Program Director Baladi Program

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Country: Lebanon Organization: Caritas Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 POSITION OBJECTIVE:The Program Director leads the consortium by providing high-level coordination, compliance and supervision on all levels. The PD is directly responsible for the proper coordination with AOR assigned by USAID and will have to ensure submission of all required documents. The PD is responsible to ensure the proper implementation of the award as per Cooperative Agreement between Caritas and USAID. The PD is responsible for the proper coordination with Caritas headquarters and is directly reporting to Caritas Lebanon President and General Director.DUTIES:Ensure successful completion of the objective of the award in line with rules and regulations of the donor reflected within the Cooperative AgreementTake strategic decisions regarding the programReview and approve yearly work plansReview and approve yearly financial plansReview and approve budgetsCoordinate in finalizing municipal pro…

Social Policy Specialist

Social Policy Specialist United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (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. We are recruiting to fill the position of: Job Title: Social Policy Specialist Job Number: 533792 Locations: Bauchi and Sokoto Level: NOC Contract Type: Temporary Appointment Duration: 1st August, 2020 - 29th July, 2021 Reporting to: Chief field Officer (Bauchi), Chief Field Officer (Sokoto) How Can You Make a Difference? A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen within UNICEF Nigeria for a passionate and committed Social Policy Specialist in the Abuja CO. Under the general guidance of the supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for providing technical support to the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all stages of social policy programing and related advocacy from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable results. This includes programmes aimed at improving (a) public policies to reduce child poverty; (b) social protection coverage and impact on children; (c) the transparency, adequacy, equity and efficiency of child-focused public investments and financial management; and (d) governance, decentralization and accountability measures to increase public participation and the quality, equity and coverage of social services. This encompasses both direct programme work with government and civil society partners as well as linkages and support to teams working on education, health, child protection, water and sanitation, and HIV. Summary of Key Functions/Accountabilities Improving data on child poverty & vulnerability for increased use for policy and programme action Strengthening social protection coverage and impact for children Improving use of public financial resources for children Strengthening capacity of local governments to plan, budget, consult on and monitor child-focused social services. Strengthened advocacy and partnerships for child-sensitive social policy UNICEF Programme Management Qualifications To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have: An advanced university degree in one of the following fields: Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field. A minimum of five years of relevant professional work experience required. Experience working in a developing country is considered a strong asset. Background and/or familiarity with emergency is considered a strong asset Fluency in English.  Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is considered as an asset For every Child, you demonstrate: UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies: Builds and maintains partnerships (II); Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (II); Drive to achieve results for impact (II); Innovates and embraces change (II); Manages ambiguity and complexity (II); Thinks and acts strategically (II) Works collaboratively with others (II) Nurtures, leads and manages people (II The functional competencies required for this position are... Planning and Organizing [III] Formulating Strategies and Concept [II] Analyzing (III) Relating and Networking [II] View our competency framework at here Application Closing Date 31st August, 2020. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Click here for more information (PDF) Note UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. 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.


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