Child Protection Officer at UNICEF, Ankara Turkey

Deadline: 1 December 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Officer in Ankara Turkey.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Child Protection Officer will perform following functions-

  • Research and analyze regional/national political, protection, social and economic development trends.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on child protection and related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for child protection programs.
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Research, benchmark and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.
  • Professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and related areas at the international and in a developing country is an asset.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Turkish is required.
  • Nationality of Turkey.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.