Офіс ООН з координації гуманітарних питань шукає Information Management Associate (Data Analysis). Дедлайн - 19 лютого 2020 року.
The Information Management (IM) Associate (Data Analysis) works under direct supervision of the Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Deputy Head of Office, supporting the information management activities of the UN OCHA Office in Donetsk, Ukraine. The IM Associate (Data Analysis) will support in collecting and maintaining humanitarian dataset to facilitate a better analysis, information exchange, monitoring and the promotion of data and information standards. S/he will also be responsible for providing information management coordination support to cluster partners working in Ukraine.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
- Support implementation of Information Management systems and strategies;
- Support establishment of enhanced humanitarian datasets;
- Facilitate Information Management (IM), monitoring and evaluation(M&E) and data analysis activities;
- Facilitate knowledge building and inter-cluster knowledge sharing.
Key responsibilities in areas of preparedness, emergency response, M&E and data analysis:
- Supports UN OCHA and the United Nations system, as well as partner organizations to establish and facilitate robust information management and monitoring mechanism to prevent, mitigate, manage, and recover from humanitarian emergencies;
- Supports the development process of a comprehensive monitoring framework which takes into consideration the Humanitarian Programming Cycle (HPC);
- Provides the IM support in developing and maintaining humanitarian and development IM applications, including Who-does-What-Where datasets, common operational datasets, contacts information, and online platforms;
- Maintains good relationships with the various entities to promote data sharing and transparency;
- Develops strong links with information management focal points in other organizations to help clusters to identify their priority information requirements and to promote coordination and information sharing among organizations;
- Supports strategic and operational decision-making by processing and analyzing data and information and presenting it in the format most useful for analysis (e.g. reports, maps);
- Works closely with IM team and UNOCHA staff to promote information systems and standards;
- Supports development of databases and other applications to facilitate the collection and processing of context specific data (e.g.: affected population, displaced populations, demographic, vulnerability data, results of joint rapid needs assessment etc.);
- Supports the advocacy, communication and reporting functions of the Office through the collection, processing, storage and retrieval of documents, including images, of emergencies and vulnerability, as well as response and development operations;
- Supports in maintaining a catalogue of coordination products, including meeting schedules, contact lists and related information products;
- Any other related tasks as required by UNOCHA.
Impact of Results:
- The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency of the UN OCHA Office in Ukraine including improved business results and client services. Forward-looking Information Management Unit has an impact on the organization of office management, knowledge sharing, and information provision.
- Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
- Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
- Building Strategic Partnerships. Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases. Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives;
- Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing. Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis. Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things;
- Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise. Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures. Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position. Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work. Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning. Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments;
- Promoting Organizational Change and Development. Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change. Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions;
- Design and Implementation of Management Systems. Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems. Demonstrates a practical knowledge of databases and other information management systems and best technology practices;
- Client Orientation. Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships. Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion. Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines. Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client;
- Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management. Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information. Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems;
- Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed;
- Technological Awareness. Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary education. University Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Business Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
- Minimum 6 years (with Secondary education) or 3 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible professional experience in information management, data analysis, monitoring and evaluation or related field preferably in humanitarian and/or development context is required;
- Experience working with the UN or international organizations is an advantage;
- Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), experience in handling of web-based management systems is desirable.
Fluent written and spoken Russian, Ukrainian and English.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 19/02/2020
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