Fresher UN Jobs – Operational Information Management and Reports Officer (Information Management and GDT Analyst) – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United Nations World Food
Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About WFP:
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s
largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is
to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works
worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and
most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious
food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the
lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an
emergency, WFP uses food to United help communities rebuild their lives. On
average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80
countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field
presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to
food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s
most remote and fragile areas.
Job Summary:  The Operational Information Management and
Reports Officer (Information Management and GDT Analyst) will submit timely and
quality situation reports on COVID-19 response and strengthen OIM/R systems,
processes, procedures and protocols, work across functions, notably with Field
and Area Offices, Government Partnerships Unit, Budget and Programming, and
Supply Chain and  OIM/R national officer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management of the Operational Information Management function
Improve information flows and knowledge
management within the organization in line with WFP Uganda’s needs and
priorities across functions at CO, AO and FO level;
Establish and maintain systems (and platforms
and procedures) to facilitate the work of producers and consumers of data,
information, and knowledge, including acting as the bridge to ICT to develop
and maintain information and knowledge management platforms;
Establish and maintain the Integrated Food
Security and Program Performance Information Management System, connecting all
relevant information streams in the AMEL unit and beyond;
Manage the WFP Uganda Knowledge Hub, collating
relevant information and data from media and local internal and external
sources to facilitate and maximise the exchange of information flow between
functional area networks in WFP;
Liaison with ICT Unit to ensure that IM systems
are running on a safe, secure and robust platform and the backup of the
database is done regularly and an appropriate disaster recovery mechanism is in
Lead the implementation of OIM/Reporting SOP,
identifying each unit’s role and responsibilities with clear deadlines and
products (accessing corporate systems such as COMET, LESS, WINGS, etc.);
Routinely survey internal users across the
operation to determine challenges and opportunities related to information and
knowledge management and identify and implement appropriate solutions;
Support external communications, including by
maintaining mailing lists;
Enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partners
to effectively manage operational information and reporting through the
provision of the relevant OIM/R training;
Provide timely feedback to Area and
Field-offices and partners on reports;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP) Operational Information Management and Reports Officer
(Information Management and GDT Analyst) job vacancy must hold a Degree in
Computer Science, Statistics, Information Management or related discipline, from
a recognized University or Institution.
At least two years of working experience of
performing complex quantitative data analysis and visualization
Experience with big data analytics and
establishing advanced information management platforms is a merit.
Knowledge of big data analytics tool (Palantir),
databases tools (MS Access, PHP, SQL), visualization (Tableau) is a merit.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are encouraged to apply online at the
link below
Deadline: 10th
September 2020
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