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  • Posted: Sep 1, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 11, 2021
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  • The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded. Born in 1961, WFP pursues a vision of the world in which every man, woman and child has access at all times to t...
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    Female Internship Programme - Intern / Data Analyst 1

    Requisition ID: 148342
    Location: Abuja, Nigeria
    Department: Programme & Policy
    Duration: 8 months

    Purpose

    • The purpose of this female internship programme is to build WFP employer brand as an employer of choice among university students, bolster female staff representation and build the national talent pipeline for WFP’s future requirements.
    • The programme is also expected to promote a better understanding of the United Nations among the participants through experience in the World Food Programme and Improve youth employability though providing an opportunity for work experience to female fresh graduates, and university students.

    Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

    • We are seeking to fill the position of a Statistician Intern based in Abuja. Under the direct supervision and technical guidance of the Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping Officer in the Research, Assessment, and Monitoring (RAM) Unit.
    • The intern will assist the unit with the following tasks:
    • Support the design and implementation of food security, nutrition, and outcome monitoring surveys while ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained;
    • Support the curation and analysis of food security and nutrition survey data including the preparation of reports and other food security-related products to support operational decision making;
    • Support data management and storage of all assessment data on RAM’s Data Library and other similar cloud-based platforms, following corporate standards and guidelines;
    • Contribute to the development of data processing pipelines to automatically ingest, clean, aggregate, and visualize data;
    • Support broader efforts to ensure timely provision of technical support internally (to various units) and externally (to relevant partners) that are addressing food security and nutrition issues by sharing experiences, lessons learned and best practices;
    • Leverage free learning resources (WeLearn) within WFP to harness knowledge and skills on food security analysis;
    • Support other ad hoc requests as required.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

    • Education: Currently enrolled in a University postgraduate program with at least 12 months of graduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past six months), in the field of Statistics, Maths, Economics, Agric-Economics, Social Sciences or a related field.
    • Experience: Basic knowledge of research methods and survey methodologies.
    • Skills: Proficient in the use of statistical software packages (SPSS/ STATA/ R); advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; basic understanding of databases; basic knowledge of GIS; and basic code writing skills.
    • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Fluency in Hausa is a plus.

    Other Specific Job Requirements:

    • Must be a female

    Terms and Conditions

    • Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the amount of US$942, paid in local currency according to the prevailing United Nations exchange rate.
    • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, travel to and from the WFP internship location, necessary visas, and costs related.

    Method of Application

    Terms and Conditions

    • Only Nigerian Nationals and or candidates who have valid Nigerian residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position.
    • Applications are to be submitted and received online and in the English language only.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is strictly prohibited.
    • Canvassing of any sort will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.
    • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
    • WFP has zero-tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
    • No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
    • WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
    • Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
    Interested and qualified? Go to World Food Programme (WFP) on career5.successfactors.eu to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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