No Experience UN Jobs – Information Management Interns – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Field Operations and Emergency Unit, based
in Kampala is working to launch regular emergency polls through the UCO’s
U-Report mechanism to ascertain the level of risk perception and satisfaction
with UNICEF’s humanitarian assistance. Through its AAP work, UNICEF’s aim is to
better integrate its beneficiaries into the design, planning, implementation
and monitoring of its activities as per the needs reported on the ground. As a
result of these emergency polls, U-Report partners will be reporting data
related to the questions asked. The results of this poll and its use requires
immediate, additional temporary support to analyze data.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The key functions and accountabilities for
this position are all in support to the Emergency Officer position within the
Office of FOE and include:
Information
Management
·       
Support
FOE to develop snapshots for internal and external purposes, develop maps to
support UNICEF’s programming and that of our partners and build the capacity of
the emergency team in Uganda to collect, record, collate and analyze data.
·       
Maintain
an archive electronically of useful tools, information, studies, publications
etc.
Support the design
and implementation of UNICEF’s data management strategy
·       
Support
FOE to review humanitarian planning and programme documents, identify the
information and knowledge management needs in consultation with FOE and jointly
propose innovative measures and activities to address identified needs and
gaps.
Data analysis and
mapping
·       
Support
FOE in providing data analysis received by partners, U-Report and other data
inputs, for inclusion in humanitarian sitreps.
·       
Support
FOE in the analysis of data and information and perform data quality and
consistency control, ensuring harmonization of humanitarian performance
monitoring with the regular programme.
·       
Leverage
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support FOE in mapping of geographic
data management and the creation of dashboards on situation and results summary
on regular basis.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Information
Management Intern job opportunity should be enrolled in a degree programme in
an undergraduate or graduate school, or be a recent graduate or have an
advanced university degree in the relevant field. A BSC or MSC in computer
science or related field such as information systems, information and communication
technology, library or geographic sciences, or engineering highly desirable.
Education in other areas will be considered with proven and relevant
professional work experience.
·       
Two
years of relevant professional experience, in the field of data and information
management systems and data analysis.
·       
Knowledge
and experience in using Adobe and ArcGIS are highly desirable.
·       
Proven
technical experience in development and use of innovative technology,
particularly in the areas of data and GIS.
·       
Proven
professional experience is considered an asset.
·       
Fluency
in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is desirable.
·       
UNICEF’s
Values:
Care, Respect,
Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in
Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
·       
Functional
competencies:
Analyzing, Planning
and Organizing, Applying Technical Expertise
 NB:
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 17th August 2020
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