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Mbarara, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 19, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for people forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution.

We lead international action to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

Job Title

Information Management Associate job at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Description

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Information Management Associate supports 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.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties

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

  • Compile and aggregate 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.

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

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

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Competencies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education & Professional Work Experience

  • Years of Experience / Degree Level

  • For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher


Field(s) of Education

  • Not applicable;

  • Certificates and/or Licenses

  • Information Technology;

  • Statistics;

  • Social Sciences;

  • HCR Operatnl Dta Mgmt Lrng Prg;

  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Relevant Job Experience

Essential

  • Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.

  • Desirable

  • Experience in web design and software development is an asset. Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.


Functional Skills

  • DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System)

  • IM-Statistics Analysis

  • *IT-Microsoft Excel

  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Language Requirements

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to Apply

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