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OrganizationUnited Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Posts2 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationBorno
ModeOnline Process
Deadline22nd March, 2020
Websitehttps://www.unicef.org

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Recruitment 2020 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2020 United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on seviportal.com as well as on the official website www.unicef.org.

Available Job Positions & Details

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (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 fulfil their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

The following positions are available at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Individual Contractor to develop WASH 3-year Strategy for North-East Nigeria

Job Number: 530513
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Consultancy

Purpose of the Consultancy

  • Development of a three (3) year WASH response strategy and prioritized action plans and ensuring these are adequately reflected in the overall country strategies and appeals with reference to MoWR for Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
  • Designing a roadmap for the collective realization of key issues for improved WASH delivery.
  • Review and compile relevant policies, guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government/concerned authorities have defined; and that sectoral response is in line with them.
  • Develop WASH emergency response actions while at the same time considering WASH within early recovery as well as prevention and risk reduction concerns in Government plans.
  • The purpose of the consultancy is to develop a three-year strategy to enable WASH sector actors to respond to the evolving context in a responsive, effective and harmonized manner.

Expected Deliverables:

  • Work-plan developed based on literature review (home-based)
  • List of key stakeholders to engage, inclusive of WASH actors, government line ministry and complimentary sectors (Health, Education, Nutrition, CCCM, Protection) and framework for engagement completed (home-based)
  • Questionnaire and agenda drafted for key stakeholder interviews and meetings (home-based)
  • Partner and government ministry key informant interviews (Maiduguri / Jere, Ngala, Monguno, Pulka, Damaturu, Yola)

Draft strategy including:

  • Early recovery, protracted crisis and emergency response strategies
  • Contextualized approaches
  • Joint or integrated approaches across sectors, where relevant
  • Measurable indicators to track progress against strategy
  • Capacity building gaps and ways of addressing gaps
  • Linkages to State and Federal level Plan
  • Gaps in technical guidelines
  • Costed strategic work-plan (home based)
  • Workshop to present draft and solicit comments from all stakeholders (Maiduguri)
  • Final consolidated and endorsed documents developed and designed ready for launch and dissemination- Three (3) year WASH Sector Strategy Z

Qualification, Experience and Skills Required

  • Experience of designing and delivering training on project cycle management.
  • Experience in mainstreaming crosscutting issues-like protection, GBV prevention, PSN and environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the latest tools in the field of information management within social science sector
  • Familiarity with child protection and the systems strengthening approach would be beneficial
  • Experience of working on information management and reporting systems within the public sector
  • Experience of undertaking assessments of management information systems
  • Working knowledge of the local languages is an asset.
  • Advanced University Degree in Water and Sanitation Technical field or Public Health, along with relevant technical knowledge and experience in assessing quality of WASH emergency response etc.
  • At least 5 year’s experience in coordinating and managing WASH programs in an emergency context
  • Previous experience working in UNICEF is highly desirable
  • Language skills: Fluency in English is required
  • Ability to conduct data analyses using Excel or other statistical software (Stata, SPSS, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven problem-solving skills; to assess situations, identify needs, and respond with recommendations to address identified issues during the assessment
  • Willingness to travel and work in the field in insecure areas.

Duration:

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  • 60 days from the date of signing of the contract

Working Conditions

  • The contractor is expected to spend 20 days in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states in Nigeria and 40 days home-based. While in Borno, the contractor is expected to travel to deep field locations.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 20th March, 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

Note

  • Please submit your all-inclusive financial proposal in addition to a detailed technical proposal. Application without these will not be entertained.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • 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.

2. Job Title: Emergency Specialist (Rapid Response Mechanism), (P-3)

Job Number: 530515
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract: Temporary Appointment
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Job Descriptions

  • The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria is seeking the interest of a qualified and energetic Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) Coordinator to provide overall coordination for RRM partners in Nigeria for the North-East emergency.
  • During 2014 and early 2015, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (JAS) and The Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) commonly known as Boko Haram intensified its attacks on the civilian population in Nigeria, with tactics developing from hit-and-run to take-and-hold attacks in which they managed to establish and maintain control over large swaths of territory.
  • While in late 2015 and 2016 the Nigerian Armed Forces took back most JAS / ISWAP controlled areas, the fighting caused additional mass displacement especially in Borno State. However, as conflict and access dynamics shifted in 2019, a need for a dedicated Rapid Response Coordinator was evident.
  • The purpose of the assignment is to coordinate the RRM partners through the development and implementation of an effective RRM in North East Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of the RRM project is based on three pillars: 1) Assessments: Maintaining a humanitarian watch as the basis for the execution of rapid and multi-sector assessments for populations at high risks, 2) Advocacy: Ensuring the effective use of the MSA information and follow-up humanitarian action via close and constant coordination and advocacy with sectors and other stakeholders by disseminating alerts / results / recommendations, 3) Response: In the absence of ready humanitarian action within the humanitarian community, undertaking emergency responses.

How can you make a difference?
RRM strategy developed:


  • Develop 2020 RRM strategy complete with alert verification system, thresholds, timeframe, minimum packages and exit strategy;
  • Identify and map areas of responsibility of implementing partners;
  • Develop rapid assessment, post mission, Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP), and evaluation tools; and
  • Ensure Sector pipelines are stocked with necessary response items.

RRM program with the implementing I / NGOs is coordinated, managed and implemented:

  • Co-lead the governance structures of the RRM and ensure regular communications both internally and externally;
  • Conduct regular operational analysis, identify areas of poor performance, bottlenecks, and identify solutions such as design improvements, additional trainings and technical support;
  • Ensure relevant analysis of complaints and feedback received through different sources and ensure implementing partners relevant follow up; and
  • Prepares relevant programme reports required for management, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.

RRM program fully funded and donors are satisfied with its implementation and results:

  • Elaborate and monitor an annual RRM budget;
  • Monitor grants to ensure funds are allocated and utilized as per the proposal and quality reports are done according to plan including the visibility components;
  • Fundraise to cover the gap in RRM funding through regular communications/advocacy with Donors and prepare quality concept notes and proposals; and
  • Develop a Donor strategy specific for RRM.

RRM program is well incorporated into the humanitarian landscape and well respected by the humanitarian actors and beneficiaries:

  • Ensure that quality assessments are completed and are shared with the Humanitarian Community as per agreed thresholds / approaches;
  • Liaise with Inter Sector Working Group (ISWG) / OCHA and humanitarian community to advocate for assessment results and identified needs to be addressed as per agreed thresholds / approaches;
  • Ensure the RRM approach works within the existing sector approach and framework;
  • Ensure there is a good understanding of the RRM at the Field Level and staff are kept abreast of RRM partner agreements including any potential end user monitoring and technical support; and
  • Liaise with UNICEF sections including Emergencies as Provider of Last Resort.

Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in International Development / Relations, Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Law, Public Health, Nutrition, or other related disciplines.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in programme / project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration with UN and / or INGOs;
  • Experience in multi-sector emergency programme implementation;
  • Previous experience implementing and / or coordinating an RRM is highly desirable;
  • Experience in use of cash in emergencies is highly desirable;
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder co-ordination and facilitation is highly desirable;
  • Effective communication, networking and organizational skills and ability to work well in a team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to rapidly changing needs; and
  • Ability to work in difficult circumstances.
  • 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 (II), Working with People (II) and Drive for Results (II).

The functional competencies required for this post are:

  • Formulating strategies and concepts – (II)
  • Analysing – (III)
  • Relating and networking – (II)
  • Deciding and initiating action – (II)

View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 22nd March, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

 

Note

  • 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.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • The successful candidate for this emergency recruitment MUST be available to commence work within 31 days of receiving an offer.
  • Please note that this is a non-family duty station.
  • Employment is conditional upon receipt of medical clearance, any clearance required, the grant of a visa, and completion of any other pre-employment criteria that UNICEF may establish. Candidates may not be further considered or offer of employment may be withdrawn if these conditions are unlikely to be met before the date for commencement of service.

Things To Know Before Applying

To apply for the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Recruitment 2020. Below is what you need to know:

  • We publish on this page, the latest United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Recruitment updates and each position published includes its a requirement, qualification, application form, and other vital information to help you understand the recruitment process and apply cordially.
  • Make sure you confirm the deadline of any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Recruitment requirements and possess any required document before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.

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