Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Specialist

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Thursday 10 Dec 2020 at 23:59 UTC

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Contract

This is a UNV National Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist /Head of Programmes and when conducting data collection by the National Consultant of the Tourism SEIA, the UN Volunteer/s will undertake the following tasks:

  • Set assessment objectives and strategy;
  • Provide guidance on baseline information and data sources of information;
  • Secondary data review including the use of innovative data sources/information (e.g. big data, satellite imagery, etc.)
  • Support survey design and guidance on how the surveys can be run in country.
  • Define sampling frames and provide sampling options;
  • Provide overall questionnaire administrative support
  • As required, liaise with relevant partners in relation to operational and methodological issues;
  • Perform other duties if required.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level:

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Advanced university degree (B.A. required, master’s degree or equivalent preferred) in any of the followings: international development, economics, sociology, environmental related fields, information technology or statistics

Required experience:

48 Months

Experience remark:

4-7 years

The NUNVs must have

  • A good understanding of nature, environmental and tourism stakeholders in Namibia
  • Abilities to conduct online surveys (using mobile phone or emails);
  • Experience in primary and secondary data collection;
  • Experience in data collection in election, crisis or emergency contexts;
  • Experience in socio-economic or environmental related research undertakings including data analysis, and use of any online technologies
  • Experiences in carrying out tasks within given time
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate purpose and objective with nature, environmental, hospitality and other service industry partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to capture discussions, including for qualitative data collections, such as Key Informants or Focus Group Discussions
  • They must be readily available to commence with work in October, and committed to the tasks till completion, and for data corrections
  • If needs be, must be available to travel on short notice for questionnaire administration
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required; Knowledge of other local languages is an advantage.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise:

Monitoring and evaluation, Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Tourism sector development and promotion

Driving license:

No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Namibia and legal residents in Namibia with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 10 December 2020

Added 2 years ago - Updated 1 year ago - Source: unv.org