Innovation Specialist (Results and Knowledge Management), (P-3), Office of Innovation, Stockholm, Sweden, #128103 (Temporary Appointment – 364 days)

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  • Sweden
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

UNICEF works in among the world’s hardest locations, to succeed in the world’s most deprived youngsters. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. 

Throughout 190 international locations and territories, we work for each baby, in every single place, each day, to construct a greater world for everybody. 

And we by no means hand over. 

For each baby, hope 

The basic mission of UNICEF is to advertise the rights of each baby, in every single place, in all the pieces the group does — in applications, in advocacy and in operations. The fairness technique, emphasizing essentially the most deprived and excluded youngsters and households, interprets this dedication to youngsters’s rights into motion. For UNICEF, fairness implies that all youngsters have a possibility to outlive, develop and attain their full potential, with out discrimination, bias or favoritism. To the diploma that any baby has an unequal likelihood in life — in its social, political, financial, civic and cultural dimensions — her or his rights are violated. There’s rising proof that investing within the well being, training and safety of a society’s most deprived residents — addressing inequity — not solely will give all youngsters the chance to meet their potential but additionally will result in sustained progress and stability of nations. Because of this the deal with fairness is so important. It accelerates progress in direction of realizing the human rights of all youngsters, which is the common mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Conference on the Rights of the Little one, whereas additionally supporting the equitable improvement of countries. 

The Workplace of Innovation (OoI) works to catalyze UNICEF’s and all its companions’ experience and assets in opposition to key children-outcomes bottlenecks, with a view to constantly ideate and scale the simplest options with transformational potential at scale to attain the child-related SDGs.  

 The Workplace is doing this by constantly exploring new methods of accelerating outcomes for youngsters, investing throughout a variety of early stage options, and harnessing inner and exterior experience in direction of constantly iterating and fine-tuning essentially the most promising options for youngsters by means of a scientific portfolio administration strategy, and leveraging all stakeholders’ innovation vitality, know-how and assets from intergovernmental, multilateral, non-public sector and non-governmental fora (suppose tank, academia) 

How are you going to make a distinction?

Below the steerage of the Innovation Specialist, Enterprise Fund the Outcomes and Data Administration Specialist will lead efforts to create, coordinate and compile data merchandise for the Enterprise Fund workforce, in shut session with the Frontier Tech workforce. The objective is to seize outcomes and learnings from frontier tech investments for the Fund for inner and exterior audiences. As well as, the Outcomes and KM Specialist will work on strengthening data sharing inside Workplace of Innovation, and package deal advocacy supplies for exterior engagement.


Total, this place will:

  • Coordinate the assessment and implementation of the Fund’s knowledge and metrics framework together with capturing of key outcomes.
  • Help common knowledge evaluation to tell Enterprise Fund Portfolio Administration.
  • Construct a community of and partnerships with buyers and funders to attach portfolio firms to follow-on buyers.
  • Focal Level for Enterprise Fund Alumni Portfolio Administration.

Most important answerable for Enterprise Fund associated reporting (just like the Annual Report) and point of interest for communications to assist OOI exterior engagement. 

Key capabilities, accountabilities and associated duties/duties:

Coordinate the assessment and implementation of the Fund’s knowledge and metrics framework together with capturing of key outcomes

  • Assessment and modify the Fund’s knowledge and metrics framework, together with alignment with key requirements such because the Digital Public Good (DPG) Alliance evaluation standards and course of
  • Put in place and handle knowledge assortment methods and platforms, together with overseeing knowledge gathering efforts by the workforce and consultants and managing related and have improvement
  • Replace metrics based mostly on knowledge gathered and combine with portfolio administration technique
  • Oversee the work of the proof era mentor and guarantee alignment with the Enterprise Fund’s Outcomes Framework
  • Synthesize collected knowledge and construct methods to repeatedly share insights to tell Enterprise Fund’s portfolio administration and funding methods
  • Curate Enterprise Fund narratives generated from the metrics


Help common knowledge evaluation to tell Enterprise Fund Portfolio Administration

  • Determine and put in place channels and buildings for normal inner workforce data seize and data sharing
  • Assessment of knowledge and experiences to seize real-time learnings round tech work for each inner and exterior audiences on an ongoing foundation
  • Coordinate portfolio funding evaluations with frontier tech results in seize briefs on basic developments and alternatives
  • Develop instruments and advocacy supplies based mostly on the data captured from alternatives, challenges and learnings generated from the Enterprise Fund
  • Often put together documentation on ongoing learnings from pilots and prototypes undertaken by inner explorations.


Construct a community of and partnerships with buyers and funders to attach portfolio firms to follow-on buyers

  • Supporting the growing of paperwork that can be utilized to pitch startup firms to follow-on buyers; contains updating content material, curating info and work with the partnership and design workforce
  • Develop engagement deck with worth proposition
  • Develop relationships with attainable companions and collaborators around the globe that may profit alumni firms, to strengthen Enterprise Fund publication outreach
  • Suggest partnership fashions with exterior funders that embrace income return/era for the Enterprise Fund


Focal Level for Enterprise Fund Alumni Portfolio Administration

  • Construct and nurture the neighborhood amongst the Enterprise Fund Investees (by means of webinars, Slack stand-ups, and many others.)
  • Periodic knowledge assortment by means of on-line varieties and bi-annual check-ins with the alumni community
  • Keep and replace inner documentation on firms, together with metrics, impression, financing wants, and many others.


Most important answerable for Enterprise Fund associated reporting (just like the Annual Report) and point of interest for communications to assist OOI exterior engagement

  • With steerage from the Innovation Manger, answerable for the coordination and publication technique of the Enterprise Fund’s Annual Donor Report, together with construction and timeline setup, assortment of metrics and narrative stories
  • Coordinate the contributions of the Enterprise Fund to donor reporting and assist the group of donor conferences beneath the steerage of the Innovation Supervisor
  • Implement and monitor a content material technique for the Enterprise Fund in coordination with the Communications workforce
  • Coordinate, acquire, and assessment any Fund content material and communication alternatives
  • Handle and create the Enterprise Fund’s Quarterly Investor and Cohort Publication
  • Publish articles bi-monthly on cohort firms, learnings from a know-how cohort, and linkages to UNICEF wider Innovation work
  • Help the Fund workforce, in addition to startups in producing content material on Fund actions; this would come with inner channels corresponding to ICON and Yammer, in addition to extern communications supplies corresponding to blogs and social media belongings.

Please click on right here to entry the complete JD and associated info.Download File JD P3 Innovation Specialist (Results and Knowledge Management).pdf

To qualify as an advocate for each baby you should have:

  • A sophisticated college diploma (Grasp’s or larger) in finance, economics, entrepreneurship, enterprise administration or different related discipline.
  • A minimal of 5 years of progressively accountable skilled work expertise in related discipline. Seven years of expertise in lieu of a complicated diploma.
  • Demonstrated management-level expertise in data administration and producing real-time knowledge dashboards for frontier know-how options and in UNICEF programme areas required
  • Demonstrated understanding of enterprise fashions and funding atmosphere which can be explicit to digital public items and frontier applied sciences.
  • Demonstrated expertise in supporting advanced initiatives.
  • Demonstrated expertise in amassing and managing knowledge and data from numerous sources for portfolio and efficiency administration and to tell funding technique.
  • Expertise in growing communications, outreach and illustration campaigns/efforts.
  • Expertise in coordinating groups to succeed in formidable objectives.
  • Data of entrepreneurial ecosystems and networks, particularly in UNICEF programme international locations required
  • Robust written and verbal communication abilities required, together with exterior illustration and shows, facilitation of networks of communities
  • Capacity to synthesize technical info and translate it into accessible merchandise and methods
  • Understanding of open supply and frontier applied sciences, and their purposes to UNICEF strategic priorities desired
  • Data of worldwide improvement, know-how for improvement and key challenges affecting youngsters in growing international locations desired
  • A powerful understanding of UNICEF programmes, objectives and rules, and expertise in a UNICF programme nation desired
  • Expertise working in advanced, useful resource poor contexts is a plus.
  • Fluency in English is required. Data of one other official UN language (Arabic, Chinese language, French, Russian or Spanish) or an area language is an asset.

For each Little one, you reveal…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin all the pieces we do and the way we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Constitution: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this submit are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (3) Drive to attain outcomes for impression (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others (8) Nurtures, leads and manages folks

Throughout the recruitment course of, we take a look at candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize your self with our competency framework and its completely different ranges: competency framework here.

UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived youngsters and our international workforce should mirror the variety of these youngsters. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender id, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or every other private attribute.
We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental go away, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the usage of versatile working preparations.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is dedicated to advertise the safety and safeguarding of all youngsters. All chosen candidates will, subsequently, endure rigorous reference and background checks, and will probably be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules. Background checks will embrace the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to offer extra info to conduct a background verify.


Mobility is a situation of worldwide skilled employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the worldwide civil service.

UNICEF appointments are topic to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host nation of the obligation station, which will probably be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are additionally topic to inoculation (vaccination) necessities, together with in opposition to SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Authorities staff which can be thought-about for employment with UNICEF are usually required to resign from their authorities earlier than taking over an project with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the fitting to withdraw a suggestion of appointment, with out compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is just not obtained, or vital inoculation necessities are usually not met, inside an inexpensive interval for any cause.

Solely shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted and advance to the subsequent stage of the choice course of.

Contact: For any queries, please contact: [email protected]

Marketed: 21 Mar 2024 W. Europe Customary Time
Deadline: 04 Apr 2024 W. Europe Daylight Time

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