Fresher UN Data Jobs – Assistant Information Management Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:    Assistant Information
Management Officer (Fresher UN Data Jobs)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External vacancy notice no. 023/2020

Position Number: 10034569

Position Grade: NO-A

 

About US:

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:  Under the direct supervision of Associate
Field Officer, Assistant Information Management Officer will be responsible to
compile, aggregate and analyze data and information elements at central level
for Uganda operation, that is required to produce standardized information
products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and
context-specific data.  He/she will be
expected to conduct field visit whenever necessary, to support the field offices’
operation in the analysis of processed data and information and perform data
quality and consistency control. 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:  

·       
Operationalize
country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners,
including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.

·       
Compile,
aggregate 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.

·       
Facilitate
the analysis of cross-border information between relevant countries.

·       
Assist
in training staff involved in information management activities, including data
collection and data entry 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.

·       
Provide
technical Information Management support to Needs Assessment processes,
specifically in data collection, processing/collation and analysis.

·       
Liaise
with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.

·       
Make
recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management
requirements.

·       
Assist
in training of data entry and data collection teams.

·       
Perform
other related duties as required.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Assistant Information Management Officer job should hold a University degree in
Information Technology, Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or other
relevant field. Required.

·       
One year
of previous working experience in related field is required.

·       
Knowledge
of the UN system and the humanitarian community, ability to formulate
IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures, experience with
handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data
collection methodologies is required.

·       
Analytical
Thinking

·       
Technological
Awareness

·       
Planning
and Organizing

·       
Knowledge
of English language is required.

 

Desirable
Qualifications & Competencies

·       
Successful
participation in the Operational Data management Learning Programme is
desirable.

·       
Experience
in web design and software development is desirable.

·       
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 desirable.

 

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.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 17th December 2020

 

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