Adolescent Specialist (Participation and Social Accountability) at New Delhi, India

Deadline: 16 December 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Adolescent Specialist in New Delhi, India.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Adolescent Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for adolescent programs/projects and/or sector to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data on adolescent issues (special focus on participation) are available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on child rights and protection and to set program priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery with special focus on adolescent participation.
  • Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of adolescent programming with focus on participation. 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • An Advanced University degree in international development, public health, public policy, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law and other social science field is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in adolescent programming with special focus on participation, social accountability and/other related areas at the international level some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Experience in designing and implementing innovative approaches to local governance and social accountability are an added advantage.
  • 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.