UN Data Management Associate Job Careers – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Data
Management Associate

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy Notice no. 008/2020

Position Number: 10026761

Position Grade: GS-6

About US:

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 Data Management Associate is normally
supervised by a professional staff member who provides the incumbent with
general guidance and work plans. The incumbent works quite independently with
an oversight from the supervisor. S/he may directly supervise some support
staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Manage
the use, maintenance and technical support of databases used in the Operation,
including planning and overseeing data collection, input and verifications;
production of standard and ad hoc reports.

·       
Generate
statistical reports based on the standard reporting formats and ad-hoc reports,
charts and tables as required by the management.

·       
Provide
training, as necessary, to UNHCR staff as well as staff-members of implementing
partners in relevant aspects of data management.

·       
May be
required to coordinate with the GIS colleagues to ensure that data collection
is compatible with GIS.

·       
Archive
and backup database systems; ensure security of databases; perform database
administrator functions.

·       
Assist
in development of new applications/databases needed by the UNHCR Offices/Units
in area of responsibilities in order to perform their tasks smoothly.

·       
Ensure
that the clients’ databases are up to date by identifying and keeping what is
relevant and accurate in an accessible manner.

·       
May be
required to support registration activities including ProGres technical support
and on-site assistance.

·       
May be
required to support voluntary repatriation activities including reconciliation
of VolRep data from country of asylum and encashment centers, verification of
Voluntary Repatriation Forms (VRFs) and coordination with VolRep Centers (VRCs)
on information issues.

·       
Develop
forms and tools for data collection and analysis.

·       
Have
access to relevant data and records.

·       
Perform
other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Data Management Associate job
placement should hold High school diploma. Required.

·       
At least
three years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.

·       
Analytical
Thinking

·       
Technological
Awareness

·       
Innovation
and creativity

·       
Knowledge
of English is required.

Desirable
Qualifications & Competencies

·       
Additional
certificate or training/certificate in Data management, Statistics, Information
Technology, or related fields is required is desirable

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.

Click Here

Deadline: 21st June 2020

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