UNDP Head of Exploration Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNDP Head of Exploration Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for “Head of Exploration”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 24th February, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations agency tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. The UNDP emphasizes developing local capacity towards long-term self-sufficiency and prosperity. Based at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 177 countries. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states.

UNDP Head of Exploration Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 09th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Head of Exploration to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Head of Exploration
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Two (02) Year’s
Application Deadline 24th February, 2024

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, visualize and communicate emerging development trends, data, technologies and issues with a particular focus on the edges and “below the radar screen” events, opportunities and players, and systemically map their impacts on economy, environment, society, and livelihoods of the poorest;
  • Identify new sources of evidence and insights, analyze, and visualize patterns in unstructured sources of data, present new insights in accessible and comprehensive ways to enable sensemaking and analysis;
  • Proactively explore and identify the new methods/approaches and frontier knowledge to tackle development challenges, collaborate with the Experimentation lead to turn these into learning options for addressing specific policy issues in the country;
  • Provide technical guidance for horizon scanning, foresight and data analysis for colleagues and partners;
  • Contribute to the formulation of the Accelerator Lab service lines to the UNDP Country Programme based on findings from horizon scanning, systems’ mapping, and local knowledge.
  • Set up partnerships with private sector companies including mobile network operators among others to gain access to anonymized data sets that can be used for sustainable development;
  • Demonstrate through exploratory tests the utility of new data sources for UNDP’s development work;
  • Create partnerships for analyses of real time and other data to better inform decisions and policies;
  • Design and deliver workshops, tools, or platforms that tap into the collective intelligence of communities and mobilize action;
  • Transform unstructured data sets into insights for UNDP and partners;
  • Proactively manage risks with using data and technology, including those related to ethics and privacy.
  • Share findings from the exploration on future trends, new methodologies/approaches, potential partnership, and others within UNDP and with partners;
  • Proactively use blog posts and social media to share insights, attract partners and help position Accelerator Lab at the forefront of the exploration of new trends;
  • Liaise with UNDP’s global Accelerator Lab network and share learnings and insights from the country-specific experience;
  • Jointly with the CO, support lab partners to develop an emerging pipeline of new initiatives, support other activities related to the design and operation of the Lab.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Head of Exploration
  • Job Identification: 16225
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 09/02/2024, 13:37
  • Apply Before: 24/02/2024, 10:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: NOB
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Innovation
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks
  • Mobility required/no mobility: no mobility required

Minimum Requirements:


  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Data Science, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of advanced university degree.


  • Minimum of 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of professional experience in development programming or policy and social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector) and/or resource mobilization;
  • Demonstrated capacity in horizon scanning;
  • Demonstrated capacity in data analysis and visualization;

Language required:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply UNDP Head of Exploration Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/16225

The Closing Date: 24th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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