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From: Hugh Chipman <hugh.chipman@gmail.com>
Date: October 26, 2011 1:23:48 PM PDT
Subject: [d-ssc] Job Posting

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From: Naureen Chaudhry <naureen.chaudhry@cuso-vso.org>
Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 4:10 PM
Subject: RE: Job Posting

OVERSEAS PLACEMENT: Statistical Research Officer, Jamaica



Bureau of Women’s Affairs


Kingston, Jamaica

funding eligibility requirements :


Must be eligible to work in Canada

Length of placement:

12-24 months

language requirements

Fluent in English- Level 4

To self-assess your level please see






  • Identify and/or develop measurable gender equality indicators
  • Consult with international and regional standards and guidelines in relation to the development of gender indicators/statistics  e.g. UNECLAC, CARICOM
  • Assist the Director of Policy & Research Dept in systematic collection and analysis of  gender disaggregated data
  • Work with the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), other statistical departments within sectoral ministries and the gender focal points in these ministries
  • Access and analyse gender related data from available data sets & original data; develop user-friendly data base/sets
  • Analyse quantitative data using relevant statistical principles and tests and report findings
  • Prepare findings from data analysis in presentations and reports
  • Conduct training of Policy & Research Staff regarding gender disaggregated data methods and analysis






  • Degree in Statistics /Social Research or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in quantitative research and quantitative/statistical data analysis
  • Strong policy analysis skills
  • Data base design and management skills is major asset
  • Training in policy analysis and gender and development is desirable





Our training and support package covers the costs of being an overseas volunteer, allowing you to enjoy a modest but healthy lifestyle while you volunteer abroad. This includes:

·         Attendance at a CUSO-VSO assessment day (candidates are expected to cover the first $150 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and accommodation costs).

·         Travel and accommodation costs associated with five day pre-departure training course held in Ottawa.

·         Return airfare and visa/permit (this includes a return flight in the case of a family emergency).

·         Coverage for required vaccinations, medications and health insurance.

·         Accommodation while overseas.

·         A modest living allowance, which varies depending on the country where you are placed.

·         Quarterly payments to support you in your placement


application process


Please apply online at http://www.cuso-vso.org/volunteer/apply-online/, quoting referral LAC0217-0009/0001and Statistical Research Officer of the placement.


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