Technical Officer, Data Analysis
Geneva | Geneva
Background Information - UNOPS
UNOPS hosts the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership Secretariat (STBP) as of 1 January 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. The vision of the Stop TB Partnership is to realize the goal of elimination of Tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of TB by ensuring that every TB patient has access to effective diagnosis, treatment and cure; stopping transmission of TB; reducing the inequitable social and economic toll of TB; and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies. The Stop Partnership is uniquely positioned to support the development and further implementation by partners of the current and future Global Plan, acting as a coordinator and catalyst for the range of partners engaged in the fight against TB.
Founded in 2001, the Stop TB Partnership's mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all who need it. Our partners include international and technical organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies, foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector
One of the key initiatives of the Stop TB Partnership, the Country and Community Support for Impact aims enhancing the collaboration with the Global Fund Secretariat TB Disease Advisors and coordination of support at the regional and country level. The incumbent will report to the Country and Community Support for Impact (CCS4i) Team, and serve the CCS4i team Technical Advisor for linking initiatives related to data analysis between the Global Fund, STBP and other partners. It includes, but not limited to advising donors and country stakeholders, identifying data needs, providing tailored technical and analytical inputs, supporting and promoting the scale-up envisaged in the Global Plan to Stop TB, and providing broad technical assistance to the STBP and countries. Under the guidance of the Team Leader of CCS4i the incumbent will collaborate extensively with the Global Fund Secretariat TB Disease Advisors and other stakeholders, particularly the partners of the TB Situation Room which is a coordination platform between Global Fund, STBP, USAID and WHO.
The CCS4i Team Technical Officer provides technical and analytical inputs to the STBP, the Global Fund and partners of the TB Situation Room to collect, review and analyze information on Global Fund TB grant performance. The scope of work will include the following:
- Working closely across Global Fund Departments and teams to review and analyse data related to TB and TB/HIV grant performance, including data on technical, implementation and financial progress. This includes building and maintaining relationships with the Grants Management Division, TAP, Finance, Monitoring and Evaluation Support and other relevant departments.
- Developing a data management system and a dashboard to monitor key indicators for priority TB grants and utilizing this system to provide regular updates to the GF TB Technical Advisors, GF CTs, STBP and TB Situation Room partners.
- Reviewing, monitoring, and analysing all TB performance data to inform strategic decisions.
- Analysing TB absorptive capacity challenges and working closely with GF TB Disease Advisors, GF CTs and TB Situation Room partners to determine actions needed.
- Actively participate in and support the processes of the TB Situation Room.
- Increase collaboration between the Global Fund, USAID, and STBP to better utilize data to improve performance of TB grants and prompt identification of technical support needs.
- Work with the Global Fund teams working on specific initiatives on data, such as the Strategic Initiative on data, to ensure that data gaps in TB are highlighted and addressed.
- Assist STBP and Global Fund in compiling data for TB-related KPIs to be reported to Stop TB and Global Fund Boards.
- Travel to countries as necessary to work closely with National TB Programs, PRs, and stakeholders to review and analyze country data and grant performance gaps.
- Other technical assistance on behalf and to the STBP staff as required.
An advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent), preferably in Public Health, International Development or related discipline is required.
A First level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in combination with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in data analysis and program monitoring.Highly Desirable and considered an asset:
- Strong knowledge of the Global Fund processes, experience with international organizations, specifically with the Global Fund, WHO, USAID, STBP, UNITAID, international NGOs and/or private sector organizations.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team spirit in a multicultural environment.
Fluency in English is required and French considered as an asset
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|Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion. |
|Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.|
|Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).|
|Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.|
|Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.|
|Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.|
|Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.|
Contract type, level and duration
Contract level: IICA-2 (ICS10)
Contract duration: One year
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- Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
- Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
- Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
- Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
- The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.
- Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
- Location: Geneva | Geneva
- Grade: IICA-2, International Individual Contractors Agreement - Mid level
- Closing Date: 2017-10-10