Posting Title: DATA ANALYST, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: DATA ANALYST
Department/Office: United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement
Duty Station: HODEIDAH
Posting Period: 15 October 2023 – 28 October 2023
Job Opening Number: 23-Data Analytics and Management-UNMHA-220126-J-Hodeidah (M)
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Organisational Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Office of the Chief of Staff pillar in the United Nations Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA). The Data Analyst will be based in Hodeidah- Yemen and reports to the Chief of Staff.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Data Analyst will undertake the following tasks:
- Gather information from various sources about peace and security situations of concerns and potential or actual threats, analyse such information, and produce analytical reports (both narrative and visual) on these issues, ensuring a proper flow and channels for information on security, military, and political information.
- As part of the above, identify data sources; oversee data management processes, including registration, integration, quality assurance, and access control, concerning substantive matters: produce data analytics including fact sheets, regular reports, infographics, maps, and dashboards emanating from information in UNMHA’s database.
- Identify and utilize innovative digital tools or methods available in-house at the UN or from the open source to assess the effect of operations and other mission activities.
- Support the Chief of Staff in his/her advisory role to the HoM, especially as regards the analysis of the latest developments on the Mandate implementation and related issues.
- Keep track of the implementation of senior management decisions and various operational matters that concerns strategic decision making
- Represent the Section in events and training, including conducting capacity-building sections for different audiences.
- Help ensure that the latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into the above activities, including gender-related considerations.
- Liaise with Mission/UNCT/HCT staff to support them in their functions by analyzing and assessing threats and creating a fruitful data exchange.
- When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the staff is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
- Perform other relevant duties as required by the supervisor.
CompetenciesProfessionalism: Excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, manage, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. The ability to analyze, model and interpret data in support of decision-making, and convey information succinctly to management. Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings. Ability to quality-check work completed by other team members. Takes pride in the work for the organization and understands the impact that can be brought into the organization by allowing data-driven and evidence-based decisions. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
EducationAdvanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, international relations, laws, disarmament security studies, information management, public administration, management or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work ExperienceA minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in applied analytics, business intelligence, information management, statistics, project management, stakeholder management or related area is required. Experience in using data to inform decisions, strategies and execution is required. Advanced knowledge of and experience of applying self-service analytics and data visualization applications (Excel, MS PowerBI, Qlik, Tableau or similar) at work is required Experience in business analysis of complex, interlocking processes and systems is desirable Experience working in a United Nations common system or international setting is desirable. Experience with enterprise resource planning and management systems, such as Umoja/SAP, is desirable.
LanguagesFluency in English (both oral and written) is required; Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.
AssessmentEvaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by an informal interview.
Special NoticeThe United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Pursuant to section 7.11 of ST/AI/2012/2/Rev.1, candidates recruited through the young professionals programme who have not served for a minimum of two years in the position of their initial assignment are not eligible to apply to this position.
- This position is temporarily available for a period of 364 days. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.
- While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.
- Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
- This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.
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