Vacancy Announcement – Education Specialist Sokoto (UNICEF)

Re-advertised Vacancy Announcement – Education Specialist, NOC, FT, Sokoto, Nigeria #123431

Job no: 565007

Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment

Duty Station: Sokoto

Level: NO-3

Location: Nigeria

Categories: Education

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.

And we never give up.

For every child, Education

In Nigeria, UNICEF works in a complex humanitarian and development setting to fulfill and protect children’s rights in partnership with government, civil society, children, and families. UNICEF Nigeria is one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices globally.

Key functions, accountabilities, and related duties/tasks

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Support to programme development and planning

Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results

Technical and operational support to programme implementation

Networking and partnership building

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Support to Programme development and planning


A Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in one of the following fields is required: education, economics, psychology, sociology, or another relevant technical field.


A minimum of five years of professional experience (or 7 years of work experience in lieu of a master’s degree) in Programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.

Experience working in a developing country is considered an asset.

Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

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Advertised: 15 Aug 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time

Deadline: 22 Aug 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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