21 Dezembro, 2018
The position will represent UNICEF with local authorities and partners and will support the overall planning of the within the co-located office, quality control, monitoring and internal and external capacity development in aspects of programme planning. The position will ensure programme convergence on keys themes, such as the reduction of chronic malnutrition or child marriage.
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, safety, and security
Mozambique is one of Africa’s fastest developing countries with a large population of children and young people. Together with the Government of Mozambique and our partners, UNICEF works to promote and protect the rights of children and women, especially those most at risk and facing multiple challenges. We are fully committed to guaranteeing the survival, development, protection, and participation of Mozambican children.
In 2017, an office was established in the province of Nampula. This office serves as the first point of contact for government and local partners and oversees the implementation of programme activities in this region.
How can you make a difference?
You will be responsible for coordination, planning, and monitoring within the co-located office in the province of Nampula. The position will represent UNICEF with local authorities and partners and will support the overall planning of the within the co-located office, quality control, monitoring and internal and external capacity development in aspects of programme planning. The position will ensure programme convergence on keys themes, such as the reduction of chronic malnutrition or child marriage.
Your key accountabilities are:
- Programme Development, Monitoring and Evaluation
- Knowledge Management for Programmes
- Funds Oversight and Management
- Implementation of Rights-Based and Results-Based Approaches
- National and Local Capacity Building/Sustainability
- Rights Perspective and Advocacy at the National, Community and Family Levels
- Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration
- Programming Convergence
- District-level Representation
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Advanced 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.
- A Bachelor’s degree combined with 2 additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in strategic programme management, planning, and coordination.
- Background/familiarity with Emergency programming is an asset.
- Ability to work autonomously and lead a team of technical experts is a strong asset.
- Experience working with high-level government officials and local partners is desirable.
- Fluency in Portuguese and English is required.
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.Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.