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Consultancy: Technical Assistance to Kakamega County to develop a Proxy Means test/ PCA cut off points for the Imarisha Afya ya Mama na Mtoto Programme, UNICEF, Kenya (22 days)

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Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: Kenya
Categories: Social and Economic Policy

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, Communication 

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How can you make a difference?

Please see attached TOR Download File TOR PMT for Kakamega (Imarisha program).docx

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

  • Survey design and Sampling techniques
  • Development of data capture programs using the Cspro software
  • Data processing using the Cspro software and statistical softwares (SPSS and STATA)
  • Microdata Archiving using the Microdata Management toolkit
  • Data analysis using the statistical softwares (SPSS and STATA)
  • Knowledge in developing targeting mechanisms that include but not limited to Proxy Means tests approaches, Principal Component Analysis, Linear regression and Living Conditions Score methods
  • Data analysis of KIHBS and Census data
  • Knowledge of Social Protection, Health and Economic Finance sectors in Kenya
  • Master's in  Economics, Statistical expertise  and knowledge on Health systems in Kenya.

more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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.


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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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