Child Protection Specialist, Burkina Faso


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Burkina Faso. The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Chief, Child Protection (Level 4) for guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection sector and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of progress of child protection programs/projects within the country program with specific focus on the reinforcement of the Child Protection system at national and decentralized level.

The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to 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.

The Specialist contributes to achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Application deadline is 12 January 2018.