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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

UNICEF Innocenti roster of local consultants - social and economic policy

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Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 23:45

UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti is currently seeking to build a roster of local consultants to work as part of the Social and Economic Policy team in Florence on its Economic policy analysis work . For further details please see the Terms of Reference and General Terms and Conditions that apply.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Master degree in statistics, economics, public policy, social policy or related field
  • Demonstrated experience at analysing large-scale household survey data, preferably in regard to poverty and human development with a focus on children; experience with longitudinal data an asset
  • Ability to carry out statistical analyses autonomously
  • Excellent quantitative/statistical and analytical skills
  • Substantive knowledge on measurement of child deprivation and poverty, and determinants of  child well-being
  • Ability to organize own work and to carry out a research project with limited supervision according to deadlines
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English; good working knowledge of French or Spanish an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of Stata and other statistical packages

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are instructed to send a recent CV and P11(click on link above) and a detailed cover letter to [email protected] by September 27th 2015 c.o.b.  The cover letter should indicate the main research stream (if any) the applicant would like to work in, preferred start date and contract duration (no more than 11.5 months), daily fees in EUR, a description of previous experience relevant to the position, and acknowledgement that they understand the position is based in Florence, Italy. 

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.