United Nation Children Fund Recruitment 2017

United Nation Children Fund Recruitment 2017

United Nation Children Fund Recruitment 2017…The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been in operation for 70 years in 190 countries and territories, with the aim of promoting children’s survival, protection, and development.

United Nations Children’s Fund Recruitment


UNICEF is the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries and supports child health and nutrition, pure water supply, hygiene and sanitation, quality secular education and skill building for both boys and girls, and the shielding of children from violence, reckless homes, exploitation, and abuse. UNICEF is completely funded by the voluntary contributions from individuals, businesses, foundations, and governments.

The United Nation Children Fund Recruitment is open to people who are committed and consumed by the desire to make a lasting positive difference in the lives of children. UNICEF would like to hear from you.

United Nations Children Fund Recruitment is ongoing for the position of:


Job Title: Chief Field Officer, (P-4)

Job Number: 509376

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Work Type: Fixed Term Staff


How you can make a difference


Under the supervision of the Chief, Field Services and overall guidance of the Deputy Representative, in support to and in close cooperation with the UNICEF Country Office in Abuja, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination, development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a broad range of programmes/projects in the Field Office, Kaduna, focused on achievement of UNICEF’s Organizational priorities.

Knowledge Management for Programmes:


Ensure that field office programmes are supported by knowledge management through data collection and analysis, complete and accurate reporting as well as participation in the Programme Knowledge Network system of “lessons learned” and other corporate-level databases.

Programme Development and Management:


Identify critical intervention points and measures by administering a consistent and transparent monitoring system; analyze country level socio-political-economic trends and their implications for ongoing programmes and projects.

Optimum Use Of Program Funds:


Establish and supervise programme work plans and monitor progress and compliance.  Monitor the overall allocation and disbursement of programme funds, making sure that funds are properly coordinated, monitored and liquidated. Take appropriate actions to optimize the use of programme funds.

Ensure programme efficiency and delivery through a rigorous and transparent approach to programme planning, monitoring, and evaluation.

Programme Monitoring and Evaluations:


Undertakes field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decides on the required corrective action.

Rights-Based and Results-Based Programme Management Approach:


Adopt rights-based programmes approach in the formulation of programme goals and objectives and development of strategies and implementation frameworks.

Formulate consistent and effective planning, design, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of programmes and projects. Bring coherence, synergy and added value to the programming planning and design processes using a results-based management approach to programme planning and design.

Rights Perspective and Advocacy at the National, Community and Family Levels:


Conduct policy analysis from a children’s and women’s rights perspective and advocacy at the government, community and family levels for elevating credibility in national and international policy debates.

Promote the organization goals of UNICEF through active advocacy and communication.



Provide government authorities with technical support and guidance to plan and organize training programmes for the purpose of capacity building and programme sustainability.

Partnership, Coordination, and Collaboration:


Develop partnership and collaboration with internal and external counterparts, including those of the UN and national partners, in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate development data and information, exchange information on programme/project status and implementation and movement/distribution of supplies.

Linkage to the Country Office/Regional Programme Knowledge Network to ensure the availability of current and accurate programme data.




An advanced University Degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines, with specialized training in conflict resolution.

Work Experience:


Eight years of relevant professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation.

Developing country work experience and background/familiarity coordinating the Emergency response.

Experience in heading a field/zonal office, an asset. Experience in remote/isolated conditions is an asset. Social Policy Experience is an asset

Language Proficiency:


Fluency in English required. Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline

20th December 2017.

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