Adolescent Development Officer, Serbia

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Serbia

City: Belgrade, Serbia

Office: UNICEF Belgrade, Serbia

Closing date: Monday, 22 April 2019

Job no: 521364

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Serbia

Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Republic of Serbia

Department/Office: Kosovo UNSCR 1244

Categories: Adolescent Development, NO-1

JOB TITLE: Adolescent and Youth Empowerment Officer - Local Post

JOB LEVEL: Level - 1

REPORTS TO: Deputy Head of Office

LOCATION: UNICEF Kosovo - Prishtina


Accountable for the identification, design, development, and implementation of programme initiatives that promotes institutional and community social change for adolescent and youth empowerment and participation; Development and management of programming and policy advocacy to revise and advance formal structures and link grassroots, equitable youth empowerment structures and initiatives; Support, guidance, and cooperation with the Child Rights Monitoring and Advocacy Unit, the Youth and Adolescent Unit, and the Communications for Development function.

Accountable for professional technical contribution to project design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation in the field of Youth and Adolescent empowerment, supporting the programme design, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of programme/project activities, including data analysis and progress reporting in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with Kosovo programme goals and strategy.


Situation Analysis prepared/updated, critical programme intervention point/measures identified, and programme work plans/recommendations prepared and incorporated. Programme reports prepared as required.

 Institutional and community-based initiatives are designed and implemented to promote adolescent’s participation, youth empowerment in collaboration with central and local institutions. Effective knowledge management and system, information exchange and the development of training and orientation materials developed and deployed for strengthening of Youth and Adolescent Empowerment programme and its activities.

Programme funds optimally used.

 Programme monitoring and evaluations effectively conducted to improve programme performance, and programme status report timely prepared.

 Rights-based and results-based programming approach fully incorporated into all phases of programme and projects processes.