Organization : UNICEF
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Date : 31 Aug 2017
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Deadline : 13 / September / 2017
Are you ready to USE your TALENTS to make the world a better place for Children?
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Social Policy Officer (Public Finance)
Vacancy No. EAPRO/TCO-VA-2017/67
Job Level: NO-B
Duty Station: Thailand Country Office, Bangkok
Position No: New
Contract Type: Staff contract – initially 364 days with possibility of extension
Purpose of the Position
The staff member will be accountable for effective engagement in social policy dialogue with the government for programme development, using public finance management tools to advocate for increased public resource allocation and building national capacities for use of data in policy planning and implementation. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for coordination with high-level officials in government agencies responsible for the above-mentioned roles, technical support on budget analysis, costing and advocacy for equitable budget allocation and mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in domestic financing.
The staff member will be expected to play an important role among UNICEF Social Policy team in addressing gaps related to overall policy and budget and Public Financial Management (PFM) equity analysis, costing of models and knowledge generation for government counterparts and the Thailand Country Office, statistical system building, especially in the light of SDG monitoring, and building national capacity of national partners for doing quality statistical and data analysis.
1. Social policy dialogue and programme development
Provides professional assistance in UNICEF’s engagement in social policy dialogue and development with the Government, maintains constructive dialogue and partnerships between international and local stakeholders, especially the BOB and NESDB, to support the development of social policies and programs contributing to the progressive realization of children's rights and strengthening of implementation and monitoring mechanisms at all levels of society, and ensures that the services reach out in innovative, effective ways to those most vulnerable pockets of children and families that have been previously left out.
2. Monitoring state budget resources and costing for social sectors
3. Data collection, analysis and results-based approach
4. Advocacy and communication
Assists in promotion and raising awareness on children’s rights with both the general public and with policy makers, effective information dissemination, mass media campaign, special events, and other means, to ensure local buy-in, commitment, and continued relevance of UNICEF programming.
5. UNICEF Programme Management
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package under the UN system.
Please send application no later than 13 September 2017 to: <http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/506930?lApplicationSubSourceID=>
All UN including UNICEF candidates need to send an application letter together with Personal History (P-11) and Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs) of the last two years.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
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