Employment Opportunities at United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), 23rd January 2019


United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential - to the benefit of a better world. UNICEF is recruiting to fill the positions below:    

  • Human Resources Specialist, P3, Abuja, Nigeria, #96915

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the supervision of the Chief of HR, the incumbent will be responsible for developing innovative learning and training programmes and strategies that support performance and career development. S/he contributes to the development of innovative staff development policies, programmes/activities, training methods, materials and solutions, and effectively coordinates and organize training initiatives and facilitate a broad range of learning experiences.
  • Education Specialist, P3, Sokoto, Nigeria, #108777

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the guidance and general supervision of the Chief, Education (Level 5/4), or Education Manager (Level 4), the Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Education (or a sector of) programmes and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting the progress of education programmes/projects within the country programme. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of results on education programmes/projects to improve learning outcomes and equitable and inclusive education, especially for children who are marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded in society. The Specialist contributes to achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), as well as UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance, and accountability framework.
  • Education Officer, P-2, Abuja,Nigeria, #108773

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the supervision of  the Chief, Education or Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.
  • Nutrition Manager, P4, Kano, Nigeria, #90794

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) The Nutrition Specialist reports to the Chief of Nutrition/Health/CSD (Level 5) for guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the Chief in managing the Section, contributing to knowledge management/innovation and developing/preparing nutrition (and/or an integrated/complex/key) programs/projects. The Specialist provides authoritative technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in maternal, infant and child nutrition programs/projects according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
  • Adolescent Development Specialist, P4, Abuja, Nigeria, #108771

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) The Adolescent Development Manager reports to the Chief of Section for general guidance and direction. The Manager supports country office programming processes by providing expert technical advice and operational support to country office colleagues and internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure that adolescent development and participation established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies, are integrated in UNICEFs advocacy, policies, programmes and humanitarian work.
  • Implementing Partnerships management Specialist, P4, Abuja, Nigeria, #89557

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Wed Jan 23 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Purpose for the job: The Implementing Partnership Management Manager is responsible for providing technical and administrative support to ensure quality, effective and efficient management of implementing partnerships in the country office in line with respective operational policies, procedures and mainstreaming of risk based implementing partnership management at the CO level.
  • Operations Specialist, P4, Abuja, Nigeria, #108781

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the general supervision and overall guidance of the Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for a broad range of activities in a large country office, including but not limited to: (i) Strengthening accountabilities; (ii) Enforcing and strengthening internal controls systems; (iii) Promoting value for Money, effectiveness and efficiency; (iv) Supporting the implementation of the UNICEF Anti-Fraud strategy and (v) Supporting programme and HACT staff to address spot check recommendations and ensure mitigation of fiduciary risk of partners.
  • Nutrition Specialist, P4, Enugu, Nigeria, #108791

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) The Nutrition Specialist supports the development and preparation of the nutrition programme and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting the programme progress of a sector of the nutrition programme within the country programme. The Nutrition Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results in maternal, infant and child nutrition programmes/projects. This is carried out according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), as well as UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance, and accountability framework.
  • Child Protection Specialist (MRM), P3, Maiduguri, Nigeria, #94159

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Chief, Child Protection or Child Protection Manager for guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection programme(s) and is responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the child protection programmes/projects within the country programme. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes. H/She facilitates the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm, and to protect their rights to survival, development and well being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies. The Specialist contributes to the achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
  • Operations Manager, P3, Enugu, Bauchi, Nigeria (Batch recruitment)

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) As the head of operations of the field office, accountable for management of cost effective, efficient and secure operations, in support of management, administration and implementation of the country programmes. Manage the office’s operations (Finance, HR, ICT and Supply) related functions in accordance with strategy, plans and decisions made by Regional Management Team and Country Programme Management Teams.
  • Innovation Specialist, P4, Abuja, Nigeria, #108808

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) The Innovation Specialist is responsible for identifying opportunities to use existing and new data collection systems to strengthen the country projects and programmes involving citizens and/or youth as beneficiaries. The Innovation Specialist acts to build capacity in both the country office across all sections, partners and government stakeholders inclusive of all levels within the hierarchy. The Innovation Specialist is responsible for initiating and coordinating ongoing and new Innovation projects for UNICEF Nigeria and partners, and for providing ongoing technical support to each programme team in the design and implementation of their respective Innovation flagship initiative(s).
  • Chief Field Office, P5, Lagos, Nigeria, #21043

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Feb 07 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the guidance of the Representative, the Chief of Field Office (Partnerships) will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the Nigeria Country Office’s partnership and resource mobilization strategy, including leveraging and engaging with the private sector, in alignment with UNICEF’s Better Business for Children framework and UNICEF’s local, regional and global resource mobilization priorities.
  • Re-advertisement, FT Innovation Specialist NOC, Abuja-Nigeria, #105530

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Jan 31 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist (Field Results), the Innovation Specialist will be required to work both within the M4R team and with a wide range of UNICEF staff from all programme sections and field offices, with civil society and government partners, and with technical service providers. In addition, the Innovation Specialist will work closely with the Global Office of Innovation Unit and the Regional Office, as well as with wider UNICEF global innovation network to ensure that the Country Office is actively engaged with the network and also to leverage the experiences from other Country Offices.
  • Re-advertisement,FT Knowledge Management Specialist NOC, Abuja-Nigeria

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: Closing Date: Thu Jan 31 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) under the general guidance of the Programme Specialist (Field Results), the Knowledge Management Specialist supports the knowledge management of the office, including external communications.
  • TA Polio Data Manager P4, (364 days), Abuja-Nigeria

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Temporary Appointment | Level: Closing Date: Tue Jan 29 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the supervision of the Chief of C4D and Polio, the incumbent is responsible for leading and coordinating the formulation, planning, design, and implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and research plan of the polio communication programme and providing leadership within the Polio Emergency Operations Centre Data Analysis Group. The Data Manager will work closely with the Emergency Operations Centre Communication Group and Situation Analysis Working Groups, UNICEF C4D/Polio Section and Immunization Teams to strengthen areas related to immunization and social data utilization and application with the aim to eradicate polio in Nigeria and strengthen routine immunization.
  • TA Polio Communication and Media Specialist P3, (364 days), Abuja-Nigeria

    Locations: Africa: Nigeria Work Type: Temporary Appointment | Level: Closing Date: Tue Jan 29 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time) Under the direct supervision of the Chief of C4D/Polio and close collaboration with the Chief of External Communication, the communication/ Media Specialist will proactively engage national, state, local and regional media to build awareness and encourage buy-in from at-risk audiences, key opinion leaders and policy makers; ensure packaging and dissemination of culturally relevant targeted media messages to improve visibility and strengthen education and understanding.
 


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