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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||07-Dec-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||IPSA (Regular)|
|Post Level :||IPSA-8|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 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.
Instructions to Applicants: Click on the "Apply now" button. Input your information in the appropriate Sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation. Upon completion of the first page, please hit "submit application" tab at the end of the page. Please ensure that CV or P11 and the Cover letter are combined in one file.
The following documents shall be required from the applicants:
Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.
Managers may ask (ad hoc) for any other materials relevant to pre-assessing the relevance of their experience, such as reports, presentations, publications, campaigns or other materials.
The mission of the Human Development Report Office (HDRO)/UNDP is to advance human development. HDRO works towards this goal by promoting innovative ideas, constructively challenging policies and approaches that constrain human development, and advocating practical policy changes, through its research, data analysis, outreach, and advocacy work.
The first Human Development Report (HDR) in 1990 introduced the Human Development Index (HDI) as an alternative to GDP as a measure of human progress. Over time, HDRO has been working on incorporating additional dimensions of development challenges to human progress measurement for policy debate.
Statistics Consultant will be part of the Statistics team. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Chief Statistician of HDRO, the Consultant will assist with the tasks outlined above.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The Statistic Consultant will contribute to the statistical work in the office and report to the Chief of Statistics. She/he will work closely with the entire HDR team in the production of the HDR, establish working relationships with international data agencies and other specialized agencies and research institutes in the process of data collection and measurement development, interact with UNDP Regional Bureaus and country offices to provide corporate support as well as with country governments and other external users of the Report for information outreach.
1.Contribute to the production of HDR’s Statistical Annex tables
2.Contribute to statistical information outreach
3.Promote the innovative use and elaboration of human development statistics and measures for policy analysis and advocacy
4.Contribute to the thematic analysis of the HDR and support other HDRO activities and publications
5.Cooperation with other units of HDRO
Professionalism: Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum Academic Education:
Minimum years of relevant Work experience:
Required skills and competencies:
Desired additional skills and competencies:
Required Language(s) (at working level):
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