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Census Coordinator 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
Open

Census Coordinator

International Specialist
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months
08 March 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Census Coordinator will:

  • Advice the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and UNFPA Representative on the planning, organizations and execution and management of the 2021 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste.
  • Ensure timely implementation of census implementation plan, quality control plan and other documents and make necessary amendments and revisions
  • Maintain effective coordination amongst Census technical team to ensure that national interests are effectively addressed in terms of delivering quality census outputs
  • Participate in and guide the development of the plans for data analysis and tabulation
  • Assist the GDS to process and analyze pre-test, trial census and census data and production of preliminary, final and analytical reports and on the dissemination of census final reports, analytical reports and thematic reports.
  • Develop mechanism for quality control and conduct field visits to monitor and validate quality of fieldwork of geographical preparations and enumerations.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization and execution and management of training activities for national counterparts as needed.
  • Contribute to the process of advocacy and resource mobilization for the 2021 Population and Housing Census and Demographic Health Survey.
  • Support GDS in the development of the Population and Housing Census and Post Enumeration Survey (PES) instruments and ensure efficient sampling for trial census and PES.
  • Support GDS to supervise the implementation of the pilot census activities and provide a report to guide the main census activities in timely manner.
  • Collaborate with data processing staff of GDS to prepare data capture and processing plans and in a timely implementation of data processing schedules.
  • Support the development of plans for data analysis and tabulation.
  • Coordinate and support the development and implementation of PES schedule of activities, analysis of the PES data and production of reports including documenting lessons learned and best practices.
  • Support the production and advise on dissemination of census final and analytical reports
  • Prepare quarterly progress report of the 2021 census activities and consolidate quarterly progress reports for submission to GDS, UNFPA and census technical team.
  • Support GDS to develop training plans and ensure timely training of staff involved in census activities field work, data processing (coding, data entry) and analysis.
  • In close collaboration with UNFPA related staff, identify technical assistance needed and/or support from development partners and other agencies.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for consultants that will contribute to the various phases of the 2021 census.
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the 2021 census that may be required.

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in the statistic, social science and any related field of study.

24 Months
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
No

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021