UNICEF Chief Child Protection Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Chief Child Protection Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Uganda looking for “Chief Child Protection”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 06, 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 January 03, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Chief Child Protection to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

Managerial leadership

  • Establish the section’s annual work plan with the child protection team; set priorities/targets and performance measurements. Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently. Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the team.
  • Supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives and goals, direction and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.

Programme development and planning

  • Lead the planning and updating of the situation analysis to ensure that current and comprehensive data on child protection issues is available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on child rights and protection, and to set programme priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans.
  • Keep abreast of national, regional and international development priorities on child protection and rights to leverage UNICEF’s position and competencies with donors, national governments, communities and constituents to advocate and promote child protection interventions, policies and social change to achieve goals on child’s rights, protection, survival and wellbeing, as productive members of society.
  • Lead, coordinate and supervise the development of child protection programmes/projects (as a full component of the CO and/or UNDAF programmes). Establish plans of action, programme goals and results, using results-based planning methodology and terminology (RBM).
  • Oversee the timely preparation of programme recommendations and related documentation for inclusion in the Country Office Programme recommendation ensuring alignment with overall UNICEF Strategic (Child Protection) Plans, regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Consult and collaborate with national and global colleagues, partners and allies to develop partnership frameworks to address specific needs and to leverage resources for enhancing and scaling up child protection programmes/projects. Ensure synergy, integration, coherence, and harmonization of programmes/projects with UNICEF Strategic Plans and priorities, donors’ development strategies/policies, national priorities/competencies and UN System development interventions/initiatives
  • Ensure emergency preparedness is contained in national programmes/projects to ensure the protection and well-being of children in cases of armed conflict, natural disasters and other emergency situations.

Position in Organization:

  • Job no: 569892
  • Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Duty Station: Kampala
  • Level: P-5
  • Location: Uganda
  • Categories: Child Protection

Qualification:

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme management in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English with knowledge of another UN language as an advantage.

How to Apply UNICEF Chief Child Protection 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/569892

The Closing Date: March 06, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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