United Nations Office at Nairobi Data Analysis Assistant Jobs in Kenya

United Nations Office at Nairobi Data Analysis Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Posting Title: Data Analysis Assistant (Duration 364 days), G6 (Temporary Job Opening)

Job Code Title: Data Analysis Assistant

Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi

Duty Station: Nairobi

Posting Period: 09 September 2022 - 22 September 2022

Job Opening Number: 22-Data Analytics and Management-UNON-189769-J-Nairobi (O)

Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Contributes to the preparation of reports based on organizational needs and requirements for reporting and analysis.

  • Supports more senior staff in their work on process improvement mechanisms.

  • Contributes to the preparation of data sets, being responsible for the acquisition and initial cleaning of data from primary and secondary data systems and documents data sets used.

  • Contributes to the creation and maintenance of databases, contributes to data collection projects, products, tools and processes to extend the capabilities of client offices.

  • Contributes to the identification and analysis of patterns in data sets using various methods.

  • Prepares data sets upon request; responds to queries/requests and maintains/updates web pages.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



    Ability to identify and resolve reporting problems and identify sources for data collection.


    Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise

    Client Orientation

    Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view


  • Completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Supplemental training in data analytics is desirable.

    Passing the United Nations Data Assistant Test is a prerequisite recruitment consideration for Data Assistants and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat.

    The test is administered to applicants when required before the administration of a written assessment and/or interview.

    Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in data science, data analytics, applied
    mathematics, information management, or related area is required.

  • Experience designing and deploying self-service analytics and reports in data visualization applications (MS Power BI, Qlik, Tableau or similar) is desirable.

  • Experience using Webi reports and OLAP analytical spaces in SAP Business
    Objects is desirable.

  • Experience using database languages or programming languages (R, Python, SQL or others) is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

  • For this post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.


    "Fluency equals a rating of "fluent" in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and " Knowledge of" equals a rating of " confident" in two of the four areas.


    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

    Special Notice

    This is a temporary Job Opening.

    Appointment against this position is for a duration of 364 days, a limited duration and does not carry any expectancy, legal or otherwise, of renewal.

    This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules.

    All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country.

    A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

    External candidates will be considered only when no suitable internal candidate from the duty station is identified.

    The candidate is responsible for any travel expenses incurred to take-up the appointment.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see:( United Nations Office at Nairobi Data Analysis Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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