Reports Officer, P2, Temporary Appointment (six months), #00120570, Dhaka, Bangladesh #552079 (Not for Bangladeshi Nationals)

UN Children's Fund

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.

With UNICEF Bangladesh you are at the center of the change you want to see.

In one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices in the world, you will be working with dynamic colleagues who have helped deliver remarkable results for children: Net enrolment in primary education rose from 61 per cent in 1987 to 98 per cent in 2019. Stunting fell from 42 per cent in 2013 to 28 per cent in 2019. Fully vaccinated children increased from 52 per cent in 2001 to 84 per cent in 2019.

Join us as we go the next mile for the nearly 60 million children in Bangladesh, including half a million Rohingya refugee children.

In a country undergoing rapid economic and demographic transition, be part of tackling malnutrition and stagnant wasting. Help protect children from child marriage, child labour and violence. Support the country to invest more in health and education, and to extend safe water to the children who are furthest left behind.

For every child, opportunity

How can you make a difference?

Purpose for the job:

The Reports officer is responsible for support to overall resource mobilization activities and leading on ensuring quality donor contract management and reporting, in close coordination with the programme teams. This includes: coordination of fundraising efforts; lead in coordinating and ensuring quality and timely submission of donor reports for the Country Programme, and provide support in reviewing and editing donor proposals and reports; development and maintenance of information systems, including tracking of the funding pipeline, trends and gaps. This role also ensures the timely preparation and dissemination of briefing documents and reports in support of the UNICEF mission in the country.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  1. Update and maintain information on all donor and programme reporting requirements and templates.
  2. Work with relevant sections and field offices in the preparation of high quality concept notes, funding proposals and donor reports by standardizing formats, contents and ensuring adherence to donor requirements.
  3. In close collaboration with the External Communications section, ensure that the necessary visibility requirements are communicated
  4. Support sections on the submission of grant extensions and programme changes requests to donors.
  5. In close collaboration with the Budget Unit, monitor funds utilization, grant expiry, etc
  6. Mainitaing up to date the donor pipeline tracking sheet
  7. Conduct research and maintain up-to-date information on donors for UNICEF BCO’s advocacy and resource mobilization information and use.
  8. Coordinate donor engagements
  9. Provide training and technical assistance

For details please see attached TOR: TOR – Reports officer P2 TA.docx

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

University Degree in Social Science, Public Relations, International Affairs or any other related field

At least 2 years relevant work experience with the above field.

Work experience in reporting and/or writing/editing, preferably related to resource mobilization.

Demonstrated experience in coordination and strong writing skills.

Proficient in use of MS Word, Publisher, Excel and other related software packages.

Exposure to emergency programming preferred.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (I)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (I)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (I)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (I)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (I)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (I)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (I)

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

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 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.

Remarks:

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.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

*UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

*Internal candidates may be given preference over external candidates. The term “Internal” refers to all staff members with fixed term, continuing or permanent appointments.

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

*The complete vacancy announcements can be reviewed via UNICEF Careers website at https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/listing/

Advertised: 15 Jun 2022 Bangladesh Standard Time Deadline: 30 Jun 2022 Bangladesh Standard Time

How to apply

The complete vacancy announcements can be reviewed via UNICEF Careers website at https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/listing/. Please apply through the same portal.