By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy

Data Analyst

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: International Specialist - Internationally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-08

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.

Eligibility criteria

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

Description of task
  • Develop, maintain, and implement procedures for data entry, data cleaning, linking data, documentation, and other tasks
  • Implement modeling techniques and tools to support data structure.
  • Implement best practices in data management to ensure the integrity of data and quality of data processes
  • Design and write custom applications to ensure databases meet requirements throughout data entry, management, and reporting
  • Define parameters for file or space utilization, if necessary
  • Assist in data capture, extraction, and analysis
  • Maintain data integrity, and support data analysis, as necessary
  • Document, implement, maintain, and recommend operating methods to improve collection, cleaning, processing, editing, distribution, and flow, of data
  • Deliver analyzable or analyzed data to internal and external stakeholders
  • Assist team members with queries, simple statistical analyses, report generation, and technical difficulties related to data retrieval
  • Assist with writing and preparing manuscripts and other materials for internal and external audiences
  • Summarizes large volumes of encounter data in analytical reports that include tables and graphs for management review and use
  • Pull and integrate data from disparate sources
  • Work closely with IT management and staff
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:

Master’s degree in correlated field with relevant coursework/internships/research assistantships, or bachelor’s degree in relevant field, i.e. Global Health, Health Administration, Public Health, with at least 1 year of pertinent experience in large international or governmental organizations.

Required experience: 36 Months Experience remark:


  • Experience working in a large health-based international organization is an asset.
  • Experience in the use of Power BI, Excel, SharePoint and SQL databases for data analysis with scripting via Phyton.
  • Experience working in the field of public health and/or medical planning/health support plans
  • Programs using Excel and SQL or other appropriate software to generate reports based on input/direction from management and other report users
  • Strong analytic and reporting skills required.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Experience managing disease surveillance, investigation of reportable diseases, and disease outbreaks.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required.


  • Experience working with the UN system is an added advantage
  • Recent experience working in outbreak/pandemic support is desirable.
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Public health Area of expertise details:
  • Able and available to respond as directed in the event of a public health emergency. May be subject to working non-standard hours or days based on need.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Languages Required: English required; French is highly desirable
  • Another UN working language is an asset.
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at

Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 13 May 2020

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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.

What does it mean?

Click "SAVE JOB" to save this job description for later.

Sign up for free to be able to save this job for later.