Emergency Specialist at UNICEF, Angola

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Deadline: 17 July 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Specialist in Angola. The duration of this post is 6 months.

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Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Emergency Specialist will perform the following functions-

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  • Provide technical assistance to programme sections to respond to new and chronic humanitarian situations.
  • Work with programme sections on establishing realistic and consistent definitions for target beneficiaries, beneficiaries reached, and cost per beneficiary to support better results-based reporting and Humanitarian Performance Monitoring, linked to Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) indicators and monitoring and reporting requirements.
  • Support the Emergency focal point in the Early Warning Early Action system updating.
  • Coordinate with other UN agencies and partners to support efforts in response to the emergency, and integrate UNICEF activities into the overall response.
  • Participate in interagency evaluation missions and determination of priority interventions as required.
  • Ensure that timely information on progress and results is available by compiling, organizing, analyzing and preparing data for the Situation Reports; support on standardization of information and situation analysis of women and children in emergencies.
  • Ensure that data collected at the field level is in accordance with reporting requirements.
  • Roll out UNICEF’s new guidance on preparedness through establishing the Emergency Preparedness Platform for the Angola country Office.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • University degree in social sciences, law or other related field.
  • Minimum 5 years professional work experience, with progressively greater management responsibilities in emergency and rehabilitation programmes at national and international levels, particularly working in emergency response to cholera outbreaks and refugee influx, with significant emphasis on analysis and advice on the needs of children and women affected by emergencies.
  • Direct field experience in emergency programme planning, management and coordination required.
  • Fluency in English and ability to communicate in Portuguese/Spanish/French/Italian.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.