UNICEF Social Cash Transfer MIS Technical Advisor Individual consultancy Jobs in Zambia

UNICEF Social Cash Transfer MIS Technical Advisor Individual consultancy Jobs in Zambia


  • 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.

  • For every child, Social Protection

  • The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.

    How can you make a difference?

  • The objective of the assignment is to support the MCDSS in guiding and implementing the system migration, integration, and capacity building of Ministry staff.

    The tasks for the assignment are the following:

  • Provide technical assistance to ensure the smooth implementation and backstopping of the SCT MIS at national and all sub levels.

  • Support capacity building of field officers to work with the SCT MIS and ZSIPIS.

  • Support the development of add-ons for the SCT MIS including the reengineering of the beneficiary enrolment mobile app and corresponding MIS module; for the SCT grievance mechanism; for the Emergency Cash Transfer; for the 1000 Days in SCT pilot; for the new M&E Functions; for the review of the Proxy Means Text; for the integration with other systems and platforms, especially NAVISION and Single Window systems once they begin development.

  • Support the migration of the current SCT MIS to the integrated ZISPIS II.

  • Train the Ministry in the application of AGILE software development and provide technical assistance to
    the operations of the AGILE project team.

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • The consultant must possess the following:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience in data and information management with either government, private sector or Non-Governmental Organizations.

  • Experience and knowledge on CS-PRO, Microsoft Visual Studio, NET /SQL Server 2008 systems development environment; systems integration; internet, mobile and web-based technologies.

  • Experience in strengthening and integrating management information systems, managing MIS-support activities, migrating offline to cloud-based MIS systems and managing data integrity, data protection and data reconciliation processes across multiple platforms;

  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and capacity building, including technology tools for policy use;

  • Familiarity with the background and rationale of the Social Cash Transfer scheme or other social assistance programmes;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and fluency in English; knowledge of any main local languages will be added advantage (Nyanja, Bemba, Tonga, Lunda, Luvale, Kaonde, Lozi).

    For every Child, you demonstrate

  • UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Social Cash Transfer MIS Technical Advisor Individual consultancy Jobs in Zambia ​


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