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NUNV Results Analyst - UNICEF (RE-ADVERTISED)

New Delhi (India)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: New Delhi (India)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-29

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Background

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

In most cultures, volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UN Volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.

In all assignments, UN Volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. This will make the time they spend as UN Volunteers even more rewarding and productive.

Organizational context and brief project description

UNICEF India is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child born in this country gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential. The organisation began its work in India in 1949 with three staff members and established an office in Delhi three years later. Currently, it has 13 Field Offices and advocates for the rights of India’s children in 17 states.

The UN Volunteer will be placed with UNICEF in Delhi. The UNV will support programme monitoring, reporting, data analysis and communication with internal staff and with key partners including the Government of India and other UN agencies.

Living Conditions

The duty station will be Delhi, India. New Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region is a large and bustling metropolis of some 14 million people undergoing rapid changes. The capital city is an administrative, cultural and commercial centre with modern amenities and well connected by air. It is a safe place with large expatriate community drawn from embassies, UN agencies, MNCs and foreign businesses. It has short moderate winter and long hot summer.

As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging his/her own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of the malicious insurance plan.

Conditions of Service for national UN Volunteers

The contract lasts for the period indicated above with possibility of extensions subject to availability of funding, operational necessity and satisfactory performance. However, there is no expectation of renewal of the assignment.

Travel to duty station (if applicable) and a Settling-In-Grant will be provided in the event the duty station is not within commuting distance from the place of recruitment. The Volunteer Living Allowance of Rs. 42,473.67 (Rupees Forty-Two Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Three and Paise Sixty-Seven) is provided monthly to cover housing, utilities and normal cost of living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included (health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as well as final repatriation (if applicable) and resettlement allowance for satisfactory service.

Furthermore, in non-family duty stations that belong to hardship categories D or E, as classified by the ICSC, a Well-Being Differential (WBD) will be provided monthly.

Interested candidates should submit their applications at http://www.in.undp.org/content/india/en/home/operations/careers/.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief M4R or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the NUNV Results Analyst will:

  • Coordinate UNICEF India’s internal MIS for monitoring and reporting on UNICEF Programme results through regular troubleshooting to fix any bugs, responding to staff issues and queries during reporting and providing status updates, as necessary
  • Support in quality assurance of MoVs (Means of Verification), reported data for COVID reporting, mid and end year reporting
  • Cleaning of the indicator metadata in RAM (Results Assessment Module) India in line to the updated Programme Monitoring Plans, particularly on the cleaning of gaps in the data entries, updating the system with new & deactivation of old indicators
  • Provide technical support to programme sections to effectively monitor and report on the intersectoral programme results
  • Prepare required documentations, conduct data analysis to facilitate planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Support the annual and mid-year review process, particularly on data quality assurance and the use of the internal MIS
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.  
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Results/expected outputs

As an active UNICEF team member, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality support rendered to UNICEF and its beneficiaries in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including:

  • Ensure RAM-India is working smoothly without any technical glitches
  • Develop a dashboard to monitor UNICEF’s Programme Results
  • Develop data visualization products informing programme sectors on the progress and results vis-à-vis planning targets etc.
  • Support in documentation of good practices in monitoring & reporting, analysis of issues in monitoring including methodology, MoVs, relevance of indicators.
  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment
  • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed

 

Competencies

Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNICEF; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNICEF procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNICEF in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNICEF’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values. 

 

Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. public policy, economics, statistics, mathematics, engineering or any other area related to social sciences;

Good understanding of quantitative methods;

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in monitoring and evaluation, particularly on data analysis and visualization;

Experience using software like PowerBI, Infogram, Tableau;

Knowledge of statistical software like R and STATA would be an advantage data analysis, and visualization

Proficient in Computer Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent team player, good interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; should be a team player and possess the ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

 

Disclaimer

United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme which welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.

United Nations Volunteers reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this opening for other openings with United Nations Volunteers with similar assignment description, experience and educational requirements.

 

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