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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 7, 2023
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    The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The Urban Economy Branch of UN-Habitat has the mandate to promote local capabilities of local go...
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    Data Analyst

    The individual contractor will work in the Knowledge and Innovation Branch, under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Data and Analytics Unit. She/he will be responsible for the following tasks:

    • Contribute to the analysis and updates of the Urban Indicators Database including follow up with National Statistical systems on SDGs and Urban Monitoring Framework (UMF) related data and reporting mechanisms.
    • Compile a database comprising of selected Human Settlement Indicators at the city level based on Degree of Urbanization (DEGURBA) for selected countries.
    • Contribute to piloting data gathering using tools developed as part of monitoring and reporting of urban SDGs in countries.
    • Prepare/contribute to various statistical tables and annexes, as part of UN-Habitat flagship reports, background papers relating to the NUA and other internationally agreed goals and targets relevant to sustainable urbanization and human settlements.
    • Support the collection, processing, evaluation and dissemination of various forms of data from Member states, UN-Habitat branches and regional or field offices, civil society, NGOs and partner databases including those from other UN agencies, UN Statistical Division, UN population Division, etc.
    • Undertake any other activities in support to the development of SDG11+ metadata and indicator methodological works and organization of Expert Group Meetings.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
    • A diploma in Statistics, or any other closely related field is desired.
    • At least ten years of progressive experience as researcher/analyst working on a broad range of urban and human settlements issues at the local, national and international levels is required.
    • Some level of knowledge of and experience working with the SDGs is highly desirable.


    • For this consultancy, fluency in oral and written English is required. Although not a requirement, knowledge of any other UN language will be an advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UN-Habitat on to apply

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