Deadline: 28 October 2022
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Officer (Governance) in Beirut, Lebanon.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Programme Officer (Governance) will perform the following functions:
- Coordinate, monitor, and follow up on the operationalization and implementation of the UN-Parliament partnership compact, and monitor development updates that impact the advancement of the agreed priority areas, develop regular reporting on concrete results of the Partnership Compact and provide relevant policy advice and analysis to the RC and the UNCT.
- Facilitate linkages for UN parliamentary support and liaise with Parliament officials based on the partnership compact to identify engagement opportunities and ensure effective cooperation at the technical, institutional and policy levels in support of identified reform priorities.
- Provide best practices and lessons learned for the UNCT contributing to an effective and efficient approach to supporting the Parliament in (1) Strengthening a democratic parliament and develop inter-parliamentary and international cooperation, Promoting human rights, and child rights in particular, as well as advance gender equality and women’s rights, Fostering youth empowerment and civic engagement, Promoting right to quality health and Promoting the global development agenda.
- Provide updates, technical and advisory assistance to agencies engaged in the front line of parliamentary support and within the Peace and Governance pillar under the UNSDCF 2023-2025.
- Maintain an updated mapping of ongoing and planned UNCT support to Parliament.
- Setting up & maintain U-Reporting platform.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor/University Degree in Law, Public Administration, Political Sciences, or other related fields
- Minimum 1 year’s professional experience in the field of Governance, Coordination, Legal Support or other relevant areas.
- Previous experience in working with parliament or government counterparts in Lebanon is an asset.
- Previous experience in covering topics related to legal review, parliamentary work and reforms in Lebanon is an asset.
- Previous experience in developing policy and technical recommendations on legislative and reform issues in Lebanon is an asset.
- Previous experience in coordination and support to multi-stakeholder processes in Lebanon is highly desirable.
- Fluency in written and oral communication skills in English and Arabic is required, French is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.