Deadline: 12 August 2020
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Specialist in Tripoli Libya.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
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The Emergency Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Emergency preparedness and response effectively arranged and plans of action developed.
- Technical advice on emergencies and programme management are effectively provided.
- Substantive improvements are made in the emergency preparedness through effective training activities.
- In the event of an emergency, UNICEF’s presence is promptly established, and the initial emergency operational tasks are effectively executed.
- Needs assessment is effectively conducted.
- Timely delivery of assistance and supplies is provided, urgent staffing requirements are identified, and the appropriate use of UNICEF resources.
- Emergency appeals and project proposals are prepared.
- Longer-term requirements of the emergency operation/interventions are determined.
- Continuous, effective and strategic coordination, communication, consultation and liaison are maintained with Government, UN agencies, NGOs, donors and allies.
- Management is kept informed of humanitarian developments in relevant policies, situation developments, potential threats and opportunities/issues in the country.
- Emergency preparedness and response strategies are mainstreamed in the country office’s work plans.
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Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree (Master’s or higher) in one of the following fields: social sciences, public administration, international law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines.
- Preferably a combination of management, administration, and relevant technical fields.
- 5 year’s of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration.
- Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO).
- Specialized training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.
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