National Contractor of Subnational Data Analyst (COVID-19) - Java Area for Indonesians only

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Application deadline 11 months ago: Wednesday 13 Oct 2021 at 16:55 UTC

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, innovation

Under the National Committee for Covid-19 handling & Economic Recovery (KPCPEN) and Ministry of Health (MOH) leadership, multiple data collection platforms have been deployed to record data on vaccination coverage and distribution. The MOH is building a data lake as an integrated repository of all COVID-19 data which is coming from multiple databases of various digital platforms. With UNICEF support, the massive amount of data stored in the data lake is managed intensively to maintain data integrity, consistency, and reliability. Further, data is synthesized and visualized in a customized web-based dashboard, in real-time, to guide better decisions.

However, issues remain in reporting incompliance and lack of system use at reporting sites which led to incomplete data, unlinked databases which led to data discrepancy between national and subnational level, and limited capacity in data use and technology savviness at subnational level. These challenges create cascading effect of data inaccuracy up to the national level.

How can you make a difference?

The contractor will provide services to assist in facilitating capacity building activities, management, analysis, and visualization of COVID-19 related data at the designated zones of coordination at the subnational level, which covering Central Java, East Java, West Java, DKI Jakarta, DI Yogyakarta, and Banten.

Furthermore, the Contractor for Zone/Region 1 (Java Island) will support UNICEF program initiative, based on the following scope of Work:

  1. Act as a link between the UNICEF Data and Analytics team and government partners at all level.
  2. Support data analysis for priority ICO interventions in collaboration with government, particularly related to the COVID-19 vaccine distribution including development of real-time analytic dashboard using analytical tools (i.e. Tableau, ArcGIS, Power BI).
  3. Assist in the development of summary analysis/ report card, presentation as well as assist with the interpretation and effective utilization of data to improve service delivery and access.
  4. Support capacity building and troubleshooting related to data and innovation intervention to government counterparts and partner.
  5. Provide technical assistance and maintain collaborative & effective working relationship to district/cities and Provinces, as well as UNICEF Field-Office partners.
  6. In collaboration with C4D Officer, create attractive and fit-for-purpose Visualization of Sub-National Data.
  7. Closely coordinate with FO Staff/Consultant and contributing technical advise related with Data to support various regular programmes within Field Office (FO).
  8. Support assessment of existing Data in sub-national, and provide technical input to improve the quality of the Data.
  9. In coordination with Chief Field Office and other UNICEF-FO Staff/Consultant, support the refinement of Data Advocacy in sub-national, in line with UNICEF program in province/district
  10. Support in identifying program and policy needs to strengthen Data collaboration between sub-national and National
  11. Ensure all data and related project documentation is submitted on-time and is of high quality.


Work Assignment of this consultancy to include as follows:

Work Assignment A: Develop workplan and inception report in consultation with Field Office Chief/Staff and guidance of the NOC Data Project Manager. Targeted output: Approved inception report with monthly workplan, outlining initial scoping and mapping of the situation related to data system, planned activities, timeline, proposed method to conduct the task, stakeholders involved, and others.

Work Assignment B:

  1. Support in-depth data analysis for priority UNICEF interventions at subnational level in collaboration with government, particularly related to COVID-19.
  2. Assist in the development of analytic dashboard using analytical tools (i.e. Tableau, ArcGIS, Power BI, Ms. Excel)
  3. Assist in the development of summary analysis/ report card, presentation as well as assist with the interpretation and facilitated effective utilization of data.
  4. Assist in managing databases which hosted data related to COVID19, in consultation with UNICEF Data Center.
  5. Support capacity building related to data and digital innovation intervention to government counterparts and partner.
  6. Activity and technical assistance in creating visualizations of Sub-National Data (ie. Interactive sub-national Dashboard)
  7. Technical input to improve existing UNICEF-FO Program and Sub-National Government partner (ie.sub-national SGD Dashboard Data/Indicator )
  8. Contributing Data & Information System best practice and advise to support Field Office various programme related with Data Analysis.
  9. Support in identifying program and policy needs to strengthen Data collaboration between sub-national and National.

Targeted output: Approved monthly report to document support provided against the task:

  • In-depth analysis of data
  • Development of analytic dashboard
  • Development of summary analysis/ report card, presentation, other data product for advocacy
  • Database management
  • Capacity building activities on data and digital innovation
  • Technical assistance to improve existing UNICEF-FO program and Sub-National partner.
  • Technical advise, best practices, and required program/policy to improve Data Collaboration in Sub National.

Work Assignment C: Development of final report to document overall technical support provided during the consultancy period. Targeted output: Approved final report outlining background, challenges, achievement, recommendation/ way forward.

To qualify as an innovator for every child you will have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information management, computer science, data statistics, engineering, or other closely related discipline.
  • Professional experience in data management and analysis & indicator, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Practical experience working with Local government in developing relevant stakeholders’ capacity.
  • Technical skills in relational database, structure query language, data analysis, and data forecasting,
  • Hands-on experience in using analytical tools (Tableau, Power BI, MS Excel, and other analytical tools) would be an asset.
  • Working experience in data cleansing, data integrity, reliability, consistency, and repository management.
  • Good management skills and an ability to work with a team and/or independently with minimal supervision; and
  • Prior experience working with Central/ Local government system clients is preferred.
  • Practical experience in developing Local government and/or UNICEF-Field office relevant partner capacity in Data Management and Analysis
  • Experience in working with the government, UN agencies, international NGOs is an asset.
  • Exposure to UNICEF programmatic areas including health, communication, child protection and education is an advantage.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies:

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.


The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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