Child Protection Officer (Communication for development) at UNICEF, Amman, Jordan


Deadline: 19 June 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Officer in Amman, Jordan.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data on report on social, communication, cultural, economic and political issue to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results of social norms and behavioral change component of child protection (end of violence against children) related programs/projects.
  • Assess, select and recommend appropriate information and materials for social norms and behavioral change initiatives related to violence against children verifying accuracy and quality for dissemination.
  • Monitor and assess the impact of social norms and behavioral programme and activities to end violence against children on the CO and UNICEF goals to achieve measurable behavioral and social change resulting in the improvement of children’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • A University Degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, development, communication, or other social science field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in social development planning, management, communications and public advocacy in child protection and/other related areas at the international and in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in child protection/gender-based violence or communication for development and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic are required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • Nationality of Jordan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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