Haiti: Information Managment Coordiantor – Haiti – x2

Organization: Oxfam Intermón
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

Closing Date: Tuesday 14th February 2017

Salary: Competitive package

Contract Type: 4 month fixed term contract (extendable to 6 months)

Hours:

Location: Haiti

This is an urgent recruitment for a high priority humanitarian response. For this reason, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and priority will be given to those who are available to travel to Haiti immediately. Please indicate your availability in your application. Interviews and offers may take place before the closing date

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.

There are two identical positions the first in the South Department based in Les Cayes and the second in Grand’Anse Department based in Jérémie. Each post will require 25% of time based at National level to support the National coordination (prepare national coordination meeting, compilation and analysis of data).

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Respond to the WASH Sector partner’s needs for information.

  • Adapt existing in-country information management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting WASH sector activities and resources, and identifying information gaps.

  • Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report/disseminate information critical to decision making.

  • Maintain monthly reporting from WASH sector partners, including 5Ws (‘Who does What, Where, When and for Whom?’ databases).

  • Support the estimation of spatial and temporal gaps, overlaps and coverage of WASH Sector activities and projects.

  • Work with WASH sector group partners to identify information gaps at national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps

  • Use GIS mapping for map production and geographic data management.

  • Adopt and promote the use of global standards for information management for inter-operability.

  • Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management.

  • Manage an inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation.

  • Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes.

  • To provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training.

  • Lead on the preparation of SitRep inputs with emphasis on WASH sectorial plans, targets and achievements.

  • Develop and strengthen information management capacity through the training.

  • At both national and a sub-national sector WASH meetings, the post holder will ensure that there is effective communication, reporting, engagement and coordination between the two levels

Ensure there is implementation of activities to support adequately gender promotion through the project implementation.

We are looking for:

Essential

  • Fluent in French and English.

  • Understands key technical issues for the sector leads sufficiently well enough to be able to: engage with partners in the sector groups; understand their specific information management needs.

  • Understands uses and adapts the tools, mechanisms and processes developed as part of Humanitarian Reform.

  • Demonstrates commitment to Humanitarian principles and Sphere standards.

  • Communicates, works and networks effectively with a wide range of people to reach broad consensus on a well-coordinated response, and demonstrates leadership where required.

  • Thinks and acts strategically and ensures that sector activities are prioritised and aligned within an agreed strategy.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel or MS Access (e.g. pivot tables and functions); proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports; knowledge of establishing and managing basic websites (e.g. UNOCHA’s Humanitarian Response platform); proven skills in using GIS and map-making packages, and in web design and software development are an asset.

Applications must be submitted through the Oxfam website. For further information about the role and to apply please go to: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/5369/description

All applications must be submitted in English and include an English CV.

To find out more about the work we do at Oxfam GB, kindly follow the link below:

http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/2015/10/best-job-in-the-world

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted through the Oxfam website. For further information about the role and to apply please go to: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/5369/description

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