Latest UNICEF Nigeria Recruitment: Child Protection in Emergency Officer, NO-B

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.Job Title: Child Protection in Emergency Officer, NO-BJob Number: 498309Location: NigeriaWork Type : Temporary AppointmentOVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THE TEMPORARY POSITIONThe overall objective of the post is to promote the safe, supported return and reintegration of women, girls and boys associated with JAS and enhance the protective environment for children in conflict affected communities in North East Nigeria.SPECIFIC PROJECT OBJECTIVES TO WHICH THE POSITION IS RELATEDOutput 36: By 2017, the capacity of key institutions and civil society is strengthened to monitor and report violence against children especially in humanitarian context and implement gender and age-appropriate prevention and response measures in at least three states.MAJOR TASKS TO BE ACCOMPLISHEDSupport the implementation of the programme on the reintegration of children and women associated with armed groups and affected by conflict related sexual violenceOrganise ongoing training and support for Local Government Area community volunteers support reintegrationSupport the development of community based reintegration activities and community based protection mechanisms for children and women associated with armed groupsStrengthen the referral mechanism for high risk children to available services and programmes, including education and livelihoods programmingSupport the tracing and reunification programme for unaccompaniedEngage with religious and community leaders to promote reintegration of high risk children and women and peacebuilding intiativesSupport the establishment and operation of peacebuilding activities in focus local government areas and communitiesManage the work of the team of consultants and third party local consultants responsible for overseeing and monitoring the reintegration programmeManage programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs for the reintegration of children and women associated with armed groups and peacebuildingEnsure robust data collection to capture the number of beneficiaries reached by the programme and the impact of the programmeEnsure effective linkages with other components of the child protection in emergencies programmeManage the children associated with armed groups and peacebuilding programme, including ensuring timely implementation of activities, timely reporting to the donors, compliance with visibility requirements and compliance with internal UNICEF procedures and processes

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