Thanks for your interest in joining the Centre team. We currently have two openings, both home-based:

Data Engineer – deadline for applications 22 June 2021 (Apply Now) 

  • Automate extraction, cleaning and transformation of data from external file storage and APIs for upload into HDX and/or visualisation.
  • Check metadata and data ingested into HDX meet accuracy, consistency and comparability requirements.
  • Learn about the Humanitarian Exchange Language (HXL) and use it to improve data interoperability.
  • Ensure existing and new data pipelines operate reliably, refactoring and improving them as needed.
  • Work with other teams in the Centre to enhance the architecture and implementation of their data pipelines.
  • Add functionality to the Centre’s Python libraries as needed including testing and documentation.
  • Productionise successful prototypes integrating them into the Centre’s infrastructure in partnership with the dev team.
  • Work with HDX data contributors and data consumers to identify new projects and areas of opportunities for data integration.

Partnerships Manager – deadline for applications 25 June 2021 (Apply Now)

  • Manage and coordinate all in-person and remote/online events and workshops that are hosted by the Centre; support and promote events in which Centre personnel are participating.
  • Identify, assess, and secure strategic partners (funding, in-kind contributions, expertise) to ensure the successful implementation of the Centre’s results framework.
  • Develop and oversee the Centre’s partnerships with the private sector including coordinating due diligence processes and navigating legal agreements.
  • Manage ad-hoc, time-bound projects related to grant agreements with specific deliverables; support the monitoring of these projects and the Centre’s overall results framework.
  • Convene stakeholders around various thematic issues such as closing data gaps, improving access to disability data, or the application of new technologies in the humanitarian sector.
  • Secure speaking engagements for Centre personnel and third-party coverage of the Centre’s work; represent the Centre at events and meetings.
  • Prepare blog posts, case studies, presentations and other promotional material to tell the story about the Centre’s work and our impact.
  • Participate in partner calls and team meetings as required.

Please note that clicking on these links will take you to the website of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), our implementing partner. All applications must be submitted through the UNOPS Jobs website.

Female candidates and candidates with no United Nations experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

To ensure that you are notified for future job opportunities, we encourage you to sign up for our mailing list.