PURPOSE OF THE POST:
Under the general supervision of the Child Protection Officer, NO-B, responsible for analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned programme/project(s) data analysis and progress reporting including team work and capacity building of the implementing partners.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Collects and analyzes data for situation analysis of children who are at risk to be abused, exploited or whose rights to protection are violated. Plans, manages, monitors and evaluates the projects and activities included in the annual work plan. Keeps track of the projects progress, new developments in UNICEF and Government policies as well as opportunities related to child’s rights and protection. Analyzes programme implementation reports and evaluate in accordance with approved plans of action. Prepares reports and other documents required by the knowledge management function. Reports outcome of analysis and propose corrective action.
2. Makes regular contacts with other UNICEF sectoral teams and partners in order to advocate for equity focus programming for children & women’s rights to protection both in development and emergency contexts. Ensures the accurate and timely input of project information in SAP and the issuance of status report for monitoring and evaluation purposes
3. Undertakes field visits to projects sites, assesses local contexts and resources, and monitors projects inputs as well as evaluates the outputs. Communicates and coordinates with local authorities on project/programme feasibility and effectiveness including monitoring the flow of supply and non-supply assistance.
4. Convenes or participates in the technical cooperation modalities, prepares notes and conducts follow-up actions required by the implementation processes and ensures results-based management; contributes to the programme and office performance management.
5. Drafts relevant sections of reports (required for donors, management, annual reports etc). Contributes to evaluation and analyses of financial and supply reports including SAP to ensure appropriateness of documentation, expenditures are within allotments, data is consistent with PIDB. Reports to the supervisor the outcome of reviews.
6. Assists in identification and selection of technical supplies and equipment. Selects and compiles training and orientation materials for those stakeholders who make the implementation effective and who being enabled, ensure the achievements of the expected results.
Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
(i) Core Values (Required)
Diversity and inclusion
Core Competencies (Required)
Working with People I
Drive for Results I
Functional Competencies (Required)
Formulating Strategies and Concepts I
Applying Technical Expertise II
Learning and Researching II
Planning and Organizing II
a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required
(Technical knowledge requirements specific to the job can be added here as required.)
Essential Technical Knowledge of theories, principles and methods in the following areas
Strengthening child protection systems
Strengthening partner capacity for protecting children against violence; in emergencies
Strengthening in respect of harmful traditional practices
Strengthening in improving justice for children and in strengthening social welfare systems.
Designing of simple financial application for financial monitoring of the project
Use of data and indicators in child protection.
b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group)
Methodology of programme/project management
Sectoral Programmatic goals, policies and strategies
Knowledge of global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women.
UNICEF policies and strategy in child protection, including programmes in conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery.
Core commitments for children in emergencies (for all Emergency positions)
UNICEF financial, supply and administrative rules and regulations.
Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming in UNICEF.
UNICEF programme policy, procedures and guidelines in the Manual.
Mid-Term Strategic Plan
UN guideline on sexual exploitation and abuse by UN staff and partners.
Protection and Gender equality and Diversity awareness.