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Temporary Appointment: Child Protection Sub Cluster Coordinator, P-3, Bamako, Mali

If you are 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.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Temporary Appointee for Child Protection Sub Cluster Coordinator, P-3, Bamako, Mali.


Please see Terms of Reference


University degree (minimum BA degree), preferably in social sciences, child psychology, humanitarian affairs, social science, law, development studies or other relevant field.

Minimum of 5-8 years (of which at least 3 in the field) with either the UN and/or NGO, especially in emergency settings, of progressively responsible professional experience in child protection in emergencies. Experience in the duty station of assignment is an asset. 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and proven success in facilitating interagency processes to achieve a common goal, Knowledge of the institutions of the UN system; ability to work in an international or multicultural environment.

Critical Competencies:

Technical: Knowledge of psychosocial programming in emergencies, Family Tracing and Reunification, GBV prevention and response, MRM, child recruitment, child protection rapid needs assessment (CPRA), 3Ws, CPIMS and familiarity with working in IDP and refugee settings.
Managing resources: Keeps performance objectives on track, despite changing demands and conflicting priorities, by co-ordinating and managing personnel, raw materials, donor funds, etc.
Trainings: Ability to organize and facilitate training aimed to building capacity of colleagues and partners.
Building trust: Promotes policies, procedures, or structures that support strong relationships with partners. Demonstrates sensitivity towards their needs and expectations, maintaining open communication.
Flexibility: Works effectively on multiple assignments simultaneously and adapts to changing demands and circumstances; adaptable and ready to travel with little or short notice.
Languages: Fluency in spoken and written French and English are essential

If you have got experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, please submit a cover letter, CV, and signed P11 form to Mali_Recruitment@unicef.org by 2 January 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.





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