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, dedication.
The Director of Emergency Programmes (EMOPS) leads efforts to mobilize the organization to fulfill its core commitments for children in complex emergencies. The incumbent directs and coordinates humanitarian policy development and standard-setting, capacity building, technical support and quality assurance. Within the humanitarian community, he/she advocates for crisis-affected children, including children affected by armed conflict, and undertakes and supports advocacy in relevant humanitarian, human rights and peace and security fora, as well as through the media and publications. The EMOPS Director oversees the implementation of UNICEF's security policy, monitors the emergence of crisis situations and ensures that associated needs for information exchange are efficiently met. As a member of IASC’s emergency directors’ group, the incumbent ensures that UNICEF's humanitarian work is undertaken in close coordination and collaboration with other partners.
How can you make a difference?
Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Director, the incumbent’s responsibilities will include:
Management of people and resources:
Representation & Networking
Policy Development and Advice
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…