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Consultancy assignment: Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) Household Survey, CEE/CIS.

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 in supporting the preparation, implementation and completion of the MICS in selected countries in the CEE/CIS region.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

• Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Demography, Statistics, Epidemiology, or other related technical field with significant measurement or analysis component is required.

Skills and Experience:
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in the coordination and/or management of quantitative household surveys. (Prior MICS/DHS coordination experience highly desirable);
• Expertise in statistical analyses (familiarity with data processing and data analysis software, SPSS highly desirable);
• Experience in survey report writing;
• Fluency in English and excellent oral and written communications in Russian or another widely-used language in the region;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Ability and willingness to travel to all countries across of the CEE/CIS region.

Other competencies:
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective relationships with national partners;
• Demonstrated leadership, managerial and supervisory ability.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to email a cover letter, CV and P11 form (which can be downloaded at https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_consultancy_assignments.html) as well as the attached MICS Consultancy Profile form to smahmudlu@unicef.org by 15 August 2014 with the subject line ‘Regional Household Survey consultant’.

Please indicate your relevant experience, availability and daily rate to undertake the terms of reference above. 

Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
UNICEF is a smoke-free environment.

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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