REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

17 October 2017

Contractor to develop and evaluate socio-economic indicators exploring “Big Data” sources and methodologies available in the Maldives

(Ref:  MDV-ToR/2017/08)

UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund in Maldives is seeking a competent party to provide technical support to UNFPA and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Male’, Maldives, to develop and evaluate socio-economic indicators exploring “Big Data” sources and methodologies available in the Maldives.

If you want to be part of a team that supports positive change in Maldives and meet the requirements of the Terms of Reference, submit your expression of interest with a cover letter, price quotation and updated profile with CV(s) to:

UNFPA Representative, 3rd Floor, Shinetree Building, Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Maafannu, Male' or email to maldives.office@unfpa.org

Primary expertise required:

             ●      Expertise and experience in applied data science particularly in the areas of big data and more generally different approaches to business/data analytics.

Functional Competencies

●      Excellent expertise and proven track record in developing computational models based on mobile phone data for the mobility patterns of population depending on their livelihoods.

●      Excellent expertise and proven track record in data science and big data analytics.

●      Experience of working with large scale data sets

Behavioural Competencies

●      Ability to work effectively toward tight deadlines and to deliver all deliverables in English.

●      Demonstrated excellent understanding of the assignment.

●      Direct availability to work on the assignment.