SIERRA LEONE, 2001. A man health worker from a local vaccination team rides a motorbike, en route to assist in the current polio vaccination rounds, in the RUF-controlled town of Makeni, some 200 km from Freetown, the capital. He is carrying, slung across his shoulder, an insulated storage box -- which bears the slogan for the polio eradication campaign 'Kick Polio Out of Africa' -- containing UNICEF-provided polio vaccines. The vaccines must be kept at a constant low temperature to maintain their potency. © UNICEF/NYHQ2001-0126/ROGER LEMOYNE
SIERRA LEONE, 2001. A man health worker from a local vaccination team rides a motorbike, en route to assist in the current polio vaccination rounds, in the RUF-controlled town of Makeni, some 200 km from Freetown, the capital. He is carrying, slung across his shoulder, an insulated storage box — which bears the slogan for the polio eradication campaign ‘Kick Polio Out of Africa’ — containing UNICEF-provided polio vaccines. The vaccines must be kept at a constant low temperature to maintain their potency. © UNICEF/NYHQ2001-0126/ROGER LEMOYNE

Are you a passionate user-centered designer in the field of information technology or technology for development (T4D) who wants to make a lasting difference for children?

UNICEF Sierra Leone seeks for a T4D/Innovation Specialist to coordinate and support the design, development, and implementation and testing of new innovations/technologies, and to build capacity of end users in the use of the developed technology in UNICEF and partners. The coordinator will also build the capacity of UNICEF program staff in the identification of emerging technologies that help improve programme delivery, monitoring and evaluation and management.

A qualified candidate has an advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field and 3-5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, in information technology practice and particular focus on technology for development (T4D).

The post is based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Duration of the contract is 364 days.

Closing date is Monday February 24, 2014.

For more information about the position and applying, click here.

Check also other job opportunities within UNICEF Innovation work.

Print This Story