Child Protection Specialist (for Liberian Nationals Only)


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Liberia. The Child Protection Specialist reports to the Chief, Child Protection for guidance and general supervision. The Child Protection Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection (or a sector of) programs and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of progress of child protection programs/projects within the country program. 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 Child Protection 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 7 March 2018.