UNICEF Programme Officer - Information Management - Jobs in Kenya

UNICEF Programme Officer - Information Management - Jobs in Kenya

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.

And we never give up.

Qualifications

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in public health, social sciences, statistics, planning development, and/or related field is required. Degree in epidemiology or biostatistics will be an added advantage.
  • 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.

    Experience:
  • Essential: Master's degree in Public Health (MPH) / medical statistics / epidemiology or an equivalent degree from a recognized University or College including any equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years of work experience with management information systems in large organizations or at country level.
  • Experience in Somalia or other conflict / post-conflict countries would be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection, data analysis as well as preparing reports and presentations.
  • Sound knowledge of DHIS, data analysis and management.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and good analytical skills.
  • Solid experience with common Microsoft Office packages and advanced MS Excel skills and experience working with large datasets required.
  • Good working knowledge of PowerBI is
    an advantage. Statistical analysis applications (SPSS, Stata) desired, but not essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the UN system and capacity to promote consensus and establish positive working relationships and work in a team.
  • Integrity, tact, discretion and demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Desirable: Familiarity with the work of UN agencies in health system strengthening.
  • Skills: Excellent coordination, communication, cross-cultural and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to convene and work with all relevant as part of a team.
  • Gender sensitivity and understanding of cultural diversity issues. Capacity to work under pressure and with a high degree of independence.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency 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.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th September 2019
    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Programme Officer - Information Management - Jobs in Kenya

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