Implementing Partnership Management Officer (NO-B), Fixed Term, Lomé, TOGO # 00109301
Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
- Location: Lome
- Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position
- Occupational Groups:
- External Relations, Partnerships, and Resource mobilization
- Public, Private Partnership
- Closing Date: 2022-08-17
Recruitment Implementing Partnership Management Officer -Togo Country office
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Hope
UNICEF supports the Togolese government through a five-year action programme aligned with the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the National Development Program (PND). The current programme (2019-2023) includes the following interrelated elements: child survival, education and development, child protection, social inclusion, programme, and operational effectiveness. Operational effectiveness includes the following units: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting; Information and Communication Technologies, Supply & Logistics, and Administration.
UNICEF Togo country office is seeking a dedicated team member for the position of Implementing Partnership Management Officer (NO-B).
The Implementing Partnership Management Officer provides professional financial, operational, and administrative assistance throughout the programming process by preparing, managing, and/or executing a variety of technical and administrative tasks to facilitate the effective implementation of HACT in line with the UNICEF HACT Policy and UNICEF HACT procedure.
How can you make a difference?
You are familiar with the humanitarian development context of TOGO. You are capable to think and act strategically. You have a strong drive to achieve results for impact. You know how to make innovative proposals and take initiatives. You have a high sense of planning and very good interpersonal skills.
You have a convincing work experience in the following activities: a) Support to HACT planning during the programming process, b)Support to implementation of assurance activities, c)Review and use of HACT reports, d)Networking and inter-agency partnership, e)Innovation, knowledge management, and capacity building.
For more details, the full job description is available here GJP Impl Partn Mgt Officer HACT Level 2.pdf.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Development studies, International Development, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, Auditing, Project/Programme Management, or another relevant technical field.
- A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: programme development/management, financial planning, and management, or another related area.
- Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
- Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
- Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues
UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others (8) Nurtures, leads and manages people
During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.
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