Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana

Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana

Child Protection Specialist at UNICEF, Georgetown, Guyana

Deadline: 20 April 2024

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Specialist in Georgetown, Guyana.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Child Protection Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support to programme/project 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields is required international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • Minimum7 year’s professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • 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.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit applications through online process.

For more information, visit UNICEF.