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Sunday, July 22, 2012

UNICEF Nigeria Vacancy : Website Redesign and Development Consultant

UNICEF Nigeria is recruiting for a  Website Redesign and Development Consultant

Title : Consultant for Website Redesign and Development 

Level : P4 

Assignment Type : Consultancy 

Duration : 10 days spread over three months 

Duty Station : Abuja / remote assistance

Background UNICEF 

Nigeria needs to update its online presence in order to truly serve the country program as a one-stop shop for data, analysis and stories on children and socio-economic development. The current web pages www.unicef.org/infobycountry/nigeria.html and http://www.unicef.org/nigeria/ need a thorough overhaul in terms of design and contents to do justice to what UNICEF aspires to achieve through its country program of support to the Government and people of Nigeria.

Purpose of the Consultancy
Under the technical guidance and supervision of the Chief, Media and External Relations the consultant will:

  • provide a new look and contents for the two webpages, including suggestion of photos
  • provide inputs for web maintenance strategy
  • provide inputs for overall web strategy including relationship between info by country web page; country web page; and Facebook.

Major Tasks to be Accomplished

  • Review existing structure and propose new / amended structure for web pages
  • A rewrite of major sections of both web pages
  • Write up document with detailed recommendations for web maintenance and strategy, including the relationships between web pages and the Facebook page.

Major Outputs / Deliverables

  • Revised outline of contents for the two websites, cleared and vetted by supervisor
  • redesigned and rewritten websites.
  • 1 support document of at least 2 pages with actionable recommendations for maintenance and strategy for on-line presence.

Mimimum Qualifications, Specialized Experience and Competencies
The successful candidate should hold an MA or MSc in journalism, development studies or related field; 8 years of experience in producing high-quality text material for similar outlets / and institutions; and should be fully conversant with development discourses, especially relating to women and children.

The candidate should have excellent client relations skills and be broadly familiar with RedDot web content management software.

How To Apply
If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please forward your application with updated curriculum vitae and UN Personal History Form (which can be downloaded here), quoting "the title of the position as the subject'', via email to abujamedia@unicef.org and cc lhvass@unicef.org"

Applications Close 1 August 2012 .

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.