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Find out the TOR of the consultancy as per below link:

Duration: One year (renewable)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Duty Station: Vientiane, Lao PDR

Closing Date: 18 January 2022 (5 pm New York time)

The Policy and Census Coordinator will coordinate the work of UNFPA for the planning and organization of the forthcoming population and housing census (PHC) in Lao PDR and will work under the overall leadership of the UNFPA Country Office Representative. 

The Coordinator will be based in the UNFPA Office, be part of the Population and Development (P&D) team at the country office, and contribute to the UN Lao Data and M&E Group. 

S/he will work closely with the Lao Statistics Bureau (LSB) to provide technical and managerial advice on the preparations for the Census. S/he will work with the Census Technical Team based in LSB and to advance the work on the census and the Lao Social Indicators Survey (LSIS III), will liaise with other national and international stakeholders and development partners, including United Nations agencies.  

S/he will regularly be advising and guiding the census process and ensuring that any challenges are anticipated/identified, in consultation with management and s/he will provide recommendations for measures required to ensure census process continues to move forward in a timely manner.