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Purpose for Education Officer Post # 107772
Under the supervision of the Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programmes / projects, including Alternate Learning Programme (ALP) / Non-
Formal Education (NFE) Policy development, ALP Curriculum development, implementation of curriculum development framework for ALP at Primary and Elementary levels, training of education managers and teachers on Early Childhood Education (ECE), School Safety and ALP within the Rolling Work Plan 2018-
19 from development, planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks.
Purpose for Education Officer Post # 107771
Under the supervision of the Education Specialist, the Education Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for education programmes / projects, including the achievement of following outputs reflected in the approved Rolling Work Plan 2018-
19 for the newly merged districts of KP in the context of the 25th Constitutional Amendment and through the accelerated extension of the activities and programs of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary & Secondary Education Department (E&SED) in the newly merged Tribal Districts.
How can you make a difference?
Within the delegated authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent for each of the positions will be accountable for following duties :
Support to program development and planning
of-school children (OOSC), ALPs and gender. Research and report on development trends and (economic, social, health etc.) data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing / administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials / documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
level intervention and / or decision, related to OOSC, ALPs and gender. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and / or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
Report on critical issues / findings to ensure timely resolution by management / stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
Technical and operational support to program implementation
Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results, related to OOSC, ECE, ALP and School Safety.
Networking and partnership building
Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings / events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners / colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of education programs / projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Posts shall be based in Education section, Peshawar, Pakistan Country Office with frequent travel to the field.
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are as under :
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has recently become the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.
UNICEF’s commitment to EDGE reaffirms our pledge to gender equality and inclusion all UNICEF staff worldwide.
This certification recognizes UNICEF’s commitment to achieving significant milestones in gender equality for all its staff, including strong gender balance at all levels of the organization, pay equity, a solid framework of policies and practices, and an inclusive workplace culture.
UNICEF’s most important asset is our staff all of our staff. Gender diversity and equal opportunities for men and women is not only a matter of rights.
It makes us more effective as an organization. Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF Executive Director.
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Opening Date Thu Sep 13 2018 00 : 00 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT) Pakistan Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Sep 26 2018 14 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT)