UNICEF Social Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Social Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Kenya looking for “Social Protection Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 16, 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 May 04, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Social Protection Officer to be based in Kisumu, Kenya.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the Social Policy Specialist/Disability inclusion, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support Kisumu and West Pokot counties in coordination and implementation of humanitarian innovation programme and select counties on care and support models.
  • Provide technical assistance and inputs and to contribute to reaching the political and technical agreements needed with sub national counterparts within UNICEF focus counties for the implementation of Gender responsive Disability Inclusive initiatives, delivery and evidence generation of UNICEF supported social protection interventions (“Cash plus”) and in the identification of potential implementing partners from civil society and key actors from the private sector.
  • Support advocacy activities at sub national level on disability mainstreaming in social protection and other social sectors
  • Support capacity development and knowledge management liaise with external partners, notably those working in the inter-agency coordination committee, as well as with UNICEF sections working on related programmes (particularly Health, Education, CAP, SBC, and Innovation sections)
  • Provide technical inputs to relevant documentation knowledge products, presentation, briefs, and other documents ensuring inclusion is mainstreamed.
  • Support disability mainstreaming at sub national level activities and UNICEF-supported programmes within the counties
  • Support the inception meetings for humanitarian innovation programme and unpaid care models in the selected counties.
  • Provide technical assistance to the sub national governments to improve policies, planning, budgeting, consultation, and accountability processes to assure the definition of local action plans and enhancing Child-sensitive, gender responsive and disability inclusive social protection programming.
  • Collaborate with the national and county government to strengthen capacity on quality data collection, analysis for policy development, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring of essential social services, with emphasis on community participation and accountability.
  • Support the monitoring of the gender responsive, disability inclusive and shock responsive social protection programmes implementation, including the definition of indicators and the review of progress reports.

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Social Protection Officer
  • Host entity: UNICEF
  • Assignment country: Kenya
  • Type: Onsite
  • Expected start date: 20/05/2024
  • Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 1. No poverty
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Volunteer category: National UN Volunteer Specialist
  • Duty stations: Kisumu
  • DoA reserved for persons with disabilities: Yes
  • Reasonable accommodation: Yes


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in social science, social protection, development planning or related field
  • 3 years of experience in progressive data analysis and costing of social services and experience in the areas of social policy and gender with a focus on disability and vulnerable groups.
  • Demonstrated international/local experience working on Disability Inclusion with good statistical skills.
  • Specific experience in undertaking complex social and economic research and providing authoritative analysis and guidance for policy makers.
  • Experience working with governments, Development Partners, and the UN
  • Ability to facilitate consultative/validation workshop towards consensus building.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English. Attach at least 2 sample reports individually published.

How to Apply UNICEF Social Protection Officer 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://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/51662?c=rescue&source=unjobs

The Closing Date: May 16, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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