External Adv: Education Officer, NO-A, Makassar, Indonesia, for Indonesians only

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This is a NO-1 contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. More about NO-1 contracts.

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, Education

Under the supervision of the Education Specialist, the Education Officer is to provide regular and quality technical support for the upscaling and implementation of the OOSC programme in South Sulawesi, for Holistic and Integrated Early Childhood Development (HI ECD) services and the scaling up of other education priority programmes within the province, such as Early Grade Literacy. Duration of contract is 364 days.

How can you make a difference?

  1. Support to programme development and planning
  2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  4. Networking and partnership building
  5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Please refer to the Term of Reference attached for detail breakdowns of the above key functions.

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

  • A university degree in education, development studies or other related social science fields.
  • A minimum of 1 (one) year of relevant work experience in education or social sector(s), especially experience in providing technical assistance to government stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in programmes related to OOSC, and ECD, including in the implementation of community-based mapping or data collection programme or other relevant initiatives involving community-based approaches.
  • Strong knowledge about education systems and programmes in Indonesia, supported by experiences in working for projects/programmes involving national and sub-national governments as well as other development partners.
  • Strongly knowledgeable and experience with government systems, especially in the government planning process at district and village level.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in Bahasa Indonesia and good proficiency in verbal and written English for drafting reports and communication with government counterparts and international staff respectively.
  • Experience in working for, or collaborating with, an international organizations is a strong asset.
  • Proactive and resourceful, good communication skills in advocating, negotiating and liaising with government stakeholders, counterparts and partners
  • Good skills in computer applications; especially Word, Excel and Power Point.

    For every Child, you demonstrate...

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

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others

    TOR TA NOA Education Officer Makassar TMS.pdf

    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.

This position has been assessed as an elevated risk role for Child Safeguarding purposes as it is either: a role with direct contact with children, works directly with child, is a safeguarding response role or has been assessed as an elevated risk role for child safeguarding. Additional vetting and assessment for elevated risk roles in child safeguarding (potentially including criminal background checks) applies.

Remarks: The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. For information on compensation and benefits provided by UNICEF, please see the following link: https://www.unicef.org/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

Added 11 months ago - Updated 9 months ago - Source: unicef.org