Deadline: 20 November 2017
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Gender & Development Officer in Panama City, Panama.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Gender & Development Officer will perform the following functions-
- Participate in, and support, evidence-based programme/project planning on gender, incorporating robust measurement and evaluation of results – especially in the event of Country Programme development and related Mid-Term Reviews.
- Support the integration of gender into country programming phases, including strategic planning, Situation Analyses, strategic moments of reflection, CPDs, CPMPs, mid-term reviews, extended annual reviews, programme component strategy notes and in the programmatic assessment and institutional strengthening components of gender reviews.
- In collaboration with sectoral colleagues, identify the areas of focus for gender programming/projects with the greatest potential for impact and scale, in alignment with the GAP and the country/regional priorities.
Applicants must have –
- Advanced university degree in the social sciences (i.e. gender and development, women’s studies, sociology, demography, psychology, political science, social policy or economics), public health, public policy, public administration, international development, or in an area relevant to UNICEF’s sectoral work (e.g. Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, Child Protection, Social Inclusion, HIV/AIDs, etc.).
- Academic credentials in gender are required.
- Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led substantive programming and research on gender and development in key issue areas that are the focus of UNICEF’s Gender Action Plan.
- Country/Field level experience is an added advantage.
- Fluency in Spanish and English required; proficiency in French and Portuguese will be considered an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.