L’UNICEF recrute pour ce poste (20 Mai 2022)

Informations sur l'Emploi

Titre du Poste : Chief Child Protection, P4

Lieu du Travail : Tchad

Date de Soumission : 03/06/2022

Description de l'Emploi

L’UNICEF travaille dans certains des endroits les plus difficiles du monde, pour atteindre les enfants les plus défavorisés de la planète. Pour sauver leur vie. Pour défendre leurs droits. Pour les aider à réaliser leur potentiel.

Dans 190 pays et territoires, nous travaillons pour chaque enfant, partout, chaque jour, afin de construire un monde meilleur pour tous.

Et nous n’abandonnons jamais.

For every child, Protection

To learn more about UNICEF in Chad, please visit our website UNICEF Chad

How can you make a difference?

The Chief Child Protection is responsible for establishing the plans of action and overseeing work progress to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programme/initiative results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, regional and country priorities, and standards of performance and accountability framework.

The Chief Child Protection reports to the Deputy Representative for general guidance and direction. He/She manages and leads all stages of child protection programme from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and wellbeing as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies.

As an advocate for children, key accountabilities and duties are:

  1. Managerial leadership
  2. Programme development and planning
  3. Programme management, monitoring and quality control of results
  4. Advisory services and technical support
  5. Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  6. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

For more information, please refer to the GJP Download File GJP Chief Child Protection P4 Chad.pdf

To qualify as a Champion for every child, you will have: 

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme management in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic) or local language is considered as an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate: 

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability

UNICEF’s core competencies

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (2)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates from Industrial countries will be prioritized.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Child Safeguarding remarks

The position is considered as an “elevated risk role” for Child Safeguarding purposes and the appointee will be subject to a more rigorous vetting and training.

General Remarks

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Ndjamena is a Non-Family Duty Station (classified as D) with Rest & Recuperation every 8 weeks.