Child Protection Information Management Consultant (Humanitarian and Development), open for Ethiopian nationals only.

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 26 August 2019

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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, protection


Provide technical support to ensure that up-to-date information necessary for effective child protection programming and coordination is collected, used, stored and shared, in line with relevant standards including (vis-Ã-vis emergencies) the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.

How can you make a difference?

In close coordination with the UNICEF Child Protection section in Addis Ababa and the Child Protection Coordinator of the CP/GBV AoR, the consultant is responsible for the following key areas:

Provide technical support and quality assurance to the collection, use, storage and sharing of information related to the sub-cluster CP activities, results and resources Maintain monthly reporting on CP related activities from AoR participants, including through the 5Ws Provide support for the collection, quality assurance and analysis of data for UNICEF CP program monitoring and reporting (humanitarian and development), with attention to data consistency, alignment of targets and indicators (across emergency and non-emergency) and with a focus on results for the child Build the capacity of MoWCA/BoWCA and other relevant UNICEF partners in the use of CP monitoring and reporting tools (emergency and non-emergency) and related analysis Monitor the coverage and complementarity of Child Protection activities (emergency and non-emergency) and identify any gaps and duplication, including through the regular updating of visual GIS maps. Provide IM updates and reporting (including financial tracking/Periodic Monitoring Report) to the OCHA Information Management Unit, NDRMC, Protection Cluster (UNHCR) and UNICEF’s Emergency and Program Monitoring Unit, as required. Liaise with UNFPA’s GBV Information Management focal point to ensure coordination and consistency across the AoR. Update and manage the resource documents on the CP page of the AoR website Support the review, dissemination and training on CP assessment and monitoring tools, including the CP Rapid Assessment, the Belg and Meher assessments, and any joint or inter-sectoral monitoring/assessments (such as the Displacement Tracking Matrix). Develop and strengthen the information management capacity of AoRmembers and UNICEF partners, with a specific focus on capturing results at the level of the child. Contribute to and facilitate the mainstreaming of child protection in other clusters and sectors through information exchange and joint mapping, as required. Support regular and effective communication and information exchange between the federal and regional AoRs, and between federal and regional CP program sections. Serve as a Child Protection Information management focal point to the Inter-Cluster Information Management Working Group. Contribute towards inputs for infographics on Child Protection response for the AoRand for UNICEF (emergency and non-emergency). Support the CP section in developing tracking mechanisms for periodic internal and external reports on Cluster and UNICEF response updates against targets and planned indicators. Undertake other relevant tasks as directed by his/ her supervisor or Chief of Child Protection and assist with other duties in support of the UNICEF Child Protection programs. Conduct analysis of protection quantitative data and findings of Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) data collection rounds and determine relevant information for inclusion in reports. Contribute to UN and other stakeholders technical working groups related to information management and statistical methodologies for data collection and representation. Contribute towards design and management of databases and information systems (including geographical databases and geographical information system coding), dataset extraction for analysis, and data representation for relevant UNICEF partners.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

A university degree in information management or related fields. A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with UN and/or NGO, including information management in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster. Experience working with excel and the collection of data for 5W analysis is essential. Experience and/or training in cluster information management is desirable. Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience. Fluency in English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The competencies required for this post are found in the below link:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

This vacancy is archived.

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