Deadline: 27 December 2016
United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Humanitarian Affairs Officer in Jordan.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer will contribute to national humanitarian program planning, implementation, monitoring evaluation and the administration of program/project activities related to UNICEF’s support to vulnerable Syrian and Jordanian families living in informal tented settlements (ITSs).
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer will perform the following functions-
- Collect and analyze data on the situation of Syrians and Jordanians in ITSs.
- Critical programme intervention points identified, and program work plans/recommendations supported under the supervision of the Humanitarian Affairs Specialist and in coordination with relevant programme colleagues.
- Analyze humanitarian programme implementation reports and evaluates against established programme recommendations and plans of action.
- Prepare tables, graphs and other statistical data.
- Undertake ongoing visits to UNICEF project and non-project ITSs, assesses local conditions and resources, and monitors UNICEF inputs.
- Communicate with beneficiaries and local counterpart authorities on project feasibility and effectiveness including monitoring the flow of supply and non-supply assistance.
- Carry out follow-up action on programme implementation activities and prepares relevant reports.
- Draft changes in humanitarian program work plans as required.
- Select and compile training and orientation materials for those involved in humanitarian programme implementation, supports humanitarian training to wide range of staff.
- Compile financial and supply reports, where applicable; reports to the Supervisor outcome of reviews.
- Draft relevant sections of reports (required for donors, management, annual reports, situation reports, etc. contributing to the overall humanitarian section reporting mechanism).
- Programme monitoring and evaluations effectively conducted to improve program performance, and humanitarian program status report timely prepared.
- Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs relevant to country program provided as integral part of programming.
- Right based and results based programming approach fully incorporated into all phases of program and projects processes.
Applicants must have-
- 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.
- 1 year of relevant professional work experience in humanitarian coordination.
- Field experience is highly desirable.
- Background/familiarity with Emergency is highly desirable.
- Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.