Chief Social Policy at UNICEF, Islamabad, Pakistan

Deadline: 4 June 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief Social Policy in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Chief Social Policy will perform the following functions-

  • Establish the section’s annual work plan with the social policy team. Set priorities and targets and monitor work progress to ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
  • Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently.
  • Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the team.
  • Supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives and goals, direction and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.
  • Oversee the collection, analysis and user-friendly presentation of data on multidimensional and monetary child poverty, including strengthening national capacity to collect routinely, report and use data for policy decision-making.
  • Provide timely, regular data-driven analysis for effective prioritization, planning, and development; facilitates results-based management for planning, adjusting, and scaling-up specific social policy initiatives to reduce child poverty.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • An advanced university degree in 1 of the following fields is required: Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as a strong asset.
  • Background and/or familiarity with emergency is considered as a strong asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.