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UNICEF Jobs in Nigeria 2020 – This is a career guide and available vacancies at Unicef. Here is how to apply.

Trending NGO Jobs December 2020

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United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund which currently goes by the name United Nations Children’s Fund; is an organ of the United Nations.

The functions of UNICEF as enshrined includes the nurturing and catering of children, educationally and materially.

As an Inter Governmental organizations, (IGO) UNICEF was born out of the need to equip children who are at disadvantages to the basic life amenities.

Founded in 1946, UNICEF is seen in war torn nations and developing countries where their presence are the most needed.

UNICEF Core Values – “Care, Integrity, Trust, Respect, and Accountability.

UNICEF Jobs in Nigeria 2020

Working with UNICEF is not just about an employment but the protection of the child-right worldwide.

Therefore, as a creative professional or job seeker at UNICEF, you must be passionate about touching the lives of children in Nigeria.

Jobs at UNICEF is summarized under 5 categories which include:

  • Basic Education and Gender Equality
  • Child Protection
  • Child Survival and Development
  • Policy Advocacy and Partnerships

Available UNICEF Jobs December 2020

Our of the 5 categories that UNICEF stands for, below are some trending jobs.

  • Child Protection Specialist (Abuja, Nigeria)
  • Communication & Advocacy Specialist (Maiduguri, Nigeria)
  • Public Partnership Specialist (Temporary Appointment, 364 days)
  • Local Individual Contractor
  • Consultancy – Sanitation and Hygiene Publications (Remote)
  • Solar Leasing Consultant
  • Individual National Consultant – Social Development Expert (open to Ghanaian nationals only)
  • Abuse Risk Mitigation Consultant
  • UNICEF PACIFIC Child Protection response to COVID-19

What qualifications do you need to work for UNICEF?

There are some general minimum requirements that must be put in place and meet by candidates before applying for job placement at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  • Academic Qualification: Minimum, Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • Age: You must be between the age of 28 and 32 years at the time of applying.
  • Citizenship: You must be a Nigerian to apply for UNICEF jobs in Nigeria (Except where special considerations are in place)
  • Computer literacy: Basic computer skills and ability to use applications like Microsoft Office, G-Suites, operate the Internet, and email.
  • Interest: You must have an interest in the United Nations and its agencies
  • Language: You must be fluent in English (written and spoken); other languages like French, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, or Russian will be an added advantage.
  • Working Experience: Minimum of two years of relevant work experience

How do I apply for a job at UNICEF?

All Career guides and applications should be directed to the official UNICEF vacancy portal. Below is the simplified means of applying.

  • Visit the official UNICEF Career portal on (Designated for Nigeria)
  • Select your job preference
  • Go through the job description, requirements, and follow the application prompts.
  • Submit your application as applicable

What is UNICEF Salary Scale in Nigeria 2020?

UNICEF Administrative Assistant salary scale for December 2020 is approximately pegged at $60 per day.

An average UNICEF staff could earn between $13.00 per hour to $86.62; depending on the job description.

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  1. Wisdom chiemela

    Any secondary School part-time job in unicef

    1. Ogidi Oluchukwu

      Am through with my secondary school can I apply the job

  2. Aminu yakubu

    I’m auto electrician engineering Rewire I hv be working for so many years I hv acquire so many experience both home and abroad.

  3. Okelanwo oluwaseun Tony

    Am an applicant who is seriously in need of job

  4. Linda Obi

    I would really want to be exposed to this job, so I can contribute my own quota in assisting humanity


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