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UN jobs in South Sudan – Social Protection Consultant

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5 Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree
Sudan, South

Brief details about UN jobs in South Sudan – Social Protection Consultant:

  • Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Juba
  • Grade: Consultancy – Consultant – Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Children’s rights (health and protection)
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2023-07-07


Information about the organization that has offered the UN jobs in South Sudan – Social Protection Consultant job:

UNICEF, or the United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations that donate humanitarian and developmental support to children over the world. It was originally initiated in 1946 to give emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries devastated by World War II. UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to defend the rights of every child, especially those who are vulnerable. Its activities include giving immunizations, disease prevention, and treatment for children and mothers with HIV, as well as strengthening childhood and maternal health. UNICEF relies wholly on voluntary contributions from governments and private donors.

Tasks of UN jobs in South Sudan – Social Protection Consultant:

  •  Establish strong linkages with social protection partners including the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to assure the holding of regular advocacy and sensitization programmes to help social protection stakeholders lobby for funds and other relevant support for the cause of social protection in the country.
  •  Map and recognize relevant donors and government-led programs from amongst those existing at national level to enable the establishment of future social protection programs for SSCO.
  •  Help SSCO in planning and implementing a Child Grant Programme
  •  In close cooperation with the Social Policy Specialist, work on social protection related activities with colleagues in the other UNICEF South Sudan Programmes
  • Produce a comprehensive Strategy Document on the growth of a child sensitive Social Protection Policy for South Sudan
  •  Develop the building blocks for the performance of a pilot child support programme with focus on Standard Operating Procedures on the implementation, payment reconciliation plan, and lessons learned thorough operational research, implementation experience and programme monitoring
  •  Complete the SSCO Cash Strategy.


Qualifications of UN jobs in South Sudan – Social Protection Consultant:

  •  Master’s degree in Social Science, preferably in Social Protection or in a connected field.
  •  5 years background in the Social Protection space with concentration on child grant and related social protection schemes.
  •  Additional 3 years of appropriate experience in lieu of a master’s degree.
  •  Strong oral and written communication skills.
  •  Willingness to travel and work in major environments.
  •  Outstanding written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of local language (Arabic) of the country is considered as an asset.


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