Jobs at UNICEF

The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development together with, US AID,
Capacity Plus and UNICEF are planning to undertake a mapping and assessment of the current child protection system in Imo, Gombe, Katsina
, Ekiti, Akwalbom and FCT. We welcome applicants from these states to work as a state coordinator the mapping and assessment process with the aim to and ensure timely and quality completion of the tasks deliberated below
·       Master the content of the mapping and assessment toolkit
·        Adapting the toolkit to the local context.  In collaboration with' Capacity Plus, USAID and UNICEF, identify the mapping assistants.
·       Manage the mapping assistants.
·       In collaboration with the international consultant, collect information, fill in and validate the basic info and risk profile, global context, policy context, summary charts and table and financial sections of the toolkit.
·       Identify members of the steering committee. Facilitate the steering committee.
·       Identify, invite participants and in collaboration with the international consultant,
·       Facilitate the stakeholders’ workshop.
·       In collaboration with the international consultant, prepare a summary report of the toolkit and ensure wide circulation and validation of the same.
·       Provide regular feedback of the process to the state steering committee, Capacity
·       Plus and UNICEF focal point.

State Coordinators
The state coordinator is expected to have the following minima! qualifications:
  •  An advanced degree in social work or related field
  • At least 3 years of experience in social work, family placement, policy development and general child protection system programming, particularly in the field of
                Child/family welfare.
·       Experience in facilitating discussions/advocacy on policy issues at high political level;
·       Excellent networking and negotiation skills;
  •  Excellent communication skills; Experience in working with diverse stakeholders and partners: the government, national/international NGOs, community/faith-based organizations, and the public at various levels.
  • Experience in conducting qualitative research and
  • Proven strong analytical and conceptual skills in drafting strategy documents and operational plans. Interested candidates should send in their CVs and a one page suitability statement for the position to not later than Thursday, June 20, 2013.

Location: Not Specified
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: social work
Required Grade:  Not Specified