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JOB DESCRIPTION

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

Purpose of the internship:

The purpose of this internship is to support UNICEF’s work to improve child protection programming for children with disabilities. The individual will be responsible for supporting programme oversight of our partnership with local and international organizations supporting people with disabilities. The role will have specific functions to:

  • Provide monitoring support of child protection partnerships to support children with disabilities.
  • Support in drafting reports, completing UNICEF partnership management compliance responsibilities.
  • Advisory support on disability programming – particularly in relation to ensure equity and accessibility considerations are taken into account in programming and negotiations.
  • Support in research, development, and evidence generation in case management systems to support children with disabilities.
  • Support in UNICEF internal systems, procedures and access for people with disabilities in UNICEF.
  • Liaison and representation of UNICEF within disability coordination mechanisms in South Sudan and at the regional level
  • Any other duties as assigned.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of;

For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • Care,
  • Respect,
  • Integrity,
  • Trust,
  • Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it.

Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

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.

Functional Competencies
• Analyzing (I)
• Learning & Researching (I)
• Planning and organizing (I)
• Following Instructions and Procedures (I)

View our competency framework at
https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF%27s_Competency_Framework.pdf

Requirements:
• Be a South Sudanese national
• Be a person with a disability
• Either be currently enrolled in or a graduate of an undergraduate/advanced university degree
• Academic qualification in disability rights, child protection, social work is an asset.
• Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local language(s) is an asset.

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 sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

How to apply:

➢ If you recognize yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child;

you are requested to apply through this online system by 29th March 2024. When you apply, please attach the following:

  • Your CV and a cover letter in English to state the majors/areas of your study and the reason for application
  • Include two letters of recommendation (can be from employers, internships, university professor, etc.)
  • Attach a proof of excellent academic performance/transcript through recent university or institution records
  • Provide proof of medical and life insurance

➢ Only qualified applicants will be short-listed and notified for further screening and interview.

Thank you for your understanding.

Start date: 01 May 2024

Duration:  Six months

Duty Station:  Juba

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.

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