Jordan: Information Management Officer Camps, NO-A (FT 2 positions), Jordan Country Office (Open to Jordanian Nationals Only)

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 14 Oct 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

Purpose for the job:

The main purpose of the Information Management Officer postitions is to ensure the effective collection and presentation of data for effective decision making on the part of the SocialProtection Section and in particular for the Makani Programmes in the camps.**

How can you make a difference?

  1. Regularly conduct an inventory of data available from different sources across Makani centres in the camp(s), focusing on humanitarian issues, and key performance indicators of the Makani centres. This includes – but is not limited to the following:
  2. Inventory of relevant common data sets, including population data disaggregated by age and sex;
  3. Key performance (qualitative and quantitative) indicators from
  4. Inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation, i.e. mission reports, assessments, evaluations, etc. and overall Makani performance.
  5. Weekly verification of data compiled by partners in Activity Info in order to ensure its consistency
  6. Identify secondary data and information resources as appropriate
  7. Assess and adapt appropriate existing IM tools including those available within JCO (including from other groups) and global level.
  8. Collect, store and manage relevant reference and situational datasets including GIS data

  9. Ensure that timely information on Makani programmes progress and results is available by compiling, organizing, analyzing and preparing data for reports, programme/project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation purposes as needed. Prepare tables, graphs and other statistical data accordingly.

  10. In close coordination with the Makani Programme Manager and Makani camp team, respond to the information/data needs of the Programme team in general:

  11. Provide IM services to Sectors/Sections for key decision making relating to Makani programmes.

  12. Participate in relevant coordination meetings and IM Working Group meetings

  13. Translate in Arabic Information Management products (Maps, Dashboard, factsheet)

  14. Support the monthly ‘Who is doing What, Where and When’ (4W) analysis exercise for the Makani programme – as appropriate and relevant.

  15. Develop simple and effective methods to share information in an appropriate way (i.e. not all stakeholders have access to the same type of information systems) using internet, e-mail groups, hard copies, verbal feedback at coordination meetings and dissemination to affected communities as part of accountability to affected populations; consider translation into local languages as appropriate.

  16. Provide support to improved information management systems in the Office by ensuring adequate frequency update, access and standardization of information relating to Makani’s.

  17. Maintain contact lists and calendar of events and make available for sector/section leads and partners on key Makani events in the camps.

  18. Maintain the tools in place to provide appropriate information management support for Makani Coordination, Makani Monitoring Systems.

  19. Support in the analysis of processed data and information, and perform data quality and consistency control.

  20. Produce maps, graphics and other supporting documentation for reporting and analysis.

  21. Display of data on maps or production of Google Earth/ESRI geodatabase in Arabic

  22. Maps of 4W and sector Gaps per location

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Education: University degree in related fields: information systems, information science, geo-informatics, social sciences, statistics, information technology, development planning, engineering, business administration, disaster and emergency management, or related area.

Experience: One year of professional work experience in programme development and implementation including monitoring and evaluation activities. Field work experience is highly desirable.

At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred.

Language requirement: Fluency in English and Arabic is required

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. **

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=507494

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