March 5, 2024

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) works in among the world’s hardest locations, to succeed in the world’s most deprived kids. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. Across 190 nations and territories, we work for each little one, in all places, every single day, to construct a greater world for everybody.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

1.) Job Title: Social & Behavior Change Specialist, NOC

Job No: 564621
Locations: Bauchi, Kaduna and Sokoto
Contract kind: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NO-3
Categories: Social and Behavior Change

How Can You Make a Difference?

  • The Social & Behavior Change Specialist studies to the head of part or Deputy Representative for common steering and supervision.
  • The Specialist offers technical and operational help for growing a scientific, deliberate and evidence-based technique and course of for S&BC as an integral a part of programme growth, planning and implementation.
  • Through communication and engagement, in addition to the empowerment and participation of stakeholders, communities, kids, civil society companions, and authorities counterparts, s/he promotes measurable behavioral and social change/mobilization.
  • This subsequently contributes to the achievement of sustainable and concrete ends in enhancing kids’s rights, survival and well-being within the nation.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Support to technique design and growth of S&BC actions
  • Implementation of S&BC actions
  • Technical and operational help
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership constructing
  • Innovation, information administration and capability constructing

Key Functions / Accountabilities
Support to technique design and growth of S&BC actions

  • Conduct and/or take part in complete S&BC scenario evaluation of social, cultural, financial and political points within the nation/area, together with by means of nationwide/subnational working teams or committees. Assess/synthesize qualitative and quantitative data, information and proof to help the institution of complete and evidence-based data for growing and planning the S&BC element of the Country Programme of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
  • Participate in nation programme planning and evaluations to contribute to discussions on the underlying and contextual points to be addressed (e.g. insurance policies, gender/kids inequality, cultural/social habits and so on) to make sure the profitable and sustainable supply of programme outcomes and supply technical suggestions on approaches, methods and plans of motion for S&BC to advertise behavioral and social change.
  • Prepare or present high quality assurance on supplies and associated documentation for S&BC methods and plans (as a element of the CO and/or UNDAF Programmes) to make sure optimum affect, scale and sustainability of achievements/outcomes.
  • Collaborate/seek the advice of with a variety of companions and stakeholders to make sure synergy, integration, coherence, and harmonization of S&BC actions with UNICEF MTSP, CO international communications and advocacy actions and UN System growth actions and initiatives on the CO stage, together with in humanitarian response.

Implementation of S&BC actions:

  • Collaborate with, recommendation and/or seek the advice of inside companions and exterior companions to design S&BC methods, together with formulation, manufacturing and testing supplies to prepare S&BC occasions and actions to make sure engagement and participation of key audiences and most outreach and affect on behavioral and social change, together with in humanitarian response.
  • Confirm/confirm the technical high quality, consistency and relevancy of communications methods, together with supplies which can be developed, produced and disseminated to focus on audiences (e.g. people, communities, authorities officers, companions, media and so on).
  • Recommend acceptable a number of media codecs (e.g. print, digital/social media, TV/Radio, Web, group networks, and so on.). Oversee the manufacturing and implementation of multi-media initiatives for compliance with targets and plans that combine the newest proof.
  • Carry out S&BC advocacy actions with/for a variety of constituents, stakeholders, companions, communities, and so on. to encourage/promote engagement and dialogue, inclusion, self-determination and participation in mobilizing social, political, behavioral and cultural change to attain sustainable programme outcomes on kids and ladies’s rights, fairness and wellbeing. Develop/choose supplies and different communication instruments for S&BC occasions.
  • Identify, set up and keep energetic interplay/relations with media, academia and different strategic companions to speak/advocate UNICEF’s competencies and achievements to make sure their engagement, pursuits and help in selling social/political engagement for political motion on kids’s rights, and measurable modifications in social and behavioral outcomes.
  • Conduct and/or take part in M & E and Evaluation workouts, together with nation programme previews, conferences and mid-term/annual evaluations to evaluate/report on the efficacy/consequence of S&BC on UNICEF and CO Strategic Plans/Goals.
  • Recommend well timed motion to make sure the achievement of outcomes as deliberate and allotted.  Integrate/disseminate classes realized in growth planning and enhancements.

Technical and operational help:

  • Collaborate with inside CO, RO and/or RO colleagues to contribute to the event of methods, approaches, insurance policies and the planning of S&BC social and useful resource mobilization initiatives in help of programmes/initiatives implementation and supply of outcomes, together with the humanitarian response.
  • Participate in CO strategic discussions to collaborate on coverage and agenda setting for S&BC advocacy and investments and associated exterior relations and useful resource mobilization initiatives.
  • Participate in finances planning and administration of programme funds and put together monetary plan for S&BC initiatives. Monitor/observe using assets as deliberate and confirm compliance with organizational tips, guidelines and laws and requirements of ethics and transparency.

Advocacy, networking and partnership constructing:

  • Identify, construct and keep partnerships by means of networking and proactive collaboration with strategic companions, e.g academia, social networks; celebrities, journalist, media, all sectors/ranges of (socially conscious) society and important audiences to strengthen cooperation and/or pursue alternatives for S&BC advocacy to advertise UNICEF mission and objectives for little one rights, social fairness and inclusiveness.
  • Collaborate with inside international/regional communication companions to harmonize, hyperlink and/or coordinate messaging and use of a number of media and communication platforms to boost S&BC outreach, together with in humanitarian contexts.
  • Participate in organizational and/or inter-agency (UNCT; National UN Social & Behavior Change Roundtable) discussions and planning to collaborate with inter-agency companions/colleagues within the UNDAF planning and preparation of S&BC advocacy and useful resource mobilization initiatives, together with emergencies.

Innovation, information administration and capability constructing

  • Implement modern practices, approaches and newest know-how on a number of media and social/digital platforms and networks for S&BC which can be acceptable/accessible for the CO context and viewers.
  • Institutionalize/share greatest practices and information realized/merchandise with international/native companions and stakeholders to construct the capability of practitioners and disseminate these merchandise to key audiences, together with donors and companions.
  • Organize/implement capacity-building initiatives to boost the competencies of purchasers/stakeholders/companions (authorities and non-government) in S&BC planning, implementation and analysis in help of programmes/initiatives, together with in humanitarian settings.

Qualifications
Education:

  • An superior University Degree in one of many following fields is required: Social And Behavioral Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Education, Communication, Public Relations or one other related technical subject.

Experience:

  • A minimal of 5 years {of professional} expertise in a number of of the next areas is required:  social growth programme planning, Social & Behavior Change, public advocacy or one other associated space.
  • Relevant expertise in a UN system company or group is taken into account as an asset.
  • Experience working in a growing nation is taken into account as an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a neighborhood language is an asset.

For each Child, you exhibit…

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies:  Builds and maintains partnerships (II); Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (II); Drive to attain outcomes for affect (II); Innovates and embraces change (II); Manages ambiguity and complexity (II); Thinks and acts strategically (II) Works collaboratively with others (II) Nurtures, leads and manages folks (I

The practical competencies required for this put up are:

  • Leading and supervising (I)
  • Formulating methods and ideas (II)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Applying technical experience ((III)

Application Closing Date
sixteenth August, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

2.) Job Title: Social & Behavior Change Officer, NOB

Job No: 564677
Location: Sokoto
Contract kind: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NO-2
Categories: Social and Behavior Change

How Can You Make a Aifference?

  • The Social & Behavior Change Officer studies to the Chief S&BC/S&BC Specialist for supervision and steering.
  • The Officer offers technical and operational help to the S&BC Specialist and inside colleagues by administering, implementing, monitoring and/or evaluating a wide range of S&BC initiatives and actions to advertise group engagement and participation, and measureable behavioral and social change/mobilization, requiring the applying of technical and theoretical abilities and thorough information of organizational objectives, guidelines, laws, insurance policies and procedures to finish duties.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Support to technique design and growth of S&BC actions
  • Support to implementation of S&BC actions
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership constructing
  • Innovation, information administration and capability constructing

Key Functions / Accountabilities
Support to technique design and growth of S&BC actions:

  • Research and/or take part in conducting complete S&BC scenario evaluation of social, communication, cultural, financial and political points within the nation/area. Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data and information to help the institution of complete and evidence-based data for growing and planning the S&BC element of the Country Programme of Cooperation (and UNDAF).
  • Collect, synthesize, draft and/or manage supplies and associated documentation for evidence-based S&BC methods and plans (as a element of the CO and/or UNDAF Programmes) to make sure optimum affect, scale and sustainability of achievements/outcomes.
  • Assess, choose and/or suggest acceptable data and supplies for S&BC initiatives verifying accuracy and high quality for dissemination.
  • Monitor and assess the affect of S&BC methods and actions on the CO and UNICEF objectives to attain measurable behavioral and social change leading to enhancing kids’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of outcomes for growth planning and enchancment.

Support to the implementation of S&BC actions:

  • Collaborate and/or seek the advice of with inside and exterior companions to supply operational and technical help to analysis, develop, and produce evidence-based methods and take a look at, produce and use high quality S&BC supplies, manage occasions and actions to make sure group engagement and participation, and maximize outreach and affect on behavioral and social change.
  • Provide technical, administrative and logistical help and background supplies to hold out S&BC methods and actions and suggest operational methods, approaches, plans, strategies and procedures to make sure group engagement and participation and optimum outreach and affect.
  • Assess and suggest potential contacts, networks, assets and instruments to help most affect and outreach of S&BC initiatives.
  • Follow up and monitor the manufacturing of S&BC supplies to make sure the technical high quality, consistency and relevancy of communications supplies which can be developed, produced and disseminated to focus on audiences (e.g. people, communities, authorities officers, companions, media and so on).
  • Collect, assess and manage data for finances planning and administration of programme funds and put together documentation and associated supplies for monetary planning for S&BC initiatives. Monitor/observe using assets as deliberate and confirm compliance with organizational tips, guidelines and laws and requirements of ethics and transparency.

Advocacy, networking and partnership constructing:

  • Build and keep partnerships by means of networking and proactive collaboration with nationwide and worldwide civil society organizations, group teams, leaders and different important companions in the neighborhood and civil society to strengthen cooperation by means of engagement, empowerment and self-determination and to pursue alternatives for better advocacy to advertise UNICEF mission and objectives for little one rights, social fairness and inclusiveness.
  • Collaborate with inside international/regional communication companions to harmonize, hyperlink and/or coordinate messaging to boost S&BC outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.

Innovation, information administration and capability constructing:

  • Institutionalize/share greatest practices and information realized/merchandise with international/native companions and stakeholders to construct the capability of practitioners/customers, and disseminate merchandise to key audiences, together with companions and donors.
  • Support the group, administration and implementation of capacity-building initiatives, together with partnerships with coaching and tutorial establishments, to boost the competencies of purchasers/stakeholders/companions throughout programme sectors in S&BC planning, implementation and analysis in help of programmes/initiatives. Develop coaching supplies for coaching actions, and revise and replace them as mandatory.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University Degree in one of many following fields is required: Social and Behavioral Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Education, Communication, Public Relations or one other related technical subject.

Experience:

  • A minimal of two years {of professional} expertise in a number of of the next areas is required:  social growth programme planning, communication for growth, public advocacy or one other associated space.
  • Relevant expertise in a UN system company or group is taken into account as an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a neighborhood language is an asset.

For each Child, you exhibit…

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies:  Builds and maintains partnerships (II); Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (II); Drive to attain outcomes for affect (II); Innovates and embraces change (II); Manages ambiguity and complexity (II); Thinks and acts strategically (II) Works collaboratively with others (II) Nurtures, leads and manages folks (II

The practical competencies required for this put up are:

  • Leading and supervising (I)
  • Formulating methods and ideas (II)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Applying technical experience ((III)

Application Closing Date
sixteenth August, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

3.) Job Title: Programme Officer

Job No: 563684
Location: Abuja
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Categories: Health
Level: NO-1

How Can You Make a Difference?

  • Under the steering of the Health Manager immunization and techniques strengthening (P5), present skilled technical help and help for Health and Immunization programme design, planning and implementation, administration and analysis of programme/challenge actions, information evaluation and progress reporting, in help of programme objectives and aims.
  • The programme officer can even help, Quality assurance of studies, mainstream and optimize processes and help capability constructing of consultants of common workers on the National and Field Office stage.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Effective monitoring techniques administered, and evaluation of Immunization cluster funds administration and monetary utilization developments and their implications supplied for the identification of important programme intervention level and measures; modifications to programme work plans and proposals drafted or ready as required.
  • Immunization cluster programme funds are successfully monitored for optimum use.
  • Programme monitoring and evaluations are successfully carried out to enhance programme efficiency and programme standing studies well timed ready.
  • Technical help and help supplied to raise the standard of rights-based initiatives /programmes, and add coherence, synergy and worth to the challenge administration course of through the use of results-based administration.
  • Contribution and help supplied to construct and reinforce dedication and institutional capacities of the immunization workers, and nationwide and native companions.
  • Technical help and help supplied to boost efficient communication and networking by means of partnership and collaboration.
  • Technical contribution to and participation in efficient information administration made to strengthen nation programme administration and actions with a deal with immunization together with related information assortment, evaluation, and knowledge sharing/exchanges

Qualifications
To qualify as an advocate for each little one you’ll have:

  • A University Degree in one of many following fields is required: Public Administration, Public Health / Nutrition, Global / International Health, Health Policy and/or Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics, Socio-Medical, Health Education, Epidemiology, or one other related technical subject.
  • A minimal of 5 years {of professional} expertise in a number of of the next areas is required: public administration, public well being/vitamin planning and administration, Health schooling, monetary planning and administration.
  • Experience working in a growing nation is taken into account as an asset.
  • Relevant expertise in a UN system company or group is taken into account as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a neighborhood language is an asset

For each Child, you exhibit:

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

The UNICEF competencies required for this put up are:

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
  • Drives to attain impactful outcomes (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
  • To view our competency framework, please go to here.
  • Click here to be taught extra about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

Benefits

  • We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental go away, breastfeeding breaks and cheap lodging for individuals with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages using versatile working preparations.

Application Closing Date
eighth August, 2023 (W. Central Africa Standard Time).

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates can be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of.
  • UNICEF appointments are topic to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host nation of the obligation station, which can be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are additionally topic to inoculation (vaccination) necessities, together with in opposition to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid).
  • Government workers which can be thought of for employment with UNICEF are usually required to resign from their authorities earlier than taking on an task with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the correct to withdraw a suggestion of appointment, with out compensation, if a visa or medical clearance isn’t obtained, or mandatory inoculation necessities usually are not met, inside an affordable interval for any cause.

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