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Consultancy: National Consultant for development of Education Management Information System (EMIS) software , Phnom Penh, Cambodia
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Grade: Consultant, Unspecified
Job Expired 21 Sep 2021
Added 2 months ago
Job Description

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, education.

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

How can you make a difference?

The overall objective of the consultancy is to support the development and upgrade of the Education EMIS system to ensure effective data collection, reporting and utilization including for the education sector planning and M&E.

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

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field, namely information systems, computer science, data science and/or information technology.
  • High competency in using Visual dBase, my-SQL Server, Web-based Technology and Statistical Software Packages
  • At least 5 years of experience in a relevant field such as development of enterprise information systems, full stack developments, and Dev Ops.
  • Experience in *.Net and MySQL focusing on the following:
    • Front end: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Vue, Verify, Angular, Webpack, Bootstrap, Material UI
    • Back End: Node, PHP, Java (Spring), ASP.NET, Redis
    • Database: MySql, MSSQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, neo4j, RabbitMQ
    • DEV OPS: NGINX, AWS, Azure, ELK, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, VMWare
    • Mobile APP: Flutter Dart, React Native, Java SDK, Objective C Swift, Xamarin
    • Reporting: Kibana, Microsoft Report, Microsoft BI
    • GIS: Arc GIS, Map Info, Google Map API, OpenStreetMap API.
  • Experience in development of HRMIS is an advantage but not required as is experience in development of systems in the sector of Education
  • Evidence of analytical skills, such as data analysis, excellent planning, organizational and coordination skills
  • Working verbal and written English and Khmer language skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Development Partners and counterparts in government at national and at sub-national levels.
  • Ability to deliver results amid tight deadlines.

Please find the details term of reference for this assignment   210812 TOR - EMIS Software Development National TA-final tms.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.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn 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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