These jobs both close the weekend of the 28th of April.

UNICEF’s Innovation Unit ( is hiring two people – a researcher/administrator and a project coordinator/lead – to help us capture some successes from ongoing, open-source innovations initatives (not only in emergencies) and package them so that UNICEF and partners can use them in emergencies.  The links for both positions are below

Both candidates should be self-starters, super clear, concise communicators, and not mind the world changing very quickly around them – and be able to keep up with those changes.  They should have a very good handle on open-source technology and humanitarian work, and be willing to change your views on things, or to argue them when necessary.

Both contracts are for 11 months, full-time, on an “SSA” or “consultancy” type contract and will be located in New York.  It will be part of a fast-paced, start-up-like team working in a large and interesting global system.

1) Assistant/researcher in emergency/humanitarian innovations 

2) Project Lead for open-source innovation in emergencies with 

Jorge discusses registration with FEMA after Hurricane Sandy
Jorge discusses registration with FEMA after Hurricane Sandy