UNICEF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNICEF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNICEF Uganda looking for “Programme Specialist“. Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 30, 2023.

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.

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The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on April 14, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2023

How can you make a difference?

Under the direct supervision of the Representative, the UNICEF Programme Specialist (Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) will support the country office to develop and roll out the UNICEF PSEA action plan and support UNICEF’s engagement in the inter-agency PSEA Network that is established under the UNCT/HCT. S/he will provide the overall strategic leadership and technical assistance to roll out PSEA global guidelines, standards and tools, support implementation and conduct strategic advocacy to prevent SEA in humanitarian and development settings.

Key function, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Internal capacity building and technical support

  • Provide strategic leadership, technical support and monitoring for the implementation of UNICEF Uganda Country Office PSEA Strategy & Action Plan, including implementation at district level.
  • Lead the development and regular updating of UNICEF Uganda’s PSEA Action Plan and provide technical support and monitoring on the implementation of the PSEA Action Plan in the country and zonal offices
  • Deliver induction and refresher PSEA trainings for UNICEF staff, consultants, volunteers, and implementing partners, in line with the Uganda CO PSEA Capacity Building Training Plan.
  • Build the capacity of selected UNICEF staff to replicate PSEA trainings and awareness raising efforts.
  • Support knowledge management efforts on PSEA, including a repository of tools, documentation of promising practices, etc.
  • Together with the SBC team, in consultation with communities including women and children and in liaison with the PSEA Network, develop and use context, age and gender appropriate awareness raising materials for UNICEF office and partners, including leaflets and posters for UNICEF offices and UNICEF partners’ offices including communities.
  • Develop an internal tracking tool to ensure regular and consistent monitoring of SEA cases and case management of child victims’ assistance.
    Supporting the Uganda CO to institutionalize PSEA efforts within their programmes, monitoring and facilities (e.g., HACT, supply section, programme component teams, etc.)

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree
  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in design, implementation and management of protection or GBV programming, PSEA and child safeguarding, preferably with the UN and/or international NGO.
  • Experience in and knowledge of UN and IASC policies and guidance related but not limited to PSEA, AAP, GBV, Child Protection and centrality of protection
  • Experience working in humanitarian contexts. Familiarity with the latest development in PSEA, inter-agency PSEA responses and humanitarian cluster systems.
  • Excellent communication skills. Proven ability to work independently under difficult conditions. Excellent facilitation, training, networking and advocacy skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

Desirable Experience:

  • Proven Success in developing and facilitating training and capacity building activities on PSEA
  • Experience developing complaint mechanisms as well as reporting and investigation procedures
  • Proven research skills and demonstrated expertise in analysis and development of technical papers, as well as programmatic guidance related to violence against children and women, in particular sexual violence, gender and child protection.
  • Experience working in acute emergency settings.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Other Details

  • Job no: 560901
  • Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Duty Station: Kampala
  • Level: P-4
  • Location: Uganda
  • Categories: Programme Management

How to Apply UNICEF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023

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/560901

The Closing Date: April 30, 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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