UNICEF Recruitment 2021(4 Positions)


Apply for ongoing UNICEF Recruitment 2021. See the 4 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. UNICEF is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization. Jamb Result

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. UNICEF Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:


1. Communication Assistant, GS-5

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have: Dollar to Naira Rate

  • Completed Secondary Education required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience supporting programme management, development communication, programme budgeting and programme management work.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Working knowledge of the duty station is considered as an asset.

For Every Child, You Demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results: Dollar to Naira Rate

  • 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 achieve impactful results (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1).

Application Closing Date
16th September, 2021.


Link to apply: apply online

2. Consultant (International Education)

Minimum Requirements

  • An advanced university Degree (Master’s or Higher) in Education, International Law, Human Rights, Political Science, or International Affairs or a relevant Technical field.
  • A minimum of  5 years of relevant professional experience in humanitarian affairs, human rights, child protection, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, reintegration and development, or other related area.
  • Experience in Development of Minimum Standards for  Education in Emergency is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with the UN coordination mechanisms (Cluster, Sector, ICC, ISWG, OCHA, etc) is an asset.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Application Closing Date
5th September, 2021; W. Central Africa Standard Time. Npower Recruitment

3. Consultant

For Every Child, You Demonstrate

  • Advanced university (Master’s) Degree or equivalent professional experience in social sciences, economics, development studies or related field.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in international development or humanitarian affairs preferable with a focus on high-risk contexts
  • Solid experience carrying out multi-sectoral risk analysis, climate risk analysis and/or analysing conflict contexts, as well as preferably in designing climate and disaster risk management and/or social cohesion programmes
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong background in research design, research methodology and data collection in the areas of multi-sectoral climate and disaster risks and/or fragility and conflict and their multidimensional impact on communities, children and systems.
  • Excellent understanding of the concept of resilience building, incl. knowledge of United Nations’ positioning on the same
  • Good understanding of key normative frameworks, governance mechanisms and overall approaches towards disaster risk reduction (Sendai Framework), climate change action and/or conflict sensitivity and peace building
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation skills either in English or in French with good working knowledge in English
  • Knowledge and understanding of child rights and human rights-based approach to programming
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and facilitation skills with ability to meet deadlines. Experience facilitating child-centered consultations will be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to work in a team and in an intercultural environment, with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with UNICEF programming and planning generally and specifically with UNICEF Guidance on Risk-Informed Programming and Results-Based Management will be an advantage
  • We are seeking consultants for mainly the 24 countries covered by UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office. Applicants are requested to list those countries in which they have previous work experience.
  • Ability to work in French, Portuguese or Spanish, required for some countries, will be an advantage
  • Availability to carry out both remote/home-based and in situ work / missions in WCAR in the next 2-6 months and beyond.

Application Closing Date
4th October, 2021; Greenwich Standard Time.

Link to apply: apply online

4. Emergency Specialist (Rapid Response Mechanism)

To qualify as an Advocate for Every Child, you will have:

  • Advanced University Degree in International Development / Relations, Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Law, Public Health, Nutrition, or other related disciplines required.
  • First University Degree with additional two-years of relevant field-based work experience is acceptable in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in  in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration with UN and/or INGOs. The ideal candidate would have had field-based experience particularly in an emergency context for at least two years.
  • Experience in multi-sector emergency programme implementation and emergency system strengthening in conflict settings.
  • Previous experience implementing and/or coordinating a Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM)  is highly desirable.
  • Experience in use of cash in emergencies is highly desirable.
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder co-ordination/Sector/Cluster Coordination and facilitation is highly desirable.
  • Effective communication, networking and organizational skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to rapidly changing needs; and ability to work in difficult circumstances.
  • Fluency in English is required. Waec Result

Application Closing Date
14th September, 2021 W. Central Africa Standard Time.

Link to apply: apply online

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