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Job Openings at UNICEF – United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (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.

 

UNICEF offers a range of challenging and exciting opportunities across its key functional areas of work. We offer an attractive remuneration package with competitive pay and benefits.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Vacancy at UNICEF

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

How can you make a difference?

  • Under the guidance and general supervision of the Social Policy Manager, the Education Specialist supports development and preparation of the Education programmes and is responsible for designing, managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting the progress of education programmes/projects.
  • The Education Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of results on education programmes/projects to improve learning outcomes and equitable and inclusive education, especially for children who are marginalized, disadvantaged and excluded in society and will among others.
  • The Education Specialist will support government in expanding digital and alternate remote learning platform and support the Generation Unlimited team with a focus on the school-to-school and community connectivity programme, with IHS, Airtel and MTN, the deployment of the Learning Passport and GIGA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support to programme development and planning
  • Support government in expanding digital and alternate remote learning platform and support the Generation Unlimited team with a focus on the school-to-school and community connectivity programme, with IHS, Airtel and MTN, the deployment of the Learning Passport and GIGA.
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation and strengthening data system
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building.
Qualifications and Requirements:

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

 An advanced university degree in one of the following fields education, economics, psychology, sociology, or another relevant technical field required.
• A minimum of five years of professional experience in programme planning, management, and/or research in education at the international level required.
• *A first university degree in a relevant field combined with two additional years of professional experience (seven years) may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
• Experience working with adolescent/youth development/Generation Unlimited desired.
• Experience in digital and alternate remote learning platform Generation Unlimited team with a focus on the school-to-school and community connectivity programme desired.
• Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered an asset.
• Familiarity/ background with emergencies is considered an asset.
• Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA), and
Core Competencies:

• Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (3)
• Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (3)
• Works Collaboratively with others (3)
• Builds and Maintains Partnerships (3)
• Innovates and Embraces Change (3)
• Thinks and Acts Strategically (3)
• Drives to achieve impactful results (3)
• Manages ambiguity and complexity (3)

Deadline: March 30, 2022

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Data and Information Management Consultant - Wash Section at UNICEF

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

How can you make a difference?

  • To provide statistical skills and technical support to the WASH sector for statistical data analysis, synthesis of a broad spectrum of data sources, harmonization, and institutionalization of data management tools (intervention profiling tool and sector dashboards), and to assist the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) to roll out these tools at the sub-national level through the transfer of requisite skills and capacities for periodic data updates while ensuring that measures are in place to enable the use of data and evidence generated for policy formulation, planning, and budgeting at all levels.
  • The consultant will provide statistical skills and technical support to the WASH sector for statistical data analysis, synthesis of a broad spectrum of data source, harmonization, and institutionalization of data management tools (intervention profiling tool and sector dashboards), and to assist the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) to roll out these tools at the sub-national level through the transfer of requisite skills and capacities for periodic data updates while ensuring that measures are in place to enable the use of data and evidence generated for policy formulation, planning, and budgeting at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Task 1: Support the FMWR to scale up systems for data and information management and to generate state WASH profiles for all the states in Nigeria from the NORM data
  • Task 2: Conduct and sector-wide trend analysis of key indicators at the national level and produce infographics to highlight these trends as advocacy products
  • Task 3: Support the update of the WASH intervention profiling tool using the WASHNORM 2021 data.
  • Task 4: Provide technical support to the government on completing and finalizing the WASH accounts analysis
  • Task 5: Conduct a correlation analysis of WASH data on key indicators with data for health, nutrition, and education on the relationship between these outcome areas and child survival in Nigeria
  • Task 6A: Support the FMWR to develop a capacity-building plan for National and sub-national level officers on data management, analysis, and use.
  • Task 6B: support capacity development and skills transfer to partners through hands-on training data entry, retrieval, and use at the national and sub-national level.
  • Task 7: Support data collection and analysis on WASH project and overall WASH program and generation of the period dashboard for programme monitoring
Qualifications and Requirements:

To qualify as a champion for every child you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Statistics or any other related field of study
  • S/he should have 5 years working experience in Programme design and implementation especially as it relates to systems development and capacity transfer
  • Possess a portfolio or projects to showcase on Information and Data Analysis using statistical tools, with reports presented in infographics.
  • HUMANITARIAN: At least one three-month deployment mission in a humanitarian situation (with UN-Govt-INGO) is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA)

Deadline: March 25, 2022

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Deadline: March 30, 2022

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