Deadline: 11 April, 2021

Location: Khartoum, Sudan

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

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

Responsibilities

  • Adopt adequate emergency preparedness measures through the development and updating of country contingency plans and establishment of early warning mechanisms, ensuring effective preparedness and response to specific emergencies
  • Participate in the formulation and development of plans of action in preparation and response to emergencies
  • Monitor compliance of all sectors with emergency plans of action, including financial resources
  • Ensure coordination of the management of emergency preparedness and response
  • Provide technical advice related to emergency preparedness and response
  • Establish UNICEF’s presence and implement the initial operational tasks relating to emergency assistance
  • Ensure the office is provided with effective telecommunications facility and staff security assistance in an emergency
  • Establish contact with all UNICEF staff, their dependents and visitors to ensure their safety and whereabouts, and inform OPSCEN and the regional director of their status
  • Participate and assist with assessment of local emergency and security situation affecting children and mothers in the locality in conjunction with the regional office, the HQ divisions, and field staff

Requirements

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, International Law, Public Health, Nutrition, International Relations, Business Administration, or a related discipline, preferably a combination of management, administration and relevant technical fields
  • Five years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration
  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Nationality of Sudan

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: UNICEF/Naftalin

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