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UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND
South Sudan Country Office
VACANCY NOTICE NO.  SSCO/VA 2013/04/09 

 VA No.  POST TITLE/No  LEVEL  DUTY STATION  CONT. STATUS  CLOSING DATE
 SSCO/VA 2013/04/09  Education Specialist  NO-C  Juba  Fixed-Term (FT)  16 May 2013

If you are a national of South Sudan who is a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

PURPOSE OF THE POST 

Under the general guidance of the Education Manager, accountable for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of Education programme(s) to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the programme management, delivery and accomplishment of programme goals and objectives. Across the Education programme(s), accountable for identifying gender inequalities in education, and for developing innovative approaches and programmes for eliminating these inequalities. Collaborates across the programme(s) to ensure gender mainstreaming. Ensures that monitoring mechanisms are in place to track progress towards disparity reduction goals and targets in Education. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POST INCLUDE: 

  1. Partnership with the stakeholders, including knowledge institutions, to enhance  understanding of barriers to and opportunities for advancing equal  access and completion of primary education, empowerment through girls’ education and gender mainstreaming in emergencies  and post-crisis  interventions.
  2. Knowledge management effectively promoted through development and review of education programme documents and reports, sharing good practices and lessons learned, knowledge/information exchanges, developing and strengthening cross sectoral partnerships other   and utilizing the work of knowledge institutions.
  3. Annual work plan developed, implemented and monitored, ensuring alignment with the defined strategies and approaches. 
  4. Proper and timely UNICEF and Government accountability ensured regarding supply and non-supply assistance as well as disbursement of programme funds for the Education sector. 

Education requirements:

Advanced university degree in one or more of the disciplines relevant to the following areas:  Education; Primary Education, or a Social Science field relevant to international development assistance.

Work Experience: Five years of progressive professional work experience at national and international levels in field programmes relevant to Education programmes. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization would be an asset. 

Language requirement: Fluency in English and in the local working language of the duty station required.

Competencies: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Communication, Working with People, Drive for Results, Leading and Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts,  Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing, Applying Technical Expertise,  Entrepreneurial Thinking.

Remuneration: An attractive package will be applicable at the UN salary scale including social security benefits.

Submission of Applications:

Applications from qualified South Sudanese nationals, accompanied by updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form [Word] should be sent to the address below by on or before Thursday 16th May 2013. UN/UNICEF staff members are requested to enclose their 2 most recent Performance Evaluation Reports with their applications. 

Send application to:

Human Resources Officer
UNICEF South Sudan Country Office, Juba

OR PREFERABLY: Email:  jubavacancies@unicef.org

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staffs. Qualified female candidates and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

UNICEF is a smoke-free environment, Zero tolerance of sexual abuse and exploitation is our policy

 

 
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