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UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Data Communication Officer – NOA
Job Number: 511029
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff
Key End-Results

  • Analyze VCM network data and generate maps on missed children due to non-compliance and resistance, as well as to other factors in the high risk and other states, in particular from:
    • In and end process indicators;
    • Vaccinators Non-compliance/Redo forms and Tally sheets;
    • Social mobilization consultants’/zonal reports;
    • Social profiling of polio cases and non-polio cases to inform appropriate communication approaches at the implementation level
    • Social maps from each state/ward;
    • Routine EPI data (e.g. OPV coverage); and
    • Other reports available
  • Under the direction of the polio communication data specialist, support the development of presentations and analysis of data sets for the Communication component of the ERC and Independent Monitoring Board reviews.
  • Support the development of a standard reporting presentation of the communication and social data analysis. This should include providing updated trend analysis and dashboard reporting of the communication indicators after every polio campaign.
  • Carry out in-depth analysis of presentation and use of data in State general and social mobilization consultants reports and recommend amendments/changes for improved flow and utilization of social mobilization data by the State Consultants (Social Mobilization Committees)
  • Provide hands-on training on data management and use to State Social Mobilization Committee (SMC).

Key Accountabilities And Duties & Tasks
  • Within the delegated authority and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of duties and key results.
  • Interact with the Emergency Operation Centre Situation Analysis and communication working groups, WHO Data Officers, STOP Teams, SIA Teams and Social Mobilization consultants/personnel posted to all key endemic States for in-depth collection and analysis of polio and routine data.
  • Link social mobilization and EPI data with the presence of WPV.
  • Give technical support before and during the introduction of Harvard Polling methology and take advantage of the findings of this study to refine the social data analysis.
Job Grade Factors:
  • As a technical specialist, provides timely and effective expert advice, guidance and input on situation analysis, programme strategy, planning, implementation and evaluation and human resources.
  • Makes viable recommendations on project implementation, alternative approaches, and optimal utilization of resources that contribute effectively to the fulfillment of the rights of children and women.

Work Experience:
  • Minimum three years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, planning and management of social development programmes, with practical experience in the adaptation and application of communication planning processes to specific programmes.

Method for application

Language Proficiency:
  • Fluency in English and a second UN language (IP)
  • Local working language of the duty station an asset
Competency Profile (For details on competencies please refer to UNICEF Professional Competency Profiles.) 
Core Values (Required):
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
Core Competencies (Required):
  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results
Functional Competencies (Required):
  • Leading and Supervising Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking Persuading and Influencing
  • Applying Technical Expertise Entrepreneurial Thinking
Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced (for the Job):
  • Understanding of UNICEF Mission and UNICEF Guiding Principles.
  • Understanding of UNICEF programmatic policies, goals, visions, positions, policies, priorities, strategies and approaches (MDGs, UNDAF, MTSP, etc.).
  • Understanding of Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming.
  • Understanding of UN mission and system; and International Code of Conduct.
  • Understanding of staff welfare and rights of staff members.
  • Knowledge of emergency operations and security guidelines.
  • Understanding of international humanitarian affairs and humanitarian work.
  • Understanding of UNICEF policies and procedures for programming, operations and communication.
  • Latest theory, methodology, technology and tools in the functional areas.
  • Knowledge of the Programme Policy and Procedure (PPP) manual.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in community capacity building.
  • Understanding of government policies, guidelines, legislation and strategies on various subjects Application Closing Date 
5th sept, 2019.

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