UN Jobs in Kenya - UNICEF

HR Assistant

Responsibilities

·         Maintains statistics and runs reports from different systems, such as ACHIEVE reports, staff data, gender for all categories of staff, geographical distribution, and recruitment. Maintains data on completion of mandatory training courses, updates progress report on group and individual training.
·         Assist in the recruitment process: drafts requisitions in TMS based on the JDs, contact shortlisted candidates for written test and interviews and administer these. Sends regret letters to unsuccessful candidates.
·         Drafts HR letters for banks, security service, etc., for newcomers, and non-standard HR certificates.
·         Maintains personal files, both hard copy and electronical (OSF).
·         Serves as back up for leave and vendor management.
·         Management of Appendix D cases; ASHI enrollment, override, interface with retirees.
·         UNLP issuance, renewal and cancellation.
·         Performs other duties as required

Qualifications

·         Completion of secondary education. Training in Human resources field is desirable.
·         Four years of experience in clerical and/or administrative work, preferably in HR area.
·         Excellent computer skills
·         Strong customer orientation
·         Fluency in English
·         Integrity
·         Communication
·         Working with People
·         Drive for Results
How to Apply
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Partnerships Officer

Responsibilities

·         Provides support to new partnerships and resource mobilization, working with UNICEF colleagues to identify partnership and resource mobilization needs and provide information to broker resource mobilization agreements to meet those needs. Receives and screens inquiries from potential collaborators and facilitates communication with appropriate UNICEF staff. Scans and scouts external environment within designated partnership area for opportunities and risks and shares information in a timely fashion with relevant UNICEF staff. Provides logistical and programmatic support to senior management and other UNICEF staff in corporate engagement and interaction with assigned partners.
·         Develops and maintains deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders, managing a database of key contacts and to UNICEF’s base of knowledge on partnership and resource mobilization. Expands UNICEF’s network of key interlocutors to build stronger relationships between UNICEF and governments, other key-decision makers, regional development institutions, foundations, the private sector, international financial institutions and/or relevant constituencies.
·         Supports the implementation of partnership engagement and resource mobilization plans.
Acts as focal point for COs in the identification and pursuit of opportunities for outreach, engagement, policy influence and collaboration, including on how to anticipate and respond to partners’ concerns and priorities, ensure that UNICEF’s interests, perspectives, and knowledge are taken into account in relevant policy and institutional processes, and ensure that they are fully aware of UNICEF’s perspectives, policies, priorities and capabilities.
·         Contributes to the development of new partnership and resource mobilization practices and approaches by formulating recommendations for action based on on-going monitoring, analyzing current trends within designated partners and formulating recommendations for strategy approaches and message development.

Qualifications

·         An Advanced university in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related field.*
·         A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
·         At least two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience in external relations, liaison and/or any resource-mobilization related activities, preferably in an international organization is required.
·         Experience in Africa a plus.
·         Fluency in English is required with knowledge of another UN language considered as an asset.
How to Apply
Qualified candidate to apply here

ICT Officer

Responsibilities

·         Strategic planning support : Coordinate various activities for the development of regional and country office innovation strategy, support work planning, bimonthly, annual reports and monitoring of results for the T4D initiatives in the region
·         Project Support : Responsible for supporting Country Offices with RapidPro scale up and other T4D projects in the ESA region, prepare regular progress and project deployment reports, coordinate project meetings and workshops, provide support towards RFP, LTA and contracting processes, and coordinate with external suppliers
·         Knowledge Management : Ensure that innovations knowledge base is up to date including research, analysis documents and reports, moderate user forums and webinars, manage content and user activity on the Rapid
·         Pro community website – including outreach to users
·         Capacity building and training : Prepare one-pagers and presentation materials for various tools including RapidPro remote orientations and on-site workshops, hold remote orientations and demonstrations on RapidPro to the Country Offices and partners, facilitate workshops together with UNICEF programs and partners, introducing RapidPro and developing real-time monitoring solutions

Qualifications

·         Advanced university degree in Information Systems Management, Computer Science, International Affairs, International Relations, International Development, Business Management, or related practical experience.
·         A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree*
·         Minimum two years’ experience managing, designing and implementing solutions for large-scale technical projects, including supervising engineers and software developers, responsibility for budgets, contracts and procurement, etc.
·         Experience with technology related projects in a development context and/or the UN. Proven skills in training, management, and strategic thinking. Proven ability to conceptualize, plan, and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills
·         Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
How to Apply
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Child Health Protection Officer

Responsibilities

·         Coordinate, plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results in health programs.
·         Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
·         Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
·         Actively monitor programs/projects to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
·         Plan, monitor certify disbursements and control the optimum/appropriate use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures, donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity and ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
·         Prepare mandated and key program/project reports for donors and other partners to keep them informed program progress.

Qualifications

·         An Advanced University Degree in public health/nutrition, paediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
·         A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in public health/nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level some of which preferably in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in health/nutrition program/project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset.
·         Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
·         Leading and supervising (I)
·         Formulating strategies and concepts (II)
·         Analyzing (III)
·         Relating and networking (II)
·         Deciding and Initiating action (II)
·         Applying technical expertise (III)
How to Apply
Qualified candidate to apply here

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