UNICEF Programme Officer (Planning and Budget Monitoring) Jobs in South Sudan

UNICEF Programme Officer (Planning and Budget Monitoring) Jobs in South Sudan

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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,Under the close supervision of supervisor, contribute to the total programme commitment of a country office, and provide coordination in programme formulation, design, planning and management with strategic focus on achievement of UNICEF's Organizational priorities.


  • Technical contribution to and participation in effective knowledge management made to strengthen country programme management and activities, including data collection, analysis, and information sharing/exchanges.
  • Technical support and assistance provided to elevate the quality of rights-based projects /programmes, and add coherence, synergy and value to project management process by using results-based management.
  • Contribution and support provided to build and reinforce commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local partners.
  • Rights perspective and advocacy at the community and family levels incorporated in policy analysis for establishing and elevating UNICEF’s credibility in policy debates.
  • Technical support and assistance provided to enhance effective communication and networking through partnership and collaboration.

    Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks:
  • Within the delegated authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be responsible for all or most of the following areas of major duties and key end results.
  • The holder of this position will provide support to nutrition programme planning and budget monitoring.
  • He/She will support preparation and updating of multi-year nutrition programme work-plan, preparation of programme documents with CSOs by updating eTool, preparation of fund reservations for programme documents with CSO, monitoring of DCTs, monitoring of grant utilization, budget monitoring and preparation of financial report to donors.
  • Programme Development and Management
    Provide professional technical assistance in the preparation of the Situation Analysis for programme development and management by collecting and analyzing data and monitoring implementation progress.
  • Contribute to the identification of critical intervention points and measures by administering a consistent and transparent monitoring system; analyse country level socio-political-economic trends and their implications for ongoing programmes and projects. Draft or prepare programme work plans as required.
  • Propose adjustments/changes in work plans.
  • Propose program recommendations for inclusion in formal programme documentation, and new approaches, methods and practices for supervisor.
  • Takes appropriate recommendations or actions
  • Undertakes field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decides on required corrective action.
  • Collaborate with partners to carry out a rigorous and transparent approach to evaluation and participate
    in the major programme evaluation exercises in consultation with the Representative, the Operations Officer, the Evaluation Officer and others to improve efficiency and quality of programme delivery.
  • Promote and maintain the building and reinforcing of the commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local partners by identifying these partners and partnerships and providing continuous supports, coordination and collaboration for sustainability.
  • The nature of decision-making is primarily choosing methods of work and prioritizing project activities in accordance with the established work-plan.
  • Regularly make recommendations to the supervisor on appropriate courses of action regarding project adjustments
  • The impact of the actions affects the quality of services, efficiency of processing and delivery in support of small-medium size country programme.
  • Work requires understanding of principles and technical knowledge, skills, acquired through formal training at the university level.
  • Conduct research, data collection & analysis requiring analytical / conceptual thinking and organization skills at a professional level.

  • Education: University degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines, with specialized training in conflict resolution.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant professional work experience or field work experience (for NO) Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Language Proficiency Fluency in English and/or local working language of the duty station (NO).

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing

    Specific Technical Knowledge Required
  • Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming in UNICEF.
  • UNICEF programme policy, procedures and guidelines in the Manual.
  • Mid-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP)
  • Methodology of programme/project management
  • UNICEF programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies.
  • Knowledge of global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current UNCEF position and approaches.
  • UNICEF policies and strategy to address on national and international issues, particularly relating to conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery.
  • UNICEF emergency programme policies, goals, strategies and approaches.
  • Gender equality and diversity awareness
  • UN policies and strategy to address international humanitarian issues and the responses.
  • UN common approaches to programmatic issues and UNICEF positions
  • UN security operations and guidelines.
  • UNSECORD training for members of Security Management Team.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd July 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Programme Officer (Planning and Budget Monitoring) Jobs in South Sudan

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