UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
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How can you make a difference?
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To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Advanced university degree in the social sciences, or related field At least five (5) years of relevant professional experience in social and child protection At least three (3) years of professional experience in social service workforce capacity development Excellent analytical thinking and strategic planning skills, communication skills, and facilitating skills Effective communication, interpersonal skills and sensitivity to diverse cultural contexts and situations Excellent knowledge of Macedonian language, knowledge of Albanian language is an advantage Verbal and writing skills in English are desirable Previous experience with the UN will be considered an asset
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
HOW TO APPLYThe following should be submitted to UNICEF country office, by 06/06/2022, while the expected start date is the 15/07/2022: • Motivation letter outlining the approach and specific areas of experience and expertise relevant for the tasks (please indicate the position you apply for: Team Leader; Health; Education; Child Protection; or Finance expert).• An example of similar work.• Curriculum Vitae.• Financial proposal indicating the daily fee of the expert.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. The candidate may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid).