UN Women: Consultant - Organizational Development Data Analysis and Reporting

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Application Deadline :18-Nov-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Expected Duration of Assignment :4 months

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls, the empowerment of women and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

The Senior Advisor – Diversity and Inclusion provides guidance and advice and leads the implementation of diversity and inclusion programmes within UN Women focusing on race and discrimination, and, in collaboration with other focal points looks at diversity and inclusion issues related to amongst others sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, disability. The objective of the Diversity, Inclusion and Shared Leadership Program is to create an inclusive culture with a commonly understood and practiced set of values and standard of behaviors by all individuals that reflect UN Women's leadership charter, values, and competencies, leading to an environment that is inclusive, free of racial and all other prejudices.

Under the guidance of the Senior Advisor, and in close coordination with the Human Resources Division and the Change Management Team, the OD Analyst will provide high-quality, insightful analysis of UN Women data as the basis for evidence-based decision making and innovative policy & process improvements on issues of diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate(s) will have excellent skills in quantitative/qualitative analysis, statistics, and database knowledge, is client focused with excellent attention to detail and an ability and proven track record of prioritizing and supporting multiple projects/requests for support simultaneously.

In addition to excellent data analytics capability, it is expected that the incumbent(s) can derive meaningful conclusions and recommendations from the use of quantitative & qualitative data analysis. (S)he presents to and engages effectively with a wide range of stakeholders at HQ as well as UNW offices globally.

*Note that the assignment will be home-based.


Duties and Responsibilities

Gather, compile, and analyze and research data and information related to diversity and inclusion in collaboration with the Senior Advisor, HR, and Change Management

  • Analyze what diversity and inclusion data is currently available and based on provide suggestions on what reports can be developed
  • Review existing data against corporate HR and Diversity and inclusion reporting requirements, such as the Strategic Plan
  • Develop a summary report on the results of previous global workforce surveys
  • Identify ways of improving information delivery and data capture for projects related to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Shared Leadership (DEIL) and related employee engagement activities included in the Pathways

Data analytics and reporting

  • Manage People and Change data requirements for any reporting and analysis requests in consultation with EO and HR teams, based on available data.
  • Conduct research and analysis to support data analytics and business intelligence related projects.
  • Develop reports, dashboards, presentations, including statistical and graphical material for internal and external clients based on existing data

Practice development and knowledge sharing

  • Identify and understand needs of workforce with the focus on improving accessibility of quality data and meaningful insights.
  • Provide technical inputs to building a solid data infrastructure as a foundation for good corporate data for business analytics purposes and to continuously improve data quality in corporate systems.
  • Provide technical inputs to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for knowledge building.


  • Corporate analysis and decision-making tools developed in close partnership with other teams and offices.
  • Timely provision of accurate data for analysis and reporting.
  • Data management project implementation are implemented on time, on scope and on budget.
  • Regular coordination and collaboration with other offices.
  • Knowledge products on data management and systems developed.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637

Required Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications, Experience, and skills:

  • Master’s degree with at least 2 years of experience or a bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of work experience:
    • Degree should be in in business, management, engineering, international affairs, or another related field
    • Work experience should be related to business analysis, management support, change management or other analytics and business intelligence related projects
  • Experience working in data management
  • High level of competency with MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint) is required, experience in data management tools such as SQL PowerBI etc. is an advantage
  • Experience working in an international environment is an advantage
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concept clearly and convincingly.
  • Proven conceptual analytical and evaluative skills including the ability to conduct independent research and analysis.
  • Ability to maintain performance under time pressure, prioritizing, planning, and monitoring workload to meet the demands of tight work schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and respond to internal clients’ needs.



Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.



All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from?https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.


In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided?on the basis of?qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.? 

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.? 

UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)? 



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