More than 100,000 people have found their dream job through Fuzu.

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS

Statistician

Closing: Apr 6, 2024

This position has expired

Published: Mar 8, 2024 (2 months ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Work experience:

Language skills:

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Sign up to view job details.

Competencies

  • PROFFESSIONALISM: Demonstrable analytical, drafting, reporting and presentation skills; ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • TEAMWORK:  Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.  
  • PLANNING & ORGANIZING:  Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, demography or related field is required.  A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years of qualifying work experience may  be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.  Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in data collection and analysis or related area is required.    
  • Experience with the design and use of urban indicators, the development of monitoring capacity building projects, and conducting workshops for training and developing and promoting indicators for policy formulation is desirable.    Experience in working with the UN or similar international organization is desirable.    
  • A minimum of two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


Responsibilities

Competencies

  • PROFFESSIONALISM: Demonstrable analytical, drafting, reporting and presentation skills; ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • TEAMWORK:  Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.  
  • PLANNING & ORGANIZING:  Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, sociology, demography or related field is required.  A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years of qualifying work experience may  be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.  Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in data collection and analysis or related area is required.    
  • Experience with the design and use of urban indicators, the development of monitoring capacity building projects, and conducting workshops for training and developing and promoting indicators for policy formulation is desirable.    Experience in working with the UN or similar international organization is desirable.    
  • A minimum of two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


  • Initiates and co-ordinates the development of appropriate methods for obtaining relevant data.
  • Ensure the quality of collected data for accuracy, consistency and comparability.  
  • Plans and conducts analytical programmes of work in relevant areas of statistics.  
  • This may include: identifying projects, conducting analysis and participating in technical advisory activities for national capacity building.  
  • Supervises and contributes to the development of relevant databases, web publishing tools and other software for collection, storage and distribution of statistical data.  
  • Undertakes methodological research with regard to standards on concepts, definitions and classifications to assist countries and other constituents in strengthening their statistical development.  
  • Develops new or improved statistical methods and quantitative models for analyses and projections.   
  • Provides guidance and advice to other departments, field experts, etc., in the planning, operation and evaluation of statistical programmes and projects.  
  • Plans and co-ordinates seminars, workshops, expert meetings, etc..  
  • Plans, organizes, manages and supervises the work of the section assigned.  
  • Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.  
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


Applications submitted via Fuzu have 32% higher chance of getting shortlisted.

Don’t miss your chance to work at UN-Habitat. Enter your email to start your application now