UNICEF Moldova_Child Protection Officer, NO-B (TA, 364 days)_for Moldova nationals only.

Vacancy Number: UN22/02435

Application Deadline: 18 Apr 2022, 23:00 (GMT+2:00)
Application Extended deadline:
03 May 2022, 23:59 (GMT+2:00)
Application Extended deadline:
15 May 2022, 23:59 (GMT+2:00)
Application Extended deadline:
15 May 2022, 23:59 (GMT+2:00)
Type of Contract:N/A
Reference to the project: UNICEF Moldova
Expected Duration of Assignment:


UNICEF Moldova is seeking to hire a Child Protection Officer, NO-B to provide technical, financial and coordination support to the office's response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis. 

Qualifications and experience

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in Romanian, and working knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of Russian and another official UN language or other language relevant for Moldova is an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/550009/temporary-appointment-child-protection-officer-nob-364-days-chisinau-moldova-for-moldovan-nationals-only

Applications for this position must be received no later than 18 April 2022

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants from under-represented groups will be given priority in case of equal qualification. UNICEF is committed to reasonably accommodate the working environment for the persons with disabilities.

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.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.