Evaluation Analyst, Evaluation Office, New York, P-2

Level: P-2
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 16 March 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 28759

The Position:

The position of Evaluation Analyst is located in the UNFPA Headquarters in New York and reports to the Director, UNFPA Evaluation Office, New York.

  • Support to evaluation managers in implementation of selected corporate evaluations within the Evaluation Plan;
  • Coordination of the evaluation quality assurance and assessment system;
  • Support to evaluation capacity development;
  • Contributes to Evaluation Office planning and reporting including contributing to the Annual Evaluation Plan and Report to the Executive Board.

Work Relations

  • External partners include UN agencies; donor community; international organizations and counterparts on substantive issues including NGOs and civil society organisations, community-based organisations, Academia, and Research Institutions, professional associations, and international evaluation specialists.
  • Internal partners include HQ Divisions and Branches, Regional and Country Offices and UNFPA technical networks, reference groups and expert working groups.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Advanced university degree in public policy, public health, population/demography, international economics, and/or social science disciplines.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two years of professional experience conducting/ contributing to evaluations including experience in conducting evaluations in lower and middle income countries; ideally within the United Nations or a similar system;
  • Two years of professional experience conducting/ contributing to evaluations in areas of UNFPA mandate including sexual and reproductive health, gender, data and population dynamics, adolescents and youth;
  • Knowledge of decentralized evaluation systems and mechanisms
  • Excellent technical knowledge of evaluation approaches, evaluation design, data collection including qualitative and quantitative methods, methodologies for data analysis, preparation of evaluation reports, disseminating evaluation results;
  • Excellent knowledge of emerging global issues and evaluation trends that impact on the work of the Office and skills necessary to advance the evaluation function in the organization;
  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills;
  • Excellent presentation (oral and written) skills and the ability to represent the evaluation office and to effectively communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner to all audiences;
  • Strong statistical skills and advanced user of Stata, SPSS and Excel;
  • Strong skills in conducting financial analysis and preparation, conduct and analysis of surveys;
  • Experience organizing conferences, stakeholder workshops, technical sessions;
  • Experience with Powerpoint, infographics and other presentation tools.

Languages:

  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills are required, advanced knowledge of French or Spanish would be an asset.

 

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