United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Specialist in Assosa, Ethiopia.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
9 February 2018
The Programme Specialist will perform the following functions-
-Contribute towards the preparation of the Situation Analysis by compiling data, analyzing and evaluating information, and writing chapters of the Analysis.
-Design, prepares, implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programme including emergencies or specific project(s). Analyzes and evaluates data and takes corrective action when necessary, to meet programme/project objectives.
-Prepare the sectoral documents for the Country Programme Recommendation (CPR) and Plans of Action, Country Programme Summary Sheet, etc.
-Undertake field visits to monitor programmes, as well as conducts periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners. Identifies necessary action for programme adjustments.
-Provide technical advice and assistance to government officials and other partners in the planning and management of programme/projects.
-Participate in the development of the workplan, and ensures compliance with specific assigned objectives.
-Provide guidance and support to staff under his/her supervision to manage and implement projects.
Applicants must have-
-Advanced university degree in any of the following: Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Relations, Business Administration, Public Health, Education, or other fields related to the work of UNICEF.
-A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
-Minimum 5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in social development, project administration, monitoring and evaluation, some at the international level.
-Fluency in English (excellent written, spoken and comprehension skills) and Amharic required. Knowledge of other local languages an asset