Emergency Specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Emergency Specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Emergency Specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Vacancy available for an Emergency Specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Temporary Appointment: Emergency Specialist, P-3

Job Number: 516199
Location: Abuja, Nigeria (with frequent travel within Nigeria including the North East) (364 days)
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

How can you make a difference?

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the supervisor, establishes and implements country office emergency preparedness and response. Responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the emergency interventions to ensure the survival and well-being of children and mothers, and the affected communities in an emergency situation.


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

  • Work Experience: Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration. Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO). Specialized training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.

  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

Application Closing Date

25th September, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

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