Reports Specialist,

UN Children's Fund, Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th 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, an advocate

How can you make a difference?

Under the general supervision of Chief Planning, Monitoring and Reporting, the incumbent will be responsible for preparing situation reports (daily/weekly/monthly) and other official reporting products that are in line with the Emergency situation in Pakistan later on, with the performance monitoring indicators. The reports are to be aligned with the programme and operations sectors UNICEF is engaged in, including information of the UNICEF Clusters and Sub-Cluster. The Reports Specialist contributes to strengthening accountability with a focus on results-based reporting. Assures a Monitoring and Reporting System is in place. Ensures quality inputs of donor reports and timely submission.

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

  • Oversee and ensure timeliness and quality of UNICEF Country Office donor reporting through establishment of planning, tracking and monitoring mechanisms. Work closely with programme and field colleagues, to ensure adherence to RBM principles, and on-time submission of mandatory Country Office Reports including Country Office Annual Reports, Consolidated Emergency Report, Pakistan Chapter of Humanitarian Action of Children Report, Reports to the Government, and One Programme Reports.
  • Oversight and quality assurance for Programmatic Field Monitoring, including third party field monitoring, both for regular and emergency programmes including systems, capacity development of UNICEF staff at CO and field level.
  • Support CO results planning and reporting in Results Assessment Module by ensuring that the UNICEF annual and rolling work plans are in line with the CPD, UNDAF/One Programme and UNICEF SP. Coordinate with programme sections for bi-annual updating of progress in RAM.
  • Support Resource Mobilization with support to the programme sections for the preparation of concept notes, proposals and agreements for major donors including USAID, DFID, ECHO/EU, CERF
  • Provide support in preparing Situation Reports for external use to be shared with an external audience, including NatComs and Government Donors, and one for internal distribution only with more sensitive information, as required.

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have

Education: Advanced University degree in either social sciences, international development, business administration, project management, or other relevant discipline


  • Five years of relevant professional work experience in reporting (including in emergency contexts) and programme performance monitoring
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current UNICEF position and approaches, is an asset

Language: Fluency in English and Urdu. Knowledge of the local languages of the duty station is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication (III)
  • Working with people (II)
  • Drive for results (II)

Functional Competencies:

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts (II)
  • Relating and Networking (II)
  • Persuading and Influencing (II)
  • Applying Technical Expertise (II)


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