Programme Officer (Data & Knowledge Management) at UNICEF, Islamabad, Pakistan

Deadline: 27 September 2017

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Programme Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Participate in information exchange with partners as well as in the development of training and orientation material by providing professional technical assistance.
  • Participate in the preparation of, and making professional contribution to, the preparation of programme reports required for the management.
  • Support capacity development of partners including government at all levels to strengthen data generation, use and knowledge management.
  • Monitor programme implementation progress and compliance.
  • Monitor the allocation and disbursement of programme funds, making sure that funds are properly coordinated, monitored and liquidated.
  • Take appropriate recommendations or actions to optimize use of programme funds.
  • Undertake field visits to monitor and assess programme implementation and decides on required corrective action.
  • Provide government authorities with technical assistance and supports in planning and organizing training programmes for the purpose of capacity building and programme sustainability.
  • Maintain close collaboration with Regional Advisers and HQ Officers for overall coordination.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • University degree in Information management, Social Sciences, Computer Science , Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines, or any with training in data/evidence systems preferably for nutrition programming.
  • 2 years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Field work experience with field level nutrition surveys/assessments, nutrition program experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Emergency.
  • Work with computer systems would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station.
  • Nationality of Pakistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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