Child Protection Officer at UNICEF, Semera, Ethiopia

Deadline: 24 July 2018

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Office will perform the following functions-

  • Provide technical support to respective bureaus and other Child Protection partners at regional, woreda and community levels in planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of ECM and FGM/C interventions and help advance and ensure quality and adherence to UNICEF’s standards and procedures.
  • Conduct regular field monitoring/ supportive supervision and quality assurance to follow up and ensure timely and quality implementation of ECM and FGM/C interventions.
  • Assist child protection Implementing Partners (IPs) to organize quarterly programme review meetings and to address identified bottlenecks to achievement of results.
  • Facilitate and support the conducting of regular meetings by Joint program IPs as well as the broader coordination mechanism at regional and woreda levels.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A university degree, preferably in law, Development studies, Social studies or other relevant field in the areas relevant to changing social norms on HTPs, development of comprehensive services to survivors of violence and justice for children.
  • Post-graduate education of relevant field is an asset.
  • Good technical knowledge of theories, principles and methods of child protection systems, social norms change and harmful traditional practices, provision of comprehensive service to the survivors of violence including GBV survivors and justice for children.
  • Fluency in English and Afar is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
  • Nationality of Ethiopia.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.