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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Public Policy and Administration
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-19

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Consultancy - ECM Digital Work Place (DWP) Project Manager

New York City (United States of America)

The Digital Workplace project manager brings strong interpersonal skills to this dynamic position by gathering feedback from key stakeholders as UNICEF transforms its intranet into a holistic Digital Workplace.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is a formalized means of organizing and storing an organization's documents, and other content, that relate to the organization's processes. The term encompasses strategies, methods, and tools used throughout the lifecycle of the content. 

Purpose of the Assignment

  • The DWP Project Manager will: 
  • Plan for and develop the DWP 
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and business owners of the DWP
  • Define the global components of the DWP
  • Communicate with key stakeholders to proactively ensure organizational understanding of the interrelationship of publishing and key business processes. 
  • Work with the Senior Project Manager – ECM to ensure alignment of delivery between the two projects.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate


  • Master's degree in library scienceinformation sciences, or related field


  • Demonstrated experience leading a large scale intranet revitalization project.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: information management, publishing, content management, project management.
  • Understanding of international development issues and previous experience with a multilateral or UN organization is a strong asset. 

Functional Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills to deal with senior colleagues, suppliers, and contractors; 
  • Negotiation skills to persuade senior colleagues to follow agreed guidelines; 
  • An awareness of intranet and information management principles and familiarity with content management systems; 
  • Highly organized and process oriented
  • Acute awareness & ability to manage project deadlines  
  • Highly proficient with desktop applications such as Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and including an ability to learn new IT systems

To view our competency framework, please click here

Evaluation method 

Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis methodology (weighted scoring method), where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

  • Responsive/compliant/acceptable; and
  • Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of technical skills and financial proposal specific to the solicitation.

Technical Criteria weight: [70%]

Financial Criteria weight:  [30%]

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable).  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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