UNICEF Social Policy Specialist - Social Protection - Jobs in Kenya

UNICEF Social Policy Specialist - Social Protection - Jobs in Kenya

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.


  • Effective expert advice, analysis and technical support is provided to countries in ESAR
  • Data-driven analysis is provided and knowledge is managed for effective advocacy and social protection programming
  • Effective partnerships with regional bodies and other regional partners is developed for scaling up child-sensitive social protection systems in ESAR:
  • The regional social protection priority is effectively planned, funded, implemented and managed in support of the Regional Office Management Plan.


  • Advanced university degree in Economics or other relevant field in the social sciences
  • A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, implementation, management, research, analysis and evaluation of social protection programs, including social cash transfer programs in developing countries, some of which should be in the region concerned.
  • Experience in policy development, advocacy and social mobilization is also essential.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and another UN working language required. Knowledge of the working language of one or more countries of the region is an asset.

    How To Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th July 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Social Policy Specialist - Social Protection - Jobs in Kenya

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