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
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.
Social Policy Officer, NOB - For Internal & Pakistan nationals Only
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.
International Consultant to Pilot New UNCT UN-Swap Gender Equality Scorecard
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.
Internship with Social Policy and Governance Section
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.
Location: Tirana, Albania
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.
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.
Call for proposals
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.
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.
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 applications: https://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
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
Application Deadline: 23 July 2017
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.
Calling for applications: 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices
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.
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.
Call for articles for the next issue of its policy in focus magazine
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).
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.
Programme and Planning Specialist
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.
Application Deadline: 28 July 2017
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.
Application Deadline: 01 August 2017
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager
Institution: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
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.
Education Project Manager
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.
Social Protection Diagnosis
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.
Programme Officer (Social Protection/Cash)
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.
National Consultancy: Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) monitoring and evaluation (M&E) consultancy
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.
Social Policy Specialist
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.
Social Policy Specialist, NO-C level
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.
Nutrition, Gender & Social Development Consultant (Open for Ethiopians only)
Location: Addis Ababa, Egypt
Description: Adaption of the PSNP4 GSD and Nutrition-related Training Materials to the Pastoral Context and Development of Plan of Action for Implementation
Chief Social Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, (P-5)
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.
National Programme Analyst
Institution: UN WOMEN
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
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).
Conflict Sensitivity Reporting Officer
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.
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.
Senior Director for Humanitarian Policy
Institution: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
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.
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.
Chief, Social Protection P4
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.
Policy Specialist (Social Protection), P-4
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.
Consultancy: Establishment of Community of Practice for Social Protection in Kenya
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).
International Individual consultancy
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
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.
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.
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.
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.
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