Information Management Officer – UNDP – Islamabad

Information Management Officer – UNDP – Islamabad

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of OCHA Communication and Information Management Unit, the National IM Officer will supervise the data and web manager staff and will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the strategy, planning, development and delivery of complex information management, reporting, and communications products.
  • Updating and assimilation of global information management standards, policies and procedures to guide related activities within the OCHA Office.
  • Identify and recommend primary data and information elements that are required internally and externally to support humanitarian decision-making
  • Support and maintain a client-oriented approach with all relevant stakeholders to help identify their information requirements and support activities that ensure that the information needed to support humanitarian operations (and the coordination role of the Humanitarian Coordinator, OCHA Field Office) is submitted/collected, organized and made available to all humanitarian stakeholders in-country.
  • Assist in strategic and operational decision-making by coordinating the processing and analysis of data and information and presenting it in the format most useful for analysis (e.g. reports, maps).
  • Provide technical support to partners in terms of data management, analysis, infographics, GIS, and other areas of IM support.
  • Supervise the collection and management of data entry and the use of standardized systems to support humanitarian information tools such as Online Projects System (OPS), Who Does What Where, Contact Directory, and Financial Tracking System.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Skills and Experience

Education
  • Minimum Master’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS, Information Technology or a related field.
Experience
  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in modern information management or related field. Some experience in the design and successful implementation of new processes and systems would be an asset. Knowledge of application of standards to the development and use of information management systems.
  • Experience in the application of information management in humanitarian response is desirable, along with some experience in archives management, record keeping, library, information management or related area
  • Qualifications and/or industry certification and/or demonstrable experience in the following applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign. Knowledge and experience of data development and management. Knowledge of Content Management Systems and/or Geographic Information Systems is a benefit.
Language
  • English language (both oral and written) is required;
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight [New York Time].

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Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

Information Management Intern – WFP – Rome

Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of Sarah Olsen Head of Information Management, the candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Assist in the collection and analysis and dissemination of logistics information received from field operations, in close coordination with Information Management personnel in the GLC;
  • Assist with the preparation of documents and IM products and provide research and editing;
  • Assist in maintaining internal and external information sharing mechanisms and systems; documentation formats, assessment formats, central file store, operations archive, reporting systems;
  • Ensure that accurate, consistent information concerning all Global Logistics Cluster operations is entered into current standardized templates and posted on the Logistics Cluster website;
  • Assist with presentation material and briefing packs preparation;
  • Assist with GLCevents and conferences planning and preparation including admin/logistics support;
  • Take and keep notes and meeting minutes as needed;
  • Support the team on other communications initiatives (including social media);
  • Field support:
  • Assist with the preparation of Concept of Operations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Special Operations Narrative & Budgets, and CERF/Flash Appeal inputs, ensuring they are regularly revised/updated as required.
  • Edit documents and provide constructive feed-back to Logistics Cluster field personnel who produce Logistics Cluster products/reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and experience

Education
  • Enrolled or recently graduated from a University Graduate or Post-Graduate programme in Economics, Political and Social Sciences, Communications, Languages, Logistics or other fields related to Information Management with a minimum of three years completed undergraduate studies.
Work experience
  • Previous work or internships in development or communications-related fields are desirable. NGO experience is a plus.
Technical skills
  • Proficient in MS Office package, particularly in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability in data acquisition and knowledge of Access or other database tools is a great advantage.
  • Experience with HTML is also a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability in acquiring, wrangling, structuring, manipulating and visualizing unstructured and structured data with BI platforms like Power BI or Tableau is a distinct advantage.
Required soft skills/WFP Competencies
  • Proficient in MS Office package, particularly in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability in data acquisition and knowledge of Access or other database tools is a great advantage.
  • Experience with HTML is also a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability in acquiring, wrangling, structuring, manipulating and visualizing unstructured and structured data with BI platforms like Power BI or Tableau is a distinct advantage.
Working Languages
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Proficiency in a second UN languages is a distinct advantage (minimum requirement B1 in a second UN language).
Closing date for applications 18 December 2019 before midnight.