Social Policy and Education Research Intern

UNICEF, South Sudan

Skill Required:, Education ManagementPolicy/ Advocacy and CampaignResearch and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th January, 2021

Job Description

How can you make a difference?

The Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) has started the work of re-building South Sudan. The country is rich in oil, other minerals, agricultural potential and human resource capital. If the peace initiatives are a success, the country can reap the potential of their resources and becoming a vibrant economic and social post-crisis success story. To begin to rebuild the education system, the UNICEF South Sudan Social Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (SPPME) Section Social Policy unit is conducting 2 comprehensive studies in the education sector as well as a range of financial and budget analysis studies.

To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will…

  • Be enrolled in an advanced/undergraduate university degree (Master’s or higher) or recent graduation from an undergraduate or master’s programme within the last two years in education or social development studies
  • Core background: relevant background in education and conducting research,
  • Additional background: social development, economics; calculating and interpreting basic financial data
  • Technical Experience: experience in survey studies, including capturing and evaluating qualitative and quantitative data; intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required, with ability to speak Arabic highly advantageous. Knowledge of another official UN language (Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.


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