Apply for Vacancy for Data Analyst at United Nations Development Program in Fiji. The deadline for this job is 1st April 2021.
The UNDP PO program is guided by the Sub-Regional Program Document (SRPD) (2018 – 2022) for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories. Likewise, the SRPD outlines a program strategy aligned with the vision of the Pacific Leaders, contributes to the achievement of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and forms part of the UN Pacific Strategy 2018-2022.
- Developing the revised data entry sheets to help create ‘tidy’ data sets for budget analysis.
- Also, developing automated budget analysis (through scripts, pivot tables or related tools/techniques/programming) based on the data sets.
- Training researchers in using the proposed new tools and templates.
- Likewise, training researchers in improving the data visualization for the budget briefs.
- Based on the pilot, finalizing the new proposed tools and templates with documentation on ‘how to use them’ for replication with other parliaments.
- Moreover, developing revised templates for budget briefs.
- When expressly required by UNDP, the consultant will liaise with counterparts in the host parliaments and will keep UNDP’s Parliamentary team in loop.
- Also, the consultant will report directly to the UNDP’s Parliamentary Development Specialists at the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji. S/he will report on a regular basis on the advancement of the assignment to the Parliamentary Development Specialists;
- The consultant will provide brief summary reports of activities undertaken and advice provided at the end of the consultancy period, for administrative and payment purposes; and
- Likewise, all reports and documents relating to the assignment will be submitted to Parliamentary Development portfolio team at the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji
- Good representational and liaison skills;
- Likewise, excellent interpersonal, intercultural, communication and networking with a demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional relationships;
- Also, ability to meet deadlines and;
- Excellent English writing and communication skills.
Required Skills and Experience
- University degree in public finance management, data science/analytics, political science, law or related fields field.
- At least 7 years of experience contributing to parliamentary or public finance management projects.
- 2-3 three year of experience in national budget analysis, using sound data analysis/science tools and techniques, will be a strong asset.
- Additionally, experience of working directly with parliaments will be preferred.
- Knowledge and understanding of parliamentary development and democratic institution’s development processes and budget processes is an asset.
- Also, advance data science / analysis skill and experience in Microsoft Excel, with sound knowledge of R / Python (or similar data science language), is required.
- Experience of work in the Pacific region and in a development, context is a strong asset;
- Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
- Moreover, accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
- Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including politicians, parliamentarians and other government officials
- Furthermore, ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
- Similarly, self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
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