Apply: UNICEF Education Officer


Deadline: 09 March, 2024

Location: Somalia

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is seeking to fill the position of Education Officer.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.


  • Ensure education programme design, planning, monitoring, data analysis, and progress reporting in Galmudug
  • Contribute to the development and tracking of the Galmudug State Education Programme Rolling Work Plan (RWP)
  • Contribute to the development of an education programme emergency response plan for the south and central regions, with a particular focus on Galmudug
  • Engage in results monitoring, including data analysis and tracking the performance of the education programme within Galmudug State
  • Conduct effective and regular monitoring of the education projects implemented by UNICEF partners in Galmudug and provide regular weekly updates and monthly progress reports to the UNICEF CSR
  • Provide technical support to partners in Galmudug and build their capacity to ensure the quality and timely implementation of all projects in the region
  • Support the preparation and implementation of mid-year and end-year reviews
  • Facilitate all activities related to the implementation of the joint KfW-funded resilient programme
  • Contribute to strengthening cross-sectoral convergence and integration with other sections internally and externally with other UN agencies
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to collect, analyse, and share information on implementation issues
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews, and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow-up action by higher management and other stakeholders
  • Prepare draft inputs for programme/donor reporting
  • Undertake field visits and surveys and share information with stakeholders to assess progress and refer to relevant officials for resolution
  • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks, and potential problems for timely action to achieve results


  • University degree, preferably in Education or a related technical field relevant to UNICEF programmes
  • One year, minimum, of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education
  • Experience with project management and monitoring and evaluation (desirable)
  • Knowledge and field experience in UNICEF programmes or another UN agency, especially in complex emergency environments is an asset
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is an asset
  • Fluency in English and local language
  • Good written and oral presentation skills

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