19 May 2017

UN CBI Information/Data Management Associate Career Jobs - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: UNOPS/LICA/CBI
Vacancy Notice: UNHCR/Uganda/LICA/012017
Reports to: Senior CBI Officer
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The CBI Information/Data Management Associate will take overall leadership and guidance from the Senior CBI Officer, responsible for tracking, organizing, updating and managing all CBI related data/information and ensuring that such data is readily available for various program functions such as reporting, data analysis, proposal development and sharing with internal and external colleagues and partners. The incumbent will work closely with and support CBI information management across the various UNHCR thematic sectors particularly education, health, shelter, livelihoods, food security, nutrition, emergency response and durable solutions. The jobholder will also be responsible for supporting partners in information management and ensuring that monitoring activities are undertaken in a consistent and timely manner. The CBI Information/Data Management Associate will be based in the CBI unit in Kampala and will be required to undertake frequent travels to the field.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Track, organize and manage all data related to CBI and ensure that such data is adequately verified, updated and made available to members of the CBI unit and other program colleagues upon request.
  • In collaboration with all functional units, participate in assessments undertaken in support of CBI programs such as beneficiary assessments, market assessments and feasibility assessments and take the lead in managing data during such assessments.
  • Follow-up with sub-offices and partners to ensure that monitoring data/reports are regularly collected and captured in a timely manner and updated in existing UNHCR corporate databases.
  • Participate in training programs and building the capacity of partners in using and administering assessment tools, monitoring tools and effectively capturing data related to CBI programs.
  • Participate in compiling reports and other documents related to CBI programs in the country.
  • Undertake regular field missions to monitor the implementation of CBI programs.
  • Perform any other duties as delegated by the Senior CBI Officer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR CBI Information/Data Management Associate job opportunity should hold a University degree in Economics, Statistics, Information Technology, social sciences or any other related field.
  • At least three (3) years working experience in public, private, national or international organization or business with a focus on Information Management
  • Strong data management and analytical skills with demonstrated experience including in quantitative methods is a requirement.
  • Basic Information Technology skills are desirable but not a prerequisite.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes in project management.
  • Excellent skills and demonstrated experience in using excel spreadsheets including other software and databases used for data management and analysis.
  • Previous exposure, experience and knowledge in financial service industries e.g. mobile money solutions, electronic/digital banking systems and rural banking/financial services is an added advantage.
  • Ability to see tasks through completion with professional integrity.
  • Ability to organise work according to established plans, allocating time and resources.
  • Show commitment to participates in team/unit tasks and complete assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to engage well with peers and immediate work group to ensure overall team assignments are successful as needed.
  • Ability to pursue open channels of communication with other teams and relevant partners, and actively promote ideas and manage information flow.
  • Willingness to exhibit self-awareness and the need for development.
  • Ability to use critical thinking to identify solutions through inter-relationships.
  • Ability to analyse and compile data into relevant and understandable information .
  • Demonstrate interest in and ability to work with software and technology tools.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 22nd May 2017

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