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Information Management Specialist, Gender Based Violence, Erbil, Iraq, P3

Erbil (Iraq)

  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Erbil (Iraq)
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Gender-based violence
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
    • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-19

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Job Summary

The post of GBV Information Management Specialist is located in Erbil Sub-Office of Iraq Country Office (CO) and reports to GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinator 

Job Purpose

Under the overall supervision of the GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinator, this position is responsible for maintaining, strengthening, leading and managing the GBV Sub-Cluster Information Management and the GBVIMS functions. The GBV Sub-Cluster is an “area of responsibility” under the Global Protection Cluster and the mechanism through which gender-based violence in emergencies is coordinated within the inter-agency humanitarian system. The GBV Sub-Cluster’s objective is to ensure more predictable, accountable and effective GBV prevention and response in emergencies. 

Following the activation of humanitarian clusters in Iraq at the beginning of 2014, UNFPA was assigned the leadership role for the GBV sub-cluster. Part of UNFPA’s task under this role was to strengthen information management of the Sub-cluster and to improve safe and ethical GBV data collection and sharing. 

• Advanced degree in Information Management, social sciences, or related field 

Knowledge and Experience: 

• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Information management preferably 
with GBV IMS experience in a humanitarian context
• Experience in developing and facilitating workshops;
• Experience in information management, database development, usage and 
• Demonstrated capacity to analyse data/statistics for humanitarian operations;
• Excellent Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Access and database software, 
including in depth knowledge of pivot table/chart analysis; 
• Demonstrated organizational skills: the ability to work independently and productively, with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment; 
• Flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team environment and independently, and to handle requests or issues as they arise; 
• Demonstrated understanding of issues related to confidentiality, data safety and other ethical concerns related to the sharing on sensitive data between humanitarian agencies; 
•  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with people in a wide range of functions in a multi-cultural environment 
• Demonstrated capacity to analyse data/statistics for humanitarian operations;
• Fluency in English and, Arabic strongly preferred 


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