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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Maputo
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-05

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NATIONAL POST: Data Analyst, Gender, Maputo, Mozambique, NO-B

Maputo (Mozambique)


The Position

The Data Analyst for Gender is responsible for maintaining, strengthening, leading and managing data information systems that substantially contribute to the gender, adolescent and youth, and sexual and reproductive health programme development. S/he provides technical and programme support and guidance to UNFPA staff and partners on gender disaggregated data to inform policy- and decision-making and programming. Under the supervision of the Population & Development and Human Rights Programme Specialist, the Data Analyst expedites and coordinates implementation activities in the substantive area, establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, implementing partners, experts, government and civil society counterparts and other UN agencies, facilitating timely and efficient delivery of programme results and addressing training needs of involved institutions. The Data Analyst also serves as a technical resource in her/his field of specialty for all stakeholders of UNFPA country Programme. 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Master’s degree in gender studies, statistics, demography, social development, or other related disciplines.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, preferably in information systems management in public, NGO and/or international institutions.
  • Field experience is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of quantitative assessments, data collection, analysis and reporting, especially in relation to demographic analysis and gender.
  • Good knowledge of the programme development mechanism of the United Nations country programmes and familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies.


Excellent oral and written communication in English and Portuguese.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency in the latest office software applications, including management of information system(s).
  • Ability to manage large scale databases and perform data tabulation and data query functions
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis using SPSS or other statistical packages
  • Ability to perform data visualization and prepare infographics using Microsoft Excel and other data visualization tools.
  • Ability to familiarize with ERP (Atlas), PeopleSoft, SAP, or other web-based integrated system.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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