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Information Management Senior Assistant

Port Sudan

  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Port Sudan
  • Grade: Administrative support - LICA-5, Local Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-23

Job categories Administration, IT, Demining
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5019/28041
Department/office GPO, NYPO, PSC, Sudan Project Unit
Duty station Port Sudan, Sudan
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration (Ongoing ), possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and organisational requirements.
Application period 30-Apr-2024 to 23-May-2024
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities



Under the supervision of the Head of Project Unit (HPU) and the Information Management officer (IMO), your duties and responsibilities will be to: 

  • Assist in maintaining the Programme’s Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA)database and its archive.

  • Assist in providing support in the installation of the IMSMA system and making sure that the overall system is operational and meets the operational needs of the programme.

  • Provide remote support to new Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA)users and UNMAS programmes.

  •  Assist in performing monthly audit of mine action information to ensure data completeness, integrity and quality.

  •  Support in verifying , recording and performing regular quality assurance all field data from implementers into the Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) database.

  •  Assist in the maintenance of programme reporting tools on available dangerous areas, casualty and clearance data.

  •  Update the programme risk assessment tracker and complete risk assessment data import on a regular basis.

  • Produce statistics and reports from the Mine Action data, when requested.

  • Engage with Mine Action partners to obtain information.  

  • Review and improve data collecting forms when necessary.

  • Prepare timely monthly reports and statistics as required by the programme, under guidance of the Information management officer (IMO).

  • Assist with database training and technical assistance to implementing partners and external stakeholders where necessary.

  • Assist with Information technology (IT) and other general computer related issues.

Geographic Information System(GIS) Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare and print informative maps with mine action and other available data.  

  • support in regularly liaising with the  Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) focal point to ensure all Information Management System (IMS) workflows are accurate and updated. 

Education/Experience/Language requirements


  • A First Level University Degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience is required OR 

  • Secondary education (High School equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required.


  • Relevant experience is defined as experience  in the field of database administration, information management,  or relevant field.

  •  Experience in the Windows operating system is required.

  •  Experience  of Microsoft Office applications is required. 

  • Experience with  IMSMA  is desired.

Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in English (speak, read, and write) is required. 

  • Fluency in Arabic (speak, read, and write) is required.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.