NATIONAL POST: Data Analyst, Yaoundé. Cameroon, NOB (RE-ADVERTISED)

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 27 June 2019 - 5:00pm(Ndjamena time)
Duty station: Yaounde, Cameroon
Job ID: 23873

Position Summary:

The Programme Data Analyst will cover the area of harnessing the demographic dividend within the broader context of population dynamics and also provide critical analysis of Implementing Partners (IP) and sub-offices reports into a data base for informed programmatic decisions.

The Programme Data Analyst is located in the UNFPA Cameroon Country Office (CO) in Yaoundé.  S/he works under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Deputy and direct supervision of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist.



How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; to end unmet need for family planning; and to end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.UNFPA is seeking candidates who transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who ensure thought leadership and commit to deliver excellence in programme results.


Job Purpose

The Country Programme Document (CPD) 2018 – 2020 has three outcomes (i) integrated sexual and reproductive health; (ii) adolescents and youth; and (iii) population dynamics, with gender as cross cutting. The Programme Data Analyst is under the Population Dynamics Cluster/Outcome and ensures the effective oversight and management of UNFPA activities related to DD and makes contribution to joint programming activities under the UN Development Assistant Framework (UNDAF), national development agenda, the CPD and other initiatives related to data. 


Qualifications and Experience


Master Degree in the Health Sector, Demography, Statistics, Sociology, Development Studies, Economics, or other related fields.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive professional experience in the field of development and population activities, with experience in programme/ project management. Knowledge in the area of DD, networking with partners and ability to analyse, use and monitor data is an asset.


  • Fluency in both French and English is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Cameroon, Republic of
Population : 25.3 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 50%
Girls 44%