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Country: Thailand Organization: Thomson Reuters Foundation Closing date: 30 Oct 2020 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is a non-profit that leverages the reach and reputation of Thomson Reuters to run free programmes that promote the highest standards in journalism and spread excellence in the practice of legal pro bono. We are the corporate foundation of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information services company. As an independent charity, registered in the UK and the USA, we work to advance media freedom, foster more inclusive economies, and promote human rights. Through news, media development, free legal assistance and convening initiatives, we combine our unique services to drive systemic change. Our mission is to use the combined power of journalism and the law to build global awareness of critical issues faced by humanity, inspire collective leadership and help shape a prosperous world where no one is left behind.TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Founda…

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research, Cairo

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research, Cairo Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Egypt) National Specialist Host entity UNFPA Country Egypt Duty station Cairo (EGY) Language skills English, Arabic Start date Immediate Duration 18 months with possibility of extension Application deadline 14 August 2020 Eligibility criteria Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Description of task The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the GHR and PDGender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks: Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS; Feed UNFPA's global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level; Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others; Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level; Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters; Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor. Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments: University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master's degree preferred. Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark: Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography; Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems; Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset; Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset; Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis; Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis; Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others); Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others; Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills; Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team; Flexible and open to learning and new experiences; Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions; Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries. Language skills: English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge Area of expertise: Statistics Driving license: No Competencies values: Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams Application procedure: Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to 'My Page' at 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? Please first update your profile at Then go to 'My Page' at and click on the 'Special Calls' hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 14 August 2020


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