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UNICEF recruits 01 Programme Specialist – Resilience, ( P-3)

UNICEF recruits 01 Programme Specialist – Resilience, ( P-3)


Nairobi, Kenya
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Programme Specialist – Resilience, ( P-3), Temporary Appointment # 113727,Nairobi, Kenya
Job Number: 532380 | Vacancy LinkLocations: Africa: KenyaWork Type : Temporary Appointment
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, Resilience
How can you make a difference?The post of Programme Specialist (Resilience) is part of the Emergency Unit and will focus on integration of resilience approaches into the UNICEF Somalia Programmes.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:Facilitate the implementation of resilience approaches for UNICEF Country Office by ensuring work plan and activities are formulated, implemented and monitored.
Act as the programme coordinator and focal point for the Joint Resilience Action and all other cross-sectoral and inter-agency resilience programmes.Support inter-sect oral partnership and capacity building, within the office using tools and guidance from UNICEF and other agencies and partners.Provide support to sections develop resilience programme planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation and follow up to ensure realization of complementary programming and transitions is followed up.Provide support to the Emergency Manager to maintain broader partnerships on resilience and ensure coordination of UNICEF’s work in resilience with relevant partners.Support knowledge management, M & E, and lessons learnt arising from implementation of resilience approaches through drafting/finalizing key documents, reports, updates and briefing notes; sharing good practices, lessons learned, and knowledge/information exchange; managing office partnerships with research institutions and other knowledge partners to ensure continued generation of evidence baselinesOptimum Use of Resilience Programme Funds by ensuring sections expenditure patterns are within the approved budgets.Carry out other related duties as required by the Emergency ManagerImpact of Results
Support to programmes ensure the integration of resilience approaches across sectors. Contributes to operationalization decisions that can influence collaboration with other resilience across Somalia.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…Advanced University degree in one of the following fields: social sciences, public administration, law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines,
Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional work experience in programme/project development, planning, implementation and administration.Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are…Builds and maintains partnerships 
Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awarenessDrive to achieve results for impactInnovates and embraces changeManages ambiguity and complexity Thinks and acts strategically Works collaboratively with others Nurtures, leads and manages people
View our competency framework at

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 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:Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.This VA is open to all internal staff and other UNICEF personnel (including consultants, JPOs, UNVs, TAs etc.)”“UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at”
Closing Date Sun Jul 05 2020 22:55:00 GMT+0200 (heure d’été d’Europe centrale)


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