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About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy assignment: MICS Sampling Experts (for Roster) in Dakar, Senegal.

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 support in the following areas:
• Sample size and design
• Sample selection
• Assessment of suitable sample frames
• Updating of sample frames
• Calculation of sample weights
• Calculation of sampling errors

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

• At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Survey Sampling or Statistics with special expertise in survey sampling
• At least 10 years experience in designing samples for household surveys around the region (experience in countries without recent census information is an asset)
• Must have expertise with the MICS sampling methodology
• Demonstrated training experience
• Experience of working in developing countries and more specifically in West and Central Africa
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Fluency in French and strong ability to work in English
• Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in the position and meet the requirements, please forward your application with updated curriculum vitae and UN Personal History Form (available at www.unicef.org/employ)), with “the title of the position as the subject’’, via email to mseroussi@unicef.org and wcarohr@unicef.org by June 1, 2015.

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/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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