Please note that this is a consultancy and NOT a staff position.
If you are interested, kindly share your CV, dates of availability (if different from 15 Jan to 16 March), and your daily rate by 19 December 2017.
Terms of Reference
CONSULTANCY – Data encoding and quality control of SI systems Background
UNAIDS is mandated to support countries to monitor their HIV epidemic. The Strategic Information Department manages a number of systems related to this mandate and is seeking to engage a junior consultant to provide overall support in maintaining or producing outputs from these systems. In particular, these systems are:
- Global AIDS Monitoring (GAM) is a semi-annual reporting process where national focal points report on the progress of their countries through indicators for monitoring the 2016 UN Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS.
- The Indicator Registry is a database that countries access to identify indicators relevant to their national strategic plans. This registry also provides the definitions for global reporting indicators, including indicators for the Global AIDS Monitoring framework and the Sustainable Development Goals.
- The Key Populations Atlas is a tool that presents indicators related to key populations at increased risk to HIV in a mapping software. The 2017 data has been recently rolled out and quality control and testing is required.
Under the supervision of the Technical Officer, Monitoring Systems, the junior consultant will be assigned to the perform the following tasks:
- Global AIDS Monitoring (GAM)
- Generate the 2017 country narrative reports using the new dashboard module of the GAM online reporting tool.
- Post these narrative reports in the UNAIDS website
- Indicator Registry
- Update the Indicator Registry website to reflect the revised 2018 set of GAM indicators.
- Key Populations Atlas
- Compile, update and format indicator data that are sourced externally, such as those from ILGA and Hornet.
- Review and correct hyperlinks in country data source files.
- Perform comprehensive testing of subnational maps and source files in the Key Populations Atlas.
- Undergraduate degree in the field of data management, information systems management, social sciences or any related field.
- Experience in the use of MS Excel required. Knowledge of other data tools is desired.
- Knowledge of content management systems is desired.
Duration of the contract
The contract shall commence on 15 January 2018 and will be for a maximum of 30 days. The contract shall end on 16 March 2018 at the latest, after satisfactory completion and delivery of the work described above and upon receipt of any required technical and financial reports.
Location of work
The work may be done remotely but availability to work at UNAIDS HQ in Geneva is desirable.