Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 24 Dec 2019
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
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Pakistan was the sixth country in the world to sign and ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child, less than one year after it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989. However, children and adolescents living in Pakistan still face acute challenges.
UNICEF supports the Government of Pakistan to accelerate progress for children, work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and help children realize their rights under the Convention on the Rights of Children. This will be made through, amongothersthings, strong partnerships with provincial authorities, teachers and health professionals, frontline workers and social mobilisers, communities and families, and of course the children and adolescents themselves.
In particular, UNICEFwill work so that:
To learn more about UNICEF’s work in Pakistan, please visit the country website www.unicef.org/pakistanand videos on YouTube and Vimeo
UNICEF is implementing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Merged Districts (KPMD) Support Programme in erstwhile FATA as participating UN organization alongside other UN agencies such as UNDP, FAO and UNWOMEN. The program is funded by the DFID and will continue until the end of October 2020. This intervention is specifically aiming to build stability and reduce poverty to help sustain the return process in the KP merged districts through an integrated programme package i.e. Health & Nutrition, Education, Child Protection & WASH.
How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of Operations Officer, NOB, responsible to support the supervisor in contribution management and reporting on the financial status of the country programme to internal and external stakeholders. Maintain the status of KPMD grant in Peshawar Field Officer and support in developing key performance indicators related to grant. Enhance financial planning, cash forecasting and reporting by entering and maintaining data in VISION and spreadsheet as financial reporting and donor requirements.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
3. Knowledge and capacity building
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are analyzing, applying technical expertise, planning and organizing and following instructions and procedures.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, 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. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification – the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.To learn more about UNICEF’s EDGE certification, you may viewthis video.
UNICEF prides itself on fostering a multicultural and harmonious work environment, guaranteed by a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
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 our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=528469