Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 26 Feb 2018
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 champion
How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of and in regular consultation with the supervisor, you will implement country office emergency preparedness and response. Responsible for the operational preparation, logistics and documentation of the Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism Missions (IRRM), and other emergency responses to advance the survival and well-being of children and mothers and affected communities in an emergency situation.
Key results1. Timely and thorough analysis is made to identify emergency-prone situations and contribute to early warning and enhancing emergency preparedness. 2. Emergency preparedness and response plans addresses gender issues that may be expected to intensify during emergencies. 3. Substantive professional contributions are made to the formulation of emergency plans of action, contingency plans, and monitoring of compliance with plans of action.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…University degree in one of the following fields: social sciences, public administration, law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines.
Two years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation or administration. Field work experience desirable.Training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.Fluency in English and a local working language of the duty station.
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.
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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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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=511055
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