UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Kenya looking for “Child Protection Specialist”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 08 October 2023.

UNICEF, also the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Jobs 2023

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 25 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Child Protection Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Child Protection Specialist (Child Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation and ending violence against children and women)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of eight years
Application Deadline 08 October 2023

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2023

How can you make a difference?

The Child Protection Specialist (Child Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation and ending violence against children and women) reports to the Regional Adviser Child Protection (RACP) for general guidance and direction.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate/ensure the availability of technical experts (with HQ and RO) to ensure timely support throughout all stages of programming/project processes and integration of the sectoral programme with other sectors.
  • Participate in strategic discussions to influence policy and agenda setting for combating poverty and all forms of discrimination against adolescent girls / women / children by advising on and advocating strategies and approaches to promote/catalyze social changes for a protective environment for child survival, development and well-being in society.
  • Prepare policy papers, briefs and other strategic program materials for management use, information and consideration.
  • Participate in regional discussions on child protection emergency preparedness, programming and contingency planning to ensure proactive and appropriate response are in place to meet onset of emergencies regionally.

Qualification & Experience:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.
  • A minimum of eight of relevant professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection is required and any other related areas at the international level some of which preferably were served in a developing country is required.
  • Experience with programming to end child marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and violence against boys, girls and women is required.
  • Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset. Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or Portuguese is an asset.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 08 October 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unicef.org
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