|Overview : |
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the support of IMPACT Initiatives has developed the Household and Building Damage Assessment (HBDA) toolkit to facilitate the assessment of buildings and infrastructure affected by crises, as well as assess a series of basic socio-economic indicators in Health, Food Security, Education, and WASH at the household level. The HBDA allows prompt collection of digital and georeferenced data on damages in order to inform government prioritization for recovery planning.
Based on the past experiences of UNDP implementing Household Building Damage Assessment, (HBDA) implemented in natural disasters contexts in the Caribbean and in Albania, UNDP and Impact developed a digital assessment toolbox to serve in diverse contexts.
The purpose of this procurement exercise is to contract an individual consultant who support UNDP’s to work with the economists/statisticians team of experts dedicated to methodological work on the digital SEIA toolkit as well as to assist UNDP country offices and partners with technical support required to the design and implementation of the SEIA at country level. This includes conducting analyses of humanitarian and socio-economic developments of developing and emerging economies, supporting in quantitative-qualitative analyses of the impact of Covid-19 on households and enterprises; and supporting in the selection of key indicators, sampling methodology, secondary data review and analysis, primary data analysis
UNDP/CB is looking for a qualified Digital Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SEIA) & Household and Building Damage Assessment (HBDA) Junior Economist/Statistician to provide support to the following:
The junior economist will provide support in the following tasks in the context of the team’s country (and regional) support on digital SEIAs:
- Conduct analyses of humanitarian and socio-economic developments of countries supported
- Support in quantitative-qualitative analyses of the impact of Covid-19 on households and enterprises
- Set assessment objectives and strategy;
- Provide guidance on baseline information and data sources of information;
- Secondary data review including the use of innovative data sources/information (e.g. big data, satellite imagery, etc.
Please access the following link to apply and for further information: https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=93133
The deadline to submit an application is 19 -Augu-2020 COB New York Time.
Should you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 August 2020.
Looking forward to receiving your application.