Fresher UN Jobs – JPO – Programme Analyst, UN Global Pulse – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

 

Job Title:    JPO – Programme Analyst, UN
Global Pulse

Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network.
UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and
resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice,
training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with
increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.

 

About UNDP JPO Programme:

The UNDP Junior
Professional Officer (JPO) Programme equips outstanding young leaders with the
skills and experience required to advance the Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs) and make a positive difference in the world. As a pathway into the world
of development, the programme offers young professionals excellent exposure to
multilateral cooperation and sustainable development while providing a valuable
entry point into the UN system.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provides support
for the implementation of Pulse Lab Kampala’s Programme, including the
following:

·       
Contribute
to the implementation of digital data innovation programmes to provide UN and
development partners with access to the data, tools and expertise required to
discover new uses of big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for sustainable
development, humanitarian action and peace.

·       
Support
the dialogue with partners for the definition of toolkits, applications and
platforms to improve data-driven decision making and support evaluation of
promising solutions.

·       
Engage
key stakeholders on a priority innovation agenda; Provide public sector
organizations with policy guidance and technical assistance to strengthen their
capacity for integrating real-time insights into operations.

·       
Assist
in the conceptualization and implementation of Pulse Lab Kampala events to
provide public sector organizations with policy guidance and technical
assistance to strengthen their capacity for integrating real-time insights into
operations.

Participate in
meetings, workshops and brainstorming sessions with development partners
in-country and with team members at Pulse Lab Kampala to promote big data and
artificial intelligence for development, humanitarian action, and peace.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree in a
related field of expertise

·       
At least
two years of paid working experience in a relevant field

·       
Knowledge
of Microsoft package

·       
Language
Requirements: 
Working knowledge of English. Working
knowledge of French desirable

 

Competencies

Core
Competencies

·       
Innovation
– Ability to make new and useful ideas work

·       
Leadership
– Ability to persuade others to follow

·       
People
Management – Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

·       
Communication
– Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

·       
Delivery
– Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Technical/Functional
Competencies

·       
Teamwork-
Ability to contributes to and follows team objectives

·       
Planning
and Organizing – Ability to plan work, anticipate risks, and set goals within
area of responsibility

·       
Accountability
– Ability to take responsibility for action and manage constructive criticisms

 

Nationality: This
JPO position is funded by the Government of Finland and open only to nationals
of Finland. For more information about the JPO Programme and the eligibility
criteria, please visit: https://www.jposc.undp.org/content/jposc/en/home.html

 

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates please apply online at the link below

 

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