Sunday, July 20, 2008

UNICEF Vacancies

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)

Communication Data Officer, NOB, Abuja
Contract Type: Consultancy

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of Consultant to work closely with the National Social Mobilization Working Group (SMWG), Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Working Groups and UNICEF and WHO Communication and EPI Teams to strengthen areas, relating to social mobilization data utilization and application with an aim to eradicating polio in Nigeria. The Consultant will support the Programme Communication Section, Abuja and will specifically be responsible for social data collection and analysis towards polio eradication efforts in Nigeria.

Minimum Qualification & Job Requirement:
a. Masters degree in statistics, social sciences, health discipline or related technical discipline. Certificate in data management and application, an advantage.
b. Minimum of six years work experience in social data collection, analysis, application and management preferably, health programme related data,
c. Knowledge of GIS software, e.g. Health Mapper, ARC View.
d. Very strong background in computer data application and analysis.
e. Excellent presentation skills, experience in training (ability to explain data analysis to non M & E people).
f. Very good communication, analytical organizing and conceptual skills.
g. Ability to produce clear and concise report.
h. Good interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with a team in difficult circumstances.
i. Willingness to travel to remote areas and communities of the country.
J. Ability to work harmoniously in an international and multi-cultural environment.
k. Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF's mission and professional values.

If you meet the requirements for this position, please write in confidence enclosing comprehensive curriculum vitae. Telephone number, e-mail address and detailed contact address QUOTING VACANCY NUMBER to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Plot 617/618,
Central Area District,
P.M.B 2851,

In addition to your CV, include a one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualification relates to the outline above.

UNICEF; a smoke-free environment is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff well qualified candidates, particularly females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Entries close on the 22nd July 2008.


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