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Data Visualisation Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Nigeria
VMAM Code
NGAR000169-10079
Open

Data Visualisation Specialist

Data Visualisation Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Nigeria
Location, Country
Abuja (NGA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Knowledge Hub Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Data Visualisation Specialist will:

· Support design and development of data visualization products, both static and interactive, related to the Knowledge Hub’s initiatives;

· Create information products that synthesize large amounts of information obtained from data science analysis techniques into insights relevant to development subject experts;

· Develop high quality presentations and dashboards using data driven visualizations

· Support the design and development of scalable interactive web applications;

· Perform quick data visualization studies that can help the overall understanding of data sets and problem statements relevant UNDP Nigeria teams and partners;

· Produce visual representations of data findings/trends, including those resulting from spatial analysis, and information products to communicate innovation projects outcomes to different stakeholders;

· Provide support in developing partnerships and networks, including engagement with researchers from the data visualization, information design and human-computer interaction communities;

· Support the communications strategy of the Hub in producing relevant communication material including infographics and presentations

· Participate in workshops, meetings and conferences as needed

· Provide support with other related tasks as requested by the Hub Coordinator.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Masters degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Data Visualization or other relevant discipline. In lieu of a Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree in same field with at least 5 years of cognate experience will be accepted

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

· A minimum of 3 years of experience in data/information visualization, information design, or related discipline is required;

· Proven experience in developing high quality data driven infographics and presentations with a strong understanding of graphic design fundamentals;

· Proficiency in the use software required to create static and interactive data driven infographics, products, and dashboards (Adobe suite, Tableau, Flourish, etc.)

· Experience in developing visualization-applications using libraries and software like D3.js, Vega-Light, Leaflet.js, Processing/P5.js, CartoDB, or Mapbox;

· Experience in developing front-end for web-applications using libraries like Bootstrap, Materialize, AngularJS, ReactJS, ember.js, or similar applications;

· Experience in developing back-end for web-applications using frameworks and libraries like Python, Django, CherryPy, SQL, or node.js is an asset;

· Experience in cleaning and processing various types of data is desired;

· Proven ability to communicate complex, abstract concepts using both visual, and written language is required;

· Experience in using data science frameworks and interfaces like SciPy, NumPy, Pandas, Jupyter Notebook, R, or similar is a strong asset;

· Proven ability to manage relationships with partners, including peers, government, universities, UN organizations, NGOs, or private sector is a strong asset;

· Familiarity with the big data for development;

· Ability to think visually about data;

· Ability to synthesize large amounts of information to create clear graphics is required.

· Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results

· Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

· Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

· Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

· Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

· Sound security awareness;

· Have affinity with or interest in UNDP’s work volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Area of expertise details

Experience in human-centered design is an asset;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-07-2021
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000163-10065
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Communications or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Assistant will:

  1. Conceptualize and suport the design of visuals, infographics and data vizualisations for a range of products and materials for WFP Palestine’s internal and external communications
  • Using input from the Communications team, transform communications messages into infographics or other graphic products in a professional, appealing and timely manner;
  • Draft and layout annual reports, formal publications such as case studies or technical research and ensure that key messages come across clearly and in an interesting way;
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations/briefings to convey food security messages in simple and comprehendible manner;
  • Provide genuine and well-thought out ideas for complex issues across a range of audiences for WFP’s internal and external communications products.

  1. Maintain and strengthen WFP Palestine CO branding, reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the graphic guidelines provided by WFP globally;
  • Understand, keep current with, and apply data visualization techniques and strategies for data in all media.

  1. Support in the Design and layout of information products including routine public reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and in-person delivery;
  • Layout weekly, monthly and other recurrent reports in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Draft a Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Maintain templates (Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support to use those templates among the team;
  • Improve and edit art-works, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining the photo archive.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field; OR Vocational deploma in the graphic design field
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field, or other relevant programmes; experience with desktop publishing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Proven track record in designing visually engaging infographics on complex issues including qualitative and quantitative research and evidence is an asset.
  • Good knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics/fact graphs (for print and digital), data visualization
  • Experience in digital animation is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Food Security, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. Application procedure: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to 'My Page' at https://vmam.unv.org//candidate/mypage and click on the 'Special Calls' hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to 'My Page at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the 'Special Calls' hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021