Dec 302017

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: India
Closing date: 08 Jan 2018


DURATION OF CONSULTANCY: January – 30 June 2018

CLOSING DATE: 8 January 2018

Background & Purpose:

Policy, Planning and Evaluation Unit (PPE) supports research within the section and also supports requests for data analysis from other sections and states on five priority areas and development updated equity profiles, responding to parliament questions, thematic & special reports etc.. This entails working with unit level data from surveys, census and sometimes from MIS data. Moreover, the national level reports of NFHS and MoSPI and other Ministries has limitation to provide need base information which is essentials for programme monitoring /reporting at states and national level. The data analytical work support has however increased and would increase further in future.

Some of the new areas of work in the next two years 2018-19 would entail, yearly monitoring results matric indicators at intermediate outcome and outcome level; Support to states (at least in two states) for undertaking MPI based on RSOC/ NFHS -4 micro level data set; special analysis based on NFHS -4 unit level dataset.

It is proposed to engage a senior data analysts for minimum of 10 days a month, for the next 6 months.


Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist


Data analytical support relating to micro-data analysis, data compilation, collation, data checking, writing briefs, support in technical analysis; development of analytical tables, development of PPTs, development of data dictionary from all possible data sources- survey, census, MIS, analytical reports, etc.


Compiled data tables and Analysis


  • Payment is linked to receipt and satisfactory acceptance of deliverables.

  • Post graduate degree in Demography, Statistics
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience of working on NFHS/DLHS/RSOC/AHS micro data sets ;
  • Extensive experience of using SPSS or other statistical packages – 8-10 years of working on statistical packages like STATA / SPSS and other software;
  • Experience of working with International/UN Agencies
  • Desirable knowledge of management information system in social sector;
  • Please submit your online application by COB 8 January 2018.

    HOW TO APPLY:Your online application should contain TWO separate attachments:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (to be uploaded online under CV/resume)
  • A financial proposal as per template attached below. Please do not forget to specify your name in the file while saving. (to be uploaded under financial proposal template).
  • Finanial Proposal Template.docx

    Please Note: Without the financial proposal template your application will be considered incomplete and will not be evaluated.

    The selection will be on the basis of technical evaluation & financial offer in the ratio of 80:20. The criteria for technical evaluation will be as follows:

  • Relevant educational qualifications of the candidate – Post graduate degree in Demography, Statistics or Population Studies – (15 points)
  • Relevant work experience/expertise of Data Analysis of large scale data-sets: Over 10 years of demonstrable experience in the data analysis of major demographic / social sector surveys; Preference to be given for those having experience of working on NFHS/DLHS/RSOC micro data sets – (30 points)
  • Extensive experience of using SPSS or other statistical packages – 8-10 years of working on statistical packages like STATA / SPSS and other software -(30 points)
  • Experience of working with Bilateral/International/UN Agencies – (15 points)
  • Actual work data related analytical work done in last five years – (10 points)
  • Candidates’ who score overall 70 marks and above in criteria 1-5 above will be considered technically responsive and their financials will be opened.

  • Any attempt to unduly influence UNICEF’s selection process will lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.
  • Joint applications of two or more individuals are not accepted.
  • Please note, UNICEF does not charge any fee during any stage of the process.
  • For any clarifications, please contact:


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    73, Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003

    Telephone # +91-11-24606516


    How to apply:

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