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United Nations Children’s Fund Job Vacancy Portal 2020 | www.unicef.org.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection, and development.

United Nations Children's Fund

The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations, and governments

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

1. Job Title: National Consultant to support the production of monetary child poverty report in Nigeria

Job Number: 532456
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Consultancy

For Every Child, Development

  • UNICEF is committed to realizing the rights of all children to help them build a strong foundation and have the best chance of fulfilling their potential. We believe that ensuring a happy and healthy child begins before birth: from ensuring his/her mother has access to good neonatal care and delivering in a clean, safe environment to reaching adulthood as a responsible, healthy and informed parent to the next generation.
  • This journey relies on a child having access to shelter, good nutrition, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education.

How can you make a difference?

  • The purpose of this assignment is to produce monetary child poverty report – federal and states estimates – from the existing 2019 NBS report on Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria.
  • This information with help Government and other key decision-makers both at Federal and State levels to improve policy design and implementation including poverty reduction strategies with focus on monetary child poverty.

Indicative methodology:

  • The comprehensive report on child poverty will be drafted through a re-iterative process between the consultant, the National Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and UNICEF Nigeria Social Policy Section.

Major Tasks to be accomplished by the consultant:

  • The consultant will technically lead the process of production of monetary child poverty report. It is expected the following task from the consultant:
  • Support NBS to use household survey data of monetary poverty to extract child poverty estimates for federal and disaggregated by states;
  • Use statistical/econometric software (SPSS, STATA or R) to produce child poverty estimates, federal and states;
  • Draft comprehensive child poverty report.
  • Any specific tasks linked to Child poverty report production process as assigned by UNICEF, NBS and MFBNP.

Qualifications
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • A Master’s degree minimum, in development economics, public policy, or closely related field;
  • Knowledge and understanding social and economic aspects of wellbeing, and how they relate to the Sustainable Development Goals framework;
  • A minimum of 8 years’ work in applied policy areas with focus on the use of household survey data;
  • Very good analytical and written communication skills;
  • Sound knowledge of statistical/econometric software preferably SPSS, STATA or R;
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines and drive for results;
  • Fluency in English. Local working language of the duty station an asset.

Consultant Selection:

  • Interested individuals will make a proposal of a two-page maximum paper specifying the following four elements:
  • Understanding of the terms of reference,
  • The methodology including details road map, knowledge of statistical/econometric software, how the technical assistance will be provided to NBS and MFBNP in producing the report.
  • Foreseen challenges and risks in the process and anticipated mitigation measures

The criteria for selection of the national consultant are summarized in the following:
Criteria for Evaluation of the Offer / Maximum Score:

  • Understanding of the ToR – 2
  • Education – 3
  • Knowledge of statistical software – SPSS, STATA or R 5
  • Work Experience including analysis household survey – 5
  • Methodology – 5

Requirements:

  • Completed profile in UNICEF’s e-Recruitment system or Personal History Form Download File P-11 UNICEF version.docx, where previous relevant experience is provided in detail
  • Upload copy of academic credentials
  • Financial proposal using the form in this Download File UNICEF Nigeria All-Inclusive Financial Proposal Form 09062020.docx
  • Cover Letter
  • Full contact details of current supervisor and most recent previous supervisors
  • If former UNICEF staff or consultant, last two performance evaluations.
  • Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed satisfactory deliverables.
  • UNICEF reserves the right to terminate the contract without a prior notice and/or withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if the rules and the regulations regarding confidentiality, ethics and procedures of UNICEF and partners are not followed, if work/outputs are incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
  • All relevant intellectual property rights in the developed materials/products/documents and associated tools will, upon their development, belong to UNICEF Nigeria and cannot be published, disseminated or used without prior written permission of UNICEF.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework here

Application Closing Date
Tuesday 7th July, 2020 (23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2. Job Title: National Consultant to support the production of monetary child poverty report in Nigeria

Job Number: 532456
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Consultancy

For Every Child, Development

  • UNICEF is committed to realizing the rights of all children to help them build a strong foundation and have the best chance of fulfilling their potential. We believe that ensuring a happy and healthy child begins before birth: from ensuring his/her mother has access to good neonatal care and delivering in a clean, safe environment to reaching adulthood as a responsible, healthy and informed parent to the next generation.
  • This journey relies on a child having access to shelter, good nutrition, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education.

How can you make a difference?

  • The purpose of this assignment is to produce monetary child poverty report – federal and states estimates – from the existing 2019 NBS report on Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria.
  • This information with help Government and other key decision-makers both at Federal and State levels to improve policy design and implementation including poverty reduction strategies with focus on monetary child poverty.

Indicative methodology:

  • The comprehensive report on child poverty will be drafted through a re-iterative process between the consultant, the National Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and UNICEF Nigeria Social Policy Section.

Major Tasks to be accomplished by the consultant:

  • The consultant will technically lead the process of production of monetary child poverty report. It is expected the following task from the consultant:
  • Support NBS to use household survey data of monetary poverty to extract child poverty estimates for federal and disaggregated by states;
  • Use statistical/econometric software (SPSS, STATA or R) to produce child poverty estimates, federal and states;
  • Draft comprehensive child poverty report.
  • Any specific tasks linked to Child poverty report production process as assigned by UNICEF, NBS and MFBNP.

Qualifications
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • A Master’s degree minimum, in development economics, public policy, or closely related field;
  • Knowledge and understanding social and economic aspects of wellbeing, and how they relate to the Sustainable Development Goals framework;
  • A minimum of 8 years’ work in applied policy areas with focus on the use of household survey data;
  • Very good analytical and written communication skills;
  • Sound knowledge of statistical/econometric software preferably SPSS, STATA or R;
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines and drive for results;
  • Fluency in English. Local working language of the duty station an asset.

Consultant Selection:

  • Interested individuals will make a proposal of a two-page maximum paper specifying the following four elements:
  • Understanding of the terms of reference,
  • The methodology including details road map, knowledge of statistical/econometric software, how the technical assistance will be provided to NBS and MFBNP in producing the report.
  • Foreseen challenges and risks in the process and anticipated mitigation measures

The criteria for selection of the national consultant are summarized in the following:
Criteria for Evaluation of the Offer / Maximum Score:

  • Understanding of the ToR – 2
  • Education – 3
  • Knowledge of statistical software – SPSS, STATA or R 5
  • Work Experience including analysis household survey – 5
  • Methodology – 5

Requirements:

  • Completed profile in UNICEF’s e-Recruitment system or Personal History Form Download File P-11 UNICEF version.docx, where previous relevant experience is provided in detail
  • Upload copy of academic credentials
  • Financial proposal using the form in this Download File UNICEF Nigeria All-Inclusive Financial Proposal Form 09062020.docx
  • Cover Letter
  • Full contact details of current supervisor and most recent previous supervisors
  • If former UNICEF staff or consultant, last two performance evaluations.
  • Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed satisfactory deliverables.
  • UNICEF reserves the right to terminate the contract without a prior notice and/or withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if the rules and the regulations regarding confidentiality, ethics and procedures of UNICEF and partners are not followed, if work/outputs are incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
  • All relevant intellectual property rights in the developed materials/products/documents and associated tools will, upon their development, belong to UNICEF Nigeria and cannot be published, disseminated or used without prior written permission of UNICEF.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework here

Application Closing Date
Tuesday 7th July, 2020 (23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3. Job Title: WASH Specialist, NOC

Location: Abuja
Job Number: 532261
Work Type: Temporary Appointment

How can you make a difference?

  • A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen within UNICEF Nigeria for a passionate and committed WASH Specialist in the Abuja CO.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support for programme implementation
  • Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
  • Networking and partnership building
  • UNICEF and Government Accountability
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Evidence Generation, Data and Information Management

Job Requirements
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following is required: Public Health, Social Sciences, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Water or Sanitary Engineering, Development Studies or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required.
  • Two to four years of progressively responsible professional work experience in M&E plus reporting of community-based demand driven WASH projects, including in the use of participatory methodologies.
  • Analytical skills and report writing ability are essential together with IT skills, including experience of MS Excel or MS Access (pivot tables and functions)
  • Experience in networking amongst government agencies, NGOs, the private sector and development partners are essential.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset

Expert knowledge of three components and basic knowledge of two components:

  • Rural and small town water supply and sanitation for low- and middle-income countries – including M&E and management of water supply projects, water safety, sustainability, CLTS
  • WASH in Schools and Health Centers
  • National government WASH policies, plans and strategies
  • Analysis of national budgets and expenditure for basic WASH, and related advocacy
  • WASH Information Management System for Nigeria

Expert knowledge of two components and basic knowledge of the other components:

  • Humanitarian WASH – preparedness
  • Humanitarian WASH – response and recovery
  • Programme/project management
  • Capacity development
  • Knowledge management
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting (ME&R)
  • Data management
  • ICT-based programme implementation (including the use of GIS software and ARC view)
  • Communication, presentation and training skills (including the ability to explain data analysis to non-M&E people

For every Child, you demonstrate…

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

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others
  • Nurtures, leads and manages people

The functional competencies required for this post are…

  • Leading and supervising (I)
  • Formulating strategies and concepts (II)
  • Analyzing (III)
  • Relating and networking (II)
  • Deciding and Initiating action (II)
  • Applying technical expertise ((III)

View our competency framework at here

Application Closing Date
Friday, 26th June, 2020 (23:55:00 GMT+0100 (West Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (MS Word Format)


4. Job Title: National Individual Contractor Social Protection Specialist

Job Number: 532461
Location: Nigeria
Work Type: Consultancy

How can you make a difference?

  • The purpose is to support UNICEF Nigeria in its coordination and implementation efforts for the Joint SDG Program in coherence with the National Social Protection Policy (NSPP), serve as the UNICEF focal person to the Development Partners’ Group (DPG) on Social Protection and provide substantive technical support to the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Management.

Major Tasks to be accomplished

  • Provide technical support to ensure coordinated and effective implementation of the Joint Program with the UN and its Government implementing partners.
  • Support effective implementation of the UNICEF led components of the Joint SDG-fund Program.
  • Support the effective contribution of UNICEF within the Social Protection Development Partners’ Group and provide technical support to the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on the National Social Protection Policy revision process.
  • General support on social protection interventions.

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

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Economics, Public Policy, Statistics, Demography, Social Science or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional work experience is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Experience working on social protection is considered as a strong asset.
  • Previous experience in project cycle management, financial and administrative management is an asset.
  • Experience in working with UN/UNICEF or other international organizations will be considered as an advantage.

The criteria for selection of the Individual contractor consultant are summarized in the following table:

Criteria for Evaluation of the Offer: Maximum Score:

  • Education: 10
  • Language/Communication/IT Skills, etc.: 5
  • Work Experience inducing relevance and number of years: 10
  • Interview: 25
  • Total: 50

Total rate: UN applicable monthly rate paid strictly subject to satisfactory work on all tasks and deliverables.

Requirements

  • Completed profile in UNICEF’s e-Recruitment system or Personal History Form Download File P-11 UNICEF version.docx, where previous relevant experience is provided in detail
  • Upload copy of academic credentials
  • Financial proposal using the form in this Download File UNICEF Nigeria All-Inclusive Financial Proposal Form 09062020.docx
  • Cover Letter
  • Full contact details of current supervisor and most recent previous supervisors
  • If former UNICEF staff or consultant, last two performance evaluations.
  • Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed satisfactory deliverables.
  • UNICEF reserves the right to terminate the contract without a prior notice and/or withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if the rules and the regulations regarding confidentiality, ethics and procedures of UNICEF and partners are not followed, if work/outputs are incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
  • All relevant intellectual property rights in the developed materials/products/documents and associated tools will, upon their development, belong to UNICEF Nigeria and cannot be published, disseminated or used without prior written permission of UNICEF.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • The functional competencies required for this post are; Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Relating and Networking, Persuading and Influencing, Applying Technical Expertise, Entrepreneurial Thinking,
  • View our competency framework at: http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

Application Closing Date
7th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Note:

  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
  • 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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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  1. mengnjo nives vernyuy says:

    My passion has always been to work with UNICEF in the domain of protection of a child against violence. I am privilege to work with an NGO that is in partnership with UNICEF and it feels good being part of the project as well (identification of lost to follow up and zero dose)
    Will be so grateful if am updated on vacancies for voluntary services

  2. Ereshi Ahamefuna says:

    keep updating me on UNICEF recruitment in South East zone/South-south zone.