Jobs Vacancies [over 50 positions] in UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria seeks the services of national and international consultants in the under listed technical and professional areas of work at the ‘Officer’ level positions. Consultants are individuals who are recognized authority or specialists in their specific field of work, with significant academic and professional work experience.
Each Programme Groups below has detailed listing of the specific ‘areas’ of expertise / specialty, we are sourcing Consultants on:

1.) Basic Education:
Gender And Education
Sector Planning, School Mapping And EMIS
Education Evaluation
Early Childhood Education
Non Formal Education
Nomadic Education
Health Education, Including Climate Change
Sports Education

2.) Health
Malaria And /Or Immunization Supply And Logistics
Birth Registration For Health
Health Policy & Financing
Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus Elimination
Community Based New Born Care
Maternal Health

3.) Nutrition
Infant & Young Child Feeding Counseling Training
Essential Nutrition Action Training
Micronutrient Deficiency Control (Zinc, Vitamin A, Iodine, Iron)
Nutrition Assessments Using SMART Methods
Nutrition Policy Formulation And Strategic Planning
Nutrition Monitoring And Evaluation
Management Of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM & Inpatient)
Bivariate & Multivariate Analysis of Secondary Nutrition Data.

4.) Water Sanitation and Hygiene
Climate Change Adaptation
Sector Investment Planning
Policy Development
Water Quality Monitoring
Capacity Development In WASH Sector
Gender Mainstreaming In WASH Sector
Communication For Development – Sanitation And Hygiene

5.) Child Protection
Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms Development
Human Rights/Child Rights Monitoring And Documentation Skills Development
Case Management Skills Development
“Child-Sensitive” Social Protection
Child Justice Administration
Communication Strategy For Child Protection
Social Welfare Systems Strengthening
Child Protection Workforce Strengthening
Child Justice In Informal Justice System
Children On The Move
Public Health Capacity Building For Treatment Of Child Sexual Abuse
Child Protection In Emergency
Child Protection Systems Mapping
Child Protection IMS Development

Strategic Planning, Programme Review, Monitoring And Evaluation
Public Health & Health Systems Approaches To Scaling Up HIV Services (PMTCT, Paediatric Diagnosis And Treatment)
Policy, Guidelines, SOPs, & Training Materials’ Review And Adaptation
Documentation Of Lessons Learned Including Case Studies, Human Interest Stories
Procurement Supply Chain Management (PSM)
Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health, HIV
Combination Prevention Programming Adolescents And Young People
Proposal Development, Technical Review, Including For Global Fund
Use Of Technology Including Social Media Networking For HIV Prevention

7.) Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring And Evaluation Training;
Programme/Project Monitoring
Programme/Project Evaluation Techniques
Results Based Management Training
Developing Terms Of Reference For Research Activities
Establishment And Management Of Evaluation Associations
Devinfo Training And Development Of Databases Emergency
Developing Early Warning Systems
Rapid Assessment In Emergencies
EPR Contingency Plans
Vulnerability Capacity Analysis
Management Of Internally Displaced Persons Camps And Relief Materials

8.) Programme Communication / Communication for Development
Communication Strategy Development
Strategic Planning with Diverse Populations
Community Engagement Methodologies
Behavioral Research, especially Participatory Methodologies (including Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation)
Social Marketing
Building Partnerships for Social Change
Evidence-based Communication Materials Development
Work with Children as Agents of Change
Documentation, including Significant Change Stories
Training on Evidence-Based Advocacy and Mobilization, including Interpersonal and Group Communication Platforms

9.) Social Mobilisation
Photojournalist Video Recorder And Production
Public Relations
Audio Production Knowledge,
Attitude And Practice (KAP) Research Reports/Human Interest Stories Writer

10.) Social Policy & Social Protection
Social Protection : Cash Transfers; Insurance, Assurance
Health Financing For The Poor
Expertise In National Health Accounts
Child Friendly Budgeting: Public Expenditure Review And Tracking
Gender Equality And Empowerment Of Women And Girls
Child Poverty And Disparities Analysis
Impact And Process Evaluation
Qualitative And Quantitative Social Research
Voice And Accountability

11.) Media and External Relations/Communication
Writers And Editors
Graphic Artists
Video Editors
Event Planners.
Media – Photography, Writers, Web Designers

12.) Information and Communication Technology.
Business System Analyst
Database Administrator
Database Analyst
Database Developer
Desktop Technician
GIS Manager
Hardware Technician
Help Desk Manager
Help Desk Technician
Infrastructure Manager
IT Asset Manager
ICT Manager
Network Administrator
Network Engineer
Network Manager
Network Technician
PC Technician
Programmer Analyst
Technical Writer
Web Developer

13.) Finance and Accounting
International Public Accounting Standards
Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfers

14.) Human Resources Management
Training and Development
Human Resources Information System

15.) Administration
Travel Management
Property Management
Events Management

16.) Supply and Logistics Management
Required Qualifications and Skills
A minimum of a Masters Degree in the relevant technical area is required.
A minimum of seven years progressively professional experience in related field of work is also required.
Extensive experience in research, a Doctorate degree and/or UN or international organization experience is an asset.

Application Deadline
7th January, 2011

How To Apply
If you are interested and meet the requirements, please forward your detailed Curriculum Vitae and a completed UN Personal History Form; via email at by close of business on Friday, 7 January 2011.

Please specify your area of specialty in your signed UN Personal History Application form. Selected candidates will be included in our Consultants Database and will be contacted as the need for their services arises.
UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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