Child Protection Officer – United Nations Children’s Fund – Kampala

Job Summary:
The Child Protection Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for child protection programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results. H/She prepares, executes, manages, and implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Support to programme development and planning
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support to programme implementation
Networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Child Protection Officer job placement should a university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
At least two years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset
Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset
UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

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