Pricing Agent, Luanda, Angola (1month)

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Pricing Agent, to be hired by the United Nations in Angola, is expected to support the process of the Place-to-Place (cost of living) survey in Angola. A place-to-place survey involves price data collection activities performed by a pricing agent in retail outlets patronized by the UN staff members. It is carried out at least once every four years in all field locations where staff of the UN system are stationed.

Below are the requirements for the Pricing Agent:

    1. Is an independent person with no past or present work experience with any of the organizations of the United Nations Common System and is not an immediate relative of a UN staff member (child, parent, spouse, etc.).
    2. Has international shopping experience with knowledge of the local market.
    3. Is preferably an expatriate who has lived at the duty station for at least one year.
    4. Has the ability to get around the duty station to visit the outlets by either public transportation or his/her own means of transport if necessary.
    5. Is conversant with English, French or Spanish to ensure proper interpretation of item specifications as provided on the pricing forms.
    6. Is able to communicate effectively (preferably in the official language of the duty station) because the job requires interaction with outlet owners and workers.
    7. Possesses a High School Diploma or equivalent.
    8. Having experience in the field of statistics, economics, project management, auditing, accounting and/or finance is an additional asset
    9. Is available to complete the job within the given time frame.

Pricing Agent is to report to the Survey Coordinator.

Interested candidates are kindly invited to share their CV with Ms. Anais Rean at arean@unicef.org or to apply online.

Dates of the assignment: one month, starting in February, 2022

Added 8 months ago - Updated 7 months ago - Source: unicef.org