Child Protection Specialist (Emergency), Kinshasa, DRC


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Kinshasa, DRC. The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Chief Child Protection for general guidance and direction. The Specialist supports the Chief in managing the Section and contributing to knowledge development/innovation and for developing and preparing child protection (and/or integrated/complex/key) programs/projects. The Specialist provides authoritative technical guidance/operational support throughout all stages of programming to facilitate the management and delivery 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 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. 

Application deadline is 16 January 2018.