Job Openings at UNICEF-Nigeria Online Recruitment 2018/2019 Apply now

Job Openings at UNICEF-Nigeria: The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria is seeking the interest of a qualified Child Protection in Officer in the area of reintegration of girls and boys who have been associated with armed groups. If you are interested and deem fit for the various positions, please read below and submit your application online.Job Openings at UNICEF-Nigeria Online Recruitment 2018/2019 Apply now

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For every child, 

Despite substantial efforts to advance children’s rights, children still face poverty, disadvantage, and the impact of the crisis.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria is seeking the interest of a qualified Child Protection in Officer in the area of reintegration of girls and boys who have been associated with armed groups.

Overall Objective:

The overall objective of the post is to promote the reintegration of children associated with armed groups including facilitating release of children held in administrative custody of the military to civilian authorities and to ensure their safe, supported return and reintegration.

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This will involve:

  • Provide technical guidance for the development and implementation of the strategy and programme on the reintegration of children associated with armed groups (CAAFAG)
  • Facilitate the training of and ongoing support for state and non-state actors, including community volunteers, on the reintegration of CAAFAG
  • Facilitate the training of military and security personnel on child protection
  • Engage in advocacy on the handover of children from military authorities to civilian authorities
  • Support implementation of PCAs signed with partners such as Search for Common Ground, COOPI, Plan International, Neem Foundation and International Alert on reintegration of children associated with armed groups.
  • Establish the reintegration programme in a minimum of 18 Local Government Areas in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
  • Support the development of community based reintegration activities for CAAFAG
  • Engage with religious and community leaders to promote reintegration of CAAFAG
  • Strengthen the referral mechanism for CAAFAG to available services and programmes, including education and livelihoods programming
  • Establish and manage peacebuilding initiatives in focus communities, including the establishment of peacebuilding clubs
  • Support the tracing and reunification of families for CAAFAG
  • Manage and quality assure the work of the team of consultants and third party local consultants responsible for overseeing and monitoring the children associated with armed groups programme
  • Manage and develop new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs for the reintegration of children associated with armed groups and peacebuilding
  • Ensure robust data collection to capture the number of beneficiaries reached by the programme and the impact of the programme, including management of the evaluation of the programme
  • Ensure effective linkages with other components of the child protection in emergencies programme
  • Manage the children associated with armed groups programme, including ensuring timely implementation of activities, timely reporting to the donors, compliance with visibility requirements and compliance with internal UNICEF procedures and processes

 

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 To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in social work, psychology, social science or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ demonstrable professional experience in implementing child protection in emergency programmes
  • Experience of implementing reintegration programmes for children associated with armed groups
  • Excellent training and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently under difficult conditions
  • Excellent advocacy skills
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework

Deadline: July 7th, 2018

Application Details

To apply click here TA Child Protection Officer, NO-B, CAAG, 364 Days, Maiduguri, Nigeria

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