Evaluation Intern – UNICEF Vacancy Announcement

Evaluation Intern – UNICEF Vacancy Announcement, April 26 2023




Organization: UNICEF

Position: Evaluation Intern

Employment: Full Time, Internship

Location: Addis Ababa

Date of Announcement: April 25 2023

Deadline: May 9 2023


Job description

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, an advocate

The purpose of the internship would be to serve in the evaluation unit of the UNICEF Ethiopia Country Office (CO). The unit is in charge mainly of the planning and management of UNICEF CO lead evaluations, support to regional office and HQ for the evaluations they lead in the country, and of the growing National Evaluation Capacity Development initiatives. The intern will be based in Addis Abeba, with possible field missions in other regions.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Evaluation specialist, the intern will undertake the following (non-exhaustive) tasks:

  • Support in the implementation of the evaluation unit plan (including, possibly, some administrative tasks);
  • Take responsibilities and initiative in the National Evaluation Capacity Development initiatives supported by the unit;
  • Take the lead in the systematization and storage in online systems and archives;
  • Be key resource person in child-centered evaluations;
  • Take the lead in linking the unit to youth groups working on related issues;
  • Take the lead in connecting with “EvalYouth” and creating initiatives for young evaluators in the country and for promoting the evaluation culture among young colleagues in the office.


Job requirements


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

  • He or she should be enrolled at a university in Ethiopia at the undergraduate or graduate level or be a recent graduate (within the past two years) in development studies, social sciences, statistics, economics, education, health sciences, behavioral studies, law or related fields is required.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office is required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of more than a language spoken in Ethiopia is an advantage.
  • Being active in human rights, child rights, women rights, youth related initiatives (including in university groups, sport clubs, others) is an asset.
  • Experience in research/evaluation and fieldwork/data collection among marginalized/vulnerable communities, including children, is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  1. Builds and maintains partnerships
  2. Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  3. Drive to achieve results for impact
  4. Innovates and embraces change
  5. Manages ambiguity and complexity
  6. Thinks and acts strategically
  7. Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 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.

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