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.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
For every child,
Despite substantial efforts to advance children's rights, children still face poverty, disadvantage, and the impact of the crisis.
How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist (Field Results), the Innovation Specialist will be required to work both within the M4R team and with a wide range of UNICEF staff from all programme sections and field offices, with civil society and government partners, and with technical service providers.
In addition, the Innovation Specialist will work closely with the Global Office of Innovation Unit and the Regional Office, as well as with wider UNICEF global innovation network to ensure that the Country Office is actively engaged with the network and also to leverage the experiences from other Country Offices
This will involve :
Specifically the following objectives have been identified for the Nigeria Country Office :
More specifically, provide technical support for continued improvements to U-Report, and deployment of RapidSMS / RapidPro -
UNICEF’s latest mobile phone based system for real-time data collection, including negotiations with mobile network companies and other service providers.
Support to implementation of AcitivityInfo for partner reporting and linkages with other platforms such as ODK, and Mapping (as needed).
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The technical competencies required for this post are .
View our competency framework at
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 is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Mon Jun 11 2018 16 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT) W. Central Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Jun 27 2018 18 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT)