UNICEF Employee Reviews in United States

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Excellent organization to work for
Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 14, 2016
Lacking coherent and transparent career development. The current human resources system is process driven, rather than managing human resources - its most valuable asset. The organization can offer better contemporary management of its human resources, including mentoring, guidance and internal promotion.
Pros
Good benefits and very interesting work. It's mission.
Cons
Career development
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job assignment
WASH OFFICER (Current Employee) –  Darfur, MNMarch 15, 2016
The time I had a difficult time was when I had to release funds in the system for a partner to implement the activity, the system was blocked because he had more than 6-9 months, the good part was while I was thinking how to go about it the Partner appeared in the office with the full liquidation saying they have completed the implementing the activity now they are ready with the progress reports and final liquidation to clear and this will enable the system to open up.
Pros
staff gathering, staff lunch gathering, management support to staff
Cons
working extra hours to complete an assignment in a insecurity State.
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Sharing artworks
Volunteer Utah Arts Festival (Former Employee) –  Salt Lake City, UTFebruary 6, 2016
It was my first time to share my artworks in USA. I received good feedback. I met people from different countries and it was a great opportunity to share our art experiences.
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Active volunteer (Current Employee) –  work from homeOctober 1, 2015
Helping people for different aspects.Solving strategic business problems by designing computer-based information systems were exciting and rewarding.In the workplace, it is imperative that technology works both effectively and reliably. Computer and information systems people play a vital role in the implementation of technology within their organizations.
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Best part is knowing you are working towards a better world for women and children
Procurement Consultant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 5, 2015
Great organization to work for that provides great benefits for its employees, including up to 6 months maternity leave.
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Well in place and a good avenue for learning and development as far as career path is concern
Water Sanitation and Hygiene Officer (Former Employee) –  PhilippinesJuly 2, 2015
It was a great opportune for career advancement-technically improve areas of expertise with the support and mentor of specialist who has global experiences from various context background.

The well-in place system of organization facilitated very good working environment, workplace and transaction with up to date management.

UN security system on movement restriction at somehow make work difficult especially when there is a need to closely monitor the progress of the field work and situation. On the other hand it is part of system being operated in a hostile areas which a need to ensure safety of all staff.

Overall, the diverse culture and different programme approaches,management makes a very good learning venue and interesting part of being there.
Pros
Comprehensive social protection packages.healthcare, etc
Cons
Hectic and pressure nature of work in most of the time.
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Professional work enviroment with staff welbeing considerations
Project officer- health (Former Employee) –  UNICEF, SUDANMay 27, 2015
UNICEF is a very professional work environment, with clear targets and facilities to accomplish those targets, the staff well being also considered through staff association body that managed by the staff themselves and the management always listen to them.
Pros
stafflife balance policies
Cons
stress and deadlines
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for the world's children
Information and Reports Officer (Former Employee) –  Various locations in Africa.March 24, 2015
Challenging work in different countries for the leading organization dedicated to help the plight of children and mothers in different sectors, like education, water and sanitation, health and protection.
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Fun to volunteer and fundraise
Member (Former Employee) –  Champaign, ILMarch 15, 2015
This is an organization I was a member in and we usually volunteered at football games, medical facilities, and fundraised money. I learned that volunteering is important.
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Great Internationally Recognized Brand
Programme Assistant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 12, 2015
You work to improve the experience for all children all over the world for a company with significant influence. At the end of the day, that's extremely gratifying.
Pros
supportive leadership
Cons
dining facilities are sub-standard
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Computer Technician (Former Employee) –  CairoMarch 7, 2015
I really enjoyed working there , friendly envirment and very easy going, customer service computer Issues and network problems
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This is a temp job
Accountant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 6, 2014
It is nice working for non-profit organization especially for the needy kids.
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planning and orgnizing skills
Human Resources Assistant (Current Employee) –  NYSeptember 26, 2014
Fallow up day to day with the international prices, direct contact with our office in Dubai,
UAE.
 Develops a business plan and sales& procurement strategy for the market
 Responsible for the performance and development of the Sales Employee.
 Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
 Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
 Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
 Maintains accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports submitted by Account
Executives
 Recruits, tests, and hires Sales Employees based on criteria agreed upon by senior
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Great organization
Active volunteer (Former Employee) –  lansing, MISeptember 24, 2014
This organization is excellent to help young children safely
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Nice and quite place to work.
Finance/Accounts Assistant (Former Employee) –  DamascusJune 19, 2014
As core staff we were equipped with all means of communications and facilities. Work was so organized and well distributed.
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Learning/Training Coordinator (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 9, 2013
Good work life balance, great benefits if hired as a staff member. Career advancement can be challenging in HQ but more likely to occur if willing to take field office assignments.
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Hard Work
Accounting Reporting Manager (Current Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 13, 2013
Hard Work
Multicultural environment
Lack of technical expertise field locations
>700 offices in 150+ countries
Pros
honorable mandate
Cons
no job security
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Great Place to Work
Project Coordinator (Current Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 11, 2013
Great working environment and benefits, but not much support in the area of career development and advancement.
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My fraternity would host fundraisers events throughout the semester and funds would go to UNICEF
Treasurer (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXAugust 22, 2013
Had great communication skills with my fraternity brothers and learned how to develop budgets. Most enjoyable part of the job was working with reliable people.
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Busy
Web/System Developer Manager (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 7, 2013
Very busy office with a lot of nice people. The hardest part of the job is knowing that you are a consultant and you can't get fired after your contract is finish.
Pros
you can learn different languages
Cons
difficult to get a staff position
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