and other partners both in the field and HQ level.
  • Organize and draft responses and provide editorial and substantive input as necessary in correspondence submitted for the signature of the Representative.

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or other related field.
  • A minimum of Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in programme planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered 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.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 24th January 2019
  • 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.
  • This position is temporary for a duration of 364 days.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Policy Analysis Specialist Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

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