Lmis Expert

UN

Result of Service

The objective of this consultancy is to conduct research in areas related to Labor Market information system(LMIS) design and best practices.

Work Location

Egypt

Expected duration

The duration of the contract is for 7 months, starting from the signature date of the contract.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Consultant shall carry the following duties:Under the supervision of the Team Leader of Future of Work Project and the overall guidance of the cluster lead, the Consultant will assist in the following : 1- Substantive research in areas related to the labour market information system (LMIS) including a background paper on the best practices, and country examples from the region and internationally. 2- Develop specific mechanisms to include all LMIS stakeholders and then work on joint cooperation with them.3- Suggesting potential sectors on which the labor market information system could be applied.4- Determine the financial and human resources required for the labor market information system, and the suggesting mechanisms for providing them.5- Conduct bilateral meetings with national entities and other stakeholders in Egypt to identiy their needs and priority in LMIS development, and to explore the availability of needed data in each one of them;6- Mapping data already available on both the supply and demand sides of the labor market and identifying gaps in Egypt through comparison with other labor market systems.7- Define a structured data format for data exchange between all data producers and the team responsible for LMIS .8- Propose a list of indicators for evaluating the Labor Market Information System so that its performance can be monitored regularly and effectively. 9- Define a governance structure for the labor market information system to ensure financial and technical sustainability. 10- Preparing a draft document for the prepreitory stage of the labor market information system. 11- Update the report after receiving comments from the ministry and ESCWA.

Qualifications/special skills

Licenses & Certificates: Are you familiar with household/firm level surveys?Competency: Do you know Stata and econometrics modeleing ?Skills: Do you have experience in Labor markets Information systems ?Academic Qualifications: Advanced University degree in economics, or social science, statistics, or related fields, a Phd in related field is a plusExperience: • A minimum of 7 year of experience in conducting economic research including labor market analysis using econometrics modelling with extensive knowledge in labor market information system; • Knowledge in LMIS for policy advice is required. • Experience in household surveys, Firm level survey is required and knowledge in Big data is preferable.• Experience in the egyption labor market is required. • Knowledge in STATA is required. • Proven experience in economic data analysis, presentation, drafting and visualization. • Knowledge in labour market governance is preferableLanguage: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Arabic is also a working language of ESCWA. For the post advertised, fluency in written and spoken both English and Arabic is required.

Additional Information

This position is located within the Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development Cluster of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. The duty station of this position is Beirut. The Consultant should be based in Egypt and report to duty station remotely.