UNICEF recruits 01 Internal & External VA : Child Protection Specialist In Emergency, TA, P-3

UNICEF recruits 01 Internal & External VA : Child Protection Specialist In Emergency, TA, P-3


N’Djamena, Tchad
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Internal & External VA : Child Protection Specialist In Emergency, TA, P-3, #119860, N’Djamena, Chad
Job no: 550350Contract type: Temporary AppointmentDuty Station: N’DjamenaLevel: P-3Location: ChadCategories: Child Protection
UNICEF has dedicated over 75 years to improve the lives of children and their families. UNICEF believes that all children have the right to survive and reach their full potential for a better world. In 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for all.
And we never give up.
For every child, protectionUNICEF’s goal in Chad is to ensure that every child in the country, regardless of background or circumstance, has an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. To learn more about UNICEF’s work in Chad, please visit UNICEF Chad
How can you make a difference?UNICEF Chad Country Office is scaling up its Child Protection component in response to the emergency and technical management is required. Oversight to ensure adherence to the CCCs for Humanitarian Action by the country office is a critical function during an emergency response.

What are your responsibilitiesIn consultation with other Child Protection partners, and the Government of Chad, provide leadership to strengthen child protection in emergency preparedness and response.
In coordination with other partners, conduct rapid child protection assessment using agreed inter-agency assessment tools.Support strategies and mechanisms to scale up the child protection response to the emergency, including addressing family separation, gender-based violence, child recruitment and use by armed forces or armed groups, trafficking, the mental health and well-being of children and their families, mine action, arbitrary/illegal arrest and detention of children, and any other protection concerns for children etc.Provide technical support and assistance to UNICEF Child Protection staff and partners, including Government and NGOs, to scale up the child protection components of emergency response programmes, including development or amendment of projects and partnerships.Manage procurement and distribution of supplies related to child protection interventions.Identify opportunities to work with other sectors to strengthen overall protections for children and women by integrating protection activities within their emergency response programme.Monitor the trends and emerging evidence of child protection concerns and the response by Government and analyze this information to advise on the child protection response.Represent UNICEF Child Protection Programme in humanitarian-related meetings.Increase access to financial resources available for the child protection emergency response through established humanitarian funding mechanisms, and by pursuing new opportunities, as required.Support the Chief Child Protection with oversight and management of funds for the CP emergency response.Raise awareness on child protection concerns and UNICEF’s response thereto through relevant humanitarian, media and communication outlets, as appropriate. To take on this role and be considered as a defender of the rights of every child in Chad, you must haveAdvanced university degree in social work, international relations, law, child psychology, or relevant field.
A minimum of 5 years of experience with UNICEF and/or other relevant actors, including experience with child protection programming in natural disaster and/or armed conflict contextsKnowledge of UNICEF’s core commitments to children in humanitarian action as well as the humanitarian cluster approach, particularly the child protection working group (sub-cluster), gender-based violence area of responsibility, and protection clusterFluency in French (verbal and written) and working knowledge of English is required. Good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation and knowledge of another UN language an asset. For every child, you must demonstrate:UNICEF core values: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and sustainability

 And uphold the following Core Competencies
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
Works Collaboratively with others
Builds and Maintains Partnerships
Innovates and Embraces Change
Thinks and Acts Strategically
Drive to achieve impactful results
Manages ambiguity and complexity
Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.
UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children 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.
For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates from Industrial countries will be prioritized.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Remarks:Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Deadline: 04 May 2022 W. Central Africa Standard TimePOSTULER

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