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21 Sep 2018

Full-Time Consultancy: Statistician/demographer – Supporting UNICEF activities for mortality

UNICEF – Posted by lhug New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Consultancy: Statistician/demographer – Supporting UNICEF activities for mortality, D & A Section

The main objective of this consultancy is to assist with methodological developments and improvements, further maintain, update and optimize the child and adolescent mortality database, assist in generating child and adolescent mortality estimates, support preparing for country consultations, preparing for the child mortality reporting under the supervision of the Statistics Specialist in the Data and Analytics Section, Division of Data, Research and Policy.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s) in demography, statistics
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in the area of demographic and statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of methods of demographic analysis and child mortality estimation.
  • Advanced experience in statistical programming with R.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to take initiatives and work independently.
  • Creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Fluent in English

The full vacancy announcement and where to apply can be found at this link

How to Apply

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered. Please apply via the UNICEF website at Closing Date Fri Sep 28 2018 23:55:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Job Categories: Consultant. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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