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Posting Title:Data and Technology Innovation
Job Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Skill Required: IT And ICT,
Preferred Experience: Above 5 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 10th Aug, 2022

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Jobs Descriptions: 

Under the supervision of the Data and Technology Innovation will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions to enhance the business performance of data and technology innovation work within UNICEF and relevant government counterparts, particularly the Ministry of Health. The consultant will work on strategic foresight to ensure that technology risks are accounted for and the proposed solutions meet all essential requirements, including introducing and implementing new technology and translating design into operational concepts for the deployment of real-time data platforms, applied technology solutions, and big data analysis, to support cross-sectoral program interventions during development and COVID-19 situations. The consultant will work with UNICEF ICO Data Innovation Team in close coordination with cross-cluster focal points and government counterparts as well as maintain liaison with the EAPRO ICT4D Unit and NYHQ Innovation Unit, and DAPM Unit, where applicable. The role is based in Jakarta, and occasional travel and field missions may be required, as prevailing conditions allow.

The Solution Architect will work based on the following scope of work, which is applicable both in development and humanitarian settings, including COVID-19:
1. Articulating and driving smart demand for and use of data and technology innovation to leverage the COVID19 data system to improve the integrated information system of the government, including in the Ministry of Health (MoH)
.  Based on the Digital Health Transformation Roadmap, document action plans, design and optimize system architecture, and create a proof of concepts to support the development of the Indonesian Health Service (HIS), in collaboration with the Data Innovation team and the Digital Transformation Office of the MoH.
.  Shape and design solutions to optimize the overall health information system by leveraging the existing COVID19 data system, including transforming the PCare platform into Sehat Bersama/ Nakes Apps, and PeduliLindungi Apps into Citizen Health Apps, in consultation with the Data Innovation team and the Digital Transformation Office of the MoH.
.  Accelerate the adoption of appropriate technology services to support UNICEF program implementation in a timely manner by establishing effective communication with all stakeholders, close monitoring and troubleshooting of issues, and providing clear guidelines, and sufficient training.
2. Identifying and developing data and technology solutions for the most common challenges faced by UNICEF country offices and government counterparts in child-focused programming work, particularly due to the COVID19 situation.
. Develop strategic notes/ solution blueprint with the Theory of Change (TOC), recommend new technology applications, functional design, and enhanced system architecture to improve the business processes and delivery of services of the government, particularly the MoH and UNICEF priority programs.
.  Conduct relevant surveys, and analyses, and synthesize feedback from users systematically whilst collaborating with respective technical teams to improve the design and system performance of the 3 (three) platforms mentioned above.
3. Mainstreaming the use of big data for the improvement of key program priorities in response to COVID19.
.  Develop a strategic note to identify and prioritize cross-sectoral big data initiatives in collaboration with the Data Innovation team and relevant partners.
.  Develop technical concept notes on 3 key projects on big data outlining clear objectives, expected outputs, methodologies, and implementation plans.
.  Create a summary of a report outlining technical advice on the design and implementation of big data analytics processes and analyze non-conventional data sources.
4. Building and expanding the community and tools needed to support country offices and government staff in translating data innovation opportunities into results.
.  Provide technical inputs to proposals and/or concept notes with strong business cases to influence a variety of stakeholders, including donors, to demonstrate the technology solutions are aligned with the long-term goals of UNICEF and government counterparts.
.  Develop relevant case studies and document best practices for knowledge sharing and support the development of presentation materials for regional and global meetings.
.  Facilitate capacity-building sessions, including sharing best practices, presenting at events, and running workshops for UNICEF and government staff.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

.  Master’s degree, technical degree, or higher in information technology, computer science, computer engineering, informatics engineering, data science, or other disciplines.
.  A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional work experience in data and technology innovation and development as a Solution Architect or similar.
.  Experience identifying, designing, and implementing data-driven digital innovation solutions for large-scale projects with technical components is desirable
.  Experience with web-based technologies including the database. Familiar with the fundamentals of software architectures.
– Experience in leadership or at the senior/managerial level on information, communication, and technology for development projects on a national scale.
.  Experience in Open Source, mobile, and emerging technology applied to the development sector is a requirement.
.  Exposure to UNICEF priority programs, i.e., social policy, health, nutrition, WASH, communication, child protection, and education is an advantage.
.  Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills
.  Experience dealing with big data is an asset.
.  Experience in providing clear/simplified training to users, with low levels of experience and comfort with data and technology.
.  Experience in management in developing data and technology strategies for development programs is an advantage.

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