Child Protection System Strengthening Initiatives

UN Children's Fund, Janakpur, Nepal

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th March, 2019


Job Description

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 purpose of the consultancy is to provide technical assistance to support the State and Local levels in in planning, budgeting and monitoring of child protection interventions with focus to address child marriage, child labour, violence discipline, gender-based violence and justice for children through system building approach.

Specific Tasks:

  • Support the mapping of protection actors and resources at the local level
  • Document child protection activities and budget leveraged from the selected local levels
  • Support data collection, profiling and analysis of data related to child protection based on the defined indicators specified in UNICEF operational plan at the assigned local levels
  • Support development/operationalization of child protection related information management system at the local level
  • Support capacity building sessions to Local Level officials/authorities and child protection stakeholders on security and justice issues with special focus on child protection
  • Document and compile key lessons learned and best practices on strengthening child protection systems

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

Education: University degree in law, social sciences or any other field related to child protection.

Work Experience

  • At least two years of experience in the related field
  • Technical knowledge on child protection
  • Relevant experience in planning and budgeting at Local Level
  • Excellent Nepali and English writing and speaking skills;
  • Relevant experience with UN agencies will be an added advantage.

Competencies

  • Good communication, coordination, analytical and facilitation skills;
  • Capacity to work independently and to take initiative;
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering timely and high-quality results.
  • Special skills
  • Technical knowledge and skills on child protection system strengthening
  • Computer skills (including advanced Spreadsheet/Microsoft Excel).

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.

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.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Source:https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=520582


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