Org. Setting and Reporting
The position is located in the United Nations Resident Coordination Office (RCO) in Manama, Bahrain, and reports to the Development Coordination Officer, Planning and RCO Team Leader.
Within delegated authority, the Development Coordination Officer, Data Management and Results Monitoring / Reporting will be responsible of the following duties :
Summary of Functions :
1.Provides substantive support for the development and implementation of UN Country Team (UNCT) data and research strategies
2.Develops and expands strategic research and data partnerships
3.Coordinates monitoring and reporting of UNCT results
4.Supports knowledge management and capacity development
Description of Functions :
1.Provides substantive support for the development and implementation of the UNCT data and research strategies
2.Develops and expands strategic research and data partnerships, including with UN entities at regional and HQ level, government counterparts, research institutes, leading global thinkers on development, and civil society, among others.
3.Coordinates monitoring and reporting of UNCT results under the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)
4.Supports knowledge management and capacity development related to data and monitoring
Planning & Organizing :
Client Orientation :
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, information management, statistics, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area is required.
A first-level university degree (Bacherlor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in providing strategic support to research and data analysis, knowledge management or project / programme management in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.
Data management and / or reporting experience with a UN Agency is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.
Note : Fluency equals a rating of fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and Knowledge of equals a rating of confident’ in two of the four areas.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
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