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Consultancy assignment: Innovation Project Manager, UNICEF, Kampala, Uganda

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 consultancy for a Innovation Project Manager, UNICEF, Kampala, Uganda.


For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.


The successful candidate shall have:

  • Five years professional relevant work experience holistic management of product development projects, in particular for developing regions.
  • Master Degree in Product Design/Engineering/Innovation or relevant discipline.
  • Experience in planning documenting and conducting end user research in challenging environments.
  • Knowledge of innovative use of technologies in developing countries.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation (M+E) of implemented solutions.
  • Knowledge of the environment UNICEF operates, and understanding of the constraints of working in difficult geographical locations.\


The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following competencies that are considered to be necessary to this consultancy:

  • Demonstrated communication and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills.
  • Proven capacity to work with and lead collaborative teams across different locations and with different technical skills.
  • Experience in budgeting and coordinating large scale projects.


Qualified candidates are requested to submit:

  1. Cover letter/application.
  2. Financial quote for consultancy at a monthly rate in US Dollars excluding all taxes.
  3. CV.
  4. Examples of previous, relevant work.
  5. Proposed methodology/approach to managing Mobi Station project pilot and scale-up.
  6. References
  7. P 11 form (which can be downloaded from our website at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_53129.html ).


Applications are to be sent to: http://webcms.unicef.org/jhague/AppData/Local/Temp/notes54CB25/innovateforchildren@unicef.org with subject line “Innovation Project Manager: Uganda” by 25 November 2013, 5:00pm CET. Please indicate your availability and monthly rate to undertake the terms of reference above.  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

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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