Programme Associate G-6, TA, Quito-Ecuador

$2,570 / YEAR Expires in 3 days

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United Nations Children’s Fund Programme Associate G-6, TA, Quito-Ecuador Ecuador UNICEF Jobs 2024

United Nations Children’s Fund looking for “Programme Associate G-6, TA, Quito-Ecuador”. Applicants with a Secondary School Diploma may apply on or before 19-Jul-24.

The United Nations Children’s Fund has published a job vacancy announcement on 06-Jul-24 for qualified applicants to fill in the vacant post of Programme Associate G-6, TA, Quito-Ecuador to be based in Quito, Ecuador. For more jobs, please visit https://unjoblink.org

Company Name: United Nations Children’s Fund

Job Title: Programme Associate G-6, TA, Quito-Ecuador

Duty Station: Quito, Ecuador

Country: Ecuador

Application Deadline: 19-Jul-24

 

Responsibilities:

1. Support to program/project development and planning

  • Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the child protection programs and projects and/or interventions to ensure that efforts on child rights and protection are aligned program priorities, and Ecuador CO strategies, objectives and implementation plans. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency, and delivery.
  • Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of child protection programs/projects. Formulate, design, and prepare programs/projects proposal for the sector, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF)
  • Supporting the programme section in researching, compiling, and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate programme delivery as well as preparation of reports, working papers and presentations.
  • Formulate, design, and prepare programs/projects proposal for the sector, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies
  • Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s using results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for program review and approval. · Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies and to determine national priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.

2. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results.

  • Preparing monitoring and reporting information for supervisor and team on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results.
  • Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
  • Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence, and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector in child protection programs.
  • Actively monitor programs/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Actively monitor programs/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.

3. Technical and operational support to program implementation

  • Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on child protection and related issues to support program management, implementation and delivery of results.
  • Participate in child protection program meetings including program development and contingency planning discussions on emergency preparedness in the country or other locations designated to provide technical and operational information, advice and support.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic program materials for management use, information and/or consideration.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with relevant government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity, exchange knowledge/expertise and to reinforce cooperation to achieve sustainable and broad results in child protection.
  • Participate and/or represent UNICEF in appropriate inter-agency discussions and planning on child protection and related issues to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on planning and preparation of programs/projects.
  • Apply/introduce innovative approaches and good practice to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programs and projects. Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of stakeholders to promote sustainable results in child protection and related programs/projects.

Requirements:

Minimum requirements:

  • Education: Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • Work Experience: At least 4 years of relevant work experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas. Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset. Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) or any other local language is an asset

 

Quito, Ecuador