Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
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.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply. Our workplace policies promote flexible work arrangements, to support all staff in maintaining a healthy life balance, both in and out of the office.
We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification - the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.
UNICEF prides itself on fostering a multicultural and harmonious work environment, guaranteed by a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
For every child, laughter!
The Senior Programme Manager will work under guidance of Chief of Polio Eradication and work closely with Communication for Eradication, Management & Accountability and Monitoring & Evaluation task teams of Emergency Operations Centre for general guidance and direction.
In close collaboration with the Team Leader for POLIO, the incumbent will provide technical support to the national authorities in Pakistan in designing, planning, monitoring, evaluating and coordinating administrative, technical and logistical aspects of polio eradication activities.He/she will make independent decisions on corrective actions necessary to achieve the objective in his/her area of responsibility. He/she reports to the Chief of Polio Eradication to achieve cessation of transmission of Polio from Pakistan by the year 2022 through supplementary immunization and strengthening routine immunization.
How can you make a difference?
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Polio Eradication and the general guidance of the UNICEF Representative to Pakistan, the incumbent in close collaboration with national authorities will assist in managing and directing UNICEF's inputs to polio eradication in Pakistan, including:
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have: