Head of Exploration at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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The World Food Programme was found in 1961 and is one of the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. Their headquarter is currently located in Italy.

Head of Exploration is needed at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

JOB TITLE: Head of Exploration

Job ID: 30197
LOCATION: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – SOLUTIONS MAPPING
Grade: NOB
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

Background    

  • The UNDP Strategic Plan embraces the complexity of development and commits the organization to helping countries find faster, more durable solutions to achieve Agenda 2030. Important development trends like urbanization, climate change, and rising inequalities pose significant challenges on our path to achieve the 2030 agenda of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • UNDP has begun incubating a number of strategic initiatives aimed at ensuring UNDP is ‘fit for purpose’ to deliver a new generation of solutions in line with the challenges the world faces.  One such key strategic initiatives is the UNDP Accelerator Lab Network which operates as part of UNDP’s sustainable development offering.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s degree in Social sciences, Data Science, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 2 years of professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization

Or

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Data Science, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 4 years of professional experience in development programming or policy; social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization

Experience:

  • Professional experience in development programming or policy and social innovation;
  • Demonstrated capacity in horizon scanning;
  • Demonstrated capacity in data analysis and visualization.

Experience in the following areas is desirable but not necessary:

  • Proven professional knowledge and experience in social innovation approaches such as Systems Thinking, Ethnography, Crowdsourcing, Collective Intelligence Design, Citizen Science, Positive Deviance, Social Network Analysis, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
  • Professional experience in partnership building and engagement (public and private sector)
  • Demonstrated capacity to use open data, mobile data, geospatial data, drone & satellite data, citizen data for informing policy-making, strategic planning, or programme design.
  • Proven professional knowledge and experience in at least one of the following: Future thinking and Foresight, Design Research, and Systems Mapping;
  • Key awareness of key global and regional trends;
  • Demonstrated access to networks of edge innovators.

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Job Features

Job CategoryNGO / Community Services
Deadline26th May, 2020.
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