Jobs at UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria is pleased to announce the following
vacancy for suitably qualified Nigerian candidates as follows:

 Business Development Manager
Experience: 8 year(s)
Course of Study: Not specified
Required Grade: Not specified
Purpose of the consultancy:

The purpose of the study is to assess the extent to which action plans developed by the five Colleges of
Education in response to recommendations of the Female Teacher Trainee Scholarship Scheme (FTISS)
Operational Research (OR) conducted in 2014 has been implemented and whether actions taken so far have had positive results, especially in terms of retention and performance of the trainees. The study will primarily focus on the tutorial/remedial courses and administrative actions intended to improve outcome of the mss including retention, performance of trainees and value for money of the FTISS.

     Major Tasks to be accomplished:
•Desk review of relevant documents including mss Operational Research and Tracer Study
Reports, project work plans, reports and tools.
•Develop detailed research methodology, protocols, fieldwork and analysis plan.
•Undertake field visit to Sokoto and Bauchi state to collect primary data,
•Process the primary data into a database, and ensure the data is clean and error free.
•Conduct analysis of the primary data and prepare draft report
•Present initial findings to UNICEF and partners for comments and inputs
•Finalize reports incorporating comments

      Minimum qualification:
•Advanced degree in education/social sciences, preferably with specialty in Social Research.
•Demonstrated experience and expertise in Operational Research.
•More than 8 years' progressive professional experience in the field of education and familiarity with northern Nigerian context.
•High level of fluency in English language is mandatory and proficiency in Hausa an advantage.
•Excellent conceptualization, analytical and writing skills.

   Candidates interested in the above position should submit his/her application, accompanied by updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form, (which can be
downloaded from our website at www.unicef.orglemploy)  to the email address below on or before
Tuesday, 15 September, 2015.
Please put the position titles you are applying for on the subject line of your

•UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its
staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply. Zero
tolerance of sexual abuse and exploitation is our policy