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If you’re a passionate and committed professional with a desire to make a lasting difference in the lives of children, UNICEF has an exciting opportunity for you. The world’s leading children’s rights organization is looking for a Data Analyst and Model Developer to contribute to the Children’s Climate Risk Index – Disaster Risk Model (CCRI-DRM) subnational risk assessment. This consultancy role is a chance to play a pivotal role in safeguarding the well-being of children globally.
UNICEF, working across 190 countries and territories, is dedicated to reaching the world’s most disadvantaged children. With a mission to save lives, defend rights, and help children fulfill their potential, UNICEF never gives up on its commitment to every child, everywhere. As a Data Analyst and Model Developer, you’ll be a crucial part of this impactful work.
As a Data Analyst and Model Developer, your responsibilities will include providing technical guidance and methodological support to the development of the CCRI-DRM subnational risk assessment. This role will focus on analyzing data, developing models, and collaborating with UNICEF colleagues to ensure the inclusion of relevant local data and contextual information in the analysis.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following qualifications:
Education: An advanced degree in data analysis, data science, or related majors.
Work Experience: A minimum of 10 years of experience in data analysis and modeling. Previous work experience in building risk indexes with international organizations is an advantage.
Competencies: Excellent analytical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and fluency in English (both written and spoken).
The Scope of Work as Data Analyst and Model Developer
As a Data Analyst and Model Developer, you’ll be engaged in various tasks, including:
Providing technical guidance and support to the development of the CCRI-DRM in seven countries.
Collaborating with UNICEF colleagues to ensure the inclusion of relevant local data and contextual information in the analysis.
Creating maps to effectively communicate CCRI-DRM findings, highlighting subnational variations and key risk areas.
Preparing detailed documentation of data sources, methodologies, and assumptions used in the CCRI-DRM analysis.
Identifying data gaps and making recommendations to improve data collection, management, and monitoring systems.
Identifying opportunities to integrate CCRI-DRM findings into sector-specific programs and policies.
How to Apply
If you’re interested in this consultancy opportunity with UNICEF, visit UNICEF’s e-Recruitment system and complete your profile. Ensure you upload copies of your academic credentials and provide a financial proposal that includes costs for each deliverable and the total lump-sum for the entire assignment. Indicate your availability and any other relevant details.
The application deadline for this exciting opportunity is 25 August 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
If you’re ready to use your data analysis and modeling skills to contribute to a meaningful cause, UNICEF’s Data Analyst and Model Developer role for the Children’s Climate Risk Index – Disaster Risk Model (CCRI-DRM) subnational risk assessment is the perfect opportunity. Join the world’s leading children’s rights organization and be a part of building a better world for children everywhere.