Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Covid-19 on Tourism Sector in Namibia using the Digital SEIA Approach & Development of a Strategy to rebuild the Tourism Sector in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.Description of task
Under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist /Head of Programmes and when conducting data collection by the National Consultant of the Tourism SEIA, the UN Volunteer/s will undertake the following tasks:
- Set assessment objectives and strategy;
- Provide guidance on baseline information and data sources of information;
- Secondary data review including the use of innovative data sources/information (e.g. big data, satellite imagery, etc.)
- Support survey design and guidance on how the surveys can be run in country.
- Define sampling frames and provide sampling options;
- Provide overall questionnaire administrative support
- As required, liaise with relevant partners in relation to operational and methodological issues;
- Perform other duties if required.
Advanced university degree (B.A. required, master’s degree or equivalent preferred) in any of the followings: international development, economics, sociology, environmental related fields, information technology or statisticsRequired experience: 48 Months Experience remark:
The NUNVs must have
- A good understanding of nature, environmental and tourism stakeholders in Namibia
- Abilities to conduct online surveys (using mobile phone or emails);
- Experience in primary and secondary data collection;
- Experience in data collection in election, crisis or emergency contexts;
- Experience in socio-economic or environmental related research undertakings including data analysis, and use of any online technologies
- Experiences in carrying out tasks within given time
- Attention to details
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Ability to communicate purpose and objective with nature, environmental, hospitality and other service industry partners and stakeholders
- Ability to capture discussions, including for qualitative data collections, such as Key Informants or Focus Group Discussions
- They must be readily available to commence with work in October, and committed to the tasks till completion, and for data corrections
- If needs be, must be available to travel on short notice for questionnaire administration
Fluency in written and spoken English is required; Knowledge of other local languages is an advantage.
- English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in TeamsApplication procedure:
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Namibia and legal residents in Namibia with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 15 October 2020