Kenya: Planning Specialist, (P-4), ESARO, Nairobi, Kenya, #71806

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 23 Jan 2018

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.For every child, hope

The incumbent of this position is responsible for supporting the programme planning, budgeting, contribution management and reporting function within the East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO), and providing programme budgeting and contribution management support to 21 country offices.

How can you make a difference?

  • Provide technical support to ESARO and Country Offices in work planning including budget planning.
  • Manage and report on grant allocations andutilization, advising senior management and Regional Office Management Team on adjustments needed.
  • Provide technical support and quality assurance to programme reporting including donor reporting.
  • Support regional training events such as PPP, RBM, HRBAP and relevant network and RMT meetings.
  • Undertake country office support missions to ensure the quality of programme planning, budget and contribution management processes.
  • Provide support to programme planning functions to Regional UNCT, Regional Office and Country Offices, when required.
  • Supervise and manage team members involved in the planning, budgeting and reporting.
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    To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will have…

    Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or other related field.

    Eight years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.

    Fluency in English and another UN language required.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    This position is classified as “rotational” which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=509960

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