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21 Sep 2018

Full-Time Statistics Specialist – Mortality

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

Job Description

The primary function of this post is to analyse data, support the development of new tools for data collection/analysis/dissemination, and more broadly support the monitoring of, and reporting on, the situation of children and women related to child mortality. 

To qualify 

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s) or higher in Statistics, Demography, or a directly-related technical field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience, at the national and international levels, in demography and specifically child mortality estimation and demographic modeling is required.
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills and profession experience in data analysis is required.  
  • Prior experience and advanced skills in statistical programming, specifically R programming is required. 
  • Experience in the analysis of household survey data, including data from Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) is desired.
  • Prior in the analysis of data obtained from population census and from administrative records is highly asset.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.

How to Apply

Please submit your application on the UNICEF website at The closing date is Mon Oct 15 2018 23:55:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: More than $100,000.

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