Chief Social Policy, P4, Bujumbura, Burundi, # 58683 FT

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  • Burundi
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

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UNICEF works in a number of the world’s hardest locations, to achieve the world’s most deprived youngsters. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential.

Throughout 190 nations and territories, we work for each youngster, in every single place, daily, to construct a greater world for everybody.

And we by no means surrender.

For each youngster, a champion

In Burundi, UNICEF has a really numerous portfolio of duties however all with the identical goal which is to help the Authorities and different stakeholders to meet youngsters’s financial, social, cultural, political, and civil rights. The UNICEF nation program in Burundi goals to enhance the lives of kids and girls within the following key areas: Little one and maternal well being, Vitamin, Schooling, Little one Safety, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Social Coverage and Advocacy, Adolescent empowerment and group resilience, and Humanitarian response.

How are you going to make a distinction?

The Chief, Social Coverage studies to the Deputy Consultant for common steering and course, and is chargeable for main, managing and supervising all phases of social coverage programming and associated advocacy from strategic planning and formulation to supply of concrete and sustainable outcomes. This contains programmes geared toward enhancing (a) public insurance policies to cut back youngster poverty; (b) social safety protection and influence on youngsters; (c) the transparency, adequacy, fairness and effectivity of child-focused public investments and monetary administration; and (d) governance, decentralization and accountability measures to extend public participation and the standard, fairness and protection of social providers. This encompasses each direct programme work with authorities and civil society companions in addition to linkages and assist to groups engaged on training, well being, youngster safety, water and sanitation, and HIV.

UNICEF Burundi began its new CPD for 2024-2027 and social coverage and social safety are a key pillar of it. There’s additionally an enormous deal with the early years with a prioritization if the primary 1000 days and work to drive the ECD agenda on the coverage stage in addition to on the operational stage (with a minimal package deal being began in areas of convergence).

Abstract of key features/accountabilities:

  1. Managerial management
  • Set up the part’s annual work plan with the social coverage crew. Set priorities and targets and monitor work progress to make sure outcomes are achieved in response to schedule and efficiency requirements.
  • Set up clear particular person efficiency targets, objectives and timelines; and supply well timed steering to allow the crew to carry out their duties responsibly and effectively. Plan and guarantee well timed efficiency administration and evaluation of the crew.
  • Supervise crew members by offering them with clear targets and objectives, course and steering to allow them to carry out their duties responsibly, successfully and effectively.
  1. Bettering information on youngster poverty & vulnerability for elevated use for coverage and programme motion
  • Oversees the gathering, evaluation and user-friendly presentation of information on multidimensional and financial youngster poverty, together with strengthening nationwide capability to gather routinely, report and use information for coverage decision-making.
  • Supplies well timed, common data-driven evaluation for efficient prioritization, planning, and improvement; facilitates results-based administration for planning, adjusting, and scaling-up particular social coverage initiatives to cut back youngster poverty. 
  • Analyzes the macroeconomic context and its influence on social improvement, rising points and social coverage considerations, in addition to implications for youngsters, and proposes and promotes acceptable responses in respect of such points and considerations, together with authorities useful resource allocation insurance policies and the impact of social welfare insurance policies on the rights of kids
  1. Strengthening social safety protection and influence for youngsters
  • Develops social safety insurance policies, laws and programmes with consideration to growing protection of and influence on youngsters, with particular consideration probably the most marginalized.  Identifies, generates and presents proof to assist this objective in collaboration with companions.
  • Promotes strengthening of built-in social safety techniques, offering technical assist to companions to enhance the design of money transfers and youngster grants and enhance linkages with different social safety interventions similar to medical health insurance, public works and social care providers in addition to complementary providers and intervention associated to vitamin, well being, training, water and sanitation, youngster safety and HIV.
  • Undertakes improved monitoring and analysis round social safety influence on youngster outcomes, and use of information and analysis findings for strengthening programme outcomes.
  1. Bettering use of public monetary sources for youngsters
  • Undertakes finances evaluation to tell UNICEF’s advocacy and technical help to Ministries of Finance, planning commissions and social sector ministries to enhance equitable allocations for important providers for youngsters.  Works with sector colleagues to construct capability to undertake costing and value effectiveness evaluation on precedence interventions to assist inform coverage choices on child-focused investments.
  • Identifies coverage choices for improved home financing of child-sensitive social safety interventions.
  • Undertakes and builds capability of companions for improved monitoring and monitoring of public expenditure to assist transparency, accountability and efficient monetary flows for important service supply, together with via assist to district stage planning, budgeting and public monetary administration in addition to facilitating group participation
  1. Strengthening capability of native governments to plan, finances, seek the advice of on and monitor child-focused social providers.
  • The place the nationwide decentralization processes are happening, collaborates with central and native authorities to enhance insurance policies, planning, budgeting, session and accountability processes in order that choices are child-focused and repair supply extra intently reply to the wants of native communities.
  • Collaborates with the central and native authorities to strengthen capability on high quality information assortment, evaluation for coverage improvement, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring of important social providers, with emphasis on group participation and accountability.

6.  Assist proof technology and strengthened advocacy and partnerships for child-sensitive social coverage

  • Oversees the proper and compelling use of information and proof on the scenario of kids and protection and influence of kid targeted providers – in assist of the social coverage programme and the nation programme general. 
  • Establishes efficient partnerships with the Authorities, bilateral and multilateral donors, NGOs, civil society and native leaders, the non-public sector, and different UN companies to assist sustained and proactive dedication to the Conference of the Rights of the Little one and to attain international UN agendas such because the Sustainable Improvement Targets. Contribute to the CO’s analysis agenda.
  • Identifies different important companions, promotes consciousness and builds capability of companions, and actively facilitates efficient collaboration throughout the UN household.

7.  UNICEF Programme Administration

  • Manages and coordinates technical assist round youngster poverty, social safety, public finance and governance making certain it’s effectively deliberate, monitored, and carried out in a well timed style in order to adequately assist scale-up and supply. Ensures danger evaluation and danger mitigation are embedded into general administration of the assist, in shut session with UNICEF programme sections, Cooperating Companions, and governments.
  • Ensures efficient and environment friendly planning, administration, coordination, monitoring and analysis of the nation programme. Ensures that the social planning mission enhances coverage dialogue, planning, supervision, technical recommendation, administration, coaching, analysis and assist; and that the monitoring and analysis element strengthens monitoring and analysis of the social sectors and gives assist to sectoral and decentralized data techniques.

To qualify as an advocate for each youngster you should have…

  • A sophisticated college diploma in one of many following fields is required: Economics, Public Coverage, Social Sciences, Worldwide Relations, Political Science, or one other related technical discipline.

  • A minimal of eight years of related skilled expertise is required.

  • Expertise working in a growing nation is taken into account as a robust asset; Background and/or familiarity with emergency is taken into account as a robust asset.

  • Fluency in French and English is required. Information of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese language, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset.

For each Little one, you reveal…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin every little thing we do and the way we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Constitution: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this submit are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (3) Drive to attain outcomes for influence (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with 8) Nurtures, leads and manages individuals

In the course of the recruitment course of, we take a look at candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize your self with our competency framework and its completely different ranges: competency framework here.

UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived youngsters and our international workforce should mirror the range of these youngsters. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender identification, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or every other private attribute.
We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental go away, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages using versatile working preparations.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is dedicated to selling the safety and safeguarding of all youngsters. 


UNICEF’s energetic dedication in direction of range and inclusion is important to ship one of the best outcomes for youngsters. For this place, eligible and appropriate feminine candidates and folks with incapacity are inspired to use.

UNICEF appointments are topic to medical clearance. Appointments are additionally topic to inoculation (vaccination) necessities, together with in opposition to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Do you have to be chosen for a place with UNICEF, you both should be inoculated as required or obtain a medical exemption from the related division of the UN. In any other case, the choice will probably be canceled.

All chosen candidates will endure rigorous reference and background checks and will probably be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules. Background checks will embody the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to supply further data to conduct a background verify.

Authorities workers who’re thought-about for employment with UNICEF are usually required to resign from their authorities earlier than taking on an task with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the suitable to withdraw a proposal of appointment, with out compensation, if needed inoculation necessities usually are not met, inside an affordable interval for any motive.

Solely shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of.


Marketed: 26 Mar 2024 South Africa Commonplace Time
Deadline: 09 Apr 2024 South Africa Commonplace Time

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