Planning Specialist, P-3, LACRO, Panama City, Panama, #17330
hace 6 días

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Regional Chief of Programme & Planning, the Planning Specialist is accountable for quality assurance, oversight, and technical assistance in planning, implementation and reporting to 24 country offices in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

The position supports UNICEF LACRO and country offices to maintain high-quality planning process and products, while systematically strengthening how knowledge management, evidence-based programming and culture of learning are anchored in core established planning and review processes.

S / he will help lead the development, oversight and maintenance of digital workspaces for the regional office and promote and support the use of digital tools to improve online engagements and information sharing.

S / he will also contribute to improving the quality, availability, access and use of knowledge on children in the region.

The specialist will also coordinate Regional Office planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes, such as the preparation, implementation, and monitoring of the Regional Office Management Plan, Annual Management Plan and Regional Office Workplans, and the preparation of regional office report and analysis.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences with strong quantitative training.
  • At least five years of professional experience at the national and international levels in strategic planning and programming and M&E.
  • At least two years of dedicated experience on Knowledge Management.

  • Advanced skills and technical proficiency in SharePoint and other collaborative tools are required.
  • Proven skills in data visualization is required.
  • Exposure to UNICEF approaches to effective knowledge management and sharing is an asset.
  • Advanced skills relating to the development and management of digital knowledge platforms is required.
  • Exposure to planning processes is an asset.
  • Exposure to / knowledge of UNICEF or UN work (directly or as a partner) is an asset.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming preferred.
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) is required.
  • Fluency or proficiency in Spanish is considered an asset. Fluency in another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) will be an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate...

    UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

  • The UNICEF competencies required for this post are Formulating Strategies and Concepts (2); Analyzing (2); Planning and Organizing (3);
  • Persuading and Influencing (2).

    To view our competency framework, please visit here.

    Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

    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 a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

    UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

    Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

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