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Vacancy Notice No: HQ/13/PEC/TA128
Title: Data Analyst
Grade: P3
Contract type: Temporary appointment
Duration of contract:  6 months
Date: 12 December 2013
Application Deadline: 2 January 2014 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland
Organization unit: HQ/PEC Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration (HQ/PEC) /
HQ/ENB Enabling functions in support of PEC cluster (HQ/ENB)
HQ/PCM Programme Operations and Cluster Management
The overall objectives of the Polio Eradication Initiative are to lead the global eradication effort of national governments and the Polio Eradication partnership to interrupt the transmission of poliovirus worldwide, certify eradication and, eventually, stop the use of oral poliovirus vaccine, and mainstream the polio eradication infrastructure.

Description of duties:
Support the needs of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) for informed and efficient decision-making by ensuring data integrity, developing standard or ad-hoc management reports and presentations, providing the Polio team with analytical capacity and by supporting the evolution of the POLIO Information System (POLIS):

1. Provide data management for the financial, human resource and related operational data of POLIS including content, structure, relational integrity, and documentation.
2. Serve as the lead technical resource for data management, including the definition, development and deployment of the necessary data collection and validation processes, systems and tools. Ensure that all relevant historical data is migrated into POLIS.
3. Data Governance and Quality: act as thought partner and support to IT, programme staff, and business partners to improve quality, accessibility and value of data, reports, and reporting tools.
4. Synthesize data in response to various requests for information about GPEI programme operations; help define data governance protocols for POLIS data; contribute data-oriented subject matter expertise to system development and enhancement efforts.
5. Any other duties related to the position.
University degree in science, mathematics, statistics, IT or relevant subject.*

Advanced university degree (Master's level) in the above subjects.

* (For WHO staff please see e-manual III.4.1, para 220)
Business analysis (including business process Analysis, roadmap development, requirement elicitation techniques (e.g.: Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, interviews, focus groups, workshop facilitation), solution design, test planning, Change Management, options prioritization and analysis).
Facilitation of small and medium sized groups.
Knowledge of IT, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and/or business process change frameworks (Lean, Six Sigma, ITIL, Agile, Waterfall etc.).
Formal training (certificate or course) and/or familiarity with reporting environments (MS Excel, PowerPivot, InetSoft, SQL Reporting Services, or other reporting tools).

WHO Competencies:
1. Producing results
2. Moving forward in a changing environment
3. Knowing and managing yourself.
Over 5 years' experience in information systems and data management services with specific experience in providing analytics and reports for decision support.

Experience with UN and/or nongovernmental organizations.
Experience with the polio eradication programme, analyses, and indicators.
Experience developing conceptual models and working collaboratively with roles like solutions architects to translate these to analytical models.
Expert knowledge of English.

Intermediate knowledge of French.
Additional Information:
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this Vacancy Notice. This vacancy is published in English only.

Priority will be given to internal candidates.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 56091 at single rate
USD 60091 with primary dependants
Post Adjustment: 103.3 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

A written test and interviews may be used as a form of screening

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All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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