Consultant on community water supply projects (Former Employee), Asmara-Eritrea – October 26, 2012
Pros: lots of refreshment
Cons: good health insurance, salary increment
The typical day was that the Annual Get-together festival attended by staff with their family members. It helped a lot to establish friendship among the workers to consider themselves as a member of one institution and the workers were highly motivated to work with courage.
I learned Project planning , Monitoring and evaluation as a component part – more... of institutional management skills.
The management aspect was more or less participatory where decisions are made on community demand response.
There was strong team sprite among the workers, and as a result, UNICEF-Eritrea has made remarkable achievements in reducing childhood illness
The most enjoyable part of the job is that there are clear cut responsibilities with time bound. there are no mixed responsibilities given to one worker and no duplication of responsibilities – less
Productive place to work and great people to work around
Travel Consultant (Current Employee), New York, NY – September 10, 2012
Pros: great enivorment
Cons: bad coworkers
On a typical day for me I come into the office around 9:30 am and start to check all the emails I received from the day before after I left the office from the day before . I also make phone calls to different consulates to find out information about on-going visa processing we may have going on with the consulate. The hardest part of my job will have – more... to be the amount of rush Visa's that we have to take care of on last minute notice. – less
Very productive; fun, transformative management style
Planning and Monitoring Specialist (Current Employee), Harare, Zimbabwe – July 13, 2012
Pros: good social networking initiatives
Cons: short contracts
A typical day at work would involve starting the machine; catching up with supervisor on progress from the previous day and plans for the day / week; setting up and confriming appointments; meetings; report writing and occassionally, field work visits
Productive and great place for meeting different people
Project Coordinator (Former Employee), Ramallah, Palestine – May 16, 2012
Pros: the boss was approachable in a professional way.
Preparing materials for workshops which included typing, faxing and translating. Then before the workshops arranging for the hotel accomodations for participants from other cities and arranging the transportations. I learned from this job how to handle certain situations from dealing with different personalities without creating a conflict.
Very conducive environment. Colleagues are very supportive and encouraging. I increased my skills in decision making and creating confidence in myself. However, this could be a challenge if the skills I learnt from UNICEF could be applied to other organisations which are not such open and motivating UNICEF is very professional organization and very – more... respected by Government key Ministries i.e Health, Education and Local Government – less
Vulonteering to do good things to others is simply priceless
volunteer (Former Employee), Damascus, Syria – May 1, 2012
Working as a team member all of them need to help others and make education better especially with people or children who did have the chance to be educated the right way, creating ideas to make every information looks simple and enjoyable. I learned a lot about transferring a good amount of information to children and make it an interaction way to – more... learn new things. Nothing was hard in this. The enjoyable part was when everybody is active and every gall that had been set is achieved. – 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
Master Trainer in Psychosocial Support (Former Employee), Damascus – October 16, 2013
Pros: mant training opportunities
Since I was contracted for certain trainings, every single detail in my duties was clear and enjoyable. Unicef was a major partner in the previous work experience too and I can say: t's the place of work where I learned he most.
Child Development & Nutrition Consultant (Former Employee), Chennai, TN – October 11, 2013
-Had a hand to hand experience work experience working with Administrative Officers, Hospital Patient- Doctor- Nurse team. -Co-workers were very supportive and full of knowledge and experience. - Hardest part was to leave the leave job as had to come to settle with my husband, - was struggling to get job in UK in my area and I expect Indeed job will – more... help me to each possible extent. – less