Turkey: Information Management Trainer

Organization: iMMAP
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 20 Dec 2016

Terms of Reference – Information Management Trainer

Organization: iMMAP

Start Date: ASAP

Program Title: Capacity building and support to Syria crisis response actors

Program Title: Information Management Trainer

Country/Region: Gaziantep, Turkey

Duration: Until September 2017


iMMAP is a pioneering humanitarian organisation that is leading the way forward in the

effective use of information management practices and principles in the service of humanitarian

relief and development.

Scope of Work

Under the direct supervision of Capacity Strengthening Coordinator, the successful candidate is responsible for providing capacity building activities such as trainings, workshops, and other capacity building activities on information management tools to humanitarian organizations and clusters addressing the needs of Syrian internally displaced.

This role will assist in the development of the overall iMMAP strategy in collection, analysing and publishing information products under the project. This work will entail establishing templates, ensuring agreed-upon standards and branding, and ensure the accuracy of all spatial and non-spatial products, and subsequent analysis, is of the highest standard.

Essential Job Functions


Ø Design and conduct capacity assessment and training needs surveys to humanitarian organizations and clusters to identify training priorities

Ø Develop goals and objectives for capacity building programmes targeting humanitarian organizations and based on identified organizational needs

Ø Design and develop capacity building curriculums, syllabi, and schedule of courses

Ø Organize and facilitate core and advanced IM trainings

Ø Research, develop, and conduct new trainings on emerging tools and innovative humanitarian technologies that can improve efficiency of humanitarian organizations using information systems

Ø Develop or identify training content or supporting resources such as presentations, practical exercises, and other supporting material

Ø Conduct training evaluations for feedback and the identification of areas of improvement

Ø Liaise with other iMMAP capacity building programmes and ensure consistency and standardization of activities and material where possible

Ø Facilitate staff’s ability to use existing and emerging technology to achieve organization’s mission and objectives

Ø Provide advice and counsel concerning IM issues and industry standards to humanitarian organizations

Ø Any other duties as required.


Ø Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Ø Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; is willing to learn from others.

Ø Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.

Ø Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client

Ø Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

Ø Any other duties as required


Ø Where appropriate, represent the iMMAP project team with partners, and participate in local community activities.

Ø Maintain effective and positive internal contacts with the Regional Representative, and other iMMAP headquarters officers and staff, and external contacts with the national and local government officials, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and donor agency officials, when required.


Ø Follow security protocols as laid down by the iMMAP Global Security Advisor.

Organizational Learning

Ø As part of the iMMAP commitment to organizational learning, and in support of the understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, it is expected that all team members will commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit iMMAP as well as individual professional development.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

Ø iMMAP team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to beneficiaries of iMMAP programs, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of field projects.


Ø Education: First level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, information management or related field

Ø Experience: A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in needs assessments, databases, mapping, visualization and design with an emphasis on web and mobile technologies, coaching and training.

Ø Language: Fluency in oral and written English and Arabic is required; knowledge of Turkish is an advantage.

Ø At least 5 years’ experience in emergency response or humanitarian environment;

Ø Thorough knowledge of the UN cluster system and how it operates;

Ø At least 3 years’ experience in the field you are applying for;

How to apply:

Apply at immap.eu

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