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    Apply: UNICEF Chief Field Office

    Deadline: 20 May, 2020

    Location: Lodwar, Kenya

    United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Chief Field Office.

    UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

    Responsibilities

    • Represent UNICEF in all matters related to programme planning and implementation in the geographical area covered by Lodwar Field Office
    • Provide leadership, guidance and supervision to the Field Office staff, and ensure staff safety and security is given paramount importance
    • Technical leadership in all aspects of devolution, providing guidance and direction in ensuring a coordinated approach to UNICEF programme delivery in the geographical area
    • Ensure exchange of information and experience; identify new strategies and courses of action to accelerate/improve delivery of services and achieve programme requirements and objectives
    • Programming and management of programme: Be responsible for overall development and establishment of the Field Office work plans, monitoring compliance, and providing support and guidance to ensure objectives are met
    • Interact with government and other partners, NGOs, UN and bilateral agencies in the different stages of programme implementation; follow up on implementation of recommendations and agreements
    • Provide technical support, orientation and guidance to implementing partners and government officials on appropriate technical and institutional capacity-building measures to achieve programme goals and expand coverage of services

    Requirements

    • Advanced university degree in Education or Social Sciences, or related technical field
    • Eight years of progressive, responsible, professional work experience at national and international levels in programme planning and management, or in related fields with emphasis on strategic planning
    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili required
    • Knowledge of local dialects is an asset
    • Kenyan nationality

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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