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Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst

Background Information – Job-Specific

The United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS) is mandated to provide administrative and logistics support to its partners in implementing the United Nations Security council resolution on Somalia.

The incumbent will work under the guidance of the Innovation and Technology Unit of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS. The Big Data Analytics and Digital Media Support project team serves as the primary focal point for the Mission’s Big Data analytics and Digital Media engagement to benefit AMISOM and UNSOM. The team will determine and establish mechanisms for developing substantive multi-dimensional data sets and other relevant digital information. The team will cultivate abstract data, operational data, survey data, geospatial data and other forms of media content and employ machine learning algorithm as necessary to decipher key indicators, both internal and external, that may impact the Somali society vis a vis the concurrent mandates of the African Union and the United Nations in the country.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in UNSOS. The incumbent of this position will be a personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

Functional Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst will be administratively reporting to the Senior Big Data Analyst and Digital Media Officer and operationally work under the guidance of the Chief of Innovation and Technology Unit of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS. The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Works with lead to conceptualize, design and implement a data analytics, social media and hate speech monitoring plan using a variety of analytics tools such as Talkwalker, Meltwater, as well as various social media analysis techniques (sentiment analysis, data mining processes etc.);
  • Provides support on data visualization and visual design materials. Produces and coordinates communications materials including data dashboards, maps, graphs, charts, infographics and related digital media content;
  • Helps in reviewing existing data collection and monitoring processes and develop process improvements to enhance overall data quality, credibility and reliability by leveraging social media analytics tools to monitor social channels and online media to generate monitoring reports;
  • Conducts research into the capabilities of various data collection and analytics platforms and social media monitoring tools;
  • Performs other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above.

Monitoring and Progress Controls
The result of work of the Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst impacts directly on delivery of services that satisfy the requirements of UNSOS as well as the performance of the services implemented in its client missions. It will also ensure proper processes and methodologies are followed and implemented according to the latest of the industry standards. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring activities for all global locations are in line with the overall business targets and UN policies, rules and regulations.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Business Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences or related field;
  • High School Diploma with additional years of relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of degree.

Experience

Required

  • A minimum of two (2) years of progressive professional experience in designing and developing Business Intelligence (BI) or Analytics products.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in digital media domain.

Desirable

  • Experience working with globally-dispersed project teams and working in a multi-project environment;
  • Experience working on MS Power BI, Adobe Creative Cloud and ArcGIS;
  • Advanced knowledge of design approaches, tools, and methodologies to develop creative designs and produce high-quality graphic material for print and digital media projects;
  • Knowledge of standard industry production processes, including printing and desktop publishing, electronic publications and web;
  • Experience with and working knowledge of United Nations policies, practices and procedures related to communication is desirable.

Language

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For this position, fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is an advantage.

Contract type, level and duration

  • Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)
  • Contract level: International Individual Contractor Agreement ( I-ICA 1)
  • Contract duration: Open-ended (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
    https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-of…

Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.**

Background Information – UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

Background Information: Sustainable Development Cluster(SDC)

Based in New York, the Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC) supports diverse partners with their peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations.

The SDC’s services include grants management, development and special initiatives support, and technology support to the UN and UN agencies.

The SDC is part of the New York Service Cluster that supports the United Nations Secretariat, as well as a broadening community of other New York-based United Nations organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners in the delivery of UNOPS mandate in project management, infrastructure management, and procurement management.

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