Big Data and Geospatial Analyst/Programmer

Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5011/19020
Level ICS-9
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P2
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 18-Dec-2019 to 08-Jan-2020


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The United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS) is mandated to provide administrative and logistics support to its partners in implementing the United Nations Security council resolution on Somalia.

The incumbent will work under the guidance of the Innovation and Technology Unit of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS. The Big Data Analytics and Digital Media Support project team serves as the primary focal point for the Mission’s Big Data analytics and Digital Media engagement to benefit AMISOM and UNSOM. The Team will determine and establish mechanisms for developing substantive multi-dimensional data sets and other relevant digital information. The team will cultivate abstract data, operational data, survey data, geospatial data and other forms of media content and employ machine learning algorithm as necessary to decipher key indicators, both internal and external, that may impact the Somali society vis a vis the concurrent mandates of the African Union and the United Nations in the country.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in UNSOS. The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the Big Data an...

Education: Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Infor...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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