Child Protection Officer, Tunis, Tunisia

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund

Country: Tunisia

City: Tunis

Office: UNICEF in Tunis

Closing date: Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Job no: 504070


Position type: Fixed Term Staff


Location: Tunisia


Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)


School/Unit: Tunisia


Department/Office: Tunis, Tunisia


Categories: Child Protection


If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


How can you make a difference?


The Child Protection Officer reports to the Child Protection Specialist for supervision. The Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for child protection programs/projects within the Country Program from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate program development, implementation, program progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting.


Support to program development and planning

Program management, monitoring and delivery of results

Technical and operational support to program implementation

Networking and partnership building

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

To qualify as a champion, for every child you will have


A University Degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, education, health, international law or other social science field is required.

A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international and/or in a developing country is required.

Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development and management in an NGO, UN system agency or organization is an asset.

Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.

Fluency in French and knowledge of the local language is required.

English knowledge is an asset


Job posted on 19 May 2017.

Please mention Human Rights Jobs while applying for this position.


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