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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
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;
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
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
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)
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.
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…
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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.