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10 Feb 2015

Full-Time Statistics Specialist

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

Job Description

Consultancy assignment: Supporting UNICEF Activities for Child Mortality Estimation in New York, USA.

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


UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultant to further maintain, update and optimize the child mortality database, assist in generating child mortality estimates, in preparing for country consultations, preparing for the Child Mortality Report under the supervision of the Statistics and Monitoring specialist in Data and Analytics Section, Division of Data, Research and Policy. For more information, see the TERMS OF REFERENCE and visit the UNICEF website.
Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Minimum Master Degree in statistics, demography or public health.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in the area of database management, demographic and statistical analysis.
  • Advanced experience in statistical programming with R or Splus.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. • Ability to take initiatives and work independently.
  • Creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Fluent in English.



How to Apply

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a daily rate, cover letter, a CV and P 11 form (which can be downloaded from our website at to  [email protected]  with subject line “Supporting UNICEF Activities for Child Mortality Estimation “, by February 18th, 2015, 5:00 PM EST. Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Categories: Consultant. Job Types: Full-Time.

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