Data Analyst - SC L5 (104262)

  • Added Date: Thursday, 14 March 2019
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ABOUT WFP

WFP’s Global Strategic Plan 2017–2021 aligns WFP with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Goals (SDGs). It focuses on ending hunger and contributing to a revitalized global partnership to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Further extensive consultation with the Government and other development partners in Egypt during the second half of 2017 to allow informing and formulating the WFP Egypt Country Strategic Plan for the next 5 years until mid-2023 in line with Egypt’s development priorities, the WFP Egypt Country Office has started implementing the Country Strategic Plan (CSP). The focus of the CSP remains on support to school meals and nutrition support for Pregnant and Lactating Women as integrated part of the national social protection scheme, food assistance for assets and resilience-promotion for smallholder farmers and support to vulnerable Syrian refugees and migrants. To sustain those planned interventions, WFP will be conducting joint monitoring activities with Government representatives of key line Ministries to enforce the concepts of participation, transparency and accountability to its partners. In addition, capacity development activities will be provided to national counterparts and cooperating partners to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability and raising their capacity to conduct monitoring at the local level.

JOB PURPOSE

To Support all the statistical and data analysis work in the M&E unit, specifically the data collection and sampling design of the conducted surveys, in addition to conducting a professional data, knowledge management and analysis to ensure monitoring efficiency and effectiveness. In addition to supporting decision maker with high quality of evidence-based information and data.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Commit to WFP values, mainstream monitoring and evaluation standards, including but not limited to transparency, participation and accountability.
  • Conduct high-level research, data and knowledge management and analysis, by employing mixed methods of both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • Support the development of new data collection tools and methodologies (including sampling techniques);
  • Support in data collection when needed, especially in testing the tools
  • Support in designing the questionnaires on the WFP electronic data collection tools (Tabs or smart phones)
  • Develop and manage databases
  • Conduct technical statistical trainings for the M&E team and to other stakeholders when needed.

Other Key Accountabilities:

  • Identify, acquire, load, clean and manage data through tailored spreadsheets, templates and databases, to ensure the quality of the data produced
  • Applying appropriate statistical principles, identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex datasets
  • Explore and apply new data visualization techniques to increase insight and visibility to data trends and associated policy-related opportunities, challenges and priorities.
  • Develop comparatives graphs and reports and trend analysis
  • Develop and innovate new tools, and dissemination method
  • Revise the log frames, identify and calculate indicators, design tools, and make sure that data collection methods are answering the log frame objectives, and report on the identified indicators on regular basis
  • Revise the log frames, identify and calculate indicators, design tools, and make sure that data collection methods are answering the log frame objectives, and report on the identified indicators on regular basis
  • Identify, acquire, load, clean and manage data through tailored spreadsheets, templates and databases, to ensure the quality of the data produced
  • Applying appropriate statistical principles, identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex datasets
  • Explore and apply new data visualization techniques to increase insight and visibility to data trends and associated policy-related opportunities, challenges and priorities.
  • Develop comparatives graphs and reports and trend analysis
  • Develop and innovate new tools, and dissemination method;
  • Any other duties and responsibilities assigned by his/her immediate supervisor

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  • Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  • Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES

Capability NameDescription of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Strategic ManagementDisplays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
Performance ManagementApplies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
Qualitative/Quantitative MethodologyUnderstand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
Data Analytics and VisualizationCollects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries
planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
Programme Monitoring and ReviewGathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required mainly in statistics, economics, mathematics or relevant field, holder of a master’s degree in the social science field is an asset.

Language: Good command of both oral and written communication in English and Arabic

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of statistics, data collection methods, and analysis;
  • Advanced knowledge of using statistical packages (SPSS), other statistical packages is an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, word, Publisher) other dissemination tools is an asset;
  • High analytical and research skills;
  • High Professional reporting skills in both Arabic and English;

OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Innovation and Aspiration;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • High level of maturity dealing and maintaining confidentiality;
  • High work ethics, credibility, and honesty;
  • High team spirit and coordination and cooperation skills;
  • Flexibility, aspiration, innovation and commitment to continuous learning.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience in research, monitoring and evaluation or data analysis, working with Research centers, NGOs, UN agencies and or various development interventions.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Deadline for sumbitting the applications is the 26th of March 2019

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