UNICEF Junior Consultant Jobs

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UNICEF Junior Consultant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Kenya looking for “Junior Consultant”.

Applicants with a Postgraduate Degree may apply on or before 29th February, 2024.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 19th February, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Junior Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Activities and Tasks:

  • Liaise with Country Offices to promote Yoma and assist them in assessing the possibility to adapt support the roll-out processes of Yoma to their country context with a particular focus on country office programmatic priorities and interventions.
  • Review programmatic priorities at country levels to identify entry points for youth agency through Yoma and provide strategic orientation leveraging on the Youth4Children (Y4C) model of mobilizing young people to support key programmatic priorities and interventions (e.g., in birth registration, education, immunization)
  • Provide required support to the Yoma operation Team and assist in the workplan development and monitoring.
  • Support COs to develop scalable Yoma models especially among young people in marginalized communities (with little or no connectivity).
  • Lead the process of documenting lessons learned during the expansion of Yoma and facilitating peer learning processes and compiling experiences gained at various levels.
  • Facilitate dialogues (through country visits, workshops, webinars) around the strategic relevance of Yoma for UNICEF programming and interventions and keep in contact with different relevant innovation initiatives.
  • Work closely with GenU and other UNICEF actors engaged in the youth innovation portfolio to ensure that Yoma is linked to the organization priorities.
  • Conduct in-country technical and monitoring visits.
  • Monitor the expansion of Yoma in Southern Africa and the achievement of its objectives in terms of scaling and impact by keeping track of individual country requests and their action, maintaining an overall dashboard containing disaggregated data compiling different initiatives. Provide support on the preparation of funding proposals that allow for Yoma scaling.
  • Ensure the linkage between operational research and implementation both in the conceptual and implementation stages.
  • Identify opportunities for resource mobilization and new partnerships, and work closely with the regional resources-mobilization unit in developing proposals and partnership development efforts.
  • Develop, build, and maintain partnerships with local, regional, and global youth-led networks including civil society networks to promote and scale Yoma related activities and programs.
  • Work relationships: The consultant will work in close collaboration with the Programme Manager (Yoma) and the Senior Program Manager.
  • As part of UNICEF team, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly, and high-quality support rendered to Yoma and its ecosystem partners in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including:
  • Timely and quality support provided to UNICEF Country Offices implementing Yoma and the Yoma operation Team located at Rlabs in close relationship with the Programme Manager (Yoma)
  • Quality project proposals and reports produced and submitted, particularly for GIZ and Fondation Botnar
  • Documentation of Yoma expansion in Southern Africa.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Junior Consultant
  • Job no: 569790
  • Contract type: Consultant
  • Duty Station: Nairobi
  • Level: Consultancy
  • Location: Kenya
  • Categories: Programme Management
  • Posting Date: 19/02/2024
  • Deadline: 29/02/2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Postgraduate degree in development economics or economics with background in business administration & management.


  • At least 2years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in working in the Global South, previous experience in working in Southern Africa an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Knowledge of French & Spanish an asset as Yoma is also active in Spanish & French speaking countries.

How to Apply UNICEF Junior Consultant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/569790

The Closing Date: 29th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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