SOCIAL POLICY OFFICER (Finance for Children)

Lima | Peru

SOCIAL POLICY OFFICER (Finance for Children)

PERU

Position Title: SOCIAL POLICY OFFICER (Finance for Children)

Country: Peru

Job Level: NOA

Case No. PER17010

If you are a committed, creative professional, National of Peru, and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like you to apply to become a part of our organization.

Purpose of the Position

Social Policy and Finance for Children will address actions related to political advocacy and technical assistance with political actors and state officials nationwide and at sub-national levels (regional and local), as well as civil society organizations, to generate information and evidence about the public budget allocated to children and adolescents. This task will include actions for promoting the use of information and decision making to prioritize the allocation of public resources to children and adolescents, making it more efficient in order to help reduce inequities.

Key expected results

  • Improving data on child poverty & vulnerability and increased use for policy and programme action
  • Strengthening social protection coverage and impact for children
  • Improving data collection, analysis, knowledge generation and dissemination and advocacy regarding public finance for children
  • Improving use of public financial resources for children
  • Strengthening capacity of local governments to plan, budget, consult on and monitor child-focused social services
  • Strengthening advocacy and partnerships for child-sensitive budget and social policy
  • UNICEF Programme Management
  • Candidate profile:

  • University degree in Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or other relevant discipline.
  • One year of progressively responsible relevant professional work experience is required.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization or national level development assistance an asset. Background/familiarity with emergency situations. Experience with addressing gender disparities.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and spoken.
  • Strong commitment to UNICEF's mission and mandate.
  • National of Peru. This is a National Officer local post in Peru and it is opened to receive only candidates with Peruvian nationality.
  • Last date for receiving applications is 1° December 2016

    Unicef is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds (particularly indigenous people), as well as persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501452

    Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
    Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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    • Organization: UNICEF
    • Location: Lima | Peru
    • Grade: Junior
    • Occupational Groups:
      • Social studies
      • Social studies
      • Social studies
      • Finance and Banking
      • Finance and Banking
      • Administrative support
      • Administrative support
      • Children's rights (health and protection)
      • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Closing Date: 2016-12-01

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