Job Opening

Posting Title: Data Analyst, Gaza Field Office (LDC), E
Job Code Title: Data Analyst
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: GAZA
Posting Period: 26 January 2022 - 09 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Data Analytics and Management-UNRWA-172389-R-Gaza (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

In this role, the incumbent reports to the Protection and Neutrality Team Leader.


In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

• Supports management of all databases and information systems within the Protection & Neutrality Office, liaises with field and HQ IT/database staff as appropriate, and where relevant with external service providers – writes database documentation to including data standards, procedures and definitions, produces reports and analysis, and evaluates and proposes changes to existing databases.
• Monitors and controls P&N hardware and software resources, providing infrastructure support to IT systems, monitoring confidentiality and established standards for infrastructure support, data security and the physical security of materials, equipment, files, and other items within the Protection & Neutrality Office, monitors, reports and recommends hardware, software, and/or other telecommunications equipment capacity requirements.
• Liaises with appropriate ISO Field staff members in resolving any P&N network, telecommunications or e-mail system related problem.
• Assists in the design, layout and editing of information materials, including production of electronically published products, technical reports and forms.
• Supports the P&N staff in compiling data, producing statistics, analyzing trends and preparing reports as required, including all tasks related to the RBM system.
• Supports the Neutrality focal point and Protection Mainstreaming Officer specifically and P&N Office generally to report on protection and neutrality data, issues and meetings as required. Work includes providing technical support and backstopping to all data related aspects of neutrality work, supporting the organization of and reporting on neutrality meetings at GFO, training staff on the use of data collection and analysis tools, liaising with staff as needed.
• Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).


UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. Default managerial competencies may apply. In addition the following functional competencies apply:

• Analyzing
• Learning and Researching
• Applying Technical Expertise
• Relating and Networking
• Planning and Organizing


University degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

Work Experience

A minimum of three years working experience of technical information system and/or information management.

Experience and knowledge of Local Area Networks.

Experience in advising, assisting and supporting non-technical users of information systems.


Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Contract Type & Duration:
Limited Duration Contract for 6 months; renewable; Appointment subject to funding confirmation.

Conditions of service:
The monthly basic salary shall be 1,448.30 US$ at Band E. An existing LDC member can apply to this LDC post but will not be allowed to assume such post through secondment as he/she needs to leave his/her current status to accept the new LDC appointment.

Desirable Qualifications:
Working knowledge in one or more of the following areas: LAN, UNIX/Linux based system, MS-SQL, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Web publishing, image processing and publication design tools.

When the minimum requirements are not fully met, Field Director for Field Area staff and Director of Human Resources for Headquarters Area staff, in consultation with the concerned supervisor may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.
NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination

General Information:
This vacancy notice is open to internal candidates on LDC and external candidates.

As an Area post, preference will be given to local candidates already based in the duty station of the post.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

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