United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (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.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

  1. Job Title: Information Management Officer

Job Number: 533750
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

Purpose of the Assignment

  • A well-run cluster with Information Management is a formal deliverable of the Cluster Lead Agency and forms a part of the agency’s work.
  • The Information Management Officer is a core Cluster Coordination team member. The purpose of this post is to manage the collection, analysis and sharing of information that is important for the Cluster participants to make informed, evidence-based, strategic decisions.

Major Responsibilities

  • Respond to the Cluster participants’ needs for information
  • Adapt existing in-country information management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting Cluster activities and resources, and identifying information gaps
  • Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report / disseminate information critical to decision making
  • Maintain monthly reporting from Cluster participants, including 5Ws (‘Who does What, Where, When and for Whom?’ databases)
  • Support the estimation of spatial and temporal gaps, overlaps and coverage of Cluster activities and projects.
  • Work with Cluster / participants to identify information gaps at national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps
  • Work with the OCHA Information Management Specialist to develop appropriate supportive strategies
  • Use GIS for map production and geographic data management
  • Adopt and promote the use of global standards for information management for inter-operability
  • Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management
  • Manage an inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation
  • Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes
  • Provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training
  • Lead on the preparation of SitRep inputs with emphasis on Cluster plans, targets and achievements
  • Develop and strengthen information management capacity through the training of Cluster members
  • Contribute to the core cluster functions
  • Ensure that there is effective communication, reporting, engagement and coordination between the national and sub-national clusters

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Required

  • University degree in a subject area relevant to Information Management is required.
  • Extensive work experience relevant to the post with a university degree in any other discipline may be considered as a replacement for a university degree in information management.
  • Formal training in cluster information management is an advantage.


  • Minimum 2 years of professional work experience in information management preferably with NGOs / INGOs and / or the UN is required. Experience in major emergency response relevant to the cluster is highly desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English required. Working knowledge of the local language at the duty station is a strong asset.

Core Values:

  • Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability

Skills and Competencies:

  • Understands key technical issues for the cluster sufficiently well enough to be able to: engage with cluster participants; understand their cluster-specific information management needs
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel or MS Access (e.g. pivot tables and functions)
  • Proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports
  • Knowledge of establishing and managing basic websites (e.g. UNOCHA’s Humanitarian Response platform)
  • Proven skills in GIS and in using map-making packages
  • Skills in web design and software development are an asset
  • Understands the rationale behind Humanitarian Reform, its main components and recent developments including the Transformative Agenda
  • Understands uses and adapts the tools, mechanisms and processes developed as part of Humanitarian Reform
  • Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian Principles
  • Demonstrates commitment to Principles of Partnership
  • Communicates works and networks effectively with a wide range of people to reach broad consensus on a well-coordinated response, and demonstrates leadership where required
  • Thinks and acts strategically and ensures that cluster activities are prioritized and aligned within an agreed strategy
  • Demonstrates commitment to the cluster and independence from employing organisation

View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
28th August, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2) Job Title: Child Protection Officer (GBViE)

Job Number: 533751
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

Major Responsibilities
Supporting children, adolescents, and women who experience Gender Based Violence (GBV} with access to comprehensive response services, including:

  • Support partner NGOs, MWASD and MYSSD to carry out child-sensitive psychosocial support include GBV case management for child and adolescent survivors including referral for specialized services and dignity kits
  • Strengthen the capacity of GBV SSWG partners including the MWASD and MYSSD to care for child survivors by requesting the support of HQ to deploy CCS trainers to conduct a ToT for GBV/CP caseworkers and Ministry Social workers.
  • Support the strengthening of SEA community based compliant and reporting mechanism (CBCRM) with special attention to child friendly (CBCRM) in camps, communities, schools, and hospitals supported by UNICEF.
  • Initiate the training of UNICEF medical staff from the health section to provide medical support for survivors of GBV and SEA including clinical management of rape and medical counselling.

Preventing GBV by addressing its underlining conditions and drivers:

  • Work with partner NGOs, MWASD and MYSSD to carry out social norm change interventions including advocacy for the domestication of laws that aims to address the root causes of GBV.
  • Increase / improve the provision of age-appropriate economic support for children and adolescents to foster economic empowerment and reintegration of survivors including CRSV survivors through entrepreneurial and livelihood activities.
  • Increase / improve the availability of age and gender appropriate social and community activities for children and adolescents to foster smooth social empowerment and reintegration e.g. life-skills, school clubs, peer to peer support, dialogue sessions, etc.
  • Participate in all WPS network activities to highlights the role of girls in peacebuilding through the implementation of peacebuilding activities in schools and communities for girls and adolescents.
  • Engage the service of a consultant to strengthen the legal and justice system to be responsive to GBV issues affecting girls and women.

Mitigating the risk of GBV across other UNICEF sectors (Education, WASH, Nutrition, etc.) and promoting women and girls’ access to information, and resilience and empowerment opportunities through activities such as:

  • Increase quality and quantity of girls / adolescent safe spaces in camps, communities and schools to provide dignified, enabling and protective environments for girls and adolescent girls.
  • Consistently review the GBV referral pathways in UNICEF supported programme sites including schools and ensure the pathways and service directories are in use to provide professional assistance to GBV / SEA survivors aligned to IASC GBV guidelines and UN Victim Assistance framework
  • Work with partner NGOs, MWASD and MYSSD to carry out child-friendly awareness activities for community stakeholders and community members including children and adolescents in schools to increase awareness on CP / GBV / SEA related topics and promote access to services to respond to incidents of GBV / SEA.
  • Conduct and facilitate structured GBV safety audits and risk assessments in UNICEF programme locations and schools, health and WASH facilities and work with partners and communities to address identified concerns
  • Conduct trainings (refresher) for all UNICEF programme section staff to integrate GBV risk mitigation and gender sensitivity in their programmes.
  • Support all UNICEF programme sections to include GBV and SEA outputs and indicators in all programme documents


  • Regularly represent UNICEF in coordination forums including GBV Sector and provide updates on UNICEF’s response and response plan.
  • Participate in GBViE team coordination mechanisms (meetings, groups, teams, etc.)
  • Identify key capacity gaps in implementing GBV integration within UNICEF and partners including UNICEF led clusters and sub-cluster.
  • Support the CP Specialist to implement the GBV / reintegration programme, including ensuring timely implementation of activities, timely reporting to the donors, compliance with visibility requirements and compliance with internal UNICEF procedures and processes.
  • Contribute to the development of new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs for the reintegration of girls and women affected by conflict-related sexual violence and for GBV prevention and response programming
  • In close collaboration with the Information Management Specialist and Officers, ensure robust data collection to capture the number of beneficiaries reached by the programme and the impact of the programme, including management of the evaluation of the programme.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the area of Community Development, Social Work, or related fields


  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive professional experience implementing Child Protection and GBV programmes in emergency contexts.
  • Strong experience in capacity building in GBV including designing and implementing GBV programming.
  • Proven ability to work independently under difficult conditions, including in protracted conflict environments
  • Excellent communication and advocacy skills
  • Experience working with community structures and / or religious groups and leaders on prevention and response to GBV including survivors of conflict-related sexual violence
  • Proven experience in developing proposals and budgets for resource mobilization, partnership management

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language(s) at the duty station is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

Competencies Required:

  • Builds and maintains partnerships (I)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (II)
  • Innovates and embraces change (II)
  • Drive to achieve results for impact (II)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (I)
  • Works collaboratively with others (II)

View our competency framework at:

Application Closing Date
23rd August, 2020; 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3) Job Title: Driver, GS2

Job Number: 532847
Location: Nigeria (Various Duty Stations)
Work Type: Fixed Term Appointment

For Every Child, Protection

  • Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations or Operations/Administrative Manager/Assistant, the Driver, at the G-2 level, provides reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.
  • The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountability
Reliable and Safe Driving Services for Staff and Officials:

  • Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery, and collection of mail, documents and other items
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and may include assisting with basic visa and customs formalities arrangements when required.

Maintenance of Assigned Vehicle:

  • Ensures vehicle is always kept in good running condition through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels and car washing.

Documentation of Vehicle Related Information:

  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A Secondary Education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations
  • A minimum of two years of work experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required
  • Experience working in an international organization, embassy or UN system, is an asset.
  • Knowledge and skills in minor vehicle repair is an asset.
  • Fluency in any of the local languages of the duty station and proficiency in English is required.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors.
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability. 

Core Competencies:

  • Communication (I)
  • Working with people (I)
  • Drive for Results (I)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)

Functional Competencies:

  • Analyzing (1)
  • Learning and Researching (1)
  • Planning and Organizing (1)
  • Following Instructions and Procedures (1).

Application Closing Date
17th August, 2020 by 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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