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United Nations UN Global Pulse Jobs – Programme Management – Senior Analyst [Artificial Intelligence and Data Policy Analyst]

Organization:  UN
Global Pulse
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Vacancy code: VA/2020/B5011/20067
About US:
UN Global Pulse is
the Secretary-General’s initiative on big data and artificial intelligence for
development, humanitarian action, and peace. Its vision is to contribute to a
future in which big data and artificial intelligence are harnessed safely and
responsibly for the public good.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   Under the supervision of senior management of
UN Global Pulse, the contractor will perform the following duties:
·       
Support
data governance consultants and partnership leads in maintaining a network of
stakeholders on AI and data from public, private sector and civil society
organizations in Ghana and Uganda;
·       
Conduct
research and draft relevant policy instruments on various AI ethics, data
privacy and data protection matters in Africa and with a focus on Ghana and
Uganda;
·       
Assist
in editing and reviewing written materials (project proposals, final reports,
feedback surveys)
·       
Participate
in various data privacy and AI ethics related discussions with stakeholders,
and providing technical inputs to relevant policy initiatives at the national
and regional levels;
·       
Support
and coordinate organization of events, working groups, and other advocacy
related events related to the AI and data policy work in Africa;
·       
Take
meeting notes, draft summaries, and support timely reporting on all
deliverables;
·       
Work
closely with the policy team in Pulse Lab New York, ensuring alignment of
policy work and priorities across Pulse Labs.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UN Global Pulse Programme Management –
Senior Analyst [Artificial Intelligence and Data Policy Analyst] must hold an
advanced university degree (Master’s degree), preferably in Political Science,
Public Administration, Computer Sciences, International Relations, Law, or
other relevant fields is required.
·       
Two (2)
additional years of relevant work experience, in combination with a relevant
first level university (bachelor’s degree or equivalent)
Competencies:
·       
Treats
all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and
encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms.
Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and
inclusion.
·       
Acts as
a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and
supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive
leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed,
utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
·       
Demonstrates
understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end
beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a
competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
·       
Efficiently
establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to
accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern
for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on
them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our
beneficiaries.
·       
Open to
change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own
approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on
experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under
pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
·       
Evaluates
data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an
unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity
to problem-solving.
·       
Expresses
ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a
consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and
proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming
differences of opinion and finding common ground.
NB: Female
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. candidates with no United Nations
or UNOPS experience are strongly encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
If interested in
joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the
aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create
profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 6th August 2020
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