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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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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Application deadline: 21 August 2020

Finance Analyst 16 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Senegal
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Finance Analyst

International Specialist
UNDP
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
16 August 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager/Sahel Programme and overall guidance of the DRR Operations and in collaboration with the finance team in the Regional Hub, the Finance Analyst will contribute to ensure the highest efficiency in financial resources management and the provision of accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial information, effective delivery of financial services, transparent utilization of financial resources and management of the Programme and projects. S/he will work closely with the UNDP COs focal points implementing the project in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. S/he will be responsible for:

  • Financial analysis and oversight for all resources managed by the joint programme including contributions for general services and provision of high-quality professional advice to the project manager;
  • Proper planning and expenditure tracking of management projects’ resources and audit of financial resources, including extra-budgetary income in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Organization and oversight of project management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of impress level, risk assessment, bank relationship management, timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets in close collaboration with the UNDP COs;
  • Monitoring of financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions and investigation of anomalies or unusual transactions. Provision of information to supervisors and other UNDP RSCA on the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained;
  • Full compliance of financial activities, financial recording/reporting system and audit follow up with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; implementation of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of the financial resources management system;
  • Regional and Country level Finance business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal standard operating procedures in the Finance Unit; control of the workflows in the Finance Unit;
  • Continuous analysis and monitoring of the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for management projects;
  • Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Informs supervisors and other UNDP/Hub of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained;
  • Routinely monitor compliance with IPSAS rules and guidelines in financial transactions conducted at the regional and country levels;
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager in monitoring the IPSAS
  • Management of facility financial resources through planning, guiding, monitoring and controlling of the resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Preparation and monitoring of management projects’ budgets in Atlas;
  • Regular analysis and reporting on the budget approvals and the delivery situation of management projects;
  • Elaboration of proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management;
  • Collection of information on internal and external clients’ satisfaction and needs in order to develop improvements to services;
  • Review of financial reports before their submission to donors.
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.
Master degree or equivalent
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in providing financial management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems, or other relevant programmes; experience with Audit and accounting is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience working with UNDP and good knowledge of Atlas.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance, Other development programme/project experience
  • International level in providing financial management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems, or other relevant programmes;
  • 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;
No

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Application deadline: 16 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