UN Associate Information Management Officer Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:             Associate Information Management Officer
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to
refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard
refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning
issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of
the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The Associate
Information Management Officer is responsible for assisting in the production
and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but
not limited to Protection and Programme information. S/he may supervise data
collectors or data entry personnel. The incumbent operationalizes data
standards developed at the central level in field operations, train field
staff, compile data and analyse information 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.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Provide support in the implementation and
operationalization of the country/operation-specific Information Management
strategy.
·        
Operationalize country-specific common data
standards and promote them with partners.
·        
Compile, aggregrate and analyze data and
information elements required to produce standardized information products and
implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific
data. 
·        
Support the operation in the analysis of
processed data and information and perform data quality and consistency
control.
·        
Mentor and train field staff on the use of data
collection forms, how to enter data and how to analyze it.  Also, train field staff on the protection of
sensitive data, including both hardcopies and electronic data.
·        
Facilitate the analysis of cross-border
information between relevant countries.
·        
Support and leverage geographic data for map
production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).
·        
Share UNHCR data with partner agencies and
maintain Portal population figures in-line with agreed frequencies.
·        
Provide technical Information Management support
to Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation
and analysis.
·        
Perform other duties as required.
Key Result Areas:
·        
The Office is able to implement its Information
Management strategy which guides all IM activities in the country.
·        
The Office delivers reliable, accessible and
user-friendly, relevant, predictable, appropriate and timely delivery of
information. 
·        
Global data standards, and where appropriate,
the establishment of country-specific common data standards are adopted by
UNHCR and its partners.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR
Associate Information Management Officer career opportunity should hold an
undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Information Technology,
Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or any related area.
·        
A minimum of three years of relevant work
experience (2 years with graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s)).
·        
Knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian
community.
·        
Previous experience in the context of
partnership building and consensual decision-making.
·        
Proven skills to analyse statistical
information.
·        
Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables,
functions, etc.).
·        
Ability to formulate IM-related technical
requirements and Operating Procedures.
·        
Ability to compile and holistically analyse
diverse datasets.
·        
Previous experience with handling confidential
data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
·        
Excellent knowledge of English and working
knowledge of another UN language.
·        
Working knowledge of English. Proficiency in a second
official UN language is desirable.
·        
Knowledge of protection-related guidelines,
standards and indicators.
·        
Successful participation in the Operational Data
management Learning Programme is desirable.
·        
Previous 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 is desirable.
·        
Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and/or Java is an
asset.
·        
Personal
Competencies:
Accountability, Teamwork & Collaboration, Communication,
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Client & Result Orientation,
Organizational Awareness, Managing Performance, Judgement and Decision Making,
Managing Resources, Analytical Thinking, Innovation and Creativity,
Technological Awareness
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 6th
November 2017

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