Programme Specialist

United Nations Children's Fund




This place requires constant and protracted effort over very long time to attain the specified outcomes when it comes to enabling employment alternatives for younger folks. For the reason that outcomes of the issue as deeply rooted as unemployment within the nation can solely be fructified in the long run, it is going to require the incumbent to be engaged in scalable fashions and strategic partnerships. To realize the scalability to ‘100 million younger folks related with employment alternatives by 2030’ (Technology Limitless’s Aim), the incumbent wants to have the ability to forge and keep partnerships on the highest degree with authorities in addition to corporates. On the identical time, the incumbent shall be anticipated to be taught diplomatic communication and negotiation expertise to determine and keep trusted partnerships for achievement of aims and develop working relationship with them.

Technical steering and assist:

  • Help co-creation and validation of options with present stakeholders and potential answer suppliers.
  • Determine new companions and stakeholders in employment ecosystem that align with YuWaah’s technique and assist them with partnership alternatives
  • In cooperation with key stakeholders (YuWaah Secretariat, UNICEF ICO groups, authorities, non-public, CSO companions and younger folks) and in accordance with YuWaah Idea of Change, develop technique and implementation plans
  • Put together annual workplan and finances for thematic space “Financial Alternatives for younger folks” and observe fund wants and utilization
  • Present technical steering for figuring out key partnerships alternatives for “Aspirational financial alternatives for younger folks”
  • Draft coverage papers, briefs and different strategic supplies for YuWaah advocacy functions
  • Help YuWaah India companions in perspective-building on “Aspirational financial alternatives for younger folks”
  • Contribute to the event and implementation of insurance policies to make sure optimum effectivity and efficacy
  • Operationalization of the taskforce, together with assist to the finalization of membership and distribution of roles and tasks
  • Monitor key partnerships to entry progress, determine bottlenecks, downside clear up and co-create new concepts and initiatives
  • Present oversight to enablement of financial alternatives via YuWaah digital aggregator platform and YuWaah expertise platform
  • Plan and contribute to scaling up of pilots for financial alternatives that have been initiated within the first yr with assist from companions
  • Present technical and operational assist all through all phases of programming processes and to make sure integration, coherence and harmonization of programmes/initiatives with different UNICEF sectors and achievement of outcomes as deliberate and allotted.
  • Take part in monitoring and analysis workout routines, programme critiques and annual critiques with the federal government and different counterparts to evaluate progress and to find out required motion/interventions to attain outcomes.

Partnerships and Networking:

  • Help growth of programmatic and strategic relationships with present and potential companions together with the state authorities, non-public sector, NGOs/CSOs, business aggregators, younger folks, different companions to optimize their contribution to YuWaah and to strengthen cooperation to attain sustainable and broad outcomes on YuWaah programmes.
  • Help enhancing relationships with present and potential contributors for catalytic funding and with non-traditional companions, together with on progressive financing modalities and leverage financing
  • Coordinate info alternate and synergies between flagship initiatives of hyper native job connects, apprenticeships, youth entrepreneurship inside YuWaah companions
  • Actively monitor key partnerships via discipline visits, surveys and/or alternate of knowledge with companions/stakeholders to evaluate progress, determine bottlenecks and potential issues and take well timed choices to resolve points and/or consult with related crew members for well timed decision.
  • Put together common/mandated studies for administration and YuWaah companions to maintain them knowledgeable of partnership progress.
  • Set up massive scale consultations by convening numerous private and non-private companions collectively on a discussion board to tell coverage suggestions and convey the voices of younger folks to the centre


  • Apply/introduce progressive approaches to reinforce alternatives of hyper native job connects, apprenticeships, youth entrepreneurship for younger folks, for the supply of concrete and sustainable outcomes
  • Analysis and counsel on greatest worldwide practices to be explored for attainable adaption in India
  • Plan and conduct joint analysis research with authorities and personal companions to grasp future employment ecosystem within the nation and assist stakeholders with knowledgeable resolution making
  • Draft coverage papers with assist from companions and main gamers within the ecosystem and align with related ministries for advocacy
  • In alignment with YuWaah’s core rules, interact intently with younger folks and YPAT community to imbibe youth centrality in all of the work associated to financial alternatives
  • In alignment with UNICEF and YuWaah’s core rules, construct technique and interact intently with companions to incorporate marginalized youths and allow alternatives for them

Advocacy & Communications and Information Administration:

  • Help in drafting of public advocacy supplies, human curiosity tales, social media materials as relevant.
  • Help growth of classes discovered, overview of profitable and unsuccessful experiences and share observations/findings in order that greatest practices profit YuWaah’s implementation and technique


  • An Superior College diploma in social science or related discipline
  • Not less than 5 years of progressively accountable skilled work expertise at nationwide and / or worldwide ranges in programme/venture planning and implementation, with a specific emphasis on livelihood enhancement, employment connects, entrepreneurship promotion.


  • A minimal of 05 years of expertise in designing, planning, organising, and conducting combined technique evaluations and in addition conducting strong monitoring.
  • Robust expertise in managing analysis and evaluations (creating a plan/phrases of reference and schedule, assigning duties, guaranteeing milestones are met on a well timed foundation, guaranteeing venture prices are inside and accepted finances, and guaranteeing that aims are adequately addressed) is obligatory
  • Confirmed expertise in establishing monitoring processes is obligatory
  • Growing nation work and/or discipline expertise is an asset
  • Confirmed expertise in coordinating to develop and handle a MIS system is most well-liked
  • Demonstrated skill to provide top quality analysis studies; a strong publication report in peer-reviewed journals is strongly most well-liked. A writing pattern completely authored by the candidate to be included within the utility.
  • Expertise in training, expertise/employment adolescent/youth growth and engagement is most well-liked
  • Expertise with working with UN companies, worldwide donors and comparable organisations is most well-liked


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





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