Deadline: 20 November 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Officer in Tapachula, Mexico.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Emergency Officer will perform the following functions:
- Emergency Preparedness
- Provide professional assistance in an analysis to identify emergency-prone conditions/situations and risks and contribute to early warning and timely emergency preparedness.
- Emergency Response
- Event of an emergency, promptly assists in implementing the initial operational tasks relating to emergency assistance.
- Immediately collects reliable information to verify the nature and extend of the emergency with staff, government officials, other UN agencies or local organizations and media.
- Emergency Project
- Participate in the implementation of plans of action and workplans for emergency project.
- Undertake field visits to emergency areas, to assess local conditions and monitor project progress.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in one of the following fields social sciences, public administration, law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines.
- 1 year’s relevant professional work experience at the national or international level in programme.
- 1 year’s in the development of projects related to humanitarian assistance in emergency contexts.
- 1 year’s in field work experience in complex contexts of migratory flows or other emergency issue.
- Experience in UN agencies related to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, or administration of humanitarian projects in emergency, particularly in developing country work experience, desirable.
- Training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.
- Fluency in Spanish and Proficient in English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.