JOB OPPORTUNITY: Technical Writer based in Kampala, Uganda


Stories of UNICEF Innovation

VACANCY – Technical Writer

Global Innovation Centre

Duration: 11 months

Duty Station: UNICEF Global Innovation Lab, Kampala, Uganda

Level: Individual contract (equivalent to P3 / NO-C)

BACKGROUND

Since 2007 UNICEF has been a global leader in leveraging technology to advance development goals. Initially a small team within the Division of Communications, UNICEF Innovation currently exists as a highly distributed network of innovation labs, designers, developers, programme managers, academics and private-sector partners. The team focuses on:

  • Identifying program needs and linking them to innovative technologies and methodologies;
  • Building the capacity of programme colleagues at the country, regional and global levels, enabling them to identify and assess opportunities for the use of innovations;
  • Advising government counterparts;
  • Creating and strengthening partnerships, and supporting capacity building with local and regional stakeholders;
  • Managing the design and development of software and hardware products;
  • Supporting the roll-out of innovative programmes and initiatives.

In January 2014, UNICEF created…

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