Deadline: 12 August 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Officer in Zwedru, Liberia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Officer will perform the following functions:
- Facilitate Coordination and Collaboration of UNICEF programming:
- Establish and Maintain effective high-level coordination with County superintendents, local government authorities, implementing partners, and other partners involved in implementation of UNICEF programmes.
- Facilitate technical and programmatic Support:
- Provide guidance, and facilitate technical and Programmatic Support to UNICEF Partners and Counterparts in implementation of UNICEF field activities.
- Effective data management and programme monitoring:
- Coordination with PME, review programme progress on a regular basis and flag implementation challenges with programme technical leads.
- Facilitate financial management and administration:
- Support partners in the budget planning and execution.
- Support in the monitoring of budget, ensuring allocated funds optimally appropriated.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree preferably, graduate or Master’s Degree in one of the following fields is required Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant technical field.
- Minimum 4 year’s relevant professional work experience is required.
- Experience working at field level in Liberia or another developing country is considered as an asset.
- Background/familiarity with emergency is considered as an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of another official UN language (especially French) and fluency in the local languages of the duty station is considered as an asset.
- Nationality of Liberia.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.