Unicef recruitment 2019

Programme Assistant Job at UNICEF

UNICEF Nigeria is currently recruiting suitable and qualified candidates to fill the role of a Programme Assistant in the organization

Organization Description

UNICEF is an organization that currently works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of
every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families with the sole belief that all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.


UNICEF’s commitment to children remains as strong as ever despite the complexities of our world, working day-in-day-out, in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the children who are most at risk and most in need.
Delivering results for every child is UNICEF’s driving force.

There are millions of children are trapped in cycles of poverty and violence especially the challenges facing the world’s poor and isolated children our efforts is to realize the rights of every child and break the cycle of poverty and inequity around the world.

UNICEF staffers fight for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster and conflicts, and equality.

Why work with UNICEF?

With more than 13,000 staff work with UNICEF, with approximately 85 per located in the field in 190 countries. Seven regional offices and over 124 country offices worldwide, 34 national committees, a research centre in
Florence, a supply division in Copenhagen, a shared services centre in Budapest and offices in Berlin, Brussels, Seoul and Tokyo, and UNICEF headquarters in New York and Geneva work on helping children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence.

We employ committed professional to work in our five focus areas: Child Survival and Development, Basic Education and Gender Equality, HIV/AIDS, Child Protection and Policy Advocacy and Partnerships. We also employ staff with expertise in administration and finance, human resources, information technology, supply and logistics as well as external relations and communication.

UNICEF’s presence in humanitarian crises means that we also seek experts in emergency preparedness and response


Job Title: Programme Assistant, GS-5,

Job ID: PSA904303

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria #111781,527360,

Job Type: Temporary Appointment

Job no: 527360
Work type: Temporary Appointment
Location: Nigeria
Categories: Communication for Development (C4D)

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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.

View our competency framework at


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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close: W. Central Africa Standard Time

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