Child Protection Officer at UNICEF, Sikasso, Mali

Deadline: 26 March 2018

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Conduct/update situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of child protection related programs/projects.
  • Research and report on development trends and (economic, social, health etc) data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of child protection and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A University Degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international and 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 is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
  • Nationality of Mali.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.