Chief of Field Office at UNICEF, Kramatorsk, Ukraine

Deadline: 28 November 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Field Office in Kramatorsk, Ukraine.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Chief of Field Office will perform the following functions-

  • On behalf of the Country Representative, represent UNICEF in the three UNICEF Zones in Eastern Ukraine, and advocate for policies supportive of UNICEF goals & objectives, building alliances in government, NGOs and community groups towards the achievement of these goals.
  • Represent UNICEF in meetings with senior government officials as well as multi-lateral, bi-lateral agencies, non-governmental organizations and maintain an effective working relationship with them, advocating for the rights of children in all fora.
  • Stay abreast of the changing situation of women and children in the three Zonal areas, and in liaison with the CO, plan and adapt programme priorities and interventions in these areas accordingly.
  • Plan the implementation of the UNICEF country programme in the zonal areas using strategies and interventions appropriate to the situation on the ground.
  • Develop annual and monthly workplans that contribute to the Country Programme results.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • Advanced University degree in 1 of the following fields: social sciences, public administration, law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines.
  • Preferably a combination of management, administration, and relevant technical fields.
  • Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration.
  • Country- based work and experience.
  • Specialized training/experience in emergency response management.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience in management in a UN system agency or organization is highly desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.