UN Job Opportunities – Data Analyst / Economist – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

By | January 13, 2020
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UN Job Opportunities – Data Analyst / Economist – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Job Title:    Data Analyst/Economist

Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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Reports to: ECTAD Team Leader

About US:

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global economic’ growth. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

Job Summary:  The Data Analyst/Economist under the overall supervision of the ECTAD Country Team Leader and in close consultation with the ASL2050 focal point  will:

  • Assist the ECTAD team in identifying key stakeholders along one selected livestock value chain;
  • Participate in the preparation and validation of semi-structured interviews aiming at understanding stakeholders’ behavior, constraints preventing compliance with good practices and possible actionable instruments addressing them;
  • Conduct interviews with key stakeholders identified;
  • Collect and analyze the data obtained from the interviews;
  • Assist the ECTAD team in drafting the three major reports mentioned above (Stakeholders’ behavior and good practices; Constraint analysis; Actionable instruments);
  • Support other activities of the ECTAD team and the FAO country office as necessary

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Map and select stakeholders along the selected livestock value chain
  • Contribute to draft and validate a survey on stakeholders’ current behavior versus good practices
  • Implement the survey on stakeholders’ current behavior, including data analysis and reporting
  • Contribute to draft and validate a survey to identify constraints preventing stakeholders’ compliance with good practices
  • Implement the survey on stakeholders’ constraints, including data analysis and reporting.
  • Contribute to draft and validate a survey on actionable policy instruments addressing identified key constraints
  • Implement the survey on actionable policy instruments, including data analysis and reporting.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Data Analyst/Economist job opportunity should hold a University Degree or technical specialization or equivalent in economics, statistics, development studies, social science, business administration, information or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R)
  • At least three years of work experience
  • Past experience with survey design / data collection will be considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of English
  • Nationals of Uganda

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

NB:  FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should submit their applications online at the link below.

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Deadline: 21st January 2020

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