Social Protection Officer – NOB – TA



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, Justice

How can you make a difference?

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Support the government partners  (Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Action – MGCAS, National Institute of Social Action- INAS) on implementation of shock-responsive social protection (SRSP)  in geographical locations jointly prioritized with the government and other partners.
  • Support the government for strengthening shock-responsiveness of the national social protection system, working closely with other partners (UN, WB and donors)
  • Support prioritization of the most vulnerable (children, pregnant and lactating women, persons with disabilities) in SRSP
  • Support enhancement of beneficiary communication and case management of SRSP
  • Support documentation of lessons learnt of past experiences in SRSP supported by UNICEF (Kenneth, IDPs, Covid-19)
  • Ensure close coordination and communication with UNICEF staff in the field working on SRSP operationalization
  • Support preparation of timely submission of request and reports by partners

Any other tasks related to social protection implementation of SRSP

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

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant professional experience is required. Experience working in social protection in Mozambique is considered as a strong asset.Fluency in Portuguese and English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

To view our competency framework, please visit 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.


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

There will be no relocation package offered for this post. The successful candidate will be responsible for his/her own relocation and settlement in the city where the post is based.

There is a salary calculator tool for local staff through this link. Please run simulations for an estimate of monthly and annual salary based on the post’s level and location. When running the simulation, please select Mozambique (NEW) as the Duty Station.

Advertised: South Africa Standard Time
Deadline: South Africa Standard Time

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