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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Program Officer-World Small Hydropower Development Report 2019

International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) is a public and non-profit institution directly under the auspices of United Nations Industrial and Development Organization (UNIDO), China’s Ministry of Water Resources and Ministry of Commerce. ICSHP serves as the headquarters of the International Network on Small Hydro Power (INSHP), which is an international organization with more than 400 members from 78 countries.
World SHP Development Report Project
The first World Small Hydropower Development Report (WSHPDR) was published in 2013. The second edition is launched in Nov. 2016 and the platform has been updated in May 2017.
There is an opportunity for two self-motivated team players to join the Secretariat to help with the Report. The work location is at ICSHP and successful candidates will support the publishing process related to the WSHPDR. As the secretariat communicates globally with francophone and Spanish-speaking countries, additional language skills are desirable. The role would suit a recent or experienced graduate in one of the following fields:
  • Journalism
  • Mass communication
  • Desktop publishing
Tasks include:
  • Editing/copy-editing and proofreading existing articles
  • Concept development and follow-up research for new publication
  • Division support (e.g. project proposals, translations, newsletter, website contributions)
  • Maintaining contact with network members
Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) with a minimum of two years work experience in one of the following areas: journalism, publishing, environmental policy, renewable energy, engineering, international relations and economics.
Essential skills
  • Native English or very good English level
  • Editing and proof-reading experience
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time
  • Ability to work autonomously and research given topics
  • Excellent communication skills to maintain relations with network members or other international institutions

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply with CV and cover letter to Jenny Wang/the International Centre on Small Hydropower. Email: report@icshp.org

Senior Statistics Specialist (Health and HIV), P-5, New York

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
Under the supervision of the Chief of Data Analysis Unit, the Senior Statistics Specialist, Health and HIV supervises and leads the staff responsible for maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) and HIV monitoring and statistics. The incumbent of the post represents the monitoring work in these areas in a number of internal and external fora and thus Works in close collaboration with other staff in the section and the division, as well as other UN agencies and organizations.
The primary function of this post is to lead improvement in the quality, availability and use of data on children and women throughout UNICEF. The work focuses on the areas highlighted by the Strategic Plan, mainly maternal, newborn and child health and HIV. This post supervises and guides the core areas of MNCH and HIV development of measurement methodologies, compilation of data for global reporting, data analysis, and capacity development/technical support to countries. This function is carried out in collaboration with main institutional partners, national governments, and other organizations with expertise in this area.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
1. Overall leadership and oversight of MNCH and HIV monitoring work
  • Lead overall strategic thinking and direction of MNCH and HIV monitoring andsupport to the organization,
  • Lead overall development and establishment of MNCH and HIV monitoring work plan and reporting,
  • Monitor deliverables against Work plan, and provide support and guidance to ensure objectives are met.
  • 2. Technical leadership, advice and quality assurance of health and HIV monitoring work
  • Provide technical leadership on MNCH and HIV Core monitoring activities(methodological work, data Collection and Compilation, analysis, capacity development etc.)
  • Provide technical input and review all major MNCH and HIV monitoringdeliverables for quality assurance, with special attention to publications and country support work,
  • Lead in developing monitoring guidelines, tools, processes, and approaches to support Country, regional and global monitoring of MNCH and HIV programmes,
  • Lead the generation of MNCH and HIV evidence for use in country, regionaland global advocacy and programmes,
  • Provide technical guidance/input in response to questions from seniormanagement, external partners and the media.
  • 3. Strategic partnerships and representation in health and HIV monitoringcollaborations
  • Represent UNICEF and provide its perspective in high level national, regional, global, UN, and other initiatives and events,
  • Leading and promoting inter-agency monitoring and consultative processes,
  • Initiating opportunities for South to South Collaboration, especially for MNCHand HIV monitoring and evaluation and technical support to countries.
  • 4. Manage the staff, budgets, and coordinate health and HIV monitoring activities
  • Overall accountability for the management of MNCH and HIV monitoring work,financial allocations and efficient and effective use of resources,
  • Oversee staff accountability, learning and career management,
  • Supervise, manage, and direct technical staff, including appraisal of staff performance,
  • Brief the Senior management adequately on current activities and issues,
  • Communicate standards of performance, and assign responsibilities for achieving results according to the defined tasks,
  • Ensure Cordial staff relations, motivation, and team-building.
  • Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • An advanced university degree (Master's or higher) in epidemiology, public health, demography, statistics, Social sciences or a directly-related technical field(s) is required.
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years of professional experience at the national and international levels in MNCH and HIV analysis, data collection, measurement methodological development and other areas of applied statistics and data interpretation is required.
  • Previous work experience in technical cooperation work with lower and middle income countries in these areas is required.
  • Prior experience in supervisory capacity is required.
  • Previous work experience with large-scale household Surveys, particularly MCS and DHS is highly desirable.
  • Previous work experience writing technical reports and/or peer reviewed journal articles is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English (written & verbal) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.
  • Competencies of Successful Candidate
    Core Values
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Core competencies
  • Communication - Level III
  • Working with People- Level III
  • Drive for Results- Level III
  • Functional Competencies
  • Leading and Supervising- Level III
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts - Level III
  • Analyzing - Level III
  • Relating and Networking - Level III
  • Applying Technical Expertise - Level III
  • To view our competency framework, please clickhere.
    **This is an extension of the application deadline in order to expand the candidate pool. Previous applicants need not reapply as their original application will be duly considered.
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
    NOTE:This is an extension of the application deadline in order to expand the candidate pool. Previous applicants need not reapply as their original application will be duly considered.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=501461

    Chief (Data Analysis Unit), P-5, DRP - New York Headquarters, USA

    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.
    For every child, results
    A key element to achieving results for children is to ensure that good quality data and evidence is generated, analyzed and communicated, particularly on the most vulnerable children. The Data & Analytics Section, in the Division of Data, Research and Policy (DRP), at New York’s headquarters, is the leading unit in the organization with the specific objective of supporting this important task.
    The section consists of three teams: the “Data Collection Unit”, the “Data Analysis Unit”, and the “Data Architecture and Communications Unit”. The Chief of the Data Analysis Unit, under the supervision of the Chief of the Data & Analytics Section, supervises and leads the staff of the Unit. This position is key to the success of the data function of the entire organization.
    As the Chief of the Data Analysis Unit you will represent the unit in internal and external fora. This will involve working very closely, as one, with the other chiefs and staff members of the Data & Analytics Section. Work with staff members of the broader Division of Data, Research and Policy, UNICEF’s Regional Offices and country offices will constitute an important element of the work that you will be carrying out, with your team. Equally importantly, you will work very closely with other UN agencies, in particular with the United Nations Statistical Division and other UN agencies active in data work that concern children, as well as with a broad range of external partners focused on analyzing and using child-related data.
    Watch avideoon The Power of Data - Every Child Counts.
    For more information on UNICEF Data, visit:https://data.unicef.org/
    How can you make a difference?
    The primary function of this post is to provide UNICEF leadership in the analysis and reporting of child-related data that can then lead to improved results for children. This entails innovating new methods for measurement, technical support to UNICEF country offices and country partners in their own data analysis work, global level compilation and analysis of data to inform advocacy, reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals, production of data-driven flagship publications, and data capacity development. You will lead other senior professionals with data analysis expertise in specific programme areas of the UNICEF Strategic Plan, including including on health, education, child protection, water and sanitation and other cross-cutting areas such as gender, poverty, social protection and adolescents.
    This will broadly involve:
  • Strategic direction to and oversight of the Data Analysis Unit
  • Technical leadership, advice and quality assurance
  • External strategic support to the Data & Analytics Section/DRP
  • Lead the team and coordinate activities of the Data Analysis Unit
  • To qualify as a champion for every child you will need to have…
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in statistics, demography, or in a related field that includes strong quantitative training and experience.* *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • A minimum of 10 yearsof relevant professional experienceat the national and international levels in data analysis, data collection, measurement, methodological development and other areas of applied statistics, data interpretation and use in sectors of concern to UNICEF.
  • At least 6 years of experience in technical cooperation working with lower and middle income countries in these areas.
  • Experience in leading teams.
  • Experience in writing technical reports and/or peer reviewed journal articles.
  • Familiarity with the uses and limitations of data collection methods, including large-scale household surveys, administrative data systems and programme monitoring systems.
  • Work experience at country level and/or familiarity with emergency contexts is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…
    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=505369

    Graphic Designers, UNICEF Private Fundraising & Partnerships Division, Geneva, Switzerland

    If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
    For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
    Purpose of the Assignment
    The Communication and Marketing section of UNICEF PFP seeks a Graphic Designer and information management professional to provide creative and compelling visual communication materials for different sections within the Division. The products produced will support the Global Brand Strategy and the Private Sector IMPACT Plan 2018 – 2021.
    Assignment Tasks
    Under the direction of the UNICEF Design Specialist and the Design Assistant, the consultant will undertake the following tasks in accordance with UNICEF’s Global Brand Guidelines and Graphics Manual:
  • Design reports, brochures, toolkits, newsletters, fact sheets, briefing notes, and other such publications to support the sections within the Division to communicate their content in the most effective and compelling way, applying the UNICEF brand guidelines throughout for consistency and coherence.
  • Design infographics, data visualization and factographs for print and/or digital platforms, including the Division’s intranet and social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter).
  • Design and layout Powerpoint presentations, as requested.
  • Source quality and most suitable photo and videos from the UNICEF database in line with the global guidelines.
  • Design logo and vector illustrations, as requested.
  • Produce geographic maps of countries and regions using latest technology and most up to date maps, as requested.
  • Design posters and graphic materials to support events, campaigns and meetings, as requested.
  • Liaise and coordinate the printing production of certain publications and materials.
  • Design and produce motion graphics, as requested.
  • Meet with project sponsors to agree on creative brief, timelines and deliverables.
  • Expected Deliverables
    Quality designed products for various UNICEF sections within PFP, as requested, completed in line with UNICEF brand requirements and delivered within specified deadlines.
    Qualifications of Successful Candidate
    Education
  • University degree in graphic design or comparable academic qualifications
  • Relevant experience
  • At least five years of professional graphic design experience
  • Good portfolio of design work
  • Ability to follow creative briefs and produce accurate artwork which is in line with the UNICEF brand guidelines
  • Experience of working for an international organization or an NGO is desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products, such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Good working knowledge of Powerpoint and other Office platforms
  • Ability to translate data into compelling infographics
  • Good working knowledge of Geographic mapping software such as GIS
  • Ability to deliver products on time and within budget
  • Experience of working with printing and production companies
  • Languages
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good understanding of French and Spanish
  • Competencies of Successful Candidate
    To view our competency framework, please click here.
    Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.
    IMPORTANT
    Consultants would be expected to provide all necessary equipment, hardware and software needed for completion of jobs assigned. Design services will be delivered on an on request basis and paid by daily rate upon successful completion of each assignment as certified by the requesting section. Payment may be done on a monthly basis based on submission of a monthly invoice.
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=505874

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