Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Deadline: 4 July 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Specialist in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support the Head of Section in the advocacy, planning, implementation, review and reporting of the child protection program and more specifically on the project for children in mobility situations.
  • Provide quality technical assistance to the implementing partners of the child protection program for the achievement of project results of children in mobility situations as well as the program in general.
  • Work in collaboration with the section team to ensure proper integration of the project into the strategic directions of the Protection Program, in accordance with UNICEF rules and procedures.
  • Monitor the implementation of the program in general and the use of the budget, in particular with regard to the project for the protection of children in mobility in accordance with agreed work plans and agreements with the donor.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • DEA / DESS degree (bac + 5) in the field of social sciences, international development, civil administration, psychology, sociology, international law or other related fields.
  • Justify of solid expertise and relevant experience of at least 5 years in the field of Child Protection.
  • Relevant experience in responding to the theme of child mobility or related topics would be an asset.
  • An experience of at least 5 years in the implementation of programs and development projects.
  • To be experienced in advocacy, technical assistance and support to project implementation and program implementers in the field.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.