Information Management Associate

UNOPS

May 21, 2020 (1 month ago) 0 Comments



Organizational Context  

The Information Management Associate assists in the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information.

The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the central level in field operations, compiles and explores data from all populations of concern. S/he supports the Programme Team and UNHCR’s implementing partners in the choice of indicators for monitoring to be included in sub-agreements as well as the Protection Team in operationalizing protection monitoring systems.

 

Accountability

  • The Office delivers reliable, accessible and user-friendly, relevant, predictable, appropriate and timely information.
  • Global data standards, and where appropriate, the establishment of country-specific common data standards are adopted by UNHCR and its partners.

 

Responsibility

  • Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
  • Compile and aggregrate information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data.
  • Collect, collate and process information and perform data quality and consistency control.
  • Produce summary statistics.
  • Support the coordination of data collection teams.
  • Support and leverage geographic data for map production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Share UNHCR data with partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with agreed frequencies.
  • Participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Authority

  • Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
  • Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.

 

Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience 

  • Completion of Secondary education with certificate/training in information technology, demography, statistics, social sciences or any related area.
  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
  • Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

 

Desirable qualification and competencies

  • Successful participation in the Operational Data management Learning Programme.
  • Experience in web design and software development is an asset.
  • Experience with relevant software such as ArcGIS, Mapinfo, SPSS, EpiInfo6, SQL Server, and/or proGres.
  • Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and/or Java is an asset.
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information.
  • Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

 

Managerial and Cross Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Innovation and Creativity

 

Submission of Applications

This vacancy is open for qualified Ethiopians only. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

IMPORTANT

Applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send a motivation letter the P11 Form and or the most recent fact sheet through the online application system.

Candidates will be required to sit for a test.

Due to the volume of applications only short-listed candidates will be invited for interview. 

 

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