Social Policy Specialist at UNICEF, Khartoum, Sudan

Deadline: 2 August 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Social Policy Specialist in Khartoum, Sudan.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Social Policy Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Supports the collection, analysis and user-friendly presentation of data on multidimensional and monetary child poverty, including strengthening national capacity to collect routinely, report and use data for policy decision-making.
  • Provides timely, regular data-driven analysis for effective prioritization, planning, and development; facilitates results-based management for planning, adjusting, and scaling-up specific social policy initiatives to reduce child poverty.
  • Analyzes the macroeconomic context and its impact on social development, emerging issues and social policy concerns, as well as implications for children, and proposes and promotes appropriate responses in respect of such issues and concerns, including government resource allocation policies and the effects of social welfare policies on the rights of children

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must have-

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional work experience is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as a strong asset.
  • Background and familiarity with emergency is considered as a strong asset.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is essential
  • Nationality of Sudan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.