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Temporary Appointment: MICS Household Survey Specialist, State of Palestine

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 MICS Household Survey Specialist, State of Palestine. For more information, see the attached Terms of Reference.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in a field related to Statistics, Survey Methodology, Epidemiology or other related technical field with significant measurement or analysis component
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the coordination and/or management of quantitative household surveys.  Prior MICS/DHS coordination experience highly desirable
  • Expertise in statistical analyses including CSPro and SPSS
  • Experience in survey report writing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective relationships with national partners
  • Ability and willingness to travel across the State of Palestine, including the West Bank and Gaza (Logistical and transport arrangements will be provided by UNICEF CO in Jerusalem)
  • Fluency in English; oral and written proficiency in Arabic is highly desirable.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, a CV and UN Personal Hisotry (P-11 form) to jerusalemhrvacancies@unicef.org   with subject line “MICS Household Survey Specialist, State of Palestine”, by 21 August 2013. Please indicate your ability and availability to undertake the terms of reference above. 

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.




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