Education Specialist at UNICEF, Ad Damazine, Sudan

Deadline: 11 May 2018

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Education Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the education programs/projects and/or sector to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data on education issues are available to guide UNICEF strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on education programs and to set priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans.
  • Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery.
  • Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of education programs/projects. Formulate, design and prepare programs/projects proposal for the sector, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s using results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM).
  • Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies and to determine national priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • An Advanced University Degree in education, economics, psychology, sociology or other social science field is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in education and related areas at the international level, some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is an asset
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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