UNICEF Programme Officer (HACT), (NOB) Jobs in Uganda

UNICEF Programme Officer (HACT), (NOB) Jobs in Uganda

Job no: 525885
Work type: Fixed Term Appointment
Location: Uganda
Categories: Internal Audit Management, Operations and Business Management

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.

For every child, A New Idea

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.

Visit this link for more information on working with UNICEF Uganda. https://youtu.be/1n3WU86XUQA

How can you make a difference?

The Programme Officer (Harmonized Cash Transfer) reports to the Deputy Representative Operations for supervision. The Programme Officer (HACT) provides professional financial, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process by preparing, managing and/or executing a variety of technical and administrative tasks to facilitate the effective implementation of HACT in line with the UNICE,F HACT Policy and UNICEF HACT procedure.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Support to HACT planning during the programming process
  • Support to implementation of assurance activities
  • Review and use of HACT reports
  • Networking and inter-agency partnership
  • 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: Development studies, International Development, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, Auditing, Project/Programme Management or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: auditing, accounting, financial planning and management, programme development/management, or another related area.
    Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
    Relevant experience in a UN system agency or international organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.

    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, Planning and organizing (II)

    View our competency framework at


    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.


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    Applications close: 09 Sep 2019 11:55 PM E. Africa Standard Time

    For more information and job applications details, see; UNICEF Programme Officer (HACT), (NOB) Jobs in Uganda

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