Re-opening Advert (for Internal & External): Adolescent Development & Gender Specialist, P-4, Jakarta, Indonesia

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This is a P-4 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 7 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 121,627 USD and 156,813 USD.

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The international rate of 90,970 USD, with an additional 33.7% 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, Empowerment

Under the supervision of Deputy Representative, the Adolescent Development & Gender Specialist supports country office programming processes by providing expert technical advice and operational support to country office colleagues (including in both Jakarta and across five field offices) and internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure that adolescent development and participation established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/framework and UN intergovernmental bodies, are integrated in UNICEF’s advocacy, policies, programmes and humanitarian work.

S/he contributes to the achievement of sustainable and scalable results on adolescent related programmes/projects according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

The Adolescent Development & Gender Specialist also performs the role of Gender Focal Point for the Office. As such, the Adolescent Development & Gender Specialist as Gender Focal Point provides authoritative technical guidance/operational support throughout all stages of programming to facilitate the management and delivery of results contributing to gender equality in alignment with the UNICEF Gender Action Plan (2022-2025). S/he supports the development, implementation, and monitoring of high-quality gender programming/projects across sectors in alignment with the Gender Action Plan.

Applicants who had previously applied need not re-apply.

How can you make a difference?

1. Participate in Country Programme development and planning 2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results 3. Provide advisory services and technical support 4. Lead in advocacy, networking and partnership building related to adolescent development and gender 5. Foster innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Please refer to the Job Profile attached for breakdown of the above key functions/ accountabilities.

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

- An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: anthropology, psychology, sociology, education or another relevant technical field. - A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in social development planning and management in adolescent development related areas is required. - 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 English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as 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...

◾Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (2) ◾Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2) ◾Works Collaboratively with others (2) ◾Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2) ◾Innovates and Embraces Change (2) ◾Thinks and Acts Strategically (2) ◾Drive to achieve impactful results (2) ◾Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

JP Adolescent Dvlp and Gender Specialist Level 4 18864 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 is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.


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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