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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Communication and Public Information
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2019-06-17

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Programme Specialist (Reporting & Resource Mobilization), P3, Fixed Term, Yangon, #103307

Yangon (Myanmar)

Vacancy announcement for Programme Specialist (Reporting & Resource Mobilization), P3, Fixed Term post with UNICEF , Myanmar. Though the current duty station for this position is based in Yangon, please note that it may be potentially shifted to Nay Pyi Taw duty station in the near future.

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, a good start and hope

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does - in programmess, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life - in its social, political, economic, civic and cultural dimensions - her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society’s most disadvantaged citizens - addressing inequity -not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.

How can you make a difference?

Reporting to the P4 Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, this position is particularly responsible for ensuring quality reporting in the office, both internal and external, as well as supporting the office’s resource mobilization strategy, with responsibility for tracking funding raising opportunities & initiatives, and supporting the preparation of quality proposals.

Key functions and accountabilities of the position (detailed job description attached): -

  • Donor Reporting
  • Donor Proposals
  • Grant Management
  • Funds Raising / Resource Mobilization
  • Capacity Building, Programme Planning, Coordination and Reporting

Detail Job Description can be accessed here; Download File Classified Job Descriptions - Programme Specialist P3.pdf

Remark: Though the current duty station for this position is based in Yangon, please note that it may be potentially shifted to Nay Pyi Taw duty station in the near future

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Administration, Public   Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines. 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.
  • Five years of relevant professional work experience preferably in funds raising and report writing.
  • High level of competence and fluency in written and spoken English.
  • International and Developing country work experience
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Familiarity with immunization related reporting would be 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….

  • Leading and Supervising [II]               
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts[II]      
  • Analyzing [II]                                         
  • Relating and Networking [II]                      
  • Persuading and Influencing [II]          
  • Creating and Innovating [II]

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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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.

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