Statistics & Monitoring Associate (Planning), Copenhagen

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Denmark

City: Copenhagen, Denmark

Office: UNICEF Copenhagen

Closing date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Statistics & Monitoring Associate (Planning), GS-6, Monitoring, Strategic Data & Evidence Unit - COVAX TAs

Job no: 536221

Position type: Temporary Appointment

Location: Denmark Division/Equivalent: Field Results Group

School/Unit: Copenhagen

Department/Office: Supply Division, COPENHAGEN

Categories: G-6, Statistics and Monitoring

2x Statistics & Monitoring Associate (Planning) (GS-6 level)

Monitoring, Strategic Data and Evidence Unit,

UNICEF Supply Division

Temporary Appointments (364 days)

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child and has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential - to the benefit of a better world. Supplies are essential to fulfil children’s rights. UNICEF procures and supplies over 5,000 products to address the needs of children. Supporting child survival and development programmes around the world, UNICEF-procured supplies are critical in providing for children’s health, education and protecting them from abuse, exploitation and neglect.

For every child, dedication

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Specialist (Monitoring)/the Planning Specialist, the incumbent provides reliable and timely supply data, which supports analysis and monitoring of the global supply function by Country and Regional offices, Procurement Services Customers and UNICEF Supply Division.

In addition, the incumbent assists in the development, monitoring and implementation of business process improvements and tools, including SAP-VISION; and further assists in demand planning via the collection and/or generation of relevant data and analysis.

Main Duties/Responsibilities:

The key functions and accountabilities are summarized as follows:

Provide required statistics for the Director’s Office, including Supply Division annual reports and regular reports, ensuring accuracy of the data and analysis, creating the required tools for data validation.

Develop, standardize and improve tools and models for data analysis, including tools for data-validation, monitoring, planning, reporting, supply chain visibility and performance management.

Collaborate with the Communications unit and the Director’s Office on supply data for external usage.

Assist in the preparation and implementation of comprehensive forecast exercises to secure quality demand plans for a sustained and uninterrupted supply of UNICEF essential and strategic supplies, including the generation and maintenance of relevant historical databases, and the regular demand updates and follow-up with contract managers.

Prepare analysis on data collated to support activities like forecast accuracy, cost accounting, supply chain strengthening, market analysis, supplier performance.

Review, analyse, test and maintain expertise on all Supply Division’s SAP reports. In collaboration with the Business Intelligence team in NY test and review Dashboards based on reporting requirements from Supply Division ensuring accuracy of output and usefulness of the tools.

Prepare and maintain user manuals and documentation for the standard Supply Division reporting, monitoring and planning tools, including supporting training to users as applicable, as well as for Country Office reports.

Participate in the development, testing and implementation of business process improvements.

Provide any other assistance as required by the supervisor.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...


Completion of secondary education.

Min. 6 years‘ relevant work experience in the public and/or private sector within the area of supply chain, including data processing and analysis.

Tags child survival cost accounting data analysis data processing market analysis performance management procurement sharepoint supply chain

Work experience with ERP systems, like SAP or other.

Super-user level skills in MS Excel.

Able to demonstrate good customer services skills including the ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.

Fluency in English.

Valid work permit and residency in Denmark at the time of submitting the application. Note that the selected candidate is responsible for obtaining any required extension of their residency permit as an extension cannot be dependent on an employment with UNICEF.


University course work or diploma in business, economics, statistics, supply chain or related field.

Knowledge of SAP.

Knowledge of MS Power Bi.

Knowledge of SharePoint.

Knowledge of another UN language (Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian).

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. In addition, the following functional competencies will be required for these positions:


Applying Technical Expertise

Planning and Organizing

Following Instructions & Procedures

To view our competency framework, please click here:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


The closing date is 25th of November 2020. Please be informed that all applications to UNICEF are handled via UNICEF’s online recruiting system. You can apply to the above position by creating your profile, and application at our web site: Kindly note that all applications should be in English and that applications outside of the online recruiting system will not be accepted. Kindly also note that diversity and gender balance are factors in the selection process. Queries can be directed to Louise Pedersen at

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