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UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor

Maria-Luisa (Lucha) Sotomayor , U-Report Coordination Associate, Chile. Tell us a bit about your background. I’m Chilean. I studied literature & language, and then mastered in Latin American literature. When I was in University I was very active in participation and community engagement: Chile is a country with big inequity issues and […]


Job Opportunity: mHealth Deployment Specialist (consultant)

Job Opportunity: mHealth Deployment Specialist (consultant)

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: mHealth Deployment Specialist Section/Unit: Office of Innovation Duration: 7 months (with an optional extension up to maximum 11.5 months based on performance, need and availability of funding) Duty Station:  Flexible; must have ability to travel frequently Level: Individual contract (Equivalent to P3 […]


Job Opportunity: RapidPro mHealth Product Manager (consultant)

Job Opportunity: RapidPro mHealth Product Manager (consultant)

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title: RapidPro mHealth Product Manager Section/Unit: Office of Innovation Duration: 6 months (with an optional extension up to maximum 11.5 months based on performance, need and availability of funding) Duty Station:  Flexible; must have ability to travel frequently Level: Individual contract (Equivalent to P4 […]



UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Brian Cotter

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Brian Cotter

Brian Cotter, Innovation Specialist, Vietnam Listen to Brian’s audio profile post: Tell us a bit about your background. I’ve lived in Vietnam for 10 years after moving here directly after University. I initially was teaching English and discovered that teaching wasn’t a career for me so I started to build […]


Job Opportunity: Systems Developer (Consultancy), Burundi

Job Opportunity: Systems Developer (Consultancy), Burundi

Download the complete Terms of Reference here   1. Background and rationale UNICEF Burundi hosts one of the 9 Innovation labs within UNICEF. The Lab focusses on developing state-of-the art technology based products and services, and does this by developing completely new solutions or adapting existing solutions to the local context. […]


In Kenya, UNICEF partners with University of Nairobi to expand their innovations program to new arena

In Kenya, UNICEF partners with University of Nairobi to expand their innovations program to new arena

This week the University of Nairobi and UNICEF have announced a collaborative partnership to find sustainable and innovative homegrown solutions to the challenges faced by children, adolescents and youth in Kenya and for other marginalized communities around the world. This groundbreaking partnership was officially launched during the signing ceremony of […]


3 Volunteer Opportunities with UNICEF Innovation

3 Volunteer Opportunities with UNICEF Innovation

The UNICEF Innovation Team in currently has three volunteer positions available for Summer 2016. Please see below for details on the types of positions and how to apply. If you don’t see an opportunity below that fits your skillsets, you can also consider submitting an application to UNICEF’s generic internship […]



Job Opportunity: WordPress Developer (consultancy), remote

Job Opportunity: WordPress Developer (consultancy), remote

Download the complete Terms of Reference here Title WordPress Developer Location of Assignment NYHQ (or remote) Language(s) required Excellent knowledge of English (knowledge of other languages a plus) Travel Travel not required Duration of Contract 6 months Section & unit Global Innovation Centre Consultant Reporting to Senior Advisers on Innovation […]