Job: Chief, Planning and Monitoring (Results-Based Management) at UNICEF

For every child, results

  • In Nigeria, UNICEF works within a complex humanitarian and development framework to realize and protect children’s rights in partnership with government, civil society, children and families.
  • UNICEF Nigeria is one of the largest UNICEF country offices in the world.

How can you tell the difference?

  • You would help the UNICEF Nigeria Country Program to be more effective in defined key areas.
  • You will lead the innovation agenda for the Country Program and continue to improve Country Program planning and monitoring by applying innovative technology to track results.
  • You will also be responsible for improving the relevance, quality, availability and use of data and contextual information on children and women within UNICEF and externally.

Summary of Key Duties/Responsibilities

  • Within delegated authority and given organizational structure, the incumbent may be assigned primary, shared or contributing responsibilities for some or all of the following areas of work and key results.
  • Apply global best practices in strategic planning to the Nigeria country programme.
  • Implement the monitoring and accountability framework, ensuring that results are systematically monitored and tracked throughout the country program using the best available tools and techniques.
  • Implement an innovation strategy focused on key barriers to program implementation.
  • Development of innovative means of data management, including dissemination.
  • Manage implementation partnerships, both with government and with civil society partners.
  • Management.

To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will need to…

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences or other relevant disciplines.
  • Practical training in program management and monitoring, survey and research analysis and/or applied statistical data analysis. with statistics and analytical skills or other areas related to the work of UNICEF
  • At least ten years of experience at the national and international levels in programme/project planning and management with significant experience in data dissemination/interpretation in sectors of interest to UNICEF and knowledge of new technical and software developments in data dissemination and some experience in data analysis and other areas of applied statistics.
  • Professional technical expertise in analyzing and disseminating data specifically related to UNICEF-related indicators.
  • Proven expertise in displaying data for use by government decision makers, partner organizations and the general public.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language. Proficiency in the national language of the duty station is an advantage.

For every child, you demonstrate…

  • The UNICEF values ​​of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) and core competencies in communication, working with people and driving for results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this position are as follows:

  • Feeds, directs and manages people (2)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (2)
  • Works collaboratively with others (2)
  • Establishes and maintains partnerships (2)
  • Innovate and embrace change (2)
  • Think and act strategically (2)
  • Engines for impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2).

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