Unicef Programme Specialist - Recovery and Resilience Jobs in South Sudan

Unicef Programme Specialist - Recovery and Resilience Jobs in South Sudan

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 future

The primary objective is this position is to provide coordination, support and technical expertise to the UNICEF country programme to ensure that programming approaches enable communities to be stronger and more resilient when confronted with future shocks. The position will also provide coordination support to specific multi-year donor programmes.


The staff member will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Support the Deputy Representative in leading on all inter-agency dialogue, planning, monitoring and reporting related to resilience programming.
  • Ensure proper knowledge management of resilience programming through supporting on data collection and analysis, complete and accurate reporting, documenting lessons learned, challenges and case studies.
  • Assist in the development of appropriate communication strategies and products to support and advocate resilience programming across all UNICEF sectors.
  • Establish and manage a monitoring system for specific multi-year and resilience projects based on the project targets and indicators and monitor progress trends and provide feedback to Programme, donors and inter-agency colleagues on trends of implementation to achieve target results.
  • Contribute to the analysis of key indicators from project sites by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information, providing regular updates and leading on the development of resilience related reports.
  • Participate in inter-sectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely input of project information and issues status reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Coordinate with respective sections program specialists/officers in the preparation and consolidation of donor’s quarterly progress reports.
  • Prepare project briefs and programme/project status reports required for management, board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.
  • Support Donor Relations when required in specific donor related activities and liaise with UNICEF program specialists/officers, implementing partners and relevant government counterparts on the implementation of specific projects.

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s
    or higher) in Public Health, Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration, Social Development, Community Development or other relevant disciplines
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience at the national and international level and/ or field levels in early recovery and resilience programming in fragile contexts.
  • Culturally sensitive with strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Strong writing and documentation skills.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

    Core Values
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

    Core Competencies
  • Communication II
  • Working with People II
  • Drive for Result II

    Functional Competencies
  • Leading and Supervising II
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts II
  • Analyzing II
  • Relating and Networking II
  • Persuading and Influencing II
  • Creating and Innovating II

    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.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th June 2019
  • 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 this 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Unicef Programme Specialist - Recovery and Resilience Jobs in South Sudan

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