Country: Harare, Zimbabwe|

Deadline: Wednesday, 12 August 2020|

Host entity UNICEF|         

Start date 01 September 2020|

Duration 12 months|

Who can apply?

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Social Policy Specialist (P4) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Data Analytics, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will:

  • Support the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities of the ESCT
  • Carryout out monitoring field visits or remote activities
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders and ensure relevant data is provided to UNICEF on a timely manner
  • Review, clean and merge data from various datasets
  • Provide routine analysis of ESCT data using STATA
  • Provide monthly reports on data analyzed and M&E activities carried out
  • Provide general support the ESCT (as and when required) to implement its proramme on a time and to quality
  • Provide data analytics support to Social Policy Programme when necessary (up to 10% of time)
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.


Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Economics and or Statistics or area related to Social Policy.

Required experience: 24 Months

English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent


At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in data and statistical analysis or M&E activities, or other relevant programmes; experience with M&E tools is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

Area of expertise details:

  • Strong and demonstrable statistical and quantitative skills and analysis of large datasets is a must
  • Advanced knowledge and working experience of using STATA software package
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Social Protection or child related matters and, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

Application procedure:

Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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