Background Information - Job-specific
The People and Change Group (PCG) is based at the UNOPS Headquarters in Copenhagen. Its mission is to empower effective leadership and high-performing talent as well as to enable business transformation pursuit of organizational excellence and a culture of innovation.
We are bringing together more than 30 experienced professionals in organizational design, change management, recruitment outreach, talent management, learning management, diversity & inclusion, analytics and business intelligence. All of us have a passion for achieving results and building innovation into our way of doing business. In a truly multicultural atmosphere, we work in a dynamic, flexible team based approach and thrive to get things done.
We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic colleague with a distinct data analytics profile to join our team, supporting our work across all PCG functions, and with specific focus on HR & people analytics, digital transformation, management reporting and business analysis and intelligence.
The role is responsible for providing high-quality, insightful analysis of UNOPS data as the basis for evidence-based decision making and innovative policy & process improvements.
The ideal candidate(s) will have excellent skills in quantitative/qualitative analysis, statistics and database knowledge, are client focused with excellent attention to detail and an ability and proven track record of prioritizing and supporting multiple projects/requests for support simultaneously.
In addition to excellent data analytics capability it is expected that the incumbent(s) can derive meaningful conclusions and recommendations from the use of quantitative & qualitative data analysis. (S)he presents to and engages effectively with a wide range of stakeholders at HQ as well as UNOPS offices globally.
Reporting to the PCG Analytics and Business Intelligence Stream Lead the role is responsible for:
PCG project support
Collaborating with the PCG team to ensure consistent delivery of high quality HR and change management projects, training and/or other projects as assigned.
Maintaining quality performance under time pressure, prioritizing, planning and monitoring workload to meet the demands of tight work schedules.
Identifying ways of improving information delivery and data capture for PCG projects.
Data analytics and reporting
Managing People and Change data requirements for any reporting and analysis requests in consultation with PCG teams.
Using conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to support data analytics and business intelligence related projects. Conducting research and analysis independently.
Developing reports, dashboards, presentations, including statistical and graphical material for internal and external clients.
Practice development and knowledge sharing
Engaging with stakeholders in order to identify and understand their needs with the focus on improving accessibility of quality data and meaningful insights.
Communicating ideas and concepts clearly and convincingly.
Contributing to building a solid data infrastructure as a foundation for good corporate data for business analytics purposes and to continuously improve data quality in corporate systems.
Contributing to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for knowledge building.
A bachelor degree in business, management, engineering, econometrics, statistics, computer/data science or other related field is required. A master’s degree is a distinct advantage and may substitute for some of the required years of experience.
Alternatively, candidates with additional four years of professional experience, in lieu of a bachelor degree, may be considered.
A minimum of two years of experience in business analysis, HR analytics or other analytics and business intelligence related projects.
Excellent data management experience, including strong competency with G-Suite (especially Sheets, Big Query, Data Studio) or similar tools is required.
Technical competencies in SQL and functional expertise in Data Science through modelling, hypothesis testing and predictive analysis for process and policy improvements are a distinct asset.
Experience working in an international environment is an advantage.
Fluency in English is required; Fluency in another UNOPS official language (French and / or Spanish) is a distinct asset
About the Organization
Background Information - UNOPS
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Working with us
UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.
With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.
Work life harmonization
UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.