Child Protection Specialist (Gender Based Violence) P3, Harare, Zimbabwe, post (8 months)

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This is a P-3 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be between 99,283 USD and 130,004 USD.

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The international rate of 74,649 USD, with an additional 33% at this the location, applies.

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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, protection!

UNICEF has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1982. We are a team of passionate professionals committed to the protection and fulfillment of children’s rights.

Supporting the Government’s vision of a prosperous and empowered upper-middle-income society, the 2022 to 2026 country programme is aimed at contributing to sustainable socioeconomic development that provides all children, including adolescents, with opportunities to fulfil their potential, lead a healthy life, access quality learning and protection and meaningfully participate in society.

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How can you make a difference?

A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen within UNICEF Zimbabwe's Child Protection Section, for a passionate and committed Child Protection Specialist (Gender Based Violence), P3 level.

Under the guidance and general supervision of the Chief Child Protection (P5), the Child Protection Specialist (Gender Based Violence) P3 level will be responsible for providing the Zimbabwe Country Office in general and the Child Protection Section in particular, with technical support and assistance on GBV prevention, mitigation and response interventions and their implementation and monitoring. This will include engaging UNICEF staff and partners to manage the effective implementation of GBV prevention, mitigation, case management and training activities across Zimbabwe.

The Child Protection Specialist (Gender Based Violence)'s responsibilities will focus on two distinct and complementary areas: Gender Based Violence (GBV) programming and technical support and Gender Based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) advocacy, networking, and partnership building.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Gender Based Violence programming and technical support
  2. Gender Based Violence in Emergencies advocacy, networking, and partnership building
  3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  4. Networking and partnership building
  5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Please refer to the attached job description for more information Child Protection Specialist (GBV) P3.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in international development, social science, or related technical field (e.g., public health, social work, political science, human rights, etc.) or equivalent work experience within the field of GBV.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and GBV related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered as an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
  • Works Collaboratively with others
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Innovates and Embraces Change
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically
  • Drive to achieve impactful results
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity

To view our competency framework, please visit 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.

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.

Remarks:

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.

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