Vacancies

Vacancies for internships and positions within the Global Pulse network of Pulse Labs are periodically posted here:

CURRENT VACANCIES

Project Coordinator

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Application deadline: 11 May (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of contract:  Individual Contract 

Post Level: International Consultant

Duration of contract: 12 months 

UN Global Pulse, the Kampala office, is looking for a Project Coordinator to coordinate the development of experimental prototypes using data innovation. Specifically, the candidate will coordinate the design and development of prototypes, conduct assessments, define workplans, support the delivery of quality sub-project outputs and document these processes.  

The candidate should hold a Master's degree in Economics, International Development, Social Sciences, Computer Sciences or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in project management. Knowledge of advanced English and Somali is required. Apply and read more about the job description: http://bit.ly/2qM1L5G 

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User Experience Designer and Graphic Designer 

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Application deadline: 11 May (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of contract:  Individual Contract 

Post Level: International Consultant

Duration of contract: 12 months 

UN Global Pulse, the Kampala office, is looking for an User Experience and Graphic Designer to provide design directions and expertise for the projects and applications developed by the Lab including but not limited to: user experience and user interaction design, research and consultation for web-based designs and mobile apps.

The candidate should hold a MSc in Fine Arts, Communications, Social Sciences or a related field and at least 2 years of experience in design, preferably on a web/mobile product development setting. Apply and read more about the job description: http://bit.ly/2p5gM6a

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Support Researcher with Translation from Somali to English

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 11 May (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of contract:  Individual Contract 

Post Level: International Consultant

Duration of contract: 12 months 

UN Global Pulse, the Kampala office, is looking for a Researcher to support with translations from Somali to English. Specifically, the candidate is expected to translate text and audio from Somali to English, supervise the job of 2 translators, provide research inputs for analysis of translated text and audio. 

The candidate will have excellent interpreting skills and provision of simultaneous and consecutive services in Engish/Somali and Somali/English. Successful candidates must have a university degree in Foreign Languages, Public Policy or a related field. Apply and read more about the job description: http://bit.ly/2q82XUC

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Translator

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application deadline: 11 May (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of contract:  Individual Contract 

Post Level: National Consultant

Duration of contract: 12 months 

UN Global Pulse, the Kampala office, is looking for a Translator to perform translations of spoken and written texts from Somali to English. 

The candidate will have excellent interpreting skills and provision of simultaneous and consecutive services in English/Somali and Somali/English. Successful candidates must have a university degree in Foreign Languages, Public Policy or a related field and minimum 2 years of experience in interpretation with international organisations. Apply and read more about the job description: http://bit.ly/2pOCxX5

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Data Privacy and Legal Assistant Intern

Location: New York, USA

Application deadline: 20 June 2017 (Midnight New York, USA)

We are seeking an intern to support the Pulse Lab missions around the world on issues relating to privacy and data protection. This intern will work closely with a supervising legal and privacy specialist and have the opportunity to learn about aspects of contracting and partnering with technology and data companies.

Click here to view the full vacancy and apply online. Please note that applications will only be accepted through the UNOPS Global Personnel Recruitment System.

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

Thanks for your interest in Global Pulse. Aside from applying to advertised vacancies, here are several other ways to express interest in getting involved:

PULSE LAB KAMPALA INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Pulse Lab Kampala is pleased to announce new internship opportunities!   We invite you to explore the opportunities of working with our Lab in Kampala. Please click here for more details and information on how to apply. 

PULSE LAB JAKARTA INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Pulse Lab Jakarta is pleased to announce an exciting new Internship Programme! The internship aimed at Indonesian nationals, but a small number of international interns are also accepted. Please click here for more details and information on how to apply.

RESEARCH FELLOWS

Global Pulse has a Fellowship Program for current Masters, PhD students or postdoctoral researchers to work with us on their own research question. Global Pulse hosts fellows in New York. The Pulse Labs in Kampala and Jakarta also host fellows. We actively open Fellowship vacancies a few times a year, but you can submit a research question and CV for consideration to roster@unglobalpulse.org with the subject line "Research Fellow Inquiry."

ROSTER

We welcome experienced data science and data engineers to email a CV for future consideration at roster@unglobalpulse.org

We welcome interested data privacy professionals to email a CV for future consideration at dataprivacy@unglobalpulse.org

Due to the high volume of interest, regretfully, all messages will not be responded to individually.

UN VOLUNTEERS

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development by mobilizing volunteers who serve on-site or online, advocating for volunteerism globally and encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming. Sign-up on UNV Online Volunteering service to support Global Pulse or other UN agencies and NGOs over the Internet. You can follow UNV on Twitter @unvolunteers or create an alert to receive a notification when an online volunteering opportunity matching your interest is available. Data scientists, data privacy professionals and data engineers are highly encouraged to do so as demand for such expertise is rapidly growing. Should you wish to volunteer on-site, you can also register your profile in UNV’s roster that is used to fill UN agencies volunteer requests.