Description

Vacancy title:
National Individual Consultant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

United Nations Children’s Fund.

Deadline of this Job:
08 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

JOB DETAILS:
The core of RapidPro service is a highly capable platform that allows the creation of sophisticated interactions using an intuitive user interface. It will provide all the functionality required to implement 90% of interventions without any development by software engineers. Instead, it will be configurable for a wide set of use cases. It shall also be flexible enough to further incorporate new and additional features (such as multi-channel or multi-language support, etc.) directly into the system to avoid the branching off different use cases from the core service.
RapidPro allows UNICEF project managers to immediately set-up and customize the communication platform according to the specific needs and requirements of their program. With RapidPro, project managers can build their own SMS-based workflows via an easy-to-use web-based interface. With this same functionality, users can create polls and campaigns on an administrative dashboard and prepare customizable front-end websites for aggregated data reports and mapping of poll results without in-depth programming knowledge.

How can you make a difference?
• Provide technical support in programing ongoing initiatives using RapidPro (U-Report, Oky and other relevant initiatives).

• Manage UNICEF Tanzania RapidPro instance, including: Regular maintenance of flows, channel metrics, groups and contacts; Spot-checks to unstructured messages received; Ensure functionality of CasePro and other U-Report Sites;
• Develop and pre-test SMS and Instant messaging content on RapidPro for U-Report, Oky and other relevant initiatives
• Schedule and manage polling questions / chatbot in coordination with the steering committee members and other related sections.
• Manage U-Report Poll Calendar (align with global advocacy dates and campaigns)
• Provide training and technical support to partners, young people and relevant stakeholders as needed
• Provide support to data analysis activities and build data visualization products related to RapidPro, U-Report, Oky or other relevant initiatives.
• Consult with relevant stakeholders for inputs on data analysis requirements;
• Develop and maintain data dashboards as per implemented activities;
• Create static documentation such as presentations, infographics or others from existing data and dashboards
• Create and maintain a repository of all relevant documentation on processes, development and products resulting from the implementation of ToR activities;
• Maintain all relevant programme documentation updated and available at a designated shared online repository
• Create aggregated results document for information dissemination (Yearbook)
• Provide support for data analysis, data visualization products and documentation on product development
• Consult with relevant stakeholders for inputs on data analysis requirements;
• Develop and maintain data dashboards as per implemented activities;
• Create documentation such as presentations or infographics from existing data and dashboards;
• Maintain all relevant programme documentation updated and available at a designated shared online repository
• Create aggregated results document for information dissemination on a semi-Annual basis
• Provide support to Innovation Unit and broader UNICEF Tanzania for additional tech4development, data and communications related products
• Support and provide recommendations regarding new products, namely in high level and detailed product requirements;
• Support and provide recommendations that impact sustainability of current solutions, such as servers, vendors or other required specifications;
• Identify and share promising T4D innovations with the team and broader office as required;
• Contribute to proof-of-concept prototyping

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
• University degree in computer science, electrical engineering, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent experience

• Three years of relevant professional work experience in software development and working knowledge of RapidPro.
• Experience in Linux command line and server management.
• Applied data science expertise in data visualization and building dashboards
• Experience in at least one modern object-oriented programming language, especially Python
• Experience with mobile technologies, REST APIs and database management systems, especially PostgreSQL and MySQL
• Familiarity with Javascript (ES6+), Typerscript, HTML, CSS

Core Competencies
• Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
• Works Collaboratively with others
• Builds and Maintains Partnerships
• Innovates and Embraces Change
• Thinks and Acts Strategically
• Drives to achieve impactful results
• Manages ambiguity and complexity

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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