Programme Officer

United Nations Children's Fund

Port Sudan, Sudan

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.
  • Support the development of financial management strategies and tools, including a framework and system for financial analysis of key activities to determine costing and value for money, flow of funds, and donor accountability.
  • Collate required financial tracking information, including flow of funds to government partners, from the participating UN agencies, and identify gaps and other quality issues
  • Prepare consolidated quarterly and annual financial reports with the participating agencies
  • Monitor financial plans and expenditures including monthly cash forecast for funds, providing routine updates and flagging any emerging concerns with the Partnership Manager
  • Update participating agency staffing profiles, context/event log (related risk register) and support partner and intervention mapping, as necessary
Program Monitoring and Implementation:
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, annual reviews, and other learning events with key stakeholders to assess progress, formulate recommendations and lessons learnt, and engage stakeholders to take action and find proactive and efficient solutions
  • Identify and maintain a solution for a secure, cloud-based file-sharing platform to archive and organize all shared programme files for the three participating agencies and the donor
  • Organize and arrange administrative aspects of meetings, workshops, trainings, and other events, including joint monitoring visits and other Khartoum and field-based activities
  • Ensure case studies, human interest stories, lessons learnt, and learning/adaptive actions are documented and shared with all relevant stakeholders, partners, donor and beneficiaries
Coordination and Partnership:
  • Organize and, in the absence of the Programme Partnership Manager, facilitate meetings amongst the participating agencies based on programme governance requirements
  • Support the participating agencies to monitor activities to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and share information with the Partnership Manager
  • Ensure timely communication with partners on all program related issues through meeting minutes, action points, Gantt charts, and other programme management tools and support
  • Support effective integration and synergy of all activities by all agencies
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
Expected background and Experience:
  • Education: University degree in in Business, Public Administration, Financial Management, Social Sciences, Public Health, or other related field or comparable academic and professional qualifications
  • Experience: Experience in social sciences, community development, monitoring and evaluation, financial and programme management with specific knowledge of Child Protection, Gender Equality, Protection, Gender-Based Violence, Social Norms, or related programme areas
  • Two years of work experience in the field of finance or administrative administration and programme management. Experience in an international organization is desirable.
Language Requirements:
  • Fluency in English and Arabic required.