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UNICEF Jobs in Nigeria, December 10th 2014 (nrecruit@unicef.org)

Dec 2, 2014, 11:22 AM
UNICEF's mission in Nigeria is to help governments at all levels, organizations, communities and families provide every child with education, health, equality and protection.


UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the below position:

Job Title: National Consultant (GEP3 State Output 3 Lead-Governance)

Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-48-2014
Locations: Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara (1 post per state)
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 11 months

Job Description
  • The consultant will ensure the effective and timely implementation, coordination and reporting of all activities under output 3 of the Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) in one of the respective GEP3 focus states according to the GEP3 state work plan.
  • GEP3 activities are implemented in close partnership with government education agencies and civil social partners
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • At least 8 years of experience and demonstrated ability in supporting capacity development work in the education or social sciences
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria, preferably in northern Nigeria
  • Experience working on gender issues
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Good understanding of girls’ education issues, community involvement and participation
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, to varied audiences
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Skills in use of Microsoft Office suites
  • Fluency in English language and writing skill
  • Fluency in Language of the immediate environment
Job Title: National Consultant (GEP3 State Output 1 Lead-Access)

Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-50-2014
Locations: Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara (1 post per state)
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 11 months

Deliverable
  • The consultant will ensure the effective implementation, coordination, and reporting of all activities under Output 1 of the Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP 3) in one of the respective GEP3 focus states according to the GEP3 state work plan.
  • GEP3 activities are implemented in close partnership with government education agencies and civil social partners
Qualification or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • Advanced degree in Education, Social Sciences, Economics or related fields
  • At least 8 years of experience and demonstrated ability in supporting capacity development work in the education or social sciences
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria, preferably in northern Nigeria
  • Experience working on gender issues
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Good understanding of girls education issues, community involvement and participation
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, to varied audiences, especially in target state
  • Able to set high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Skills in use of Microsoft office suites are a must
  • Fluency in English Language and writing skills
  • Fluency in Language of the immediate environment

 Job Title: National Consultant (GEP3 State Output 2 Lead - Quality)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-49-2014
Locations: Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara (1 post per state)
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 11 months

Job Description
  • The consultant will ensure the effective implementation; coordination and reporting of all activities under Output 2 of the Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) in one of the respective GEP3 focus states according to the GEP3 state work plan.
  • GEP3 activities are implemented in close partnership with government education agencies and civil social partners.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • At least 8 years of experience and demonstrated ability in supporting capacity development work in the Education or Social Sciences
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria, preferably in northern Nigeria, preferably in northern Nigeria
  • Experience working on gender issues
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Good understanding of girls’ education issues, community involvement and participation
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing to varied audiences
  • Able to set high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Skills in use of Microsoft office suites are a must
  • Fluency in English language and writing skills
  • Fluency in language of the immediate environment

Job Title: National Consultant (GEP 3 State Project Coordinator)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-47-2014
Locations: Bauchi, Katsina, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara (1 post per state)
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 11 months

Job Description
  • The purpose of this consultancy is to ensure the effective implementation and coordination of all Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) activities in their assigned respective GEP3 focus state according to the GEP3 state work plan.
  • GEP3 activities are implemented in close partnership with government education agencies and civil social partners.
  • Provide monthly reports and plans based on accurate implementation of activities
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • Advanced degree in Education, Economics, Statistics, International Development or related field
  • At least 10 years of experience and demonstrated ability in the coordination and management of state level projects or development work preferably in northern Nigeria
  • At least 5 years of supporting capacity development work
  • Competent in analysis of data and evidence (including Value for Money)
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, to varied audiences, especially in the target states
  • Able to set high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Skills in use of Microsoft office suites are a must
  • Fluency in English Language and writing skills
  • Fluency in Language of the immediate environment

Job Title: National Consultant (GEP3 State Monitoring & Evaluation Officer)

Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-46-2014
Locations: Bauchi, katsina, Niger, Sokoto & Zamfara (1 post per state)
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (554)
Duration: 11 months

Job Description
  • The consultant will ensure the effective monitoring data collection, maintain records and reporting on all Girls Education Project Phase 3 (GEP3) interventions in the respective GEP3 focus state according to monitoring and evaluation framework.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge experience required
  • Advanced degree in Education, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science
  • At least 5 years of experience and demonstrated ability in data collection and monitoring statistics
  • Demonstrated skilled in the use of data analysis packages (Excel, SPSS and Access)
  • Strong analytical skills using diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of education and social sectors in Nigeria in northern Nigeria will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrates, applies and shares technical knowledge
  • Good understanding of girls’ education issues, community involvement and participation
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing to varied audiences
  • Able to set high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals
  • Fluency in English language and writing skills
  • Fluency in language of the immediate environment


Job Title: National Consultant (Videography)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-45-2014
Location: Abuja
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 3 months with Possible Extension

Expected results
  • High quality videos and where possible photographs developed, edited, categorized transmitted, archived and disseminated in accordance to UNICEF Human Interest Stories, Videography and Photography Guidelines and HTR Documentation and Dissemination Strategy
  • Timely and quality videos and where possible photographs and produce, edited, captioned and transmitted to the Media Team
  • Traditional and new media plans developed and implemented
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • Secondary School certificate, Photography or diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication or related field
  • Minimum three years relevant experience in Photography with evidence of Photographs used commercially by clients
  • Additional experience in writing and photography and use of new media preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills

 Job Title: National Consultant (Photography)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-44-2014
Location: Abuja
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Aereement (SSA)
Duration: 3 months with Possible Extention

Expected results
  • High quality Photographs and where possible videos developed, edited, categorized, transmitted, archived and disseminated in accordance to UNICEF Human Interest Stories, Videography and Photography Guidelines and HTR Documentation and Dissemination Strategy
  • Timely and quality Photographs and where possible videos are produced; edited, captioned and transmitted to the Media Team
  • Traditional and new media plans developed and implemented
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • Secondary School Certificate, photography or diploma in journalism, mass communication or related field
  • Minimum three years relevant experience in Photography with evidence of Photographs used commercially by clients
  • Additional experience in writing and photography and use of new media preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Job Title: National Consultant (Documentation)

Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-43-2014
Location: Abuja
Level: National Consultant
Contract Type: Short Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 3 months with Possible Extension

Expected results
  • Monthly Story Planner for the HTR News developed in Abuja
  • High quality and visually appealing newsletter - "HTR News" - developed in a timely manner with requisite partner approvals
  • High quality Human Interest Stories (HIS) relating photographs with captions and videos (where possible) developed, edited, categorized, transmitted, archived and disseminated in accordance to UNICEF HIS, Photography and Videography Guidelines and HTR Documentation dissemination
  • Timely and quality write-ups, photographs and videos produced (where possible) and transmitted to the Media Team
  • Traditional and new media plans developed and implemented
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
  • University degree or diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication or degree in Arts or social sciences (Sociology Anthropology based Development)
  • Minimum three years relevant experience in writing
  • Additional experience in photography, videography and use of new media preferred
  • Proven excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Practice Tool Kits on key programme results developed

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send his/her application, accompanied by updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form to: nrecruit@unicef.org

Click Here to Download the United Nations Personal History Form

Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.

Note: Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline 23rd December, 2014

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