United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

National Consultant (IT Specialist for Development of App/MIS for Programme Monitoring)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

The united nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to hire a National Consultant to work as IT Specialist for Development of App/MIS for Programme Monitoring of the National Cash Transfer Program for Pregnant Women and Children under 2 years old, Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY). The consultant will work under the UNICEF Social Policy section. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.

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.

For every child, development

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.

How can you make a difference?

The purpose of this short-term consultancy is to develop the M&E monitoring App and MIS for nationwide monitoring system for national CT programme for pregnant women and children under 2 years, prepare technical guidance and build capacity of the MoSVY team.

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

Qualifications and Experience
  • Academic qualification at University level in business & IT, digital systems or other relevant subjects
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in DevOPS, PHP, React and Javascript
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience working with App/MIS systems Design and/or Systems Management
Knowledge and Skills
  • Proven ability to manage development environment and production systems
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of operational systems, applications, you designed and/or contribute code
  • Proven experience on complex database structures and IT infrastructure (IPv4 networks and subnets, Routing, Firewalls, Switch networks, Virtual machines, Hypervisors)
  • Solid knowledge about virtualization technologies
Languages Fluency in spoken and written Khmer and English Please find the details term of reference for this assignment  Download File Term of References (IT Specialist).pdf For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results
  • Applying technical expertise
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 Cambodian national will be considered for this position. 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.

Apply Now