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Info Management Associate (FTA Quito)

Quito (Ecuador)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Quito (Ecuador)
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-01

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This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants. Information Management Associate

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Information Management Associate supports the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information.

The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the central level in field operations, compiles and explores data from all populations of concern. S/he supports the Programme Team and UNHCR¿s implementing partners in the choice of indicators for monitoring to be included in sub-agreements as well as the Protection Team in operationalizing protection monitoring systems.


All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties
- Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
- Compile and aggregate information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data. 
- Collect, collate and process information and perform data quality and consistency control.
- Produce summary statistics.
- Support the coordination of data collection teams.
- Support and leverage geographic data for map production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).
- Share UNHCR data with partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with agreed frequencies.
- Participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.
- Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
- Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.
- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education
Not applicable;

Certificates and/or Licenses
Information Technology;
Statistics;
Social Sciences;
HCR Operatnl Dta Mgmt Lrng Prg;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Essential
Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
Desirable
Experience in web design and software development is an asset. Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

Functional Skills
*IT-Microsoft Excel;
DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System);
MS-Statistics Analysis;
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.


This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Competencies as defined in Job Profile English is mandatory If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please submit your application according the following instructions:

External candidates:
- Candidates who do NOT have access to the system MSRP should submit their application through UNHCR's official site for applications:
www.unhcr.org - Careers ¿ Vacancies ¿ Ecuador ¿ Information Management Associate.

- (In case you face technical problems, please enter with a different browser).

Candidates with access to the system MSRP (internal candidates):
- Your application must be submitted through:
MSRP ¿ Self-Service ¿ Recruiting ¿ Careers ¿ Ecuador ¿ Information Management Associate. 

1. For any technical issues encountered during the online application, please contact the Global Service Desk (hqussd@unhcr.org) prior to the deadline to allow enough time to resolve issues.

2. For any questions about the selection process, please contact Human Resources (valderrc@unhcr.org). The closing date is 02 December 2020 00H00 Geneva Time  (01 December 2020 - 18h00 Ecuador Time)
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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