Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories. 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.
For every child, dedication.
UNICEF is seeking to appoint a Director for its Office of Research in Florence, Italy. The candidate will be responsible for strengthening UNICEF's role as an evidenced-based organization and for shaping a practical cutting-edge research agenda that will drive change for children.
UNICEF's 2018-2021 Strategic Plan identifies the harnessing of evidence as a critical strategy for delivering on the organization's agenda for children. UNICEF's Office of Research plays a leading role in this effort by generating and disseminating research; facilitating research across the organisation; synthesizing, translating and integrating the findings of research for UNICEF's programming across its country offices; and mobilizing collaborations and convening opportunities with partners that enhance global thought leadership on children's issues.
How can you make a difference?
The successful candidate will be a global thinker on children and young people. They will be responsible for pioneering innovative approaches for conducting research, management, dissemination and use of evidence across UNICEF offices, and for promoting partnerships with leading academic institutions, think tanks, researchers, practitioners and policy makers from the Global South and North.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have: