How can you make a difference?
Under the general guidance of the Regional Chief of Programme and Planning, and working in close collaboration with the LACRO Emergency team, the Humanitarian Performance Monitoring Specialist will :
Provide guidance and assistance to LAC Country Offices to ensure they have useful, reliable humanitarian context data and analysis on the situation of children and women’s rights and the performance of UNICEF supporting both emergency preparedness and response efforts, including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability.
Assist in the development of the Regional Office and Country Office capacities for humanitarian planning, monitoring and research, with special attention to ensuring data is properly utilized to gain insights and evidence on the situation of children and women in the Region.
Provide support to UNICEF Regional and Country Offices on best practices to use and analyze existing humanitarian situation and performance monitoring data, with special attention on ways to combine different sources of information, including administrative date, to gain further insights on the situation of children in the region.
In collaboration with local and regional partners, provide support and oversight for specific technical projects, sectorial activities.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have
An advanced university degree
in statistics, or in one of the social sciences, with strong quantitative training. UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited / recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The list can be accessed at http : / / .whed.net / .
A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with two additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
A minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible professional experience with either the UN and / or international NGOs.
Prior experience with humanitarian situations and programme monitoring and data is required.
Ability to develop systems and tools for Programme Managers to present information in multiple formats.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint; expertise in data visualization, GIS / cartographic outputs.
Experience working in the context of natural disasters or armed conflict is desirable.
Fluency in English and Spanish (oral and written) is required. Fluency in another UN language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in : Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1);
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2); Works Collaboratively with others (2); Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2);
Innovates and Embraces Change (2); Thinks and Acts Strategically (2); Drives to achieve impactful results (2); Manages ambiguity and complexity (2).
The technical competencies required for this post are : Formulating Strategies and Concepts (II); Analyzing (III); Applying Technical Expertise (III);
Planning and Organizing (III).