Child Protection Officer

United Nations Children's Fund

Khartoum, Sudan

How can you make a difference?

Key function, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

  • Support systematic and comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of programme partners, to track and manage Joint Programme information and indicators;
  • In the context of the annual M&E plans, support coordination of efforts to monitor and report on the implementation and performance of the Country Program and the Joint Programme to ensure that UNICEF’s contribution to the achievement of outcomes is well documented;
  • Participate in the CO and joint planning processes to ensure identification of sound interventions and performance measures together with baselines and targets;
  • Share and provide guidance through facilitation of formal and on job trainings for implementing partners on monitoring, evaluation and reporting in the context of UNICEF results-based management procedures and guidelines;
  • Undertake robust financial and technical monitoring for the FGM/C Joint Programme interventions (at national, state and community levels) with special emphasis on the outputs;
  • Produce evidence-based progress reports and donors reports as required, working closely with Joint Programme partners to follow up inputs;
  • Participate in the development and documentation of best practices and success stories for evidence building and information sharing;
  • Collaborate closely with the Child Protection social norms team, Joint Programme UN partners (UNFPA) to enhance alignment with planning, monitoring and reporting tools;
  • Support the development of a knowledge base within and beyond the Joint Programme, and assist in the use of knowledge, research and evaluation findings for evidence-based programming.;
  • Conduct capacity assessments and selection of partners to implement projects at national and state levels and compile relevant documentation for the whole process;
  • Perform any other task as may be required by the direct supervisor or the UNICEF Chief of Child Protection.

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

  • University degree in social sciences, anthropology, community development or other relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience in FGM/C, community development, gender equality, child protection or women’s empowerment;
  • Experience working in an emergency development context is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic are required