Very challenging yet a highly enjoyable place to work at
Youth and Adolescents Specialist - Section Head (Current Employee), Amman, Jordan – November 17, 2014
Every day is different working at UNICEF, I learn a lot and enjoy interacting with young people all the time. It is essential to work with other sections at UNICEF to have a holistic approach when dealing with young people in order to fulfill their needs and aspirations. Working in a team of creative people is always a pleasure and I enjoy brainstorming – more... with my colleagues. The hardest part of the job is seeing and experiencing all the hardships and challenges the Refugees go through as well as the most marginalized Youth in Jordan. – less
Social Mobilizer (SM) for Polio Eradication (Former Employee), Faisalabad, PPB – November 9, 2014
I have learned alot from this job. how to deal with people of different mind sets. the hardest part of job is to convince illeterate people, but i love challanges. Every day was enjoyable, daily new task and dealing new persons.
UNICEF direct dialogue fundraiser (Former Employee), Zagreb, Croatia – October 7, 2014
Pros: meeting all sorts of people and hearing stories, learning about acounting.
Cons: exposure to the public at all times.
I was speaking to the public about UNICEF’s work in a passionate, clear and truthful manner. Using the ‘approach’ as explained in training and in coaching sessions ensuring I use appropriate fundraising techniques that conform with UNICEF's standards of practice.
Productive, guidance and support porvided as work progresses
Local Consultant/Coordinator, (Former Employee), Roseau, Dominica – June 19, 2014
Pros: lunch and snacks are provided while working on projects
Work begins with review of previous day, and the planned activities. Guidance provided enables proper management for the effective execution of the planned activites. Evaluation of the day's work is done, certain activities are revisited and adjustments made as necessary.The hardest part of the day is the reporting phase. The most enjoyable part of – more... the job is working closely with co-workers and seeing everything fall in place. Co-workers are fun to wok with. – less
Document controller (Current Employee), Pakistan – May 29, 2014
Updating different electronic records/documents, updating online information system and creating different monthly, pre, post and during campaign statistical and narrative reports. A very challenging job.
UN organisation with well defined procedures and red-tape
P-4 TECHNICAL SUPPORT MANAGER (Former Employee), Copenhagen, Denmark – January 13, 2014
Pros: many contacts with people across the world
Cons: technology not the core business
Had to learn a lot of burocracy, performed personnel evaluation. Hardest part was to remain within the burocratic constraints. The most enjoyable was to be part of a world-wide help the children organisation
Volunteer (Former Employee), Amman – December 16, 2013
I start working in this place in early age when i was in primary school. first i joined Jordan river organization under the UNICEF as a part of a program to learn more things about society and to understand it. After that i became a member to help other kids and attended meetings that provided me with leadership skills and give a high sense of humanity. – more... We were studying the society problems and try to solve them with higher positions people in the government. The management was very organized and all people in the management were very determined. My co-workers were other children and adults. The most changeling part was to convince others with our ideas and new perspective. The most enjoyable part was that we meet many people from many areas in the country and discus our work together. – less
International Consultant on HIV/AIDS in Malabo. Ecuatorial Guinea.
International Consultant on HIV/AIDS in Malabo (Former Employee), Malabo. Equatorial Guinea – December 15, 2013
Pros: interesting and dynamic environment
Cons: working long hours on weekends
• Prepared a situation diagnosis on the minor affected by HIV/AIDS in Equatorial Guinea collecting information through a study. Analysis and interpretation of the survey results • Organize and conduct a workshop for the preparation of a plan of action to improve living conditions of minors infected/affected by HIV/AIDS in Equatorial Guinea • Provided – more... technical assistance and monitoring of NGOs currently and technique assitance and monitoring in the ministry of health and social welfare – less
District Logistics Officer (Current Employee), Kailahu district, Sierra Leone. – November 30, 2013
Pros: no free lunch
Cons: lunch hour
Transhipment of supply when the vehicles from central stocked on the worst road leading to the district medical store. Alot on supply chain and warehouse management. Manaeging staff at district and community level along the sypply chain. Pharmacist, IT officer and store keepers. Riding motorbike to access the road for vehicles use. Writting reports – more... at the end of month. – less