Chief of Education at UNICEF, Angola

Deadline: 20 July 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief of Education in Angola.

The Chief of Education will be responsible for establishing the plans of action and overseeing work progress to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programs/projects results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Chief of Education will perform the following functions-

  • Managerial leadership
  • Programme development and planning
  • Program management, monitoring and quality control of results
  • Advisory services and technical support
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • An Advanced University Degree in education, economics, psychology, sociology or other social science field is required.
  • Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education at the international level, some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
  • Experience working in the UN system agency or organization is an asset. Familiarity with emergency response is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian is highly desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.