Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 05 Mar 2018
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, …
The UNICEF Programme in Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the triple threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.
In response to the combination these threats involve the Programme supports national efforts to improve service delivery in the key areas of: child health and nutrition and HIV and AIDS, quality basic education, water, sanitation and hygiene education, child protection and social policy, advocacy and communication.
How can you make a difference?
The Research Specialist will reportto the Chief, Child Protection (Level 4). This position will oversee research initiatives under the SEEVCA programme within the Child Protection and Social Policy & Research sections. The incumbent will guide methodological and operational decision-making and will ensure that research-based SEEVCA project activities achieve their goals on time and within budget, working closely with individual consultants and institutions to ensure a comprehensive body of research is responsibly, efficiently, and ethically produced.
Working under the guidance of the Chief of Child Protection, theKey function, accountabilities and related duties/tasks will include the following;
1. Co-ordination and research:
2. Reporting and dissemination:
3. Technical support:
4. Contribute to the overall research activities of ZCO and contribute to other areas of UNICEF’s research programme. Act as a resource person for key meetings and advocacy activities as requested by the Supervisor.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=510896