23 June, 2018
Job Title: National Child Protection Consultant.
Job ID: 85520.
Job Type: Consultancy.
Mobility: Very Frequent within the state
UNICEF is an organization that currently 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 with the sole belief that all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. UNICEF’s commitment to children remains as strong as ever despite the complexities of our world, working day-in-day-out, in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the children who are most at risk and most in need. Delivering results for every child is UNICEF’s driving force.
There are millions of children are trapped in cycles of poverty and violence especially the challenges facing the world’s poor and isolated children our efforts is to realize the rights of every child and break the cycle of poverty and inequity around the world.
UNICEF staffers fight for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflicts, and equality.
Why work with UNICEF?
With more than 13,000 staff work with UNICEF, with approximately 85 per located in the field in 190 countries. Seven regional offices and over 124 country offices worldwide, 34 national committees, a research centre in Florence, a supply division in Copenhagen, a shared services centre in Budapest and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Seoul and Tokyo, and UNICEF headquarters in New York and Geneva work on helping children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence.
We employ committed professional to work in our five focus areas: Child Survival and Development, Basic Education and Gender Equality, HIV/AIDS, Child Protection and Policy Advocacy and Partnerships. We also employ staff with expertise in administration and finance, human resources, information technology, supply, and logistics as well as external relations and communication. UNICEF’s presence in humanitarian crises means that we also seek experts in emergency preparedness and response.
National Child Protection Consultant would under the guidance of the Child Protection Chief, the national consultant will contribute to the design and integration of child protection programme on ending violence against children in school to existing education Programmes, curriculum and policies to contribute to the prevention and response of violence against children in the school setting.
Educational Requirement & Qualification.
The ideal candidate must have a minimum of a university degree in education/child protection or related field.
A masters or equivalent would be an added advantage
Eight years of relevant professional work experience with projects related to child protection in the education section
Method of Application.
Closing date for application: 04 Jul 2018