Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF, Djibouti


Deadline: 21 March 2018

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Establish the annual work plan with the child protection team; set priorities/targets and performance measurement for an integrated child protection programme.
  • Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently.
  • Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the Team.
  • Supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives and goals, direction and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • An Advanced University degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law and other social science field is required.
  • An advanced university degree may be replaced by 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international level some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and French is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
  • Nationality of Djibouti.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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