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UNICEF is a Christian international relief and development agency working globally to end poverty and injuries and to restore hope in some of the world’s poorest communities. UNICEF have the vision to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. We operate in more than fifty countries around the world.

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How can you make a Difference: Under the overall guidance and direction of the Child Protection Specialist based at Mekelle the Child Protection Officer (GBViE), the incumbent will provide technical and management support to the Mekelle Field Office and Shire Sub Office and UNICEF-supported Implementing Partners (IP) on GBViE prevention, risk mitigation and response. This will include working closely with Child Protection (GBViE) specialists to develop, implement and manage the regional GBViE plan of action based on contextual needs assessments and emerging issues and will engage with UNICEF -led clusters, staff and partners to manage the effective implementation of the action plan. The position will ensure to strengthen local systems and capacities in alignment to UNICEF’s 2022-2025 Gender Action and Strategic Plans. The incumbent will work collaboratively with regional government and non-government partners as well as CSOs, UN agencies and the GBV AoR.

Closing Date: October26,  2022.

Position in Organization:

  • Child Protection Officer
  • Job no: 555993
  • Contract type: Temporary Appointment
  • Duty Station: Mekelle
  • Level: NO-2
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • Categories: Child Protection
  • Deadline: 26th Oct 2022


  • University degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, social work, international law, or another relevant field.


  • A minimum of two years of progressive professional experience in social development planning and management GBV-related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a conflict-affected context is an asset.
  • Relevant experience in program development in GBV or related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage

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Closing Date: October26,  2022.

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