Sunday, April 14, 2024

New Job Vacancies United Nations at UNICEF April 2024

  AjiraLeo Tanzania       Sunday, April 14, 2024
Jobs in Tanzania 2024: New Job Opportunities United Nations at UNICEF 2024


United Nations at UNICEF Tanzania Jobs 2024
Programme Specialist (Digital Child Rights and Business {CRB}), (P-3), Temporary Appointment (until 31 Dec 2024), Programme Group Business Engagement and Child Rights Team (BECR), Nairobi, Kenya; REMOTE, Post # 128160, Req: 571119
Job no: 571119
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Nairobi
Level: P-3
Location: Tonga, Singapore, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Nauru, Micronesia, Macau, Marshall Islands, Hong Kong, Cook Islands, Brunei Darussal, Australia, Bahrain, Cambodia, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Fiji/Pacific Island Countries, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, Mauritius, Seychelles, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Yugoslavia, Kosovo, Vatican City, San Marino, Serbia, Monaco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, Andorra, Malta, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Slovakia, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Türkiye, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, United States, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Antigua&Barbuda, Barbados, Bahamas, Grenada, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Puerto Rico, Belize, Argentina, Eastern Caribbean, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Qatar, Gulf Area Office (GAO), Djibouti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, State of Palestine (SoP), Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Utd.Arab.Emir., Yemen, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Western Sahara, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Categories: Adolescent Development, Child Protection, Education, Gender Development, Health, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Social Policy, WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), Partnerships, Early Childhood Development, Knowledge Management, Innovation, Programme Management, Social and Behavior Change, Health and Nutrition, Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, UN Volunteer

UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, defend their rights, and help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

At UNICEF, we are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not just a job – it is a calling.
UNICEF is a place where careers are built: we offer our staff diverse opportunities for personal and professional development that will help them develop a fulfilling career while delivering on a rewarding mission. We pride ourselves on a culture that helps staff thrive, coupled with an attractive compensation and benefits package.
Visit our website to learn more about what we do at UNICEF.

For every child, HOPE
The work to strategically leverage the role of the business sector to achieve, accelerate and scale up results for children is a core strategy of UNICEF programming, advocacy, and private sector agenda.

The Business Engagement and Child Rights (BECR) Team in Programme Group (PG) oversees the following work:
  • Maximizes the role of business as a stakeholder, a consideration, and a strategy in programming, by leveraging of the multiple ways in which business can impact on, contribute to, and influence child rights outcomes.
  • Engages with and on the world of business in a way that is driven by and aligned with the child rights agenda, programme priorities in support of delivering results for children.
  • Strategically the BECR Team’s work focuses on providing global leadership and coordination on the following: Preventing, mitigating and transforming adverse business impact on child rights through policy work, evidence generation and by influencing the business environment (referred to as Child Rights and Business, or CRB)
  • Leveraging programme-led technical collaborations and engagement with business through strategy development, engagement scoping and opportunity cultivation
  • Integration of Business Engagement strategies through policy, guidance and technical tools and systems.
  • Build institutional knowledge and capacity on the different UNICEF business engagement strategies and workstreams across UNICEF (HQ, RO and co), particularly among programme, planning and advocacy networks, and across National Committees.

How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of the Senior Adviser, Child Rights and Business, the Programme Specialist (Digital CRB) will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies, policies and programs that promote and protect the rights of children in the digital environment.

The position supports UNICEF National Committees, Regional, and Country Offices to engage industry, policy makers, and other stakeholders on the government duty to protect and business responsibility to respect children’s rights, specifically in the context the digital environment. The position works closely with relevant teams across UNICEF Divisions including PG/Child Protection, Office of Research, Office of Innovation and ICTD in developing evidence, policy guidance, technical support and capacity building as it relates to children’s rights in the digital environment.

The position will strengthen knowledge management and lead external stakeholder engagement, including for resource mobilization as relevant, including in support of CO programme implementation.

Key function, accountabilities and related duties/tasks
Deliver on existing commitments relevant to the CRB/Digital work plan, internally and externally.
Including but not limited to managing the ongoing Child Rights Impact Assessment (CRIA) and disclosures project on child rights in the digital environment, Responsible Digital Marketing Project, the Responsible Innovation in Technology for Children (RITEC) project as well as oversee and ensure strategic roll-out of the UNICEF Interdivisional COP Framework, the ITU/UNICEF Training modules, and the B-Tech Paper on Child Rights. This also involves the provision of strategic, logistical and programmatic support to senior management and other UNICEF colleagues in relation to engagement with the tech industry, regulators and relevant business stakeholders.

Further programme integration and provide wider organizational support
Provide technical support to HQ Divisions, ROs, COs, National Committees and other HQ teams to further drive momentum on digital CRB and programme integration. This requires liaising and working closely with programme teams in HQ, ROs and COs to embed CRB approached in programme strategies and including advocacy messaging on child rights in the digital environment. This includes existing priority areas (e.g., digital CRB, CO model strategy on industry engagement) and advancing emerging themes (e.g. Generative AI, etc.), as relevant.

Facilitate internal capacity building and knowledge exchange.
Duties include coordinating regular information exchange and experience sharing meetings (e.g., CRB Digital Working Group); regularly liaising with ROs and relevant COs; responding to requests for technical support; and capturing case studies of impactful UNICEF programming, partnerships and advocacy work and initiatives at country-level.

Supports the positioning of UNICEF and child rights in relevant external agendas and events on business, human rights, and technology.
This involves engaging with relevant stakeholders including governments, regional bodies, decision makers, industry, foundations, civil society organisations in support of advancing child rights in the digital environment through research. publications, events, corporate benchmarks, reporting frameworks etc.

Support resource mobilization and strengthen UNICEF’s engagement with donors.
Drive content development, proposal writing and donor engagement (incl. follow-up) to support resource mobilization in support of digital CRB and programmatic work at CO-level. This requires working closely with relevant Natcom and HQ, ROs, and COs to develop tailored and targeted proposals, and engaging with relevant UNICEF colleagues before and during donor engagement.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
The following minimum requirements:
  • An advanced university degree (equivalent to a Master’s) from an accredited institution is required in social sciences, development, business, international law, human rights, child rights or another relevant technical field.
Read Also:
Work Experience: 
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in business and human rights, children’s rights and business, sustainability or related area including at the international level.
Skills (required): 
  • A technical background in child rights or human rights approaches to business impact.
  • Demonstrated experience of leading and coordinating advocacy efforts.
  • Experience and demonstrable skills in producing, editing, and uploading online content.
  • Ability to work independently and to meet tight deadlines.

Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required.

The following desirable:
  • Experience of UNICEF & UN.
  • At least two years of experience with a focus on child rights or associated programming.
  • Experience of advocating with industry platforms, investment institutions, governments and NGOs or within the corporate sector, including coordinating advocacy with others, would be additional assets.
  • Experience of developing or implementing practical human rights reporting and due diligence mechanisms for children, especially for business.

  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language.

For every Child, you demonstrate… 
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).  
To view our competency framework, please visit  here.   

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

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.  

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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual  Contractors.

Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 
Advertised: 12 Apr 2024 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 19 Apr 2024 E. Africa Standard Time

Thanks for reading New Job Vacancies United Nations at UNICEF April 2024

« Prev Post

No comments:

Post a Comment