Emergency Manager P4 Job VacancyAddis Ababa Ethiopia


Organization: Unicef Education Sector Plan Advisor Consultancy, Funafuti, Tuvalu

Deadline: 04 Oct 2023 E. Africa Standard Time | Emergency Manager P4 Job Vacancy Addis Ababa Ethiopia | UNICEF

  • Job no: 566072
  • Temporary Appointment: Type of Contract (6 months)
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: P-4
  • Place: Ethiopia
  • Groups: Emergency


Goal of the Position

  • Support UNICEF’s emergency response coordination in times of public health crisis and other emergencies.
  • oversee all field programme activities and many areas of office-based humanitarian issues and field programme operations.
  • As needed, lend expertise to the formulation of policies and strategies, fundraising, and external involvement.

Tasks and Accountabilities

The role will support the coordination of UNICEF’s emergency response in public health crises and other emergency situations, generally under the direction of the Chief of Field Operations and Emergency. Additionally, it entails managing all field programme activities as well as coordinating a variety of office-wide humanitarian issues and field programme operations. Additionally, when needed, the job will offer expertise in the creation of policies and strategies as well as in fundraising and external engagement.


  • Take part in a speedy needs assessment with the assistance of the authorities and other humanitarians.
  • In close coordination with governmental, UN, and NGO partners and in accordance with the Core Commitments for Children (CCCs), take the lead on the creation of emergency strategies and response plans at the national and local levels.
  • Participate in the resource mobilization and administration of emergency programs, notably in the creation of concept notes, donor reports, scenario analyses, situation reports, and indicator tracking related to emergency management in accordance with UNICEF’s guidelines within the
  • Work with sectoral and cross-sectoral emergency focal points to make sure that sectoral programs are consistent, in line with UNICEF’s country program and CCCs, and in accordance with emergency protocols in all affected regions.
  • Analyze the situation constantly, set intervention priorities, and note any adjustments that could be needed to scale back or expand emergency operations.
  • Work with partners to improve humanitarian access, child rights realization, monitoring of violations, staff security, and human security challenges within the organizational framework.
  • control the distribution of managerial field-based coaching, mentoring, and advice to response teams. The incumbent could occasionally be responsible with managing and leading teams that work in the field.
  • Work on a mobile basis, making frequent field trips to evaluate, oversee, and guide advancement.

If you want to be an advocate for every child, you’ll need…

  • a Master’s or higher-level university degree in public health, humanitarian affairs, public administration/public policy, or a technical field that is related to these fields.
  • Eight [8] years at the very least of relevant professional experience, both nationally and internationally. An asset is previous field-level emergency preparedness and response experience, especially with UNICEF.
  • Work experience in a developing country and/or acquaintance with emergencies are regarded as assets.
  • English proficiency is necessary. It is advantageous to have knowledge of a local language or another official UN language, such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish.
  • You provide each child a good example of…

Core Principles:

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability
  • Sustainability

Principal Competencies

  • Self-awareness and ethical awareness are displayed (2).
  • Collaboration with Others in the Workplace (2)
  • Forms and Keeps Partnerships (2)
  • Invents and Accepts Change (2)
  • Considers and Takes Strategic Actions (2)
  • Drive to produce significant results (2)
  • controls complexity and ambiguity (2)

We put candidates through tests during the hiring process using the competency framework. Learn about our competency framework and its various levels here: competency framework.


Medical clearance is required for UNICEF employment. For IP posts, the issuing of a visa by the host nation of the duty station is necessary. UNICEF will help with this. The obligation for immunization (vaccination), including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid), applies to appointments as well. Normally, government personnel who are being considered for employment with UNICEF must resign from their government in order to accept a position with UNICEF. If a visa, medical clearance, or required immunizations cannot be obtained within a reasonable amount of time for whatever reason, UNICEF retains the right to revoke an offer of employment without pay.

Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted and moved on to the next phase of the hiring process.

Applying for a temporary appointment that is dedicated to L3 (or L2) Response, eligible UNICEF International Professional (IP) Staff Members on fixed-term, continuous, or permanent contracts may be able to keep a lien and their fixed-term entitlements. Depending on the state of their station and their current tour of duty, the terms of the temporary assignment will change, and relocation privileges may be restricted in accordance with the applicable policies.

Emergency Manager P4 Job Vacancy Addis Ababa Ethiopia


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