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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 12, 2023
  • UNICEF is the world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, ...
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    Social Protection Monitoring and Data Consultant

    The Social Policy Section endeavors to support delivery of social protection programmes that are efficient and effective in terms of programme delivery as well as building knowledge products that can be used as advocacy for programme scaling and expansion by government. As such, there is a great deal of data analysis that supports the implementation in a bid to achieve results. For this service, the section primarily looks for a candidate whose incumbency is meant to support the above two mentioned programmes as well as data related support on similar project

    The consultant will be expected to perform the following main roles related to the ongoing programmes:

    • Support field data collection and management activities for the OOSC and UCB programmes primarily in activities that lead to knowledge products such as reports, briefs, analytical pieces and infographics.
    • Automated generation, case management, and updating of payrolls for the OSSC and UCB programmes, preferably using protocols in available applications to UNICEF such as Excel, R or Stata thus ensuring reproducibility.
    • Create automated tools to perform updates to the OSSC and UCB master lists after each payment cycle thus accommodating any case management activities related to beneficiary data and their details.
    • Participate in monitoring activities for OSSC and UCB programmes (and other cash programmes as required) to improve the quality of data collected for improved delivery, lesson learning and accountability
    • Review and provide well-documented and maintainable input in the development of data collection tools, monitoring tools, operation manuals, and performance monitoring plans for OSSC and UCB programs as required
    • Any other related roles assigned by the Social Protection Specialist

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

    • An advanced university degree (Master) in one of the following fields is required: Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Information Technology, Public Finance, or related technical field
    • At least five (5) years of progressive work and experience in the areas of social protection or social policy with a focus on vulnerable groups and related policy areas, including in-depth understanding of the social protection terrain in Kenya.
    • Excellent analytical and writing skills demonstrated by proven record of analytical publications/ reports relating to analysis of large data sets using statistical applications such as Stata, R, Microsoft Excel, Power BI and other related statistical software
    • Excellent communication and advocacy skills to engage in effective data communication and proper inference of data summaries to inform policy briefs, programme level data and other research-based data analysis.
    • Experience in working with data related to targeting of cash transfer beneficiaries at different levels

    Method of Application

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