Monday, January 30, 2012

Social Science Post Graduates required for UNICEF
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a leading world organization working for the rights of children. They work in 190 countries through country programmes and National Committees
Recruitment at: UNICEF 

Social Policy Specialist, Work location: Patna 
Private Sector Fundraising Assistant, Work location: New Delhi  

Job role

Social Policy Specialist

•    Collect, analyse, coordinate and direct the timely flow of relevant social, economic and political information and situation analysis of women and children and make recommendations necessary for policy and programme development in the relevant state/s.
•    Collaborate with relevant government departments, officials and other partners to identify interventions necessary for the improved planning, implementation and monitoring of assigned programme areas.
•    Support the implementation and assessment of national flagship programmes that are inclusive and perform efficiently; develop strategies which facilitate intersectoral convergence and effective use of human and financial resources within the state/s.
•    Track new and innovative trends in social policy and advocate/ disseminate new ideas with policy makers and other stakeholders. 
•    Assist in the development and implementation of research, monitoring and evaluation activities in the states with special attention to community based monitoring systems.
•    Participate and contribute to the State Management Team of the field Office, and to regular programme team meetings.  Participate and contribute to inter-state activities related to the areas of assignment and in relevant country office meetings.  Contribute relevant inputs to annual, donors and other reports and documents.
•    Establish and maintain regular professional contacts with government officials, other partners, including research and training institutions, through joint visits, consultations, meetings.  
•    Prepare project workplan, carry out requisitions on line in VISION as well as prepare periodic management reports on the project for review and decisions.

Private Sector Fundraising Assistant

•    Support the individual donor acquisition and retention and fulfillment process, query resolution and routine correspondence with donors. 
•    Responsible for timely and correct recording of donor details in Donor Perfect and its matching with VISION. Data Analysis from Donor Perfect & VISION. The objective will be to generate reports related to budgets, incomes and expenditure to facilitate better planning and monitoring. 
•    Coordinate with India Country Office (ICO) Finance, Credit Card Agencies, Banks to facilitate timely and correct one time/monthly debits from donor accounts.
•    Use VISION to facilitate Resource Mobilization (RM) funds transfers, payments and budget status.
•    Support PFP Specialist in drafting applications and reports as required by PFP Geneva. 


Social Policy Specialist
•    Advanced university degree in social sciences or development economics with course work or in one or more areas of UNICEF programming.
•    Five years of professional work experience related to programme planning, monitoring, and policy analysis with focus on social development and poverty alleviation.
•    Fluency in English and Hindi.  Knowledge of other relevant local language(s) an asset.

Private Sector Fundraising Assistant
•    Completion of secondary education
•    Six years of data management and analysis experience
•    Fluency in English required.  
•    Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.

Other skills and attributes
•    Excellent computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications. 
•    Thorough knowledge of standard software applications such as MS Office & Lotus Notes. 
•    Proven drafting ability and effective communication skills. 
•    Tact and courtesy in dealing with people. 
•    Ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural environment.

How to applyClick here to apply online

Click here to view details 

73 Lodi Estate
New Delhi - 110 003

Phone: (011) 2469-0401  

Application deadline: February 8, 2012

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