|Child Protection Officer||Nat. Specialist||UNICEF||Mozambique|
Expected Starting Date
12 months with possiblity of extension
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
Under the general leadership of the Chief of Child Protection and direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF Mozambique (VAC, Child Marriage), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social science, social work, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.
A minimum of three to three years of professional experience in project management of social or community development; provision of technical assistance for service delivery, to government and/or civil society organizations in Mozambique; knowledge and experience in implementation of national legislation pertaining to children and sound knowledge of Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health, (ASRH), Violence against Children (VAC), Gender based Violence (GBV) including child marriage and other harmful practices in Mozambique is a requirement.
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
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