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Programme Specialist, P3, Temporary Appointment (364 days), #00120134, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh #550951 (Not for Bangladeshi nationals)

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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: coxs bazaar
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2022-05-26

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The Programme Specialist is responsible to provide oversight on project planning, implementation, monitoring, and coordination of donor supported programmes implemented in Cox’s Bazar in accordance with the Country Programme and Rohingya Crisis Joint Response Plan, focused on the achievement of UNICEF's Priorities.

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, opportunity

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of Assignment:
Under the guidance of the Emergency Manager, the Programme Specialist is responsible to provide oversight on project planning, implementation, monitoring, and coordination of donor supported programmes (EU and KfW among others) implemented in Cox’s Bazar in accordance with the Country Programme and Rohingya Crisis Joint Response Plan, focused on the achievement of UNICEF's Priorities. The specialist will be supported by an Information Management Officer to support the collection, triangulation, and analysis of data from government and implementing partners and monitoring activities – including the identification of gaps and bottlenecks – throughout the programme.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  1. Programme Management and Coordination
  2. Optimum Use of Programme Funds
  3. Programme Monitoring and Evaluations
  4. Rights-Based and Results-Based Programme Management Approach
  5. Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration

For details please see attached TOR: Download File TOR - Programme Specialist P3-TA.docx 

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

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant technical field.
  • Five years of relevant professional work experience is required, focused on programme management, including involved in integrated programming. A background in resilience and/or improving nutrition outcomes for children would be an asset.
  • Experience working in a humanitarian or early recovery setting is considered as an asset, especially work that functioned across the humanitarian to development nexus.
  • Background/familiarity with emergency is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

Core competencies

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
  • Works collaboratively with others
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Innovates and Embraces Change
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically
  • Drives to achieve impactful results
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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:

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.

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Internal candidates may be given preference over external candidates. The term "Internal" refers to all staff members with fixed term, continuing or permanent appointments.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

The complete vacancy announcements can be reviewed via UNICEF Careers website at https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/listing/

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

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