Chief of Child Protection, Windhoek, Namibia

UNICEF is seeking a Chief of Child Protection in Namibia. The Chief, Child Protection and Social Protection is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of Child Protection and Social Protection programs/projects of UNICEF Namibia; from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts; to (a) create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and well being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies and (b) improve social protection coverage and impact on children and (c) improve gender-informed resource allocations and budgeting for children. The Chief, Child Protection and Social Protection reports to the Deputy Representative.

The Chief is responsible for establishing the plans of action and overseeing work progress to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programs/projects results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.