Country: United States of America
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 20 Mar 2022

Result of Service

CERF has standard outcome indicators in place. Output indicators are improved. All standard indicators are regularly used in CERF projects and the collected data is analyzed.
Contributes to the anticipatory action workstream through good research and analysis of assigned topics and thorough, well-reasoned written contributions. The setup of several new AA frameworks in 2022 and the activation of frameworks including CERF allocations is supported.

Work Location

OCHA New York

Expected duration

This IC consultancy is for a period of 6 months starting on Monday, 11 April 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

The contractor reports to the focal point for standard indicators in the CERF Programme Unit. Within dele-gated authority, they will be responsible for the following duties:
Standard indicators

Revises and improves CERF’s standard output indicators
In consultation with UN agencies, the global cluster coordinators and subject matter experts, develops standard outcome indicators
Ensures that all CERF projects use the standard indicators wherever possible
Analyses data collected via the standard indicators
Anticipatory action
Supports the setup of additional AA frameworks – in particular the framework for cholera – including research and analysis, compilation of background information, coordination with AA teams across headquarters and country operations, development of the necessary documents for AA frameworks (ac-tion plan, crisis timeline, etc.)
Supports the activation of AA frameworks when agreed triggers have been reached, including the de-velopment of CERF applications and projects
Monitors existing AA frameworks, including whether trigger conditions have been met
Supports programme officers in reviewing CERF applications for anticipatory or early action
Conducts preliminary research on the possibility of anticipatory action for conflict and displacement
Conducts analysis on CERF-funded actions under all AA frameworks

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Master’s degree in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, public health/medicine, or a related field.
Experience: Experience with and knowledge of humanitarian pooled funds and humanitarian anticipatory action is required. Experience and understanding of the Central Emergency Response Fund is desirable. Experience in the health sector or public health is an asset.
Language: Fluency in English is a requirement.

Additional Information

Expected skills:

Excellent inter-personal skills, ability to solve problems and work independently
Ability to analyze and integrate diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from various sources
Ability to work under pressure, with short lead time
Familiarity with humanitarian indicators is desirable

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

How to apply:

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