The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
The Assistant Information Management Officer assists in the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information. The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the central level in field operations, compiles data and analyses information from populations of concern. S/he supports the Programme Team and UNHCR’s 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.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
Compile, aggregate 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.
Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.
Assist in training of data entry and data collection teams.
Perform other related duties as required.
1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree
Field(s) of Education: Information Technology, Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or other relevant field.
Knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian community.
Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
Successful participation in the Operational Data management Learning Programme is desirable.
Experience in web design and software development is an asset.
Experience with relevant software such as ArcGIS, Mapinfo, SPSS, EpiInfo6, SQL Server, and/or proGres is desirable.
Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and/or Java is an asset.
DM-Data collection methodologies
DM-Data science methodologies
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
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