UNICEF NIGERIA JOB RECRUITMENT ( Child Protection Specialist )


Are a job seeker looking to work with one of the leading humanitarian organisation of the world? UNICEF NIGERIA has a job opening in the Child Protection Specialist.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.

saving their lives, To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential This role is one of the key roles in UNICEF NIGERIA.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required:

international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.

A first level (Bachelor’s) university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and an additional 2 years of relevant experience in related fields may be considered in lieu of an advanced university degree.

A minimum of five years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.

Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered as an added advantage.

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

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are:

The functional competencies required for this post are:

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.

Opening Date Thu Jul 23 2020

Closing Date Fri Jul 31, 2020, 23:55:00

Interested applicants can apply here


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