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Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Egypt) 07 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Egypt
UNFPA
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
07 October 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(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: 7 October 2020

UNV Communications Assistant 06 October 2020 Nat. Youth UNDP Cambodia
UNDP
Cambodia
Phnom-Penh (KHM)
English,Khmer
Immediate
12 months
06 October 2020

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.

Under the direct supervision of the Communications Analyst, the UNV Communications Assistant will contribute to the development of multi-media products, management of social media platforms and other online presences, and promotion of UNDP’s branding in the areas such as circular economy, renewable energy and natural resources management.

  • Support the development of solution-based or human-interest stories for the CO’s online presences and social media platforms (including the generation of daily social media content);
  • Assist in managing the CO’s social media platforms and monitor their daily engagement and report on their monthly traffic including reach and engagement;
  • Assist in updating the CO’s website both in Khmer and English and report on their monthly traffic;
  • Assist in updating the CO’s Flickr and Exposure platform;
  • Conduct daily media digest and identify potential angle/opportunity to issue and place an article/story/Op-ed in the media;
  • Support in media engagement activities for project key events and donors field visits, press conferences, press briefings, media interviews with senior management;
  • Develop and maintain updated media directory (national, and key regional and international);
  • Assist in building and maintaining healthy and reliable relations with media, selected journalists, editors, reporters, etc;
  • Work closely with programme, policy and project teams on relevant media pitching and placement, and on the development of social media content;
  • Work closely with a designer and relevant colleagues on communications related product designs;
  • Work closely with editors/writers and relevant colleagues on media and web-based content development;
  • Contribute to the implementation and achievement donors' visibility plan;
  • Provide translation from Khmer into English and vice versa when necessary;
  • Produce digital communications materials including an electric poster, leaflet, and brochure visual materials when needed;
  • Collect photos and footages of an event/activity and from a field trip for the CO’s communications activities;
  • Carry out other tasks if required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Graduated a university degree in any one of these fields: communications, media, journalism, digital marketing, communications for development, or related fields

  • Demonstrated interest/experience in media management, digital and social media initiatives and campaigns, community empowerment and other development related aspects;
  • Exhibited ability to precisely present ideas and concepts in both oral and written manner;
  • Exhibited proficiency in developing in managing relations with media;
  • Well knowledgeable of Adobe package and able to handle a professional camera for photos and footages;
  • Motivated to contribute towards development and to serve with others;
  • Willing to contribute and work as part of a team, and
  • Flexible and open to learning new things.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Khmer(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* 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.

This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Cambodia and legal residents of Cambodia with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 6-10-2020