Data Analyst with Share The Meal Initiative, Berlin, Germany

Organization: WFP - World Food Programme

Country: Germany

City: Berlin

Office: WFP Berlin, Germany

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance

JOB TITLE: Data Analyst for the ShareTheMeal Initiative

CONTRACT TYPE: Short-Term, Regular Consultant, Jnr CST III

UNIT/DIVISION: Private Partnerships and Fundraising (PPF) Org. Unit 50015246

DUTY STATION: Berlin, Germany

DURATION: 11 months (expected start date: asap)



The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change. Around 20,000 people work for the organization, most of them in remote areas, directly serving the hungry poor. To reach a world with zero hunger, WFP is investing in and growing private sector fundraising and partnerships. Serving as a broker between WFP and the private sector, WFP’s Private Partnerships and Fundraising Division (PPF) strives to mobilize funding, technical assistance, innovative solutions and visibility and awareness to help WFP fulfil its mission, while offering companies and the wider public the opportunity to contribute to a world with zero hunger.

ShareTheMeal is WFP’s fundraising and awareness-raising app . Free to download, the award-winning app is a pioneering way for people to join our efforts in creating a world with zero hunger. ShareTheMeal was launched in 2015 as the first pilot of WFP’s Innovation Accelerator, which among other things supports start-ups and innovators in developing their ideas for zero hunger.

ShareTheMeal currently has more than 4.5 million users worldwide, who have shared more than 100 million meals (US$ 50 million). WFP is pursuing an ambitious growth strategy for individual giving, and ShareTheMeal is a key driver for this strategy going forward. The team, located in Berlin, is focused on further developing the app to include new and innovative features, and on increasing the engagement of existing users and growing the user base through marketing and communication initiatives.


The Consultant, reporting to the Head of Engineering for the ShareTheMeal initiative, is expected to:

Implement ShareTheMeal’s reporting platform end-to-end, from data extraction and transformation, to visualisation and analysis.

Collaborate with stakeholders across marketing, product, ops and tech to create near real-time dashboards and automated reporting for key performance metrics.

Drive the development of ShareTheMeal’s analytics stack using SQL, Python, Redshift, BigQuery, Metabase, and Tableau.

Develop tools to support user segmentation and marketing automation.

Analyse and improve user experience data on our mobile and web platforms.

Evangelise the value of data at ShareTheMeal.

Support other workstreams as needed.


Well maintained and documented analytics stack

End-to-end reporting tool with near real-time dashboards

Well planned and documented Data Roadmap



Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field preferable (e.g., Statistics, Economics, Math, Sciences, Engineering)

Work history

At least 4 years of relevant experience in a business analyst role, including data analysis and BI tools, ETL techniques and technology

Technical expertise

Excellent SQL knowledge, fluency in Python is a plus.

Familiarity with ETL and scheduling tools (Stitch, Fivetran, Airflow, Airbyte, etc.).

Experience applying software engineering best practices to analytics (version control, testing).

Good understanding of data modeling best practices.

Experience with modern reporting tools.

Familiarity with marketing-based data models is a plus (e.g. Facebook Ads, Google Ads)

Familiarity with user behavior data models is a plus (e.g. Google Analytics, Firebase Analytics)

Experience with privacy and data pseudonymization

Soft skills

Excellent analytical skills and communication skills.

Comfortable working in Agile, cross-functional teams.

Highly motivated to learn and improve the team.


Excellent command of spoken and written English

Intermediate\ knowledge of another official UN language would be a plus (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish).

Terms and Conditions

Consultancy assignment renewable upon funding. WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by role’s responsibilities and deliverables (please note that as per UN WFP policy the offer is not assessed on personal qualifications and expectations). Visit the website for detailed information on working with WFP: - Click on: "Our work" and "Countries" to learn more about our operations.

Qualified female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

We greatly appreciate your interest in WFP and joining our mission to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030

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