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About UNICEF: Employment

Temporary Appointment: Social Protection Specialist, 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 Appointment for a Social Protection Specialist, P-3, Bamako, Mali.


Please see Terms of Reference.


• Masters degree in development studies, social , economics, governance or public policy..
• A minimum of five years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in the field of development and humanitarian work,  with specialization on Social Protection, Safety Net and Cash transfer.
• Experience in African countries and knowledge of social protection issues in southern Africa are added advantages.
• Fluent in spoken and written French and have a good working level in English
• Uses information and internet technology applications effectively as a tool and resource.

• Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.
• Able to work independantly and effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
• Capacity to build and maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments and with partners (Government sercices, UN agencies, Word Bank, EU, Cash working Group, the community of practice, and other partners)
• Communicates effectively to varied audiences.
• Demonstrates, applies and shares expert technical knowledge across the organization
• Good training facilitation capacity
• Planning, program implementation, monitorinng and evaluation skills
• Capacity to liaise and maintain good relations with government and other partners.

How to Apply:

Application closing date: 9-Aug-2014.

All applications should be sent to Mali_Recruitment@unicef.org with a cover letter, CV and P11 when applying for the post.

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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