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Senior Research Assistant, Social Affairs, Temporary Job Opening, G7

United Nations
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent in the area of statistics, economics, data analysis or related fields.
Work ExperienceA minimum of ten years of experience in statistics, economics, finance, accounting or related area.
LanguagesEnglish and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.


ResponsibilitiesWithin delegated authority, Statistical Assistants will be responsible for the following duties:
•Contribute to the development of the NUA indicators framework and related indicators methodologies and approaches
•Contribute to the preparation of the NUA quadrennial reports, compiling, reviewing data and preparing relevant tables, graphs and statistical tables and annexes.
•Contribute to piloting data gathering using tools developed by DAU as part of monitoring and reporting of the NUA
•Assist in the planning, organizing and servicing of ad hoc expert group and technical meetings, policy dialogues, development seminars, drafting reports and preparing reports/minutes of meetings.
•Support the collection, processing, evaluation and dissemination of various forms of data from Member states, UN-Habitat branches and regional or field offices, civil society, NGOs and partner databases including those from other UN agencies, UN Statistical Division, UN population Division, etc.
•Assists in liaising with United Nations system organizations to obtain necessary statistical and other relevant information.
•Prepares data sets upon request, responds to queries/requests and maintains/updates web pages.
•Supervises and guides other general service staff in the function, as needed.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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