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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Cox's Bazaar
  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2018-03-22

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Information Management Officer (TA, 364 days) - NO-A; Cox's Bazar (Only for Bangldeshi)

Cox's Bazaar (Bangladesh)

Fundamental to the job is the ability to collect accurate and meaningful data, and present information in a way that is easily understood by UNICEF staff and partners to influence decision making. There are a range of options for visualization including mapping, dashboards, tables, charts, and narratives. It is important that the IM Officer can also discuss the information directly with the internal and external decision makers to interpret the findings.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of Assignment:

Fundamental to the job is the ability to collect accurate and meaningful data, and present information in a way that is easily understood by UNICEF staff and partners to influence decision making. There are a range of options for visualization including mapping, dashboards, tables, charts, and narratives. It is important that the IM Officer can also discuss the information directly with the internal and external decision makers to interpret the findings.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Data Collection, Compilation, and Analysis

  1. Support programs especially Child Protection section in information management of partners existing activity tracker and build their capacity to manage their own database where needed.    
  2. Support UNICEF PME unit’s plan of directly reporting to the sector the results achievement of the agency under its CLA responsibility (Education, WASH, Nutrition, CP/GBV) by working with sector IMs on finding appropriate solution for timely and reliable data management
  3. Support and monitor UNICEF partner’s reporting mechanism through ONA by working with partners in harmonizing their databases to be in line with real-time monitoring requirements e.g., location such camp level reporting versus facility-based; level of disaggregation (gender, age); and other requirements

 Data Visualization

Design and develop a package of humanitarian response data visualization products (including maps, dashboards, info-graphics and financial/ resource analyses) that presents information in a way that is easily understood by various decision makers, individuals and groups. Products will be based on routine data that is available Cox’s Bazar level.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Education: Advanced University degree in Computer Applications, Statistics, MIS, Social Science, Mass communication or any other relevant subject. Some specific training on MIS will be an asset.

    Experience: 2 years of relevel professional working experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in-relevant area. Experience in the use of computers and MS Office software packages and handling of web based management system.

    LANGUAGES (Indicate the languages requirements.)

    Fluency in English and very good working knowledge of Bangla.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

Competency Profile :

i)  Core Values (Required)

  • Commitment      
  •  Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

ii)  Core Competencies (Required)

•  Communication [ II ]           

•  Working with People [ II ]        

•  Drive for Results [ II ]

 iii) Functional Competencies (Required)

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts  [ I ]              
  • Analyzing  [ I ]        
  • Applying Technical Expertise   [ I ]                          
  • Learning and Researching   [ II ]                        
  • Planning and Organizing  [ II ]

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all Bangladeshi candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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