UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Evaluate
The Evaluation Specialist reports to the Senior Evaluation Specialist for general guidance and direction. The Evaluation Specialist provides technical and operational support to the Senior Evaluation Specialist to commission and manage evaluations, promote follow up and use the evaluation findings and recommendations, promote the evaluation function in the organizations, and manage human and financial resources. The Evaluation Specialist may also lead evaluation activities in these areas under the general supervision of the Senior Evaluation Specialist. The Evaluation Specialist will have responsibility for evaluations of UNICEF work in the area of children protection. For UNICEF, examples of the programme areas include violence against children, child marriage, social systems strengthening, and children on the move.
How can you make a difference?
The Evaluation Specialist is responsible for conducting these activities in accordance with UNICEF’s mission, guiding principles, standards, commitments and accountability framework as well as UNEG evaluation norms and standards.
1. Conduct and/or manage evaluations that are impartial, independent and credible and that meet professional standards.
2. Promote evaluations that are useful and ensure that evaluation findings and recommendations are followed up.
3. Promote the evaluation function in the organization.
4. Support innovation, knowledge management and capacity building.
The Evaluation Specialist will perform other related duties and assignments as and when required.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and core competencies in Builds and maintains partnerships, Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness, Drive to achieve results for impact, Innovates and embraces change, Manages ambiguity and complexity, Thinks and acts strategically, Works collaboratively with others, Nurtures, leads and manages people.
The functional competencies required for this post are:
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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
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 the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. 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 also the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries. As a global authority UNICEF is able to influence decision makers at the global level and turn the most innovative ideas into reality.