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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Innovation Specialist 18 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Algeria
UNICEF
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
French,Arabic,English
01 September 2020
until 31 December 2021
18 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Representative, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • ensure research and report on innovation trends and data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results;
  • infuse an innovation lens into the program development, planning and management;
  • provide technical and operational support to innovation’s program implementation,
  • ensure networking and partnership building,
  • document innovation projects, knowledge management and capacity building to enhance the competencies of youth, CSOs, institutional partners and /stakeholders;

Infuse an innovation lens into the program development and planning:

  • Research and report on innovation trends and data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results;
  • Provide support to an overall cross-sectoral innovation strategy/action plan, including formulation, design, planning and implementation;
  • Proactively scout for new innovative ideas and opportunities;
  • Contribute to the development/mainstreaming of innovation into sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning;
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results;
  • Prepare regular sectoral program/project reports related to innovation initiatives for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress;

Provide technical support to program implementation:

  • Support the development, coordination and testing of innovation products and processes to strengthen and improve efficiency and effectiveness of UNICEF’s programming, monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and communication. More specifically, work closely with sectoral programmes and support the deployment of ongoing innovation solutions and initiatives;
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned;
  • Participate in regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results;
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management;

Establish networking and partnership building:

  • Contribute to developing partnerships and network with local innovators, youth organizations, government, UN agencies, NGOs, cultural and religious organisations, the private sector, local media and academia to build and provide a space to nurture and test new and innovative ideas, and build local capacity;
  • Support the identification of opportunities for resource mobilisation and new partnerships and support proposal and partnership development efforts in close collaboration with NYHQ Innovation Unit, Global Innovation Centre and Regional Office where applicable;

Ensure knowledge management and capacity building:

  • Document tested innovation projects and processes and ensure effective sharing and generation of knowledge around innovations in the Country Office as well as with UNICEF global innovation network;
  • Represent when needed the Country Office in the UNICEF global innovation network for information sharing and leverage experiences of innovation colleagues in other Country Offices as well as at the global level. Research and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems;
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of youth, institutional partners and /stakeholders.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s) in Social Development, Social Sciences, Community Development, data science or Information Technology; ICT, media/communications, a social science or related field is required;
60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience at the national in innovative projects, social entrepreneurship, programme management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience in start-up companies/organisations is an asset;
  • Entrepreneurial failures are considered as valuable experience;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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UN Volunteers entitlements

During the assignment, UN Volunteers are covered by a medical scheme and life insurance. United Nations Volunteers can consult their benefits and allowances by visiting the link below and indicating (i) the country of assignment i.e. Algeria and (ii) the Volunteer category: National Specialist.

Link to the entitlements’ calculator https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements

Submission deadline : 18/08/2020

Technical Officer – Nutrition and Food Safety in Emergencies 20 August 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
01 July 2020
24 months
20 August 2020

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 Nutrition team lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Officer - Nutrition and food safety in Emergencies will support the integration of nutrition and food safety activities in AFRO’s Emergency Preparedness and Response activities through performing the following tasks:

  • Monitor sources of early warning information, based weather patterns, disease outbreaks, food security trends, etc, and contribute to AFRO WHE’s preparedness and response planning;
  • Support integration of nutrition and food safety indicators in tools used in the emergency context (e.g., Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR), Health Resources Availability Monitoring System (HeRAMS), etc), and support capacity building for their application in nutrition monitoring and response;
  • Participate in interagency dialogue during development and implementation of preparedness and response plans to address specific nutritional and food safety emergencies;
  • Support epidemiological and risk assessment, and propose responses to nutritional and foodborne disease outbreaks;
  • Support strengthening of surveillance: identify constraints and gaps in existing surveillance systems and provide technical solutions to improve nutrition/food safety integration in broader health information systems (DHIS2, IDSR, HeRAMS);
  • Undertake field assignments during emergencies when needed;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Required Education:

An advanced university degree in Public Health, Clinical or Public Nutrition, International Health, Epidemiology, Food Science and Technology or related fields.

36 Months

Required Experience:

Three to five years of relevant experience, at national and international levels, in outbreaks and/or emergency operations with emphasis on nutrition/disease surveillance. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative actions within and between agencies.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Food safety and nutrition, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that fluent French and good English are required for this assignment.

Application deadline: 20 August 2020

Associate Human Rights Officer 20 August 2020 Nat. Specialist OHCHR Lebanon
OHCHR
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Regional Representative and the direct supervision of the ROMENA Human Rights Officer –Youth team leader, the UNV Associate Human Rights Officer will :

  • Contribute to the daily work of the Regional Office and respond to requests falling within its tasks and ccontribute to ROMENA monthly and annual reports. Participate in developing the annual plan of action and its activities’ implementation.
  • Contribute to substantive and organizational support for trainings, workshops and conferences; including drafting of concept notes, coordination with external trainers/speakers, drafting of reports and recommendations; contacting the participants to provide documents.
  • Monitor developments related to the preparation of reports for international and regional human rights mechanisms; and joining international conventions and other human rights mechanisms as well. Contributing to the formulation of internal and external notes and media reports relevant to human rights developments.
  • Follow-up on the situation of human rights defenders in monitored countries through open sources and direct monitoring.
  • Monitor the status of ratification of human rights treaties and monitor the extent to which governments are respecting the provisions of the international conventions ratified, at both legal and political levels, as well as the concluding observations of the treaty bodies through monitor the laws and regulations of his/her respective monitored countries and identify legal and procedural gaps.
  • Collaborate with the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and the United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office (RCO) and assess their needs to integrate HR-based Approach in Common Country Analysis (CCA) and UN Strategic Framework (UNSF). In addition, provide technical support in reporting to UN human rights mechanisms (Universal Periodic Report, Treaty Body and Special Procedures).
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Law or area related to International Relations
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in writing reports, or other relevant programmes; experience with ministries is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge;
  • 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 Human Rights field, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

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d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Associate Human Rights Officer (LBNR000329) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Burkina Faso) 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Burkina Faso
UNFPA
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
English,French
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Nigeria) 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Nigeria
UNFPA
Nigeria
Abuja (NGA)
English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

2. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it.

3. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink

4. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

2. 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: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Senegal) 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Senegal
UNFPA
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

2. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it.

3. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink

4. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

2. 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: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Egypt) 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Egypt
UNFPA
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the GHR and PDGender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

2. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it.

3. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink

4. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

1. Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

2. 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: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (ETH) 21 August 2020 Int. Expert UNFPA Ethiopia
UNFPA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
24 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the workplan and outputs of national experts on FGM analysis and research stationed in several countries within the region the FGM data and analysis expert is reponsible for.
  • Oversee statistical analysis with complex survey designs as well as descriptive data outputs delivered by national experts, such as visualistions of analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Develop research protocol to collect and analyze qualitative data on female genital mutilation including data from the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Masters preferred, bachelors (University undergraduate degree or equivalent) accepted in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science).
180 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Team leadership skills desirable;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Experience in leading team working especially in research and data analysis
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Kenya) 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Kenya
UNFPA
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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3. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink

4. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 21 August 2020

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (SEN) 21 August 2020 Int. Expert UNFPA Senegal
UNFPA
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
24 months with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the workplan and outputs of national experts on FGM analysis and research stationed in several countries within the region the FGM data and analysis expert is reponsible for.
  • Oversee statistical analysis with complex survey designs as well as descriptive data outputs delivered by national experts, such as visualistions of analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Develop research protocol to collect and analyze qualitative data on female genital mutilation including data from the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Masters preferred, bachelors (University undergraduate degree or equivalent) accepted in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science).
180 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Team leadership skills desirable;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Experience in leading team working especially in research and data analysis
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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3. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink

4. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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2. 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: 21 August 2020