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

Organisation: Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Duty
Station:
 Kampala,
Uganda
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.
Deadline:
21st January 2020
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