National Consultant – Data Analyst, Kyiv, Ukraine At Unicef

Closing date: Sunday, 2 July 2023

National Consultant – Data Analyst , Kyiv, Ukraine

Job no: 561329

Position type: Consultant

Location: Ukraine Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Ukraine

Department/Office: Kyiv, Ukraine

Categories: Social Policy, Communication, Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, hope

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of assignment:

UNICEF is looking for a consultant (Data Analyst) in the digital department to support the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the development of electronic systems/subsystems/modules and electronic services to simplify the process of obtaining social services.

With the support of a consultant (Data Analyst), UNICEF plans to support the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in collecting, analyzing and visualizing data necessary for the development of electronic systems/ subsystems/ modules and electronic services in order to digitalize social services. Among other things, the data analyst is expected to support the Ministry in developing the necessary dashboards for presenting analytical information in digital format.

Primary tasks:

  •  Detailed analysis and description of data collection and updating processes used by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, and recommendations for optimization of data processes.
  •  Development of the data model of the information subsystems of the Unified Information System of the Social Sphere;
  •  Formation of SQL-queries to the subsystems of the UISSS, implementation of processing measures and primary data analysis;
  •  Analysis and optimization of existing SQL-queries, data sources and models of non-specific data of UISSS, which are used for the formation of analytical reports and information panels (dashboards);
  •  Development of data management recommendations for the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.
  •  On a monthly basis, analysis of incoming and outgoing information flows, structuring of the data dashboards, and documentation of relevant information flows.
  •  Development and support of dashboards for the main digital projects and interactive reports for tracking the achieved results of the digital team and monitoring of KPIs.
  •  Development of appropriate data cleaning and consolidation procedures, continuous control and monitoring of data systems.
  •  Development and implementation of data storage architecture and standards in accordance with the needs of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

The data analyst will work under the leadership of the program manager of the digital team in close communication with the rest of the team’s experts, as well as in cooperation with the UNICEF team (Social Policy section) and the team of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. It is expected that the data analyst will work in the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine premises.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Data Science, Information Management, Computer Science or other relevant field.

Professional experience:

  •  At least 3 years of experience in data analysis;
  •  Desirable experience with e-Government architectures;
  •  Experience working in mature information system environments;
  •  Experience with continuous delivery/continuous improvement processes and tools;
  •  Experience in working with large data sets;
  •  Experience in developing information panels (dashboards);
  •  Experience working with a significant number of interested parties will be an advantage.


  •  Ukrainian: Proficient/Native [C2];
  •  English: Intermediate [B1].

Skills and competencies:

  •  high analytical abilities;
  •  knowledge of Excel at an expert level;
  •  knowledge of SQL;
  •  knowledge of visualization tools;
  •  knowledge of Python or R;
  •  critical thinking;
  •  initiative and proactivity;
  •  desire for development;
  •  high communication skills;

Work assignment overview:



# of w/days

Deliverable 1. Prepare a report and presentation material describing the data collection and updating processes used by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine with suggestions and steps to be taken to improve the relevant processes.

May 23, 2023


Deliverable 2. Form the data model to be used in UISSS.

The relevant model must be agreed with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

June 21, 2023


Deliverable 3. Develop and configure information panels (dashboards) for displaying indicators of UISSS subsystems. Prepare a report describing the dashboards. Information models (dashboards) must be agreed with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in advance.

July 25, 2023


Deliverable 4: Develop and configure dashboards for the main digital projects under the Ministry of Social Policy and interactive reports to monitor achievement of results and KPIs.

August 22, 2023


Deliverable 5. Provide recommendations (with presentation material) on data management in the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

September 29, 2023


Deliverable 6. Generate SQL queries for the main subsystems of the UISSS.

Relevant requests must be coordinated with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.

October 20, 2023




Please provide an all-inclusive financial proposal including travels to carry out the deliverables listed above.

i Costs indicated are estimated. Final rate shall follow the “best value for money” principle, i.e., achieving the desired outcome at the lowest possible fee. Consultants will be asked to stipulate all-inclusive fees, including lump sum travel and subsistence costs, as applicable.

Payment of professional fees will be based on submission of agreed deliverables. UNICEF reserves the right to withhold payment in case the deliverables submitted are not up to the required standard or in case of delays in submitting the deliverables on the part of the consultant.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.

Advertised: Jun 27 2023 FLE Daylight Time

Application close: Jul 02 2023 FLE Daylight Time

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    UNICEF is looking for a consultant (Data Analyst) in the digital department to support the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the development of electronic systems/subsystems/modules and electronic services to simplify the process of obtaining social services.


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