Child Protection Officer - Tenders Global

Child Protection Officer

United Nations Children's Fund




Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Manager (MRM/CAAC/GBV) and dot line with the chief of section, you will work in close collaboration with the P3 Child Protection Specialist (CAAC/MRM). You will contribute to implementing the MRM and support UNICEF in achieving its role under the CAAC-mandate, including as co-chair of the CTFMR. You will document and analyze trends of grave violations in Sudan and contribute to the evidence base needed to create a protective environment for children free from violence through advocacy, dialogue, and response. You will manage the information management component of the MRM (MRMIMS+), as well as supporting the rollout of PRIMERO case management information system, and data collection from field offices, such as through UNICEF CP 5Ws.

You will additionally contribute to the achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Support to programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  •  Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Database management (MRMIMS+) and analysis, including data entry, quality check, extracting reports and data analysis
  • Support Child Protection Information Management

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


  • A university degree in computer science, knowledge management, international development, human rights, international law or related field is required

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in humanitarian and development information management or research and data analysis,
  • Work experience with the UN system and/or INGO is an asset.
  • Previous humanitarian child protection experience in fragile and conflict-affected countries is required.
  • Solid understanding of, and previous experience with, the UNSC 1612 Monitoring and Reporting Mechanisms on Grave Violations against children is required.
  • Proven track record of implementing trainings considered an asset.

Language Requirements: 

  • Fluency in English is required; with proficiency in Arabic considered a strong advantage. Knowledge of another official UN language (Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset





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