Reports Officer, NOB Level (Fixed Term Post) - Unicef, Harare

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS.

Vacancy Notice No. Zim/2011:45 Reports Officer at NOB Level based in Harare, Zimbabwe (Fixed Term Post) Position being re-advertised and previous applicants will be considered, no need to reapply.

Purpose of the Job:
The successful candidate will be under the supervision of the Reports Officer (L2), and will assist in the monitoring and writing of all Donor Reports for Programme funds. He or she will assist to ensure that all donor reports are submitted in a timely and accurate way as per donor and UNICEF reporting requirements. This includes gathering of information, writing, editing and production of interim and final reports. The person will also assist in updating and maintaining information on all the donor and programme reporting requirements. The role also ensures Section Heads and field offices are updated on these requirements and follow up as required.

In collaboration with the Reports Officer, the person will develop fundraising proposals for Harare Programme in line with the overall fundraising strategy. The role also ensures contribution to the compilation and editing of humanitarian and programmatic updates. This also involves compiling and editing monthly programmatic updates based on inputs from sections. In addition, this role will involve working with the Communications Section to ensure the availability of Human Interest Stories and Photos to enhance donor reporting and also working on briefing notes for donor visits.

Qualifications and Competencies • An advanced university degree in social sciences or related technical field. • Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience, preferably with a humanitarian organization. • Strong report writing and donor management skills essential. • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values. • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment

How to apply: 
If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send your application letter and curriculum vitae quoting vacancy notice number to the following address. HR Specialist (Vacancy Notice No. 45: Zim-2011) UNICEF, 6 Fairbridge Avenue, P O Box 1250 Belgravia, Harare

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Applications should be 20 November 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.