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Information Management Officer (Data Management and Visualization),NO-1,Abuja,Nigeria #123686 (Temporary Appointment-364 days) Open to nationals of Nigeria only.


  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Abuja
  • Grade: Junior level - NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Documentation and Information Management
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: Closed

UNICEF Country Office, Nigeria, invites applications from highly motivated and committed persons who want to contribute to results for children. If you are that person, we encourage you to apply and become part of a highly motivated and committed team.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, health

In Nigeria, UNICEF works in a complex humanitarian and development setting to fulfill and protect children's rights in partnership with the government, civil society, children, and families.  UNICEF Nigeria is one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices globally - click the link to learn more about UNICEF in Nigeria:

How can you make a difference?

The Data management and visualization officer will work closely with the Information Management Specialist to develop and publish different data analytics tools for the UNICEF health programme, including assisting partners such as NPHCDA to visualize information on social mobilization around  cVDPV2 and COVID-19; developing tracker tools for the humanitarian and emergency responses;   and supporting Supply and Procurement Units to improve visibility and traceability of commodities, drugs, and vaccines, including forecasting, shipment, and distribution.

The TA will also contribute to developing the capacities of the staff and its counterparts in maintaining and making use of visualization platforms. 


Under the direct supervision of the Information Management specialist and the strategic leadership of the Chief of the Health Section, the Data management and visualization officer will perform the following tasks:

  1. Support the Health Section to develop State of the Art tools to visualize and analyze  information, including data  on storage of commodities and supplies; development of a humanitarian tracker of key interventions; and data visualization of community interventions including COVID-19 and cVDPV2
  2. Support the National and state polio/immunization teams, state Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), and National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (NERICC) in the collection, analysis, presentation, and channeling of findings for data-driven planning at the lowest geographic levels to ensure lessons learned from previous campaigns are considered in future consequential geography activities
  3. Review available information within the Health Section and contribute to improving its visualization  (e.g.,  real-time monitoring dashboard on power BI,…)
  4. Support in capacity building of NPHCDA and UNICEF staff in data analytics and visualization
  5. Build in-house capacity of UNICEF staff in developing, publishing, and view of reports
  6. Develop a capacity-building plan on data visualization and management for government partners, including NPHCDA and other key stakeholders on the response to  the cVDPV2 outbreak

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Computer sciences, Geographic Information Systems, Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Education, or a relevant field.
  • Five years of relevant professional work experience. Experience in UNICEF and the UN system will be an asset. Background/familiarity with data analytics and complex information management, including management and integration of databases of different sectors (health, operations) .
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


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