Deadline: 20 April 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Officer, NOA in Anarka, Turkey.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Child Protection Officer, NOA will perform the following functions:
- Support to program development and planning
- Research and analyze regional/national political, protection, social and economic development trends.
- Collect, analyze, verify and synthesize information to facilitate program development, design and preparation.
- Prepare technical reports and inputs for program preparation and documentation ensuring accuracy, timeliness and relevancy of information.
- Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
- Collaborate with internal and external colleagues and partners to collect/analyze/share information on implementation issues, suggest solutions on routine program implementation and submit reports to alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decisions.
- Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
- Technical and operational support to program implementation
- Survey and collect/share information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution.
- Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
- Networking and partnership building
- Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on child protection.
- Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for child protection programs.
- Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
- Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
- Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
Applicant must have:
- University Degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.
- Year of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international and/or in a developing country is an asset.
- Fluency in English and Turkish is required.
- Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
- Nationality of Turkey.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.