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.


  • 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


  • 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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