Fresher UN Data Jobs – Assistant Information Management Officer – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position No.: 10028928
Vacancy Notice: 020/2018
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Post Grade: NOA
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 Assistant Information Management Officer
will assist in the production and dissemination of information on the
population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme
information. The incumbent will operationalize data standards developed at the
central level in field operations, will compile data and analyses information
from all populations of concern. S/he will support the Programme Team and UNHCR
implementing partners in the choice of indicators for monitoring to be included
in sub-agreements as well as the Protection Team in operationalizing protection
monitoring systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Operationalize country-specific
    common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data
    standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
  • The incumbent will
    compile, aggregrate and analyze data and information elements required to
    produce standardized information products and implement data/information
    collection plans for baseline and context-specific data.
  • Support the operation
    in the analysis of processed data and information and perform data quality
    and consistency control.
  • Facilitate the
    analysis of cross-border information between relevant countries.
  • Assist in training
    staff involved in information management activities, including data
    collection and data entry teams.
  • Support and leverage
    geographic data for map production and use in geographic information
    systems (GIS).
  • Share UNHCR data with
    partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with
    agreed frequencies.
  • Provide technical
    Information Management support to Needs Assessment processes, specifically
    in data collection, processing/collation and analysis.
  • Perform other duties
    as required.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • The Office delivers
    reliable, accessible and user-friendly, relevant, predictable, appropriate
    and timely information.
  • Global data standards,
    and where appropriate, the establishment of country-specific common data
    standards are adopted by UNHCR and its partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate
    for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Information Management Officer
    career opportunity should hold a good University degree in information
    technology, demography, statistics, social sciences or any related area.
  • A minimum of two years
    of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of the UN
    system and the humanitarian community.
  • Proven skills to
    analyse statistical information.
  • Advanced Excel skills
    (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
  • Ability to formulate
    IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
  • Previous experience
    with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different
    data collection methodologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of
    English and working knowledge of another UN language.
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: 4th April 2018
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