Tag: Supply Division

Job Opportunity: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges)

Job Opportunity: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges)

Role: Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges), P-4, #102949 FT in MSFIC, UNICEF Supply Division, CPH, Denmark Job Number: 517565 | Vacancy Link Locations: Denmark Work Type: Fixed Term Staff Purpose for the job: The Product Innovation Manager (Emerging Challenges) will be responsible for develop shaping and executing a strategy to drive R&D and […]

UNICEF staff at work on second sample evaluation at SD in Copenhagen Photo Credit UNICEF F.Gabellini

Creating better products for children through co-creation with industry: An interview with Bo Sorensen on the Emergency Multi-Purpose Tents project

What is the emergency multi-purpose tents project about?   In emergency situations, such as natural disasters or conflicts, UNICEF uses multi-purpose tents to serve numerous functions, including schools, child-friendly spaces, health clinics, and ablution units. We launched this project in response to feedback suggesting that the tents were not meeting their […]

Job Opportunity: Heath Emergency Preparedness Initiative Technical Consultant, 11.5 months, MSFIC (Markets, Supplier Financing and Innovations Centre)

Job Opportunity: Heath Emergency Preparedness Initiative Technical Consultant, 11.5 months, MSFIC (Markets, Supplier Financing and Innovations Centre)

Job Number: 509470 | Vacancy Link Locations: Headquarters Locations: Denmark Work Type : Consultancy Consultancy Title: Heath Emergency Preparedness Initiative Technical ConsultantLocation: UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark. Duration: 11.5 months Start Date: January 2018 Reporting to: Chief, Innovation, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen. Background: In 2016, UNICEF procured $3.519 billion in supplies and […]

Job Vacancy: Innovation Specialist (Disability) in Copenhagen, Denmark

Job Vacancy: Innovation Specialist (Disability) in Copenhagen, Denmark

Job Number: 509015 | Vacancy Link Locations: Headquarters Locations: Denmark Work Type : Fixed Term StaffChildren with disabilities are one of the most marginalized and excluded groups in society. Facing daily discrimination in the form of negative attitudes, lack of adequate policies and legislation, they are effectively barred from realizing their rights […]

Mujeres contra la neumonía

Mujeres contra la neumonía

The original story was published in La Vanguardia on 08 January 2017. Written by Ana Macpherson. View the original article here. Unicef ensaya en Nepal un plan para frenar drásticamente la primera causa de muerte de sus niños y se vale de una red de voluntarias en quienes las madres confían Una, […]

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

UNICEF has supplied tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, medical kits, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box, health kits, and Early Childhood Development kits to affected populations in the 14 districts most affected by the two Nepal Earthquakes which occurred on 25 April and 12 May 2016. UNICEF has distributed over 500 metric tons of […]

o	Jonathan Howard-Brand, Supply Specialist (Innovation), UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark

UNICEF Innovation Team Spotlight: Jonathan Howard-Brand

Tell us a bit about your background. I am a product designer by trade, but more of an engineer who knows how things works rather than make them look pretty. E.g. I have designed machinery that flavours Pringle chips, shred cheese or release fire doors when there is a fire. […]

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How technology is reaching children who need it the most in Malawi

In 2016, many people living with HIV do not know their status. Innovative HIV prevention efforts, like early infant diagnosis, are helping to save children’s lives. Every day, about eight women living with HIV and their babies travel long distances to the Ntaja Health Centre, in Malawi’s Machinga District, for […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Innovation Research Volunteer, Copenhagen

Volunteer Opportunity: Innovation Research Volunteer, Copenhagen

Download the complete Terms of Reference here UNICEF Supply Division Innovation Unit Duration: 12 months Duty Station:  Copenhagen, Denmark Level: Volunteer (unpaid) UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark  At UNICEF Supply Division (SD), specialists across the organisation conduct many Product Innovation Projects. The Innovation Unit’s role is to work with the different […]