UNICEF recruits 01 Programme Specialist
Re-publication: Programme Specialist (Performance Based Financing- PBF)- Ebola Response, P3, Goma DRC , 3 Months (New applications only)
Job Number: 519154 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Congo, Dem. Rep
Work Type : Temporary Appointment
For every child,
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES and DUTIES & TASKS
Within the delegated authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be accountable for all or assigned areas of the following major duties and end results.
1. Knowledge Management for Programmes
Ensure that area/country programmes are strengthened by knowledge management through data collection and analysis, complete and accurate reporting as well as participation in the Programme Knowledge Network system of “lessons learned » and other corporate-level databases.
Participate in information exchange through donor and media visits as well as in the development of training and orientation materials.
2. Programme Development and Management
Elaborate and update Performance Base financing criteria according to standard defined in the framework of the Ebola Response.
Development of Performance Base financing monitoring tools to optimize, improve and reinforce efficiency and effectiveness of the system.
3. Support the development of PBF monitoring tools
In the framework of the Ebola response, and in close collaboration with a dedicated national IM, developed monitoring tools to supervise PBF development and support reinforcement of actor.
4. Programme Monitoring and Evaluations
Undertakes field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decides on required corrective action.
Carry out a rigorous and transparent approach to evaluation and participate the major programme evaluation exercises in consultation with the Representative, the Operations Officer, the Evaluation Officer and others to improve efficiency and quality of programme delivery.
Participate in annual sector review meetings with government counterparts.
Ensure the timely preparation of annual programme status reports.
5. Rights-Based and Results-Based Programme Management Approach
Assure the quality of child rights-based programmes through consistent and effective planning, design, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of programmes and projects. Bring coherence, synergy and added value to the programming planning and design processes using a results-based management approach to programme design.
Ensure viable recommendations on project implementation, alternative approaches, and optimal utilization of resources that contribute effectively to the fulfilment of the rights of children and women, and recommendations on new programme initiatives and management issues to ensure achievement of stated objectives.
6. National and Local Capacity Building/Sustainability
Provide government authorities with technical supports and guidance to plan and organize training programmes for the purpose of capacity building and programme sustainability.
Ensure the building or reinforcing of the commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local partners starting with taking a strategic approach to the identification of these partners and partnerships.
7. Rights Perspective and Advocacy at the National, Community and Family Levels
Conducts policy analysis from a children’s and women’s rights perspective and advocacy at the community and family levels for credibility in national and international policy debates. Promote the organization goals of UNICEF through advocacy and policy dialogue.
8. Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration
Develop partnerships and collaboration with internal and external counterparts, including those of the UN and national partners, in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate development data and information, exchange information on programme/project status and implementation and movement/distribution of supplies. Establish and maintain linkage to the Regional Programme Knowledge Network to ensure the availability of current and accurate programme data.
Collaborate with the Operations Section to establish and maintain sound internal controls supportive of programming endeavours and to coordinate financial and supply management requirements and accountability.
Maintain collaboration with Regional Advisers and HQ Officers for effective overall coordination on programmes.
Plans, develops and implements sectoral programme(s) by collaborating with the government and other partners. Provide leadership in provision of technical advice, negotiation, advocacy and promotion of area/country level goals, leading to agreement on practicable and priority actions to be supported by UNICEF programme and country level cooperation.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Economy, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant technical field.
*A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
A minimum of five (5) relevant professional experience in Programme management and monitoring and evaluation is required
Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
Fluency in French and in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
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.
The competencies required for this post are….
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
-Open for new applications only
– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Wed Apr 17 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)