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Information Management Associate

Moldova

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Moldova
  • Grade: Administrative support - GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-30

Grade

GS6

Staff Member / Affiliate Type

General Service

Reason

Temporary > Temporary Assignment/ Appointment

Hardship Level

A (least hardship)

Family Type

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Residential location (if applicable)

Target Start Date

2024-06-01

Target End Date

2024-11-30

Job Posting End Date

May 30, 2024

Standard Job Description

Information Management Associate

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Information Management Associate supports 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 and explores data from all 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.


All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.


Duties
- Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
- Compile and aggregate information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data.
- Collect, collate and process information and perform data quality and consistency control.
- Produce summary statistics.
- Support the coordination of data collection 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.
- Participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.
- Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
- Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.

- Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s).
- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education
Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses
Information Technology;
Statistics;
Social Sciences;
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(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Essential
Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.

Desirable
Experience in web design and software development is an asset. Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

Functional Skills
DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System)
IM-Statistics Analysis
*IT-Microsoft Excel
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements
For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.


All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.


This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Desired Candidate Profile

UNHCR is looking for an Information Management Associate, G6 position for a period of 6 months.

Under the supervision of the Information Management Officer, the Information Management Associate will be expected to:

- Support with implementation of the Socio-Economic Assessment in Moldova.
- Support the coordination of data collection teams.
- Participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.
- Compile and aggregate information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data.
- Collect, collate and process information and perform data quality and consistency control.
- Produce summary statistics.
- Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.
- Share UNHCR data with partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with agreed frequencies.
- Assist in administrative tasks, such as report preparation and providing support to authorized personnel during field missions.
- Perform any other related duties as required.

Working knowledge of English is mandatory, Russian is considered as an asset.

University degree in Social Science, Statistics, Information Management, Economics, Data Science, Geography GIS, Demography Computer Science, or other relevant field will be treated preferably.

Previous working experience in project management with a focus on research/assessments with a demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies and knowledge of national statistical systems will be considered an asset.


General information:

This position is open to applications from internal and external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.

Candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and must have either Moldovan citizenship or the legal status necessary to work in Moldova.

UNHCR’s workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. We seek to sustain and strengthen this diversity and to ensure equal opportunities, as well as an inclusive working environment, for our entire workforce. Joining us means living, sharing and promoting these core values of inclusion, diversity and gender equality.

Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

UNHCR reserves the right to retain applications and consider external candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNHCR at the same grade or lower level and with similar job descriptions, experience, and educational requirements for the appointment of a shorter duration (Temporary Appointment).

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


Remuneration & Benefits:
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. The annual net salary is between MDL 334,249 and MDL 389,959 depending on relevant experience, excluding dependency allowances (if applicable), mandatory medical insurance and pension fund enrollment.

For more information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the Office of HR Management of United Nations:

https://onehr.un.org/salary-survey/#/viewdutystation/636b9e0899530c554d34b467.

Functional Clearance

This position doesn't require a functional clearance

Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level)

English

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Desired languages

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Additional Qualifications

Skills

DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System), IM-Statistics Analysis, IT-Microsoft Excel

Education

Certifications

Information Technology - Other, Social Sciences - Other, Statistics - Other

Work Experience

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Other information

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