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The Food Security and Livelihoods Cluster (FSLC) in Ukraine works to address issues related to food security and livelihood interventions. The FSLC was established in 2014 in Ukraine in order to coordinate the response to the most vulnerable people affected by the crisis in Ukraine. The FSLC is led by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Ukraine. The FSL Cluster will continue to engage its partners, advocating for improved coordination, information flow and rationalized targeting across crisis-affected areas. The cluster targets primarily the most vulnerable population groups including IDPs, returnees in safe areas, host communities and the local population affected by the conflict. The cluster will continue to work to ensure that appropriate assistance is provided in a timely and efficient manner.
Under the overall supervision of FAO Regional Programme Leader for Europe and Central Asia, and the direct supervision of the Food Security and Livelihoods Cluster (FSLC) Coordinator and FAO Ukraine Head of Office.
The FSLC Information Management Officer (IMO) will contribute to the overall collecting, analyzing, and sharing of information within the cluster membership to make informed (evidence-based) strategic decisions on:
1. The food security and livelihood needs of affected populations;
2. The prioritization of geographical areas and beneficiary profiles according to food security indicators;
3. Where there is a need for food security actors and to what degree;
4. What the key gaps or overlaps in activity/program and need are;
5. What capacity (human, material, financial) exists to be used in support of the identified prioritized response needs;
6. Monitoring of the response against the HRP and other set indicators.
Tasks and responsibilities
- Report to the FSLC Coordinator and respond to the cluster membership’s needs for information.
- Develop and maintain 5W database analysis, process the data, and share final information and products (dashboards, maps, gaps analysis etc.) with Cluster Coordinator. Ensure that data is collected and presented in a way consistent with the FSLC objectives. Proactively gather information from Cluster partners and other organizations which may be of use to the FSLC for informing decisions.
- Provide IM services to cluster for key decision making. These services will include data collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination processes relevant to the needs of the cluster.
- Provision of IM may require building additional and appropriate capacity through the training of additional staff and managing, organizing, and conducting these activities. Strengthen IM capacity of the partners.
- Proactively gather information from other clusters/organizations/military that may be of use to the FSLC for informing decisions, including movement of population, potential camp locations, road networks.
- Identify secondary data and information resources prior to deployment for rapid onset emergency response;
- Design of food security data collection templates; ensure that the purpose and use of all data collected are clear, questions are simple, clear, collectible, and easily collatable; highlight where potential problems might arise; organize and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the cluster.
- Create contact directories of food security humanitarian partners.
- Manage the Who does What Where When (4W) database and derivative products, such as gaps and response maps, needs and gap identification for the cluster; and facilitate and agree on boundaries/benchmarks to enable prioritization within the cluster;
- Ensure the archiving and analysis of cluster data sets, including population data disaggregated by age and sex, disability and residential status.
- Use the FSLC database and analysis tool, prepare the regular quarterly reports and, as required, prepare ad hoc reports for advocacy material.
- The FSLC webpage management: http://foodsecuritycluster.net/countries/ukraine.
- Develop simple, user-friendly food security reporting formats in consultation with the local authorities, providers of food security and livelihood assistance, donors and other key stakeholders.
- Assisting in data updates on the humanitarian requirements and contributions (financial, material, human, as appropriate).
- Support the HNO and HRP documents preparation: identify indicators and provide data for food security indicators to be included to JIAF; together with FSLC Coordinator, analyse the severity of needs and provide an estimate of the number of people in need. Support the development, together with the FSLC Coordinator and in consultation with sector partners, of the coordination of FSLC response plans, strategy and logframe.
- Liaise with OCHA and IM focal points in other clusters. Share information as appropriate and identify and gather information from other clusters that can inform the food security response and preparedness decisions.
- Create, manage and maintain contact directories and mailing lists of FSLC partners updated.
- Support the FSLC Coordinator in developing guidelines, Cash-based Transfer Value revision, in-kind food basket update.
- Perform any other tasks that may be required (within reason) to achieve the objective of this assignment.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
- Degree-level qualification in a relevant field or discipline such as Food Security, Agriculture, Humanitarian Affairs, Statistics, Data Management, Information Systems, Social Sciences.
- At least minimum of 3 years of experience in data management and visualization, preferably in the humanitarian field in emergency context.
- Language skills: Working knowledge (Level C) of English; fluency in Russian and Ukrainian.
- National of Ukraine
FAO Core Competencies
- Results Focus
- Building Effective Relationships
- Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
- Strong knowledge and experience in using advanced Excel and data analysis software.
- Knowledge of ArcGIS/QGIS or other mapping software, understanding of GIS/Cartographic outputs and ability to collect and organize data to produce quality maps.
- Web management, ability to maintain and manage website contents.
- Strong data visualization skills, ability to present information in understandable tables, charts and graphs.
- Data storage and file management expertise
- Knowledge of SPSS and PowerBI would be beneficial.
- Assessment, survey, and monitoring and evaluation expertise.
- Communications and technical writing using both graphic and narrative presentations.
- Ability to draft reports and narratives to support data analysis.
- Networking skills, ability to communicate clearly.
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