Programme Planning Specialist, (P-4), Abuja, Nigeria
Job Title: Programme Planning Specialist, (P-4)
Job Number: 508881
Locations: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff Closing Date: Tue Nov 28 2017 22:55:00 GMT+0000
UNICEF Nigeria recently scaled up its integrated humanitarian response plan, and is leading humanitarian response in the education, WASH and nutrition sectors in the country, as well as the child protection sub-sector. We are tackling the resurgence of wild polio virus, and are promoting health care access overall. We are also working on bringing 100 percent access to clean water and sanitation by 2030. We are working with partners on early childhood education initiatives and are supporting the national HIV program. In addition, UNICEF Nigeria is providing support for three critical child protection initiatives.
How can you make a difference?
Overall coordination and management of the total programme commitment of a medium size country programme with a broad range of projects, including programme/project formulation, design, planning and management focused on achievement of UNICEF’s Organizational priorities.
Qualification of Successful Candidate
- Education: Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines, with specialized training in conflict resolution.
- Work Experience: Eight years of relevant professional work experience. Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO) Background/familiarity with Emergency.
- Language Proficiency: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
Note: Candidate must demonstrate our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
Leading and Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing, Creating and Innovating.