Registration and Identity Management

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Bamenda, Cameroon

The data analyst/Registration will work under the general responsibility and direct supervision of the project coordinator. The incumbent will work closely with Programme and Protection colleagues in addition to Senior Management, and UNHCR DIMA Yaounde, as well as with key external project stakeholders, including GIZ, relevant sectoral administrations, INS, BUCREP, BUNEC, decentralized local authorities, grassroots organizations, operational partners, among others.  
The candidate will be responsible for the setup and implementation of registration products of all IDPs in the five communities:

  • Provide technical assistance and capacity building to the PESoP team for the development of data collection tools within the objectives of the project, including support for the identification of needs, assessment of data sources, planning and implementation of surveys in line with the latest data analysis good practice.
  • Lead the design and implementation of the IDP registration in the five communities in collaboration with local authorities and with the PESOP Technical working group.
  • Lead the development of the methodology and data collection tools for the enrolment of the IDPs, including the facilitation of technical development workshops.
  • Participate in the development of the methodology and data collection tools, as well as in the analysis of the profiling exercise.
  • Lead the training of enumerators. 
  • Initiate, coordinate and ensure the collection, evaluation, processing, production and analysis of data presented in the form of graphs, tables, curves,infographics, etc.   
  • Ensure the quality of the data collected, in particular its accuracy, consistency and comparability.
  • Supervise and coordinate the creation of a database.
  • Support the preparation and presentation of survey reports. 
  • Promote co-operation and liaise with other related areas within the organisation and with national and international statistical agencies.
  • To carry out other relevant duties as requested.
Required level, qualifications and work experience:
Level of responsibilities required (mark as appropriate) for individual contractors and fellows: 
  • 0 Entry Level Support   0 Mid-Level Support   0 Senior Level Support  0 Local Professional Level 0 Junior Level Professional  0 Senior Level Professional
  • The assignment is for an Individual Consultant 
Qualification and experience required (degree required, years of work experience, field of expertise, language required):
  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For - 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
Relevant Job Experience:
  • Experience of working with the National Statistics Institute. 
  • Analytical Skills and be able to identify patterns, trends, and insights from complex datasets.
  • Technical expertise in data processing and associated software and tools. Strong understanding of the principles and concepts of international protection and UNHCR, including Guidance on Registration and Identity Management and the Policy and Guidance on the Protection of Personal Data of Persons of Concern.
  • Strong team-building, managerial, planning, coordination and representation skills. 
  • Experience in process re-engineering (process redesign, process transformation, or change management). 
  • Experience working with partners, including host and donor Governments, humanitarian and development partners. 
  • Data Visualization skills with proficiency in data visualization tools like Tableau, Power BI, or Python. The data Analyst/Registration should have programming skills and Database Knowledge.
  • Experience with registration, identity management and biometric systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of digital identity standards and of civil registration, population registers and other national identity management systems. 
  • Strong inter-personal, team building, and coordination skills as well as flexibility and adaptability competencies
  • Statistical Knowledge: A solid understanding of statistical concepts and methods is a must.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and French.