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Individual Consultant - Digital Communications and Data Officer
Job Number: 533428 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Tanzania,Uni.Re
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged in order children to save their lives, to defend their right and 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.

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UNICEF is seeking a consultant to develop innovative solutions based on existing SMS powered solutions (U-report) and online platforms (Internet of good things) to address knowledge gaps on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) priorities and rights as part of the GRREAT programme.  

For every child, [Care]
How can you make a difference?
SCOPE OF WORK
1. Support GRREAT project participants to develop, test and analyze ASRH prototypes using RapidPro and the Internet of Good Things
1.1. Support GRREAT Implementing partner in training Adolescent girls on U-Report and Internet of Good Things
1.2. Provide technical support to GRREAT program participants to develop and test solutions using RapidPro and Internet of Good Things; 

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2. Provide technical support in programing ongoing initiatives using RapidPro (GRREAT, U-Report, and other relevant initiatives) 
2.1. Manage UNICEF Tanzania RapidPro instance, including:
2.1.1. Regular maintenance of flows, groups and contacts;
2.1.2. Spot-checks to unstructured messages received;
2.1.3. Ensure functionality of CasePro;
2.1.4. Other as required
2.2. Develop and pre-test SMS and WhatsApp content on RapidPro for U-Report, GRREAT programme and other relevant initiatives
3. Provide support to data analysis activities and build data visualization products related to GRREAT, RapidPro, U-Report, or other relevant initiatives;
3.1. Consult with relevant stakeholders for inputs on data analysis requirements;
3.2. Develop and maintain data dashboards as per implemented activities;
3.3. Create static documentation such as presentations or infographics from existing data and dashboards

4. Create and maintain a repository of all relevant documentation on processes, development and products resulting from the implementation of Terms of Reference activities;
4.1. Maintain all relevant programme documentation updated and available at a designated shared online repository
4.2. Create aggregated results document for information dissemination (Yearbook)

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5. Develop a digital monitoring tool for the GRREAT Programme
5.1. Facilitate stakeholder mapping of GRREAT project indicators and systems requirements;
5.2. Build required data collection tools and data flows;
5.3. Design monitoring data dashboards as per agreed requirements;
5.4. Deliver capacity building sessions / training on navigation, use and interpretation of monitoring data dashboards
5.5. Create User manual for dashboard navigation and interpretation

DELIVERABLES
Deliverables  (Duration)  Detailed breakdown of deliverable and time Date Percentage
Payment 1 (90 days) - U-Report dashboard screenshots;
- GRREAT monitoring requirement mapping documentation is complete and uploaded to SharePoint;
- Quarterly progress report, highlighting achievements, bottlenecks and recommendations (Max 8 pages, excluding annexes);
30th November 2020 25%
Payment 2  (90 days) -U-Report dashboard screenshots;
 - Quarterly progress report;
- GRREAT monitoring dashboard is published for usage / screenshots;
- User manual is finalized and uploaded to SharePoint/ Teams;
- Users are on boarded to dashboard / training evidence;
28th February 2021 25%
Payment 3 (90 days) - U-Report dashboard screenshots; - Quarterly progress report, highlighting achievements, bottlenecks and recommendations (Max 8 pages, excluding annexes); 31st May 2021 25%
Payment 4 (90 days) - Annual U-Report results / Yearbook finalized and uploaded to SharePoint/Teams;
- End of consultancy report highlighting achievements, bottlenecks and recommendations (Max 16 pages, excluding annexes);
15th August 2021 25%
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • University degree in computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent practical experience
  • A minimum of [two years] of relevant professional experience in software development and working knowledge of RapidPro.
  • Experience in at least one modern object-oriented programming language, especially Python
  • Experience with mobile technologies and database management systems.
  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge of local language is an asset.
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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.

The functional competencies required for this post are...
View our competency framework at
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Opening Date Fri Jul 31 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Fri Aug 07 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)
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Individual Consultant to Support Immunization Services in Tanzania 
Job Number: 533151 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Tanzania,Uni.Re 
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged in order children to save their lives, to defend their right and 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.

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And we never give up
For every child, [Health]
How can you make a difference?
PURPOSE
Given the above background, UNICEF Health section, with funding from regular resources, would like to recruit a consultant to provide technical support to ensure effective and efficient implementation of immunization activities in Tanzania from 1st August 2020 to 31st July 2021.

SPECIFIC TASKS
The consultant will support the Immunization programme in providing technical expertise with the following specific tasks:
1. Support in developing strategies to address immunization coverage barriers for Measles-Rubella Second Dose and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccines
2. Support in implementation of interventions to address discrepancies related to geographical, gender, socio-economic and education that were observed in accessing immunization services
3. Provide effective managerial skill transfer to the immunization programme to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the programme
4. Restrategize interventions targeting vulnerable group of children such are refugees and nomadic populations to achieve the desired goals for immunization.
5. Support implementation of intervention that addresses community and health system barriers for immunization services in Tanzania. 6. Support in development of National Immunization Strategy for Tanzania in line with the Immunization Agenda 2030
7. Provide technical support through teamwork to strengthen effective capacity building activities in the development, implementation, and management of the Immunization Programme
8. Participate in all immunization technical working group and other meetings and provide feedback to the UNICEF health section team
9. Support roll out of Electronic Immunization System (EIS) for better immunization data management
10. Provide technical support to enable programme efficiency, effectiveness, and vaccination coverage to be enhanced through effective implementation and monitoring.
11. Provide progress reports and work plans timely and ensure effective technical assistance is provided in introducing new vaccines, routine immunization, periodic campaigns, and cold chain development and maintenance.
12. Ensure effective innovations, communication, networking, and collaboration are achieved with internal and external partners


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EXPECTED DELIVERABLES
Expected outcome: Immunization programme in Tanzania is improved and sustained in terms of coverage and equity and there is increased visibility of UNICEF role in supporting immunization programme in Tanzania. The technical support provided is appreciated by all partners.
Specific deliverables, Time frame, Comments and Payment
Deliverable
Time frame (Work/Days)
Comments for Payments
Payment schedule
1
Develop strategies to increase immunization coverages for MR 2 and HPV vaccines
90 days
Submission of Progress Update Report to UNICEF indicating strategies developed and progress of implementation
20%
2
Submission of Progress Update Report to UNICEF indicating strategies developed and progress of implementation
90 days
Submission of progress Update Report to UNICEF and make a presentation to IVD TWG
20%
3
Support programme management including design, implementation, budget preparation, management, monitoring and reporting.
30 days
Submission of progress Report to UNICEF and IVD indicating management activities supported
10%
4
Support immunization programme interventions to vulnerable group of children such as refugees and nomadic populations
30 days
Submission of Progress Report to UNICEF and Kigoma Region
10
10%
5
Support in developing national immunization strategy that is in line with IA2030
60 days
Submission of Progress Report to UNICEF and present to MoHCDGEC ICC
20%
6
Provide technical support in capacity building activities  and document results
15 days
Submission of Report to UNICEF indicating capacity building supported
5%
7
Regularly participate in workshops and meeting of the Immunization programme, document and provide feedback
15 days
Submission Report to UNICEF indicating workshop/meetings participated
5%
8
Support roll out of Immunization Electronic System (EIS)
15 days
Submission of report for the roll out of EIS
10%
REMUNERATION 
The incumbent will receive  payments based on UNICEF procedures, according to schedule highlighted earlier and the accomplishment of the aforementioned deliverables
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Public Heath and university degree with health background( MD,Nursing or other health disciplines)
  • A minimum of [Ten years] of relevant professional experience in managing Immunization or other MNCH programmes
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Proven expertise in managing, monitoring, and evaluation of health programmes 
  • Proven working  relation with national, regional, district and sub-district structures
  • Strong analytical skills - Knowledge of the Tanzanian mainland and Zanzibar context and EPI programme 
  • Excellent facilitation skills, negotiation skills, and oral and written communication
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UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
View our competency framework at
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Opening Date Sat Jul 25 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Sun Aug 09 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)
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Individual International Consultant to support the development of Behavioural Change initiative under the Productive Social Safety Net programme in Tanzania 
Job Number: 533387 | Vacancy Link 
Locations: Africa: Tanzania,Uni.Re
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged in order children to save their lives, to defend their right and 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 ]
Following the pilot phase and subsequent evaluation, TASAF and UNICEF intend to scale up  Stawisha Maisha sessions to cover all PAAs during PSSN Phase II to complement community sessions during payment days, in a bid to optimize the role of PSSN cash transfers in improving children’s nutrition status. 

How can you make a difference?
Specific tasks
1. Develop Stawisha Maisha II programme document and budget for three years (2021 – 2024) that will be mainstreamed in PSSN II by:
  •  Drawing on lessons from UNICEF-supported ECD centers in Mbeya, Iringa, Njombe and Songwe (MINS) regions which have rolled out ECD packages for SBCC on key nutrition, health, WASH, ECD and child protection practices. 
  • Exploring new methodology and technological mechanisms for the delivery of integrated Stawisha Maisha sessions such as using programs broadcast through community radios in localities (Ongea project) or mobile phone messaging and voice activated sessions.
  • Explore possibility to include head of households (men) in attending Stawisha Maisha Sessions to equip them with nutrition knowledge that can facilitate informed decision making regarding infants and young children’s feeding practices.
  • Assess the existing PSSN II groups e.g. Saving groups and examine the potential of linkage (for cost effective and mainstreaming).
2.  Develop Stawisha Maisha training materials, guidelines and standardized technical tools including pre-testing in the field and provide technical support on the first roll out of the implementation (implementation guide, training on IYCF and guidelines for ECD father’s (men) engagement for children for optimal development, training materials, visual aids).
3. Develop a proposal to integrate SM Stawisha Maisha monitoring indicators into the existing PSSN II M&E framework
4. Develop a TASAF - PSSN integrated SBCC action plan taking into account ongoing initiatives such as Ideas42
5. Develop a reporting mechanism on nutrition and ECD services implemented by services providers to PSSN II beneficiaries

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Key deliverables
1. Inception report and action plan;
2. Stawisha Maisha II programme document with monitoring indicators in line with the PSSN II M&E framework;
3. Stawisha Maisha training materials, guidelines and standardized technical tools
4. Stawisha Maisha - PSSN integrated SBCC action plan;
5. Action Plan for linking PSSN members to Nutrition/ECD programmes
Activity Details Deliverables Expected Time
Development of Stawisha Maisha II programme document Inception report and action plan August 2020  Deliverable
1: 20%
Conduct consultative meetings with different stakeholders during the development and design phase (video conference, zoom meetings and skype).

Draft report Stawisha Maisha II programme document and SM monitoring indicators in PSSN II M&E framework October :2020  Deliverable 2: 30%
Meetings conducted with key TASAF counterparts and other nutrition stakeholders (e.g. DPs) to develop initial analysis of the linkages of PSSN beneficiaries to nutrition ECD programmes. Draft Action Plan on linkages on PSSN II nutrition September 2020
Field visit to Tanzania and support on the development of Stawisha Maisha tools and materials for pre-testing.

Technical support to development of training tools and materials

Technical support on development of radio materials (script developed) and roll out plan designed.

Preparation of TASAF integrated action plan of SBCC.

Draft Report on the materials and tools and training manual & Stawisha Maisha training materials, guidelines and standardized technical tools

TASAF Action Plan on SBCC integration on PSSN programme

November 2020 February 2021 Deliverable
3: 30% 















January 2021
Support the pretesting of materials and tools in the field Technical support on assurance of Production of printed materials Procurement of radios? Technical support to procure the consultant to carry out the base line survey  Technical support on the first roll out of the implementation. Final report on the SM II on training materials, training modules and delivery mechanism March 2021 Deliverable
4:20 %
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in communication, anthropology, community psychology, social marketing, instructional design; interdisciplinary work is especially relevant Demonstrated leadership of high profile SBCC communication initiatives in developing country context, preferably in Africa region
  • A minimum of[15 years] of relevant professional experience in strategic communication, including Social and Behaviour Change Communication well as advocacy and public information.
  • At least 5 years’ research experience related to strategic communication, including experience designing and monitoring pilot interventions; experience using qualitative methods in large-scale complex research designs especially relevant • Strong conceptual, writing and analytic skills
  • At least 10 years’ experience developing creative concepts and supervising creative production
  • Experience of working within the framework of social protection programmes preferred.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required, a local language is an asset.
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Payment
Payments will be made upon submission and acceptance of the specified deliverables and submission of invoice. Payment of travel and accommodation allowances will be made in line with the respective UNICEF rules and regulations.  

UNICEF reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/outputs is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines
Financial proposal should be included in this application. 

Administrative issues
  • Consultant will work remotely from own office and be available for virtual meetings with UNICEF and TASAF as required. Travel to Tanzania will be considered towards the second half of assignment if conditions for travel are conducive. It is expected at least two trips to Tanzania.  
  • Consultant to supply own computer and any other equipment required to carry out the consultancy activities, including design software used for the toolkit materials (Adobe CS).

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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.

The functional competencies required for this post are...
View our competency framework at
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Opening Date Thu Jul 30 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Fri Aug 07 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)
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