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Information Management Systems Specialist, GBV (consultancy)

Juba (South Sudan)

Position summary:

The consultant is responsible for developing the information management system (IMS) for the Gender based Violence (GBV) Sub-Cluster.  S/he will be the focal point for the collection, analysis and dissemination of GBV-related information relevant to the South Sudan GBV humanitarian response.

Scope of work:

The consultant will be reporting to the GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinator. S/he will be working from the Country Office in Juba and conduct monthly field visit to PoC camps and humanitarian affected areas.

The specific duties are as follows:

1.    Implement GBVIMS in South Sudan

  • Technical support on the use of GBVIMS: provide quality and timely technical support to data gathering organizations (ARC, IRC, Nile Hope, DRC and INTERSOS) and second phase organizations (Ministry of Gender CES, and 5 NNGOs and other potential new actors), include them in the GBVIMS tools, and provide technical assistance
  • Capacity building: support training of field teams on GBVIMS tools
  • Convene monthly meetings with GBVIMS working group to discuss progress and implementation challenges
  • Promote linkages between GBVIMS users and other information management systems such as  Monitoring Analysis and Reporting  Arrangements (MARA) and Monitoring Reporting Mechanisms (MRM)- Participate in the monthly MARA meeting and provide guidance

2.    Manage information for the GBV Sub-Cluster

  • Work closely with the GBV coordinator at national level and in the field coordination hubs to determine the priority data and information needs to inform GBV programming and advocacy
  • Serve as the main point of contact between the GBV Sub-Cluster and OCHA for reporting (on operational presence, service delivery, sitreps, monthly reports, weekly meeting minutes etc.) and serve as focal point on the inter-cluster IM working group
  • Support the GBV Sub-Cluster’s strategic and operational decision making by processing and analyzing data and information and presenting it in formats most useful for analysis (e.g. reports, infographs, matrices, maps)


The consultant is supposed to produce:

  • Reports on a monthly basis
  • Monthly and quarterly analytical situations of GBV services
  • GBV Sub-Cluster infographs
  • Final report

Duration of the consultancy: 

6 months


  •  Advanced degree in social sciences, (e.g. in public health, humanitarian affairs, political science, development studies, demography or a related field) or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a related area
  • 5 years of experience in IM for the humanitarian sector, including secondary data reviews, 3/4/5W reporting, gap analysis, analytical situations of GBV services
  • Familiarity with Excel, desktop publishing software, and basic website updates 
  • Professional experience with GBV or any other aspect of protection in emergencies, including demonstrated understanding of monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the survivor-centred approach to GBV programming, particularly in the context of information management (i.e. GBVIMS training), is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the cluster approach and the Transformative Agenda systems and procedures is considered an asset
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.

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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Juba (South Sudan)
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-02-01

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