Emergency Specialist, NOC Vacancy at the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

On 14/Sep/2019 / In NGO Jobs

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 fulfil 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 position below:
Job Title: Emergency Specialist, NOC
Job Number: 526408
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Work Type: Temporary Appointment
Advanced University degree in one of the following fields: Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Law, Public Health, Nutrition, International Relations, Business Administration or other related disciplines. Preferably a combination of management, administration, and relevant technical fields.
Work Experience:
Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, valuation and administration.
Specialized training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.
Language Proficiency:
Fluency in English and a local working language of the duty station; a second UN language an asset.
Competency Profile
Core Values (Required):
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  •  Integrity.
  • Core Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies (Required):
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Analyzing
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Adapting and Responding Change
  • Coping with Pressure and Setbacks
For every Child, you demonstrate:
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
Application Closing Date
22nd September, 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


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