Re-advertised Vacancy Announcement – Education Specialist, NOC, FT, Sokoto, Nigeria #123431
Job no: 565007
Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station: Sokoto
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.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
Advertised: 15 Aug 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 22 Aug 2023 W. Central Africa Standard Time