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Chief Social Policy, P-5, Luanda, Angola

Location: Angola
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: 
Closing Date: Thu May 11, 2017 

The Chief Social Policy reports to the Deputy Representative for general guidance and direction, and is responsible for managing and supervising 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.

 

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UNICEF

Chief Social Policy, P-4, Lusaka, Zambia

Location: Zambia
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff | Level: 
Closing Date: Wed May 10, 2017 

The incumbent is accountable for effective engagement in social policy dialogue with the Government for programme development, advocacy for increased public resource allocation and budgeting towards the social sector and sustainable decentralization of social services and local capacity building in support of the goal of universal coverage of essential social services and the creation of a protective environment for children. He/she will conduct data collection and analysis to fill information gaps and to strengthen the capacity for advocacy for children’s rights, and to support the Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs) and the World Fit for Children (WFFC) agenda.

 

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Food Security and Agronomy Specialist - Winrock International

Location: Tamale, Ghana

Type of Employment: Full Time

Application Deadline: 02 June 2017

 

Description: To lead improved food and nutritional security activities focused on climate smart agriculture, agroforestry, soil and water management, and farm enterprise innovations for better nutrition and food security in the Northern Ghana AgNRM project, and coordinate the activities with other technical project activities.

More information and application: https://www.devex.com/jobs/food-security-and-agronomy-specialist-ghana-4...

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT- Department of Social Development: Gauteng Office of the Premier

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: 18 May 2017

Description:  Enhance social protection to those in greatest need including older persons and vulnerable groups. Enhance sustainable livelihoods through the expansion of social cooperatives, war on poverty interventions, welfare to work programme, income generating and skills development programmes including community development interventions. Creating opportunities for access to information, programmes and knowledge through education. Serve as Accounting Officer of the Department.

For further information and application: http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/Public/VacancySpec.aspx?VDEPT=Of...

 

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT- Department of Social Development: Gauteng Office of the Premier

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Type: Full Time

Application Deadline: 18 May 2017

Description:  Enhance social protection to those in greatest need including older persons and vulnerable groups. Enhance sustainable livelihoods through the expansion of social cooperatives, war on poverty interventions, welfare to work programme, income generating and skills development programmes including community development interventions. Creating opportunities for access to information, programmes and knowledge through education. Serve as Accounting Officer of the Department.

For further information and application: http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/Public/VacancySpec.aspx?VDEPT=Of...

 

Consultancy: Cash based programming and WASH outcomes - UNICEF New York

Location: New York

Type of Position: Consultancy

Duration: 01 July 2017 to 31 December 2017

Application Deadline: 23 May 2017

Description:

To generate evidence on key research gaps on link between cash based programming and WASH outcomes
Develop UNICEF's position on cash based approaches for WASH outcomes
Support UNICEF country offices with technical guidance on cash based approaches for WASH outcomes

For further information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1494371309860

Programme Specialist (Cash & Voucher) - UNICEF Beirut

Location: Lebanon

Type of Position: Fixed Term - P3

Deadline for Applications: 22 May 2017

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Chief Social Policy, accountable for programme, planning, design, implementation and administration of the total programme commitment of a medium size country office with a broad range of projects, in accordance with Country Programme Recommendation and Country Programme Management Plan, focused on achievement of UNICEF's Priorities.

For further information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1494284928908

Child Protection Specialist - P3 - UNICEF

Location: Zambia

Type of employment: Fixed Term Contract

Application Deadline: 30 May 2017

Description: Overall coordination, planning, administration, and reporting on the UNICEF-USAID Service Efficiency and Effectiveness for Vulnerable Children and Adolescents programme.

  • Programme development and Management
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Reporting
  • Optimum Use of Programme Funds
  • Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration

For further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504502/child-protection-specialist-p3

 

Social Protection & Child Protection Supply Officier - UNICEF

Location: Damascus, Syria

Type of Employment: Temporary Appointment

Application Deadline: 21 May 2017

Description: 1. Social Protection and Child Protection supply management, monitoring and follow up

2. Support Social Protection and Child Protection program implementation through monitoring partnership agreements with implementing partners

3. Support UNICEF partners as well as government capacity building in order to enhance efficient, effective and timely supply delivery and utilization.

Further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/mob/cw/en-us/job/504525/

 

Child Protection Specialist (Nationals of Ethiopia only)  - UNICEF Duty Station Shire/Mekelle

Location: Duty Station Shire/Mekelle, Ethiopia

Type of Employment: Temporary Assignment

Application Deadline: 30 May 2017

Description: Implementation strategy and work plan for UNHCR and UNICEF supported interventions in refugee camps and host communities by end February/March 2017, On the job technical assistance , Capacity needs assessment and capacity building , Rapid child protection assessment (and Emergency need assessment in general.

For further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/502752/child-protection-specialist...

Local Consultant: Child Protection Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism Verification - UNICEF

Location: Philippines

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Application Deadline: 22 May 2017

Description:

  • Technical review and field verification of 2017-2018 cases of grave child rights violations.
  • Prepare individual case files of verified grave child rights violations and update MRM database.
  • Monitor development and facilitate referral of verified cases to appropriate agencies for response on grave child rights violations.
  • Assist in building the national MRM technical and human resource capacity.
  • Provide analytical and statistical support for the preparation of MRM reports.

For further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504692/local-consultant-child-prot...

Child Protection Officer, (NO-2), Beijing, China (Chinese Naitonal Only) - UNICEF

Location: Beijing, China

Type of Employment: Temporary

Application Deadline: 30 May 2017

Description: Manage, provide technical support to and monitor the implementation of provincial Technical Support Hubs and its supported Child Friendly Spaces; Manage, provide technical assistance to and monitor the implementation of (a) a Psychosocial Support Package; (b) a psychosocial sports and play program.

Further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504695/child-protection-officer-no...

Senior International Expert - Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) - UNICEF

Location: Lebanon

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Application Deadline: 22 May 2017

Description: To provide technical support to Government of Lebanon in developing evidence based policies and strategies in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO national and regional teams.

For further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504631/senior-international-expert...

Consultancy: Gender and Health Consultant - PD, NYHQ - Requisition# 504679 - UNICEF

Location: USA

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Contract Period: 120 Days - 27 June - 18 December 2017

Application Deadline: 26 May 2017

Description: The purpose of this consultancy is to support the analysis and translation of gender responsive / transformative programming to achieve better health results for children and women in a sub-set of countries. The main focus of the consultant’s work is to advance specific data and evidence of programme interventions and technical support, to achieve 1 or more results in the areas of quality maternal care, health systems strengthening specifically the role of women as health workers, adolescent girls’ nutrition, HPV and/or HIV.

For further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504679/consultancy-gender-and-heal...

 

Child Protection Specialist (Birth Registration, Justice for Children and Social Welfare Workforce Systems Strengthening), P4 - UNICEF

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Type of Employment: Fixed Term

Application Deadline: 24 May 2017

Description: provide authoritative technical guidance/operational support, focusing on Birth Registration, Justice for Children and Social Welfare Workforce Systems Strengthening throughout all stages of the Regional Office Management Plan, to facilitate the management and delivery of concrete and sustainable contributions to regional and national efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and well being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies.

Further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504454/child-protection-specialist...

 

International Consultancy on Development of project document on Justice for Children in Azerbaijan - UNICEF

Location: Azerbaijan

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Duration of Contract: 25 days (05 June - 20 July 2017)

Application Deadline: 26 May 2017

Description: To develop a programme document covering 2018-2020 on UNICEF’s continuing supports to the access to Justice for Children (J4C) reforms in Azerbaijan.

Further information and application: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/#/job/504604/international-consultancy-on-development-of-project-document-on-justice-for-children-in-azerbaijan

Social Protection Sector Senior Specialist/Specialist-1700000375

Institution: The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Location: Honduras - As this is an international position, the specialist will be expected to rotate between country assignments every 3 to 5 years

Application deadline: 25 May 2017

Further information here. 

Social Protection and Livelihoods Theme Leader

Institution: ITAD

Location: Hove, East Sussex

Type of Employment: Consultancy - Full Time

Description: As Theme Leader of the social protection and livelihoods theme, you will manage and direct a portfolio of projects and programmes, including a combination of complex and high profile evaluations. Your focus will be on the design and delivery of M&E systems for programme implementation & impact assessment – working closely with programme managers, designing bespoke systems for monitoring progress (M&E for management) as well as setting the evaluation framework for longer term impact assessment (M&E for recording impact). You will be actively engaged in Itad's continued work to develop innovative methodologies in this area and contributing to enhancing Itad’s reputation as a ‘thought leader’ in M&E through the generation and dissemination of new knowledge including developing materials for publication.

Further information and application here.

Social Protection Officer (P3)

Institution: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Location: Accra, Ghana

Type of Employment: Professional

Duration of Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension)

Application Deadline: 07 June 2017

Description: Supports policy, programming and analytical work for strengthening the contribution of social protection agricultural development, and emergency interventions to sustainable poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.

Further information here.

Gender and Child Protection Advisor AD# BI 03/17

Institution: BRAC

Location: Afghanistan

Employment type: Contractual

Application Deadline: 10 June 2017

Description: 

  • Leading on all aspects of the implementation of BRAC Afghanistan’s Child Protection Policy.
  • Support BRAC Afghanistan to develop mechanism for regular monitoring and reporting onsafe guarding issues as well as addressing the issues in line with the taken policy and procedure.
  • Leading on the programmatic CP works of the Girls Education Challenge GEC_T project

Further information here.

Programme Manager - Livelihoods and Food Security (0190)

Institution: Concern Worldwide

Location: Kauango, Central African Republic

Contract Type: Unaccompanied Fixed Term International Contract

Application Deadline: 14 June 2017

Description: To implement, lead and manage the Livelihood and Food Security components of Concern Worldwide’s programmes in Kouango, Ouaka prefecture, south-eastern CAR.

Further information and application here.

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Location: Damascus
Grade: P-4, International Professional
Position: Programme Specialist - Social Protection

Closing Date:2017-06-05

Direct link: https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/290786

Organization:UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
Location: Suva
Position: National Consultant to support UNICEF Pacific's work on Public Finance and Social Protection

Closing Date: 2017-06-11 

Direct link: https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/288759

Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
Location:Kathmandu | Nepal
Position: Head of Evidence, Policy and Innovations Unit

Closing Date: 2017-06-11

Direct link: https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/292146

Organization: Mercy Corps
Location: Bukavu | Washington D.C
Position: Consultant - South Kivu Food Security Program / Market Systems Assessment - DRC

Closing Date:2017-05-31 

Direct link: https://www.impactpool.org/jobs/289630

International Consultancy on Development of a Child-Focused Social Protection/ Services Strategy in Azerbaijan

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Azerbaijan

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Application Deadline: 21 June 2017

Description: The objective of this assignment is to develop the Child-Centered and Equity focused Social Protection/Services Strategy – a policy document, which will set the vision on the government’s Social Services System. The development of the Strategy needs to be guided by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and recommendations of the UN CRC Concluding Observations 2012, in meeting the request of the MoLSPP and support the realization of rights of the vulnerable population groups as deemed necessary.

Further information and application here.

Child Protection Specialist (NO-C) Santiago, Chile #504929

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Santiago,Chile

Type of Employment: Fixed Term Staff

Application Deadline: 21 June 2017

Description: The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Deputy Representative for guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection (or a sector of) program/s and is responsible for managing, implementing,   monitoring,   evaluating   and   reporting   of   progress   of   child   protection programs/projects within the country program. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and wellbeing as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies.

Further information and application here.

International Consultancy on Development of a Child-Focused Social Protection/ Services Strategy - UNICEF

Location: Azerbaijan

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Duration of Appointment: 26th June 2017 to 13th October 2017

Application Deadline: 21 June 2017

  1. Conduct a desk review and analysis of the key studies, research, policies, legislation and other documents, and prepare an Inception Report for the assignment
  2. Conduct the first in-country visit
  3. Draft Social Services Strategy
  4. Incorporate feedbacks and develop the first draft of the Strategy
  5. Conduct the second in-country visit
  6. Finalize the strategy paper and a proposed costed action plan

Further information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1496963098385

 

Consultant: Cash-Based Programming in Humanitarian Contexts, Home Based - UNICEF

Type of Employment: Consultancy

Location: Switzerland

Duration of appointment: Approximately 50 days over the period of 29 June-30 November 2017

Application Deadline: 14 June 2017

Description:

a) document the existing experience and practice in the region, thereby strengthening UNICEF staff's understanding, appreciation and viability of cash based approaches in the region; and

b) to identify opportunities/entry-points for the implementation of specific preparedness measures, within the country office preparedness planning framework and national social protection systems.

For further information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1496358610938

Social Affairs Officer (P4) - DESA - Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Location: New York, USA

Type of Employment: Permanent

Application Deadline: 14 July 2017

Job Description:

  • Conducts research projects
  • Liaises and establishes partnerships with other experts and stakeholders in the field
  • Writes and prepares a variety of studies, reports, background papers, parliamentary documentation, etc. on a wide range of social development issues
  • Organizes and provides substantial servicing of panels, roundtables, ad hoc expert group meetings
  • Prepares global, regional, national or sectoral analyses that provide a basis for advising national governments on disability-related issues

For further information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1496322916815

Social Protection Policy Specialist (P4) - Internation Labour Organisation (ILO)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Type of Appointment: Fixed-Term

Application Deadline: 03 July 2017

Job Description:

  • Design and undertake analytical and policy development work contributing to a coherent social protection policy approach
  • Develop and draft high-quality analysis, assessments and tools on relevant policy aspects
  • Provide inputs to the full range of analytical and policy development work of the Department with regard to the different branches of social security systems
  • Provide technical advice to ILO member States with regard to international and national social protection policies
  • Contribute to the formulation of national social security/protection strategies and policies
  • Provide technical advice and support to technical specialists in ILO field offices in tailoring ILO technical guidance and policy advice to national circumstances
  • Contribute to the development and facilitation of strategic networks and partnerships in the field of social protection developed by the ILO

For more information and application: https://erecruit.ilo.org/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?jobinfo_uid_c=35388&...

 

 

Thematic Adviser - Child Protection - Save the Children

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Type of Employment: 2 year Contract

Application Deadline: 23 June 2017

Description:

Providing hands-on child protection technical programme quality, advisory and capacity building support

Quality implementation of regional Children on the Move programmes

Provide technical guidance to other offices.

For further information and application: https://jobs.mg.co.za/job/thematic-adviser-child-protection-children-on-...

 

 

 

Programme Specialist, Gender-responsive Planning and Budgeting (P3) - UN Women

Location: Dili, Timor Leste

Duration of assignment: 6 months

Application Deadline: 19 June 2017

Description:

  • Design and develop programme strategies in the area of Gender-responsive Planning and Budgeting (GRPB):
  • Manage the implementation of the Gender-responsive Planning and Budgeting (GRPB) components of the Women, Peace and Security Project
  • Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project partners:
  • Provide technical assistance to the monitoring and reporting of the GRPB elements of the Women, Peace and Security project
  • Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent and aligned presence for Gender-responsive Planning and Budgeting in Timor-Leste
  • Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:

For more information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1497302114851

 

Gender Strategy Development - UNDP (Only Guinean Nationals)

Location : Bissau, GUINEA-BISSAU

Type of Contract : Individual Contract

Application Deadline : 25 June 2017

Duties:

  • Review existing gender studies, policies, strategies and plans documents to get a comprehensive of gender challenges in the country and the approaches to address them;
  • Map the existing interventions by the Government, development partners and other stakeholders to implement the defined strategies and plans, in order to identify the existing gaps;
  • Review UNDP corporate mandate and strategy in the area of gender to identify entry points for the country office in view of responding to the commitments made in the Country Program Document, taking in consideration the value added and comparative advantages;
  • Review the Country Office Program portfolio to assess the extent to which it responds to the CPD commitment to pay strategic attention to Gender Equality and the empowerment of Women in Guinea Bissau;
  • Assess the country office structure and capacity to deliver transformational gender equality results in order to identify existing gaps or weaknesses;
  • Review the country office human resources structures and processes to assess their responsiveness to gender equality objectives and targets set at corporate level

For more information and application: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1497302150792

 

Social Protection Specialist - World Bank

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Application Deadline: 19 June 2017

Responsibilities: The selected candidate is expected to work primarily in Romania, supporting the implementation of the Support the Government in the Deinstitutionalization of Children Deprived of Parental Care, and Supporting the Implementation of Romania’s Human Development Operational Programme 2014-2020 (POCU RAS), as well as supporting the team responsible for the implementation of the Social Assistance System Modernization Project (SASMP).

For more information and application: http://web.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=8454041&piPK=84540...

Team Leader - Ghana Employment and Social Protection Programme - ECORYS Research and Consulting

Location: Ghana

Type of Employment: Full Time

Application Deadline: 30 June 2017

Duties:

  • overall responsibility the provision of technical assistance;
  • provide support and leadership in activities related to the establishment of effective coordination mechanisms between social protection programmes at national and decentralised level;
  • support the creation of linkages between social protection and labour market interventions through technical assistance and capacity building; support capacity building of institutions active in social protection education and training;
  • and support the development of effective and efficient management process at the MGCSP related to setting up M&E systems and the social protection targeting system

For more information and application: https://www.devex.com/jobs/team-leader-ghana-employment-and-social-prote...

Child Protection Specialist - World Bank

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: 28 June 2017

Duties:

The Social Protection Specialist is accountable for performing the responsibilities, modeling the behaviors and maintaining the competencies in his or her capacity as a member of the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. Accountability means being answerable for achieving results, managing quality, risks and institutional initiatives, and operating in compliance with World Bank policies and procedures
 

For more information and application: http://web.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=8454041&piPK=84540...

Protection Manager: Women's Protection and Empowerment - International Rescue Committee

Location: Libya

Type of Employment: Full Time

Application Deadline: 05 July 2017

Duties:

  • Lead assessments to identify protection risks, map points of service for survivors of GBV and vulnerable children, and identify points of entry and support structures for reinforcement.
  • Analyze trends of GBV and child protection and develop/adjust program strategies to meet needs.
  • Program design

For more information and application: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&rid=...

Inclusion Advisor

Institution: HelpAge International

Location: Amman, Jordan

Application Deadline: 26 June 2017

Description: The Inclusion Advisor will be responsible for project management and the implementation of the inclusion of older people in humanitarian livelihood intervention in Jordan, building strategic relationships with local government, national and internatonal stakeholders, privete sector actors. Support the capacity building of key stakeholders responding to the Syrian crisis in Jordan and undertake activities in the area of inclusive humanitarian programme development by HelpAge and stakeholders.

Further information here.

Humanitarian Programme Manager

Institution: HelpAge International

Location: UK

Type of Employment: Permanent, full time

Application Deadline: 28 June 2017

Description: Working in HelpAge International’s London based humanitarian team, you will work closely with regional and country teams and partners to initiate and implement emergency responses to humanitarian crises. You will also advise and support on strategies and activities for cash assistance including identifying vulnerable older people for assistance, needs assessment, programme design and monitoring. It is expected that you will build and strengthen the capacity amongst HelpAge staff and partners to deliver HelpAge’s humanitarian response and cash programming.

Further information and application here.

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