Data2X, housed at the UN Foundation, is a technical and advocacy platform dedicated to improving the quality, availability, and use of gender data to make a practical difference in the lives of women and girls worldwide. Data2X works with UN agencies, governments, civil society, academics, and the private sector to close gender data gaps, promote expanded and unbiased gender data collection, and use gender data to improve policies, strategies, and decision-making.
The Senior Program Associate will provide programmatic leadership and administrative support to Data2X’s programs. Data2X has adopted a new strategy, and this position will play a role in implementing and realizing it. A key element of the strategy, which the Senior Associate will support, is the connection between data and policy.
While the role will span multiple subject domains, there will be a particular focus on women’s economic empowerment. The Senior Program Associate will support the Women’s Financial Inclusion Data (WFID) partnership. The WFID partnership connects international and development finance institutions with networks of regulators and financial service providers around a common commitment towards women’s financial inclusion data.
The Senior Program Associate will report to the Senior Manager of Programs and Operations and will also work closely with the rest of the team, including the Senior Fellow.
Programmatic Support (50%)
Working closely with the Senior Manager of Programs & Operations, the Senior Program Associate will support programmatic work on improving gender data quality, availability, and use. The Senior Program Associate will:
Women’s Financial Inclusion Data Partnership (35%)
In 2022, the final year of the partnership, six country pilots will be conducted to build awareness and national capacity on sex-disaggregated supply-side financial inclusion data. The Senior Associate will work closely with the Senior Fellow and Senior Manager, support the implementation phase of the WFID partnership.
Overall Support of Data2X activities (15%)
Benefits & Compensation
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.
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