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International Consultant

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Sri Lanka

Application Deadline: 2017-07-22

Description: The consultant will support to form an inter-governmental coordination mechanism for pursuing the agenda for establishing an emergency response mechanism through the social protection system, supported by evidence generated through an assessment of the shock-responsiveness of the existing social protection systems.

Further information and application here.

Social Policy Specialist (NO-C) - for Moldovan nationals only

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Chişinău, Moldova

Application Deadline: 2017-07-17

Description: Under the general guidance of the supervisor, Social Policy Specialist reports to the Deputy Representative, 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, and adolescents’ empowerment.

Further information and application here.

Social Policy Officer, NOB - For Internal & Pakistan nationals Only

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Application Deadline: 2017-07-21

Description: Under the general guidance of the Chief Social Policy, the Social Policy officer is accountable for providing technical support and assistance in 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.

Further information and application here.

International Consultant to Pilot New UNCT UN-Swap Gender Equality Scorecard

Institution: UN-WOMEN

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Application Deadline: 2017-07-19

Description: The main objective of this consultancy is to facilitate the UNCT SWAP-Scorecard methodology and assess the effectiveness of the UN Country Team in Georgia in gender mainstreaming, promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as to provide a set of recommendations for improvements.

Further information and application here.

Internship with Social Policy and Governance Section

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Vietnam

Application Deadline: 2017-07-18

Description: Under the direct supervision Parliamentarian Governance Specialist and overall guidance by Chief of Social Policy and Governance Section, the intern will provide support to roll out of the U-report and other programme activities in contribution to roll out of the child rights monitoring project.

Further information and application here.

National Consultant

Institution: UNWomen

Location: Tirana, Albania

Application Deadline: 2017-07-19

Description: The objective of this assignment is to develop a programme document for UN Women Albania with the purpose to ensure women led businesses and communities are better prepared to be valuable contributors to local area tourist development plans and local action groups and effective use of available finances to invest in rural development and tourism, including IPARD financing.

Further information and application here.

Consultant

Institution: IOM - International Organization for Migration

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Type of Employment: four months

Application Deadline: 2017-07-23

Description: The overall objective of the assignment is to provide technical support to the GoB, under the guidance of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Migration and Development (ICMD) 2 in developing a National Strategy and Action Plan on M&D.

Further information and application here.

Call for proposals

Institution: OECD

Location: Fellows maintain their affiliation whilst they are completing their Fellowship and are not expected to spend any time at the OECD in Paris (except for when they come to present their work.

Application Deadline: 2017-09-30

Description: The OECD Future of Work Fellowship Scheme aims to promote new and innovative doctoral research in the fields of economics, statistics, sociology and other related social sciences which will provide better evidence to help policy makers across OECD countries respond to issues.

Further information and application here.

SPP/SP/AC - Assistant Consultants, Social Protection

Institution: Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM)

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Type os employment: Permanent

Application Deadline: 2017/07/16

Description: As a core member of the team, you will be responsible for contributing to the growth of the team’s and Company’s consultancy business and to the development of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) hub within the Poverty and Social Protection portfolio. You will also support the work of other portfolios and programmes by providing advice and inputs on technical issues relating to actual and potential projects.

Further information and application here.

Protection Coordinator - South Sudan - InterSOS

Location: Juba with frequent monitoring visits to project sites in Jonglei, Upper Nile and Eastern Equatoria

Start date: 1st October 2017

Duration of Contract: 12 months

Duties and Responsibilities: Supervision and mentoring, provide support tools for monitoring of programs, reporting, interaction.

More information at: https://www.intersos.org/protection-coordinator-south-sudan/

Food Security Project Manager - Save the Children

Location: Pyongyang, North Korea

Employment Period: 2-year contract

Application Closing Date: 26 July 2017

Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the Food Security team in establishing and maintaining a coherent, integrated food security -projects that contribute to the global strategies of Save the Children International. The position will involve identification of areas of interventions, methodologies to use and means to achieve impact for children.

For more information and application: https://www.savethechildren.net/jobs/job-details/4119

Food Security and Livelihood Programme Manager - Save the Children

Location: Hodieda, Yemen

Contract Lenght: 12 Months Full Time

Application deadline: 18 July 2017

Duties: The Food Security & livelihood Program Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of all food security programs implemented by Save the Children in the area of intervention (field site) and for the line management of field food security staff.

For further information and application: https://www.savethechildren.net/jobs/job-details/4121

 

Program Associate - Education and Protection - Plan International USA

Location: Washington, DC, District of Colombia

Type of Employment: Mid-Level, Full Time

Application Deadline: 29 July 2017

Duties and Responsibilities: The Program Associate is primarily responsible for providing day-to-day management support to the work of the Education and Protection (E&P) team. S/he will help manage grants from a range of donors, provide technical support to project staff in the field, participate in research projects, coordinate and review program documents, contribute to business development, and may be called upon to represent Plan at meetings and events. The Senior Associate works as a member of the International Programs Team and plays a critical role in helping implement field-based programs. This position reports to the Senior Director for E&P.

For more information and applicationshttps://career5.successfactors.eu/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=P...

Northern Triangle Senior Protection Specialist - Internation Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Honduras, Position can be located in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

Type of Employment: Full Time

Application Deadline: 19 July 2017

Duties and Responsibilities: The Senior Protection Specialist will serve as the lead on all Protection related issues facing populations of concern during assessment phase, and as appropriate, articulate and launch protection response. In collaboration with the Regional Team Leader, the Senior Protection Specialist will first assess the capability/capacity of local organizations, government agencies, and local communities to effectively meet the needs of affected populations

For further information and application: https://www.devex.com/jobs/northern-triangle-senior-protection-specialis...

Emergency Women’s Protection & Empowerment Manager -  International Rescue Committee

Location: South Sudan

Type of Employment: Short term, full time

Application Deadline Date: unspecified

Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee the implementation of a mobile WPE program and its services and activities, ensuring they are of quality and meet international standards around supporting women and girl GBV survivors, Directly oversee the team, including some direct supervision of staff, Build productive working relationships, strong coordination and collaboration with humanitarian actors and other service providers in the mobile locations and Benti, 

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

Women's Protection and Empowerment Coordinator - International Rescue Committee

Location: Iraq

Type of Employment: Full Time

Application Deadline: undefined

Duties and Responsibilities: Provide guidance on program design from the outset of business development to implementation phases of project life cycles;

Provide clear technical support, supervisory guidance, training and mentoring to all WPE programs, activities and teams in Iraq and in close coordination with the Senior Protection Coordinator, the DDP as well as the Country Director (CD) to ensure consistent, harmonized and quality program design and implementation across programs and regions;
Ensure IRC and its partners’ program staff adheres to best-practice WPE/GBV professional standards and principles through technical support and mentoring by the WPE management team.

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

Team Leader/Senior Social Protection Expert (m/f) – Ghana Employment and Social Protection Programme (GESP)Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Location: Ghana

Application Deadline: 23 July 2017

Duties: 

Enhancing coherence of the social protection floor and employment systems with a focus on vulnerable groups (i.e. youth) by establishing the coordination mechanisms between existing social protection programmes.
Implementing and institutionalising effective coordination mechanisms at the decentralised level with a focus on establishing strong linkages between social protection and active labour market interventions at the district level.
Providing support for the modernisation of training and curricula to the institutions active in social protection education and training.
Building capacity for efficient and effective management processes at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and at the local level.
Institutional support (MoGCSP), e.g. developing a M&E framework and improving social accountability through legal and regulatory frameworks in such institutions.
Supporting the planning and implementation of a Programme Estimate.

For further information and application: https://recruiting.giz.de/www/index.php?ac=jobad&id=32470

Trustees for Board

Institution: Institute for Development Studies - IDS

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 18 September 2017

Description: IDS is looking for outstanding individuals to join its Board of Trustees. The role requires exceptional candidates with a strategic vision who are passionate about helping lead the Institute through the next phase of its development.

Further information and application here.

Calling for applications: 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices

Institution: UN-Habitat

Application Deadline: 31 August 2017

Description: The Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat is currently calling for submissions to the 11th round of the 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. The award will be given to applicants who have made significant contributions which: (i) Have a demonstrable and tangible impact on improving people’s quality of life; (ii) Are the result of effective partnerships between the public, private and civic sectors of society; (iii) Are socially, culturally, economically and environmentally sustainable.

Further information and application here.

Knowledge manager

Institution: Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development Policies (INCLUDE)

Location: Leiden,  Netherlands

Application Deadline: 11 August 2017

Description: To ‘broker’ existing academic knowledge on the thematic fields of INCLUDE, i.e. productive employment, social protection and strategic actors for inclusive development, by making this knowledge available and accessible for policymakers and other stakeholders; and more.

Further information and application here.

Call for articles for the next issue of its policy in focus magazine

Institution: IPC-IG

Application Deadline: 21 August 2017

Description: IPC-IG has launched a Call for Articles for the next issue of its flagship publication, the Policy in Focus magazine, to be published by November 2017, which will explore how non-contributory social protection is changing in countries in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA).

Further information and application here.

National Consultancy

Institution: UNICEF

Application Deadline: 03 August 2017

Description: The objective of this assignment is to support an international consultant to develop the following documents: A Guidelines on Social Work for Families and Children in Child Protection System; A Guidelines on Social Work for Families and Children in Justice System; A Concept note and Terms of Reference for Case Management system. The development of these documents needs to be guided by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and internationally recognized standards on social work.

Further information and application here.

Programme and Planning Specialist

Institution: UNICEF

Application Deadline: 31 December 2017

Location: New York City, United States

Type of Employment: P-3, International Professional

Description: The overall purpose of this of this position is to lead the planning, monitoring and reporting of UNICEF's work on Social Inclusion and Policy, and to develop, strengthen and implement systems for knowledge management & communication for the technical areas covered by the section.

Further information and application here.

Individual Consultancy

Institution: UNICEF

Application Deadline: 28 July 2017

Location: Chişinău, Moldova

Description: UNICEF Moldova is seeking a Financial Expert to provide quality technical advice and support to Ministry of Education in budgeting the activities of the cross-sectoral mid-term Action Plan to the National Strategy on Developing Parental Abilities and Competencies, 2016-2022.

Further information and application here.

Chief, P-5

Institution: UNICEF

Application Deadline: 01 August 2017

Location: New York City, United States

Description: The primary function of this post is to provide UNICEF leadership in the analysis of child-related data that can then lead to improved results for children. This includes technical support to UNICEF country offices and Country partners in their own data analysis work as well as global level analysis to inform advocacy, reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals and related activities.

Further information and application here.

Consultant

Institution: UNICEF

Application Deadline: 29 July 2017

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Description: The objective is to assess the financing structure of Social Protection and Labour programs (SPL) in Zanzibar and provide recommendations to improve the efficiency of spending and fiscal sustainability of the SPL system.

Further information and application here.

Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow/Principal Research Fellow

Institution: Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Location: London, UK

Application Deadline: 2017/09/10

Description: You will work closely with the Head of Programme and SPSPP Research Fellows and will join a growing team of researchers working on major themes in social protection and social policy.

Further information and application here.

Save the Children is recruiting a Senior Social Protection Adviser to join the team in London, UK.

It is a really exciting time for social protection at Save the Children, with great opportunities to advance and shape the agenda within Save the Children; support the development and scale-up of national social protection systems; and contribute to global evidence on social protection.

We are looking for a Senior Social Protection Advisor to lead Save the Children’s strategic and technical support for high-quality social protection programmes that strengthen national social protection systems and build the evidence base on effective approaches to deliver measurable outcomes for children.

As Senior Social Protection Advisor you will be directly responsible for shaping and delivering Save the Children’s strategy on social protection, including enhancing how our work in this area achieves outcomes for children. You will provide technical support to the design and implementation of social protection programmes, with a particular focus on child-sensitive and shock-responsive programmes. You will also collaborate actively with each thematic team to ensure coherence and effectiveness of social protection.

Closing date: 13th August 2017

https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/vacancy/senior-social-protection-adviser-3385/3411/description/

The IDB is currently looking for a Social Protection and Health Specialist/Senior Specialist to join the Social Protection and Health (SPH) Division ascribed to the Social Sector (SCL) Department under the Vice-Presidency for Sectors and Knowledge (VPS). Guided by the Chief of SPH, the Social Protection and Health Specialist / Senior Specialist will contribute to both the SPH operational and economic and sector work program in the LAC Region.

https://iadbcareers.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1...

Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager

Institution: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Location: Syria

Application Deadline: 2017-08-13

Description: To support NRC’s Syria Response Office (SRO) to implement a comprehensive FSL programs that improve food security and strengthen the self-reliance strategies of vulnerable households affected by conflict and displacement.

Further information and application here.

Education Project Manager

Institution: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Location: Syria

Application Deadline: 2017-08-10

Description: The Education Project Manager’s role specific responsibilities will include: Coordinate with Area Office management to ensure the provision of Youth; Programming, Adult Education and Basic Education activities in a start-up phase; Work with partner staff to build capacity both internally in NRC and in the partner agency; Design and develop program approaches and activities that can be piloted and expanded to other project areas; Build capacity of education teams to operationalize quality, timely and comprehensive education programming.

Further information and application here.

Social Protection Diagnosis

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Tirana, Albania

Application Deadline: 2017-08-15

Description: The main purpose of the consultancy is to conduct a diagnostic study of the various social protection transfers and subsidies in Albania and assess their effectiveness on children.

Further information and application here.

Programme Officer (Social Protection/Cash)

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Amman, Jordan

Application Deadline: 2017-08-12

Description: To provide professional technical assistance and support for UNICEF Cash transfer programme design, planning and implementation, management and monitoring of programme/project activities, data analysis and progress reporting, in support of achievement of programme goals and objectives.

Further information and application here.

National Consultancy: Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) monitoring and evaluation (M&E) consultancy

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Ramallah, Palestinian territory

Application Deadline: 2017-08-11

Description: To promote the efficiency and sustainability of social protection services to poor and vulnerable populations in the State of Palestine, to develop and enhance skills of MoSD staff in relation to preparing statistical analysis using available data on children and to make informed decisions based on the evidence.

Further information and application here.

Social Policy Specialist

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Tehrān, Iran

Application Deadline: 2017-08-17

Description: Under the general guidance of the supervisor, 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.

Further information and application here.

Social Policy Specialist, NO-C level

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Jayapura, Indonesia

Application Deadline: 2017-08-27

Description: Under the supervision of the Chief of Social Policy, the incumbent will be accountable for supporting social policy engagement of the UNICEF Country Office and Field Offices in Eastern Indonesia. S/he will advise on the articulation of social protection policies and strategies, with an emphasis on universal child grants and universal birth registration.

Further information and application here.

Nutrition, Gender & Social Development Consultant (Open for Ethiopians only)

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Addis Ababa, Egypt

Application Deadline: 2017-08-17

Description: Adaption of the PSNP4 GSD and Nutrition-related Training Materials to the Pastoral Context and Development of Plan of Action for Implementation

Further information and application here.

Chief Social Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, (P-5)

Institution: UNICEF

Location: New York City, United States

Application Deadline: 2017-08-28

Description: Accountable for senior level leadership and managerial support to the Organization in a broad range of social policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation areas. Accountable for over all leadership and managerial guidance on programme policy direction and new initiatives. Accountable for programme coordination, and management of all phases of programme formulation, planning, design, implementation, administration and monitoring and evaluation. 

Further information and application here.

National Programme Analyst

Institution: UN WOMEN

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Application Deadline: 2017-08-27

Description: To support the implementation of all activities under the EVAWP which are focused on legal reform, access to justice and gender mainstreaming processes needed to reinforce and implement the provisions of the Afghan constitution, international treaties especially the Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations Against Women (CEDAW).

Further information and application here.

Conflict Sensitivity Reporting Officer

Institution: UNOPS

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Application Deadline: 2017-08-22

Description: The position of Conflict Sensitivity Officer will be integral to the structure and performance of the Field Office, and its ability to reflect and safeguard DFID’s core values and commitment to Conflict Sensitive approaches to reconstruction and development. The position will support DFID’s Reconstruction Team in achieving effective design and implementation of its post-earthquake reconstruction programming.

Further information and application here.

Senior Technical Advisor

Institution: Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD)

Location: Beirut, Lebanon and/or Amman, Jordan

Application Deadline: 2017-08-18

Description: With significant experience of capacity building work and P/CVE knowledge in the Middle East to assist with an ongoing Strong Cities Network project in Lebanon and Jordan supported by the Government of Denmark’s Peace & Stabilisation Fund.

Further information and application here.

Senior Director for Humanitarian Policy

Institution: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Geneva

Application Deadline: 2017-09-07

Description: Work closely with the Vice President for Global Policy and Advocacy, and the Senior Directors for Humanitarian Aid Reform, International Programs and Resettlement Advocacy to contribute Geneva-based awareness, knowledge and influence to the development and implementation of strategies on our advocacy priorities, particularly as those strategies incorporate outcomes relevant to Geneva-based entities and work streams.

Further information and application here.

International Director Latin America and the Caribbean

Institution: SOS Children’s Villages International

Location: San José, Costa Rica

Application Deadline: 2017-09-17

Description: Lead the International Office Region, according to the principles of management by objectives, benchmark best practices both inside and outside the organisation; Guide the MAs in the region in their development to become self-sufficient (in their operations, where possible and reasonable also increase financial self-sufficiency) strong members of the federation; Build up legal entities and establish governance structure in countries where these do not exist yet and more.

Further information and application here.

Chief, Social Protection P4

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Amman, Jordan

Application Deadline: 2017-08-26

Description: The Chief of Social Protection reports to the Deputy Representative for general guidance and direction, and is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of integrated social protection programme including strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable results.

Further information and application here.

Policy Specialist (Social Protection), P-4

Institution: UNICEF

Location: New York City, United States

Application Deadline: 2017-09-01

Description: Support UNICEF country offices as they work to improve social protection programming across a range of areas including cash-transfers, linking to cash to other services, including social welfare services; and the development of social protection systems. Provide technical expertise and leadership, including technical support and development of guidance for country offices as well as advocacy leadership at the global level to enhance the enabling environment to improve social protection for children.

Further information and application here.

Consultancy: Establishment of Community of Practice for Social Protection in Kenya

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application Deadline: 2017-09-03

Description: Under the supervision of the Social protection Specialist the objective of the consultancy is to support the Government in the establishment of an efficient and inclusive national Social Protection platform for the Social Protection practitioners herein referred to as “Community of Practitioners” (COP).

Further information and application here.

International Individual consultancy

Institution: UNICEF

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Application Deadline: 2017-09-03

Description: UNICEF Rwanda Country Office is looking for a qualified International Consultancy to develop business model for case management and referral mechanism in support of social protection programme delivery in Rwanda. The consultancy is for a period of 3 months.

Further information and application here.

Programme Assistant

Institution: UNDP

Location: Battambang, Cambodia

Application Deadline: 2017-09-04

Description: Under the overall guidance of the Representative of the OHCHR in Cambodia, the direct technical supervision of the Head of the Prison Reform Support Programme Unit (PRSP) and the day-to-day management of the Coordinator of OHCHR Battambang Regional office, the incumbent provides programme support and assistance in the implementation of OHCHR workplan to support prison reform in Cambodia.

Further information and application here.

International Consultant

Institution: UNDP

Location: Addis Ababa, Egypt

Application Deadline: 2017-09-08

Description: Under direct supervision of Disability Support Unit Advisor and in close consultation with STMAP Project Manager as well as in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population (MHSPP), will conduct professional certification training for medical staff from mine-affected areas on provision of psycho-social rehabilitation in crisis situations, including to landmine survivors, families of victims and other persons with disabilities based on new innovative techniques.

Further information and application here.

National Consultant

Institution: UNDP

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 2017-09-01

Description: Review programme documentation and relevant country background information (national policies and strategies, UN strategies and general economic data); determine key data to collect in the field and prepare key assessment instruments (questionnaires, logic models, surveys, samples…) to collect these data through surveys and interviews during and prior to the field mission; and more.

Further information and application here.

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