UNICEF Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

UNICEF Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

UNICEF Zimbabwe looking for “Programme Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 04, 2024.

UNICEF is a Christian international relief and development agency working globally to end poverty and injuries and to restore hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. UNICEF have the vision to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. We operate in more than fifty countries around the world.

UNICEF Programme Officer Jobs 2024

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on March 28, 2024. for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund
Position Programme Officer (Convergence)
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Country Zimbabwe
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline April 04, 2024

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2024

Task description

The UNV Youth Advocate with oversight and supervision from Chief of Child Protection Section will be supported to develop their potential in contributing to UNICEF Zimbabwe’s Child Rights Advocacy work with all sectors on disability inclusive programming. The aim is to promote active participation of young persons with disabilities with this support of an in-house Youth Advocate with disability in the country office to join hands with other young people in advocacy work for Child Rights in Zimbabwe through role model identification from various structures and inclusion.
The assignment will entail working with other talented youths including those with disabilities to do the following:

  • Adding voices of young people in advocating for increased public financing for free access to inclusive social services for children –health, rehabilitation, education, sexual and reproductive health, children and adolescent nutrition, child protection and WASH as per UNICEF DIPAS
  • Advocacy work in recognising the initiatives of children and young people in technology and innovation space to advance inclusivity.
  • Bring in youth perspectives in inclusive climate change mitigation, going green and acceleration of use of green energy
  • Advocacy work on inclusion of all children – Children with disabilities and children from minority groups and marginalized communities including children deprived of liberty in evidence generation.
  • Identify opportunities for development of research agenda and lessons learned documentation by young people on inclusion.
  • Advocacy for child rights by participating in relevant forums, conferences and trainings
  • Contribute towards formulation of strategies for inclusion of all young people including those with disabilities in economic empowerment and job opportunities initiatives.

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Programme Officer
  • Host entity: UNICEF
  • Assignment country: Zimbabwe
  • Type: Onsite
  • Expected start date: 01/05/2024
  • Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 10. Reduced inequalities
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Volunteer category: National UN Youth Volunteer
  • Duty stations: Harare
  • DoA reserved for persons with disabilities: Yes
  • Reasonable accommodation: Yes


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social sciences, a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience will be an added advantage.
  • 1 years of experience in or a demonstrated interest in the needs of children and young people including those with disabilities, children, and young people from marginalised groups and communities.

Competencies and values

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Judgement and decision-making
  • Professionalism
  • Self-management


  • English, Level: Fluent, Required
  • Shona, Level: Working knowledge, Desirable
  • Sindebele, Level: Working knowledge, Desirable

How to Apply UNICEF Programme Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1752070147818752

The Closing Date: April 04, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unicef.org
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