Job Opening

Posting Title: Individual Contractor - Research Assistant
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 05 October 2021 - 25 October 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-165430-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Result of Service

The individual contractor shall provide research substantive assistance in the implementation of the above-mentioned project in the ESCWA region.

Work Location

Beirut

Expected duration

The vacancy is for a period of 1.5 months starting 1st of November to 15th of December 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a vacancy for an individual contractor who will be working as a research assistant on the project entitled "Advancing data availability in demographic and social statistics in the Arab region".
The responsibilities will include research and administrative work which require substantive experience in data compilation, tabulation and dissemination, drafting reports and presentations, organizing meeting, reviewing materials and following-up with consultants.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Good research and drafting skills. Computer knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office.
Academic Qualifications: A university Degree in Statistics, Demography, Population, or other social science such as epidemiology, health, sociology or education is required.
Experience: The post desires previous experience of eleven years working with demographic and social data. The post also requires expertise in statistics, project/office administration, and analytical reporting.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English is required. Knowledge of a third official UN Language is desirable.

No Fee

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