Child Protection Specialist (Violence and Exploitation), Dakar

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist (Violence and Exploitation) in Senegal. Under the supervision of the Senior Child Protection Specialist (Harmful practices), the Child Protection Specialist (Violence and Exploitation), will work alongside the Child Protection Specialist, Systems to ensure that the priority vulnerabilities of children related to violence and exploitation within the West and Central Africa Child Protection Strategy are addressed through strengthened technical support to the 24 Country Offices, enhanced partnerships, evidence-based advocacy, and capacity building. The post holder will hold particular accountability for building a regional program on children on the move and will support country offices to implement programmes addressing violence and exploitation against children and will ensure that his/her work builds on and links into existing child protection systems strengthening work.

Application deadline is 20 January 2018.