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Job Vacancy for Consultant – Data Analyst at United Nations Children’s Fund

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Data Analyst (U-report)
Job Number: 509575
Location: Abuja: Nigeria
Work Type : Consultancy
Rationale

  • Since the inception of U-Report in 2014, over 250 poll questions and alerts have been sent out. Bi-weekly poll questions are sent to over 2.2 million registered users on the issues they care about, poll results are also shared on a regular basis.
  • The platform needs a senior data analyst to manage the polling calendar, ensure polls are sent out in time in the 4 main languages and work with the data clerks to ensure unsolicited poll questions are responded to using Frequently Asked Question and Answer banks.
  • The senior data analyst will also play a vital role in ensuring partners using the platform are given poll reports when the polls are closed.
  • The senior data analyst also plays a key role in supporting the Project Officer in working with translators, media partners and training partners on use of the platform and recruitment.

Specific Objectives

  • Polling, data analysis and reporting
  • Management of bi-weekly polls calendar
  • Technical support to the U-Report Project Officer/National Coordinator
  • Unsolicited messages management
  • Organisation of live chats

Major Tasks to be Accomplished

  • Analyze current polls for publication in national press and share with partners
  • Display trends through data analysis in graphs at expert level
  • Analyze historical polls to establish baseline trends for monitoring of future attitudinal change
  • Management of U-Report Calendar
  • Source for poll questions from sections
  • Construct flows for polls on rapid-pro
  • Assist with developing and sending out weekly messages and alerts
  • Identify challenges within the U-Report digital operational structure that can allow data integrity to be compromised
  • Manage technical issues on the U-Report platform
  • Assist with management of innovations on the rapid pro platform such as Suveyor for FMOH
  • Manage the IOGT Nigeria page and updates on rapidpro
  • Give technical Support to the U-Report Project Officer
  • Manually remove irrelevant data from polls using U-report online interface
  • Identify and categorize popular themes from unsolicited messages that potentially require further processing e,g reports of diseases and outbreaks
  • Identification and rectification of missing fields of demographics and registration based on user profile information
  • Make recommendations for data display in U-report website

Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required

  • A first Degree in Mathematics, IT, Social Work and Administration or any other related field.
  • At least 5 years working experience in research and data analysis
  • Experience using online dashboards for data analysis
  • Experience using the Rapidpro software and U-Report.
  • Expert level experience of using Microsoft Excel.
  • A good understanding of UNICEF programs and policy, including knowledge of technology for developments programs.
  • Good understanding of development issues, world affairs and current events.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as to transfer knowledge and skills
  • Experience of working within teams
  • Strong writing and communication skills and the aptitude to handle advanced data integrity tests
  • Proven successful track record in data analysis projects with tangible results.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English is essential. Fluency in a local dialect is also desired.
  • Residence and work experience in Nigeria, current or past, is advantageous

End Product:

  • Monthly progress reports based on agreed deliverables/tasks to be accomplished
  • Detailed and up to date poll calendar
  • End of consultancy report
  • Level: This consultancy is at the NO-A level of the UNICEF Nigeria Consultancy Scale.

Estimated time of consultancy and deadline for submission of end product:

  • January 16th, 2018 to December 15th, 2018.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply

 

 

Application Deadline   27th December, 2017.

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