Education Officer at UNICEF, Donetsk, Ukraine

Deadline: 23 February 2019

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

The Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for emergency and recovery education programmes in Eastern Ukraine.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Education Officer will perform following functions-

  • Support to programme development and planning:
    • Collect, analyze, verify, and synthesize information to facilitate programme development, design and preparation.
    • Support preparation of technical reports and provide inputs for programme preparation and documentation ensuring accuracy, timeliness and relevancy of information.
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results:
    • Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues.
    • Suggest solutions on routine programme 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 programme implementation:
    • Undertake field visits and surveys and share information with stakeholders to assess progress and 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 the local counterparts and stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
    • Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for education programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A University Degree in one of the following fields is required: education, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.
  • Minimum 1 year of professional experience in programme planning, management and/or research in education and related areas is required.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization and experience in working in a developing country are an asset.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
  • Fluency in English and Ukrainian is required.
  • Another UN language to be considered as an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.