Website Designer Jobs at UNICEF in Kenya 2012
Job title: Nutrition Website Designer Consultant, Kenya
Closing Date: Sunday, 04 March 2012
The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS), Division of Nutrition (DON) and UNICEF have committed to improving nutrition information systems in Kenya with the leadership of MOPHS. In 2008, the concept of a web based nutrition network was borne. The Nutrition Information Working Group has made various efforts to realise the dream of a nutrition network and improve nutrition communication to both technical and non-technical audience.
Between 2009 and 2010 the nutrition web content was developed with three key features; Nutrition Database, Discussion Forum and Document Library. The centralized data base will allow storage and archiving of virtual data on High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HiNi). Discussion forum allows online discourse on various nutrition issues and question/answer real time feedback. The document library hosts reports on policy, nutrition surveys, technical guidelines and research findings among others which can be easily accessed by users at national and sub-national levels.
The nutrition website www.nutritionhealth.or.ke was registered and launched in 2011 after encountering technical and administrative delays. The site is very important in centralizing and disseminating nutrition information such as policy, technical guidelines, research findings, minutes, survey and program reports among others. Due to advancement in information technology , the site requires improvement in terms of overall design, classification and access to information , interactive capability and generation of outputs.
The site now requires to be re-designed to make it more user-friendly to both the users and content administrator. A Web designer/developer firm is thus needed to design the website to meet the current information needs .
Scope of Work The web consulting firm will be responsible for the following: 1. Review the identified design gaps and content gaps in consultation with Division of Nutrition, Information Working Group, UNICEF and other stakeholders. 2. Design the nutrition website to meet the user requirements (content and design harmony). 3. Develop website administrator user manual to allow technical management of the site by the staff at the Division of Nutrition. 4. Develop a simple guide for users to access information on the website. 5. Present the designed website to the Nutrition Information Working Group for review and validation.
RWPPCR/IRs areas covered Increased proportion of women and children receiving quality evidence-based essential integrated maternal and child care services by December 2013. Activities & Processes The web consulting firm will: 1) Deliberate with Nutrition Information Working Group on the initial areas of design change that have been identified 2) Discuss with Division of Nutrition, NGO partners and UNICEF staff on their experiences and challenges on using the website. 3) Incorporate proposed changes in the nutrition website 4) Present the new look website to Nutrition Information Working Group/NTF for validation and incorporate the comments provided.
Expected Deliverables 1) New design of the nutrition website that is technically and user sound in view of stakeholder needs. 2) A fully operational website 3) Technical and user guides
Desired background, experience & proposal content a) Statement of the firm key competences and experience in web design b) Profiles of staff to be committed to this activity ( ANNEX). Must have formal training in Computer Science/IT and web design. c) Sample and links of web sites designed by the firm and reference ( ANNEX) d) Proposed draft plan on how to undertake the activity with time lines e) Proposed budget ( both technical and logistics costs) f) Statement on support services after the end of the contract
The proposal should not be more than 3 pages excluding Annexes
How to apply:
Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae, (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to; The Human Resources Specialist UNICEF Kenya Country Office Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/PROG/NUTR/2012/006″ in the email subject. Interested candidates should also complete the Personal History (P11) form, which can be downloaded from the UNICEF Kenya website (http://www.unicef.org/kenya).
Deadline: 4th March 2012