South Sudan: Programme Officer, NO-B, Yambio, South Sudan (South Sudanese nationals only)

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Representative or Chief, contributes to programme design and implementation, evaluation of programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting. Also responsible for establishing, monitoring coordinating and monitoring the Office’s emergency preparedness and response and emergency interventions under the supervision of the Head of Yambio Office / Emergency Specialist.

Key Expected Results

  • Effective knowledge management and system, information exchange and the development of training and orientation materials developed and deployed for strengthening of country programme management and activities.
  • Situation Analysis prepared/updated, critical programme intervention point/measures identified, and programme work plans/recommendations prepared and incorporated. Programme reports prepared as required.
  • Plans of action in preparation and response to emergencies formulated and implemented.
  • Assessment of local emergency and security situation conducted.
  • Programme funds optimally used.
  • Programme monitoring and evaluations effectively conducted to improve programme performance, and programme status report timely prepared.
  • Rights-based and results-based programming approach fully incorporated into all phases of programme and projects processes.
  • Commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local partners gained and established.
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • 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
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience, including international and developing country work experience, in programme design, planning and implementation
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty
  • Competencies of Successful Candidate

    Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results
  • Functional Competencies

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing
  • 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 organisation.

    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=502226