Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Kampala

Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Kampala Job Title: Senior Machine Learning Engineer Business/Department: Dalberg Data Insights Job Category: Information Technology Location: Africa Global (multi-location) Kampala, UG Closing Date: 1 Sep 2020 Job Description Maximize your potential. Tackle the world's toughest problems. Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader. ABOUT DALBERG We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services. Today's complex global problems require new solutions. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights, Dalberg Media and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere - an African and American company as much as an Asian, Middle Eastern, and European one. Dalberg is a place where a diverse mix of talented individuals are able to bring their authentic selves to work - whether it's how you identify, where you come from, the languages you speak, the person you love, the way you worship. Dalberg is a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured and encouraged to grow. As a team of 450+ people from 50 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with 40%+ female leadership team, Dalberg places diversity, equity and inclusion principles at the heart of our organization and the work we do alongside our clients, partners and communities. Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 31 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg. ABOUT US At Dalberg Data Insights, we identify the data solutions to international development challenges. We access, analyze, and integrate data from different sources to design data products. Using our products and solutions, local and global communities can better target, implement, and evaluate their programs and initiatives. Dalberg Data Insights is currently leading the Data-Against-COVID19 Task Force in Belgium. We are building data products, algorithms and data visualizations, that help public health officials and policymakers make more informed decisions in the response against COVID19. We are in conversations to scale the Data-Against-COVID19 Toolkit in Europe and Africa. Dalberg Data Insights is the Big Data entity of Dalberg Group. We are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Capital, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale. ABOUT YOU You want to work on the biggest challenge facing the world today, building data tools for decision-makers working to limit the spread of the COVID19 virus. You are aspiring to tackle global issues, from the spread of pandemics to climate change to youth unemployment, ensuring no population is left behind. You are a problem solver and a committed self-starter. You do the extra mile to excel professionally. You are curious and a fast learner. You are passionate about the design of algorithms to solve pressing problems using (big) data and pride yourself on being up to date with the latest trends in the data analytics field. You get excited by the fact that your insightful products help solve social impact challenges around the world. You do not shy away from working in multicultural and multi-location teams. You value diversity. You Are Profound software architecture knowledge and machine learning project structure Disciplined and attentive to data Curious, resourceful, confident under pressure, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment Comfortable with agile development to continuously improve data visualizations and design based on team feedback Comfortable to pick up any tool, ability to learn quickly, ready to pick up various domain knowledge Self-driven, agile and able to work independently and on multiple engagements simultaneously Your Responsibilities Build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to the end-user Adjusting the state of the art machine learning algorithms for specific use-cases and scope of the project Select appropriate data sets, train, retrain and validate model outputs Develop machine learning applications according to the use-case and requirements Use machine learning algorithms in various domains to produce solutions to problems Communicate your ideas and rationale clearly to the tech team and project manager Minimum Qualifications 2-3 years of experience building machine learning, data mining algorithms or data pipelines Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches Advanced statistics and econometrics knowledge Good data intuition Proficiency with Python, ability to write robust code with best coding principles in mind (R is a plus) Literacy with communication with data though common interfaces (ORM, Parquet, SQL), ability to work in distributed cluster-computer frameworks is a plus (Spark) Familiarity with Machine Learning frameworks (Torch, Tensorflow) and libraries (sklearn) Profound experience with tasks automation, working with DAGs is a plus. Solid knowledge of best programming, database and statistical analysis practices Comfortable using bash and working on remote and cloud machines Docker knowledge is a plus Excellent written and verbal communication skills APPLICATION Our current opportunity is in East Africa Please submit your application at our Career Centre, by 1 September 2020.


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