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Consultancy Assignment: Mapping hard to reach areas in Sierra Leone

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Consultant to map hard-to-reach areas in Sierra Leone. Hard-to-reach areas are those parts of the country that have physical, communication, security, social and economic conditions that make them receive a level of public service that is relatively inequitable.

Purpose:

Please see Terms of Reference

Qualification:
• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Statistics, Demography or Economics
• At least eight years of progressively responsible work experience in conducting geographical mapping and large surveys as well as production of interactive maps.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills gained from working with communities and officials in field research conditions.
• Excellent analytical and documentation skills.
• Good communication and writing skills in the English language.
• Excellent computing skills.
• Able to work independently with a variety of stakeholders.
• Adaptability and flexibility, confidentiality, initiative, concern for accuracy and quality.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to submit:

• An application letter of no more than 1 page.
• A write-up of no more than 2 pages suggesting how they would approach the geographic mapping of facilities and services in the areas and the format and software they would use to present the maps.
• A Curriculum Vita of no more than 3 pages.
• A completed UN P11 Form

Please send the documents to the Human Resource Officer, UNICEF Sierra Leone, on or before Friday 12 April 2013. Email: espilsburywilliams@unicef.org with the subject line “ Consultancy (Mapping hard to reach areas in Sierra Leone)”

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

 


 

 

 

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