Beneficiary Data Specialist, P3/TA, Antananarivo, Madagascar #127394, 6 mois - Tenders Global

Beneficiary Data Specialist, P3/TA, Antananarivo, Madagascar #127394, 6 mois

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, a champion

(25) Leonie and her children benefit from Zara Mira Child benefits – YouTube

In order to support the implementation of the ZARA MIRA in Atsimo Atsinanana, UNICEF is hiring dedicated staff in Antananarivo and in Atsimo Atsinanana, namely: a national coordinator (NOC) based in Tana, a field staff in Manakara regional office (the nearest UNICEF office to the Atsimo Atsinanana region) and an international expert (P3 level) in Tana for six months with mission to the South East to support the initial deployment of the HOPE system and transfer the capacities to the country office team, in order for them to manage the HOPE system independently after the initial deployment.


How can you make a difference?

Purpose for the job:

The Beneficiary Data Specialist will be responsible to uphold UNICEF Data Protection Policy while delivering timely beneficiary data management services for the ZARA MIRA social protection programme.


Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Under the direct supervision of the HCT lead/chief of social policy the beneficiary data specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Personal Data Services Management
  • Data Management representation function
  • Reporting
  • Data Protection Standards
  • Data Processing and Analysis
  • Data Team supervision and training


To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field
  • Minimum 5 years of program/project management experience, including with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in implementing humanitarian cash transfers programme
  • Experience in Beneficiary Data system for humanitarian cash transfer at field level
  • Experience in business operation environments with a proven track record of interfacing with multiple stakeholders (internal and external) and successful project completion.
  • Experience in working with UN agencies or NGO (UNICEF experience preferred) at interagency level
  • Detailed knowledge of the Project Lifecycle and fluency in project management methodologies.
  • Fluency in French and English as a working language.

 Download File JD Beneficiary Data Specialist_P3 TA.docx

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values


UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others (8) Nurtures, leads and manages people).


During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

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. 



UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be cancelled.

All selected candidates will 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.

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.

Advertised: 03 Jan 2024 E. Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 16 Jan 2024 E. Africa Standard Time

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