Call for Application – Gender Technical Support at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Key Activities/deliverables: 

  • Support country offices in their implementation of gender responsive strategies to overcoming barriers in zero dose communities, by developing adapted training material for frontline service providers across Country Offices.
  • Quality assurance and support to Country Offices by sharing progress updates, lessons learned and key insights from and with MENARO and Country Offices.
  • Knowledge management in terms of organizing a webinar presentation on best practices with COs and develop a summary report.

Work Assignment Overview

  • Review Gender barriers to Immunization report to identify
  • entry points to prioritised per country recommendations.
  • Desk review of UNICEF Global, Regional and County level training material, including existing country or regional level initiatives (ongoing and planned) which can integrated
  • gender specific trainings.
  • Develop adapted material in collaboration with concerned
  • Country Offices informed by key frontline providers strength and weaknesses to support system strengthening, building on the gender barriers to immunization study.
  • Support Country Offices to adopt existing training packages and develop plans for training
  • Support Country Offices with implementing the trainings 

Objective 2:Consultative webinars (2 per country) | 20 days 

  • Quality assurance and support to Country offices 
  • Share progress updates monthly on lessons learned and key insights from and with Country Offices  

Objective 3:Knowledge management andreporting |  10 days

  • Organize a webinar presentation on the results and compiled lessons learned with COs and summary report 
  • Prepare a final written summary report with best practiceshighlighted

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

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Public Health or Health and immunization specialization
    *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree. 
  • A minimum of 5 of relevant professional experience in Health/Immunizaiton and development programmes.
  • Proven gender expertise in relation to health systems and health behaviours, attitudes and practices
  • Solid technical knowledge of gender and immunizaiton curricula, tools and resources.
  • Demonstrated experience with programme design, development and implementation, monitoring and evaluation using both quantitative and qualitative techniques.
  • An excellent command of the English language both written and oral. Arabic and French are additional assets.

Personal/organisational Competencies…

  • A high level of organisational and coordination skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to produce quality work within a deadline and under pressure.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Motivated and has the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Interest in social and electronic media, networking and developing communications.

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