Planning Specialist at UNICEF, Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 24 January 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Planning Specialist in Nairobi, Kenya.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Planning Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Provide technical support to ESARO and Country Offices in work planning including budget planning.
  • Manage and report on grant allocations and utilization, advising senior management and Regional Office Management Team on adjustments needed.
  • Provide technical support and quality assurance to programme reporting including donor reporting.
  • Support regional training events such as PPP, RBM, HRBAP and relevant network and RMT meetings.
  • Undertake country office support missions to ensure the quality of programme planning, budget and contribution management processes.
  • Provide support to programme planning functions to Regional UNCT, Regional Office and Country Offices, when required.
  • Supervise and manage team members involved in the planning, budgeting and reporting.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or other related field.
  • 8 years progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in social development, management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.