Data and Information Management Consultant – Wash Section at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

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Data and Information Management Consultant – Wash Section at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data and Information Management Consultant – Wash Section

Job no: 549323
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

Job Description
How can you make a difference?

  • To provide statistical skills and technical support to the WASH sector for statistical data analysis, synthesis of a broad spectrum of data sources, harmonization, and institutionalization of data management tools (intervention profiling tool and sector dashboards), and to assist the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) to roll out these tools at the sub-national level through the transfer of requisite skills and capacities for periodic data updates while ensuring that measures are in place to enable the use of data and evidence generated for policy formulation, planning, and budgeting at all levels.
  • The consultant will provide statistical skills and technical support to the WASH sector for statistical data analysis, synthesis of a broad spectrum of data source, harmonization, and institutionalization of data management tools (intervention profiling tool and sector dashboards), and to assist the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) to roll out these tools at the sub-national level through the transfer of requisite skills and capacities for periodic data updates while ensuring that measures are in place to enable the use of data and evidence generated for policy formulation, planning, and budgeting at all levels.

Summary of Key Functions / Accountabilities

  • Task 1: Support the FMWR to scale up systems for data and information management and to generate state WASH profiles for all the states in Nigeria from the NORM data
  • Task 2: Conduct and sector-wide trend analysis of key indicators at the national level and produce infographics to highlight these trends as advocacy products
  • Task 3: Support the update of the WASH intervention profiling tool using the WASHNORM 2021 data.
  • Task 4: Provide technical support to the government on completing and finalizing the WASH accounts analysis
  • Task 5: Conduct a correlation analysis of WASH data on key indicators with data for health, nutrition, and education on the relationship between these outcome areas and child survival in Nigeria
  • Task 6A: Support the FMWR to develop a capacity-building plan for National and sub-national level officers on data management, analysis, and use.
  • Task 6B: support capacity development and skills transfer to partners through hands-on training data entry, retrieval, and use at the national and sub-national level.
  • Task 7: Support data collection and analysis on WASH project and overall WASH program and generation of the period dashboard for programme monitoring

Job Requirements
To qualify as a champion for every child you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Statistics or any other related field of study
  • S/he should have 5 years working experience in Programme design and implementation especially as it relates to systems development and capacity transfer
  • Possess a portfolio or projects to showcase on Information and Data Analysis using statistical tools, with reports presented in infographics.
  • HUMANITARIAN: At least one three-month deployment mission in a humanitarian situation (with UN-Govt-INGO) is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

Application Closing Date
25th March, 2022 W. Central Africa Standard Time.

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

Note

  • 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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, appearance, socio-economic status, ability, age, religious, and ethnic backgrounds, to apply to become a part of the organization. More information on UNICEF’s commitment to diversity and inclusion: https://uni.cf/InclusiveUNICEF

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