Education Specialist (Education Development Fund), (P3), Harare, Zimbabwe

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Education Specialist (Education Development Fund), (P3), Harare, Zimbabwe



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, q uality Education!


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.


For more information about UNICEF Zimbabwe please click here


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https://www.unicef.org/zimbabwe/work-us


How can you make a difference?


A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen within UNICEF Zimbabwe's Education Section, for a passionate and committed Education Specialist (Education Development Fund) P3 level position.


Under the guidance and general supervision of the Chief, Education (P5), the Education Specialist (Education Development Fund) P3 supports the development and preparation of the Education (or a sector of) programmes and is responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting the progress of education programmes/projects including managing the Education Development Fund (EDF) within the country programme. The Education Specialist (EDF) provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of results on education programmes/projects including EDF programme to improve learning outcomes and equitable and inclusive education, especially for children who are marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded in society.


The Education Specialist (EDF) contributes to achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), as well as UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance, and accountability framework.


Summary Of Key Functions/accountabilities

  • Support to programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Please refer to the attached job description for more information Education Specialist (EDF) P3_JD.pdf


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

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Education, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education 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 (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...

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People
  • 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.

To apply

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