Chief Field Office | United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Mek'ele Post Date: June 26, 2011 Dead Line: July 10, 2011 Place of Work: Mekelle Post No: 61876 Level: NOD Cont. Status: Fixed-Term (FT)
Organization: United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)
Purpose of the post: Under the direct guidance of the Chief, Field Operations and the Deputy Representative the incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all programmes in the respective regional state in support to and in close cooperation with the regional government authorities.
Major Duties and Responsibilities of this post include: - Coordinate the development, management and review of Programme annual work plans, mid-term reviews and any other programming process in the respective region in closer cooperation with the respective UNICEF sections, UNICEF field base technical officers and under the guidance and coordination of the regional counterparts led by the regional BOFED. Ensure that all financial inputs are in line with agreed... strategies with UNIECF Addis. Facilitate and guide UNICEF activities of regional counterparts. With the support of the M&E Section, monitor implementation and evaluate progress to ensure achievement of objectives. Facilitate technical decisions on program or project administration and implementation in coordination with UNICEF section with the aim to promote convergence and integration of the UNICEF programs (health and Nutrition, Water, Education, HIV-AIDS and Gender/Child protection) at regional and woreda (district) levels. - Focus on facilitating the capacity development efforts of the region supported by UNICEF based on the principle of the Human-Right Approach to Development Programming, focusing on community capacity development and within the framework of the decentralization process. Provide a particular attention to capacity development efforts of the regional social services structures through the strategic employment of United-Nations Volunteers (UNVs) under the guidance and coordination of the regional BOFED. - Ensure the vulnerability analysis, assessments, disaster preparedness and response strategies in the non-food sectors are well integrated within programs, and coherent/adapted to the particular nature of the regions risks and vulnerabilities. - Represents UNICEF with UN/donor agencies, particularly WFP, WHO, HCR and UN-OCHA, NGOs the Red Cross and community organizations to support interagency efforts, promote joint assessments and initiatives in the spirit of the UNDAF and the joint Government-UN emergency appeal. Represents UNICEF and other UN agencies, NGOs and/or community based organization/groups. - The Responsible for the safety, security and well-being of all UNICEF field based staff. Applications should include a motivation letter along with an updated CV and the UN Personal History Form (available at our Website at www.unicef.org/employ). UNICEF and UN candidates should also include two recent Performance Evaluation Reports.
Please send your application to: [email protected] or mail/deliver it to: UNICEF Ethiopia Opposite ECA Compound, Adjacent to German House, P.O.BOX 1169, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Quoting Job Title, Duty Station and Ref. ECO/-VN-022/2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
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