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Information Management Officer, (NO-2), Caracas, Venezuela, TA, #112089, VENEZUELA NATIONALS ONLY

Caracas (Venezuela)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Caracas (Venezuela)
  • Grade: NO-B, 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: 2019-12-09

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Under the overall guidance of the UNICEF Head of Education section and in close collaboration with the ECW FER Project Manager, the ECW Information Officer is responsible for the provision of IM services along all stages of the Venezuela Education Cannot Wait Project. The Education Cannot Wait (ECW) IM Officer for the FER project in Venezuela is based at the UNICEF Caracas Office. The Information Management Officer reports to the UNICEF Head of Education section in Venezuela.

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.

For every child, Education

https://youtu.be/hMKbkii-7aQ

How can you make a difference?

Under the overall guidance of the UNICEF Head of Education section and in close collaboration with the ECW FER Project Manager, the ECW Information Officer is responsible for the provision of IM services along all stages of the Venezuela Education Cannot Wait Project.

The Education Cannot Wait (ECW) IM Officer for the FER project in Venezuela is based at the UNICEF Caracas Office. The Information Management Officer reports to the UNICEF Head of Education section in Venezuela.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Provision of IM services for decision making including: data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination, mapping and visualization.
  • Develop or adapt pre-existing simple, user-friendly reporting formats in consultation key stakeholders that include provision for gender and age disaggregation of data and reporting on particularly vulnerable groups. 
  • Set up and maintain reliable data storage and processing systems, including back-up and archiving conventions
  • Support UNICEF and the subgrantees for the implementation of ECW project by developing/adapting monitoring systems according to technical standards, humanitarian principles and indicators for measuring thee progress and effectiveness of the ECW FER project in Venezuela, considering national standards or guidelines, as well as globally-agreed standards such as the Inter-Agency Network on Education in Emergencies (INEE) Minimum Standards.  
  • Ensure that ECW FER project implementing partners provide and are provided with timely, consistent and compatible data and information on education needs and assistance is provided for operational analysis and decision-making including establishing and maintaining the “Who does What Where When (4W)” database and derivative products, such as infographics and maps.
  • Ensure the use of appropriate information technology for information sharing within and beyond the Education Cluster (e.g. through Google-Groups).
  • Monthly Dashboard with ECW/ FER project in Venezuela key situation facts, progress against Project Plan goals using key project indicators and milestones status.
  • Support the ECW/ FER project in Venezuela Project Manager in the drafting of project reports and proposals.

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

  • University degree in  education, geographic sciences, humanitarian affairs, political science, information technology, information systems, engineering or communications.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience, including the implementation of surveys, monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Proven experience in the design and management of data bases.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required. Good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation and knowledge of another UN language an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are...

Core Values

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

Core competencies

  • Communication (II)
  • Working with people (I)
  • Drive for results (I)

Functional Competencies:

  • Formulating strategies and concepts (I)
  • Analyzing (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (II)
  • 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 candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

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