Information Communication Technology Manager at the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Information Communication Technology Manager

Job ID: 541883
Location: Abuja
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: P-4
Categories: Information Communication Technology

How Can You Make a Difference?
Based on the established policies, guidelines, and service level agreements (SLAs), in this position, you will  manage, lead and support the ICT functional accountability and internally manage ICT function and externally enhance collaboration and capacity building; improve the delivery of results and knowledge management; build business relationships and foster innovation. This will be done by:

  • Manage the ICT function and provide technical and operational support;
  • Supervise direct and indirect reports to ensure the implementation of corporate ICT priorities, solutions and services;
  • Prepare ICT related plans, budget, set priorities and performance indicators as well as yearend assessment, reviews and reporting;
  • Enhance governance, collaboration, build relationships and capacity;
  • Assisting in the promotion of creativity and innovative thinking to re-engineer work processes and make the best use of technology within and outside UNICEF;
  • Improve the delivery of results within and outside of UNICEF.

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

  • An Advanced University Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology Management, Business Administration, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in information technology management and business operations in a large international organization and/or corporation.
  • Experience in a UN organization would be considered an asset but is not essential for the role.
  • Certification and/or proven experience in one of these several ICT technical competencies: ICT Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Security, ICT Audit and Risk Management, Telecommunications, Networks Information Security and Software Engineering and Programming, T4D
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency context is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

Functional Competencies:

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
  • Drives to achieve impactful results
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Works Collaboratively with others
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Innovates and Embraces Change
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically
  • Planning and Organizing.

Deadline: 22nd July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • Qualified Female Candidates are especially encouraged to apply.


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