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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNICEF - JPO, Social Policy Officer, Country Office Sudan


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Social Policy Officer, Karthoum, Sudan
Sector/Unit: Social Policy, Sudan Country Office
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the collection, analysis and user-friendly presentation of data on multidimensional and monetary child poverty.
  • Provide timely, regular data-driven analysis for effective prioritization, planning, and development; facilitates results-based management for planning, adjusting, and scaling-up specific social policy initiatives to reduce child poverty.  
  • Analyze the macroeconomic context and its impact on social development, emerging issues and social policy concerns.
  • Support the development of social protection policies, legislation and programmes with attention to increasing coverage of and impact on children.
  • Support strengthening of integrated social protection systems, providing technical support to partners to improve the design of cash transfers and child grants and improve linkages with other social protection interventions.
  • Support improved monitoring and research around social protection impact on child outcomes, and use of data and research findings for strengthening programme results.
  • Undertake budget analysis to inform UNICEF’s advocacy and technical assistance to Ministries of Finance, planning commissions and social sector ministries.
  • Support the identification of policy options for improved domestic financing of child-sensitive social protection interventions.
  • Undertake and build capacity of partners for improved monitoring and tracking of public expenditure.
  • Collaborate with central and local authorities to improve policies, planning, budgeting, consultation and accountability processes.
  • Collaborate with the central and local authorities to strengthen capacity on quality data collection.
  • Support correct and compelling use of data and evidence on the situation of children and coverage and impact of child focused services.  
  • Establish effective partnerships with the Government, bilateral and multilateral donors, NGOs, civil society and local leaders, the private sector, and other UN agencies.
  • Identify other critical partners, promote awareness and build capacity of partners, and actively facilitates effective collaboration within the UN family.
  • Help manage and coordinate technical support around child poverty, social protection, public finance and governance.
  • Support and contribute to effective and efficient planning, management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the country programme.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following fields: Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant field.


Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as a strong asset.
  • Background and/or familiarity with emergency is considered as a strong asset.


Key Competencies:

  • Fluency in English.  
  • Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.