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Education Officer NO-B, FT, Cairo, Egypt, #20721 [Nationals Only]

Cairo

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Cairo
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2022-10-04

Under the supervision of the Education Specialist (Level 3), the Education Officer develops and manages education interventions targeting most marginalized children in Egypt. The Education Officer contributes to the achievement of results to improve equitable access to education and learning outcomes, especially for children who are marginalized, through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical programme information.

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, Care.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Education Specialist (Level 3), the Education Officer develops and manages education interventions targeting most marginalized children in Egypt. The Education Officer contributes to the achievement of results to improve equitable access to education and learning outcomes, especially for children who are marginalized, through the application of theoretical and technical skills in researching, collecting, analyzing and presenting technical programme information.  

Summary of key results:

This post will support programme development and planning in emergency related programmes.  Development of the Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan and Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of programming to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners.

Working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues, also suggesting solutions on routine programme implementation.

The position will be responsible about monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts. Monitoring and reporting on the use of sectoral programme resources, verify compliance with approved allocation, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity.

Preparing draft inputs for programme/donor reporting, monthly Situation Reports and ActivityInfo.

Participating in inter-agency (UNCT) meetings and events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners. 

Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

Responsible about applying innovative approaches and promote good practice and participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders; as well as participating as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.

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

-A university degree in one of the following fields is required: education, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.

-A minimum of two years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education, with specific focus on inclusive education, is required.

-Experience in working and coordination with the government.

-Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

-Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

Selection Criteria:

In line with the above required qualifications, selection criteria/grading will be based on the following:

Professional experience in progrramme planning and management

Experience in inclusive education

Experience in working in a UN system agency or organization.

 

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues

Core Competencies:  Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness, Works Collaboratively with others, Builds and Maintains Partnerships, Innovates and Embraces Change, Thinks and Acts Strategically, Drive to achieve impactful results, Manages ambiguity and complexity.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework 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.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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 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 are 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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