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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.

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