Programme Officer

UN Children's Fund, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th September, 2017

Job Description

UNICEF 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. 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, a childhood

The Programme Officer (Data & Evidence) SJD is required to support the Planning and Monitoring Office, NOB, in situation monitoring and national and provincial surveys

Under the general supervision of the Planning & Monitoring Officer supports data and evidence generation, data analysis and progress reporting, in support of evidence-based programming and monitoring. If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

To make a differenceyou will be accountablefor the following key duties & tasks:

Under the supervision of the Planning and Monitoring Officer, supports the implementation of Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys in Pakistan in line with MICS global protocols. Supports training and capacity development activities. Provides technical support to FO PME colleagues in all stages of MICS implementation. Support secondary analysis and the development of information and communication products to inform decision making i.e. equity profiles.

Support CO programme sections in analyzing and reviewing relevant data from surveys and administrative systems in support of planning, monitoring and reporting activities.

Assists the Planning and Monitoring Officer in supporting national surveys such as the National Nutrition Survey, Demographic and Health Survey, as and when required, in support of UNICEF’s programmatic objectives.

Provide support for preparing and regularly updating the Situation Analysis. Support the maintenance of databases of social indicators on the situation of children and women to inform programme planning and updating the situation analysis for the CCA.

Assist in supporting country office planning, programme review meetings, mid-year and annual reviews with data and evidence as required.

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have

Education: University degree in economics, development planning, statistics or related technical field. Good knowledge of computer usage and application of appropriate statistical software packages. Competency in the use and application of financial management & data/performance management software.

Experience: Oneto two years progressively responsible experience in database management, planning monitoring, reviewing and reporting

Language Requirements: Fluency in English and anotherlocal language of the duty station is an asset.

Competencies of Successful Candidate:

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication [ II ]
  • Working with People [ II ]
  • Drive for Results [ II ]

Functional Competencies:

  • Analyzing [ I ]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [ I ]
  • Learning and Researching [ I ]


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