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Generic Vacancy Announcement - Information Management Officers, (NO-2), Kampala, Uganda (Open to Nationals)

Kampala (Uganda)


UNICEF Uganda is seeking committed and dedicated professionals in the Information Management sector at the NOB level who can join us in our mission to deliver results for children. This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Talent Group for Information Management Officers at the NOB level in Uganda Country Office. Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified professionals intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available. After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in the Talent Group for Information Management Officers at NOB Level for a period of 36 months. While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies nationally for roles in the Information Management sector. Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process. Contracts may be Fixed Term (FT) or Temporary Appointment (TA).

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, a fair chance…


Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.


Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office

How can you make a difference?

In support of the achievements of the overall country programme goals and objectives and under the general supervision of the Chief of Social Policy & Advocacy, provide professional technical assistance and inputs to guide programme design, planning and implementation, management and evaluation, through data analysis and information management.

The key functions involves the following:

To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Geographic Information Systems/Science, Natural or Environment Science, Surveying, Civil Engineering or Computer Science/ Information Systems, Social Policy, or other relevant disciplines, with specialized training in Geographic Information Systems.

    *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in At least five years of relevant professional work experience. 
  • Data analysis, database management, commensurate work experience (NO).
  • Background/familiarity with humanitarian or development related work.
    For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results and Functional Competencies Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, Learning and Researching, and Planning and Organizing.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


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: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Kampala (Uganda)
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-02

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