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Info Management Associate - LICA-6 (UNOPS)

Aden (Yemen)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Aden (Yemen)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-21

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This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants. 1. Interested applicants should consult the UNOPS Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
2. This position is open to internal and external applicants. External applicants must be legally present in Yemen at the time of application, recruitment and hire.
3. Candidates meeting the eligibility requirements indicated in this vacancy notice should apply until 21 September 2021. 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.
Accountability (key results that will be achieved)

¿ The Office delivers reliable, accessible and user-friendly, relevant, predictable, appropriate and timely information. 
¿ Global data standards, and where appropriate, the establishment of country-specific common data standards are adopted by UNHCR and its partners.

Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results)

Under the supervision of the Protection Officer, the Information M. Associate will:

¿ Use Kobo Collect to accurately process collected information on residents, their needs, and services and assistance received. 
¿ Key person to upload and run reports and coordinates the inputs of partners to make sure the quality is preserved and monitored.
¿ Perform data entry.  Download data regularly from the ASSIST system/Activity Inf onto Excel and manage the Excel documents.  Use Excel to produce summary statistics and graphs and contribute to Area specific dashboards.
¿ Maintain databases with constantly updating information and confirming complete data accuracy.  Undertake quality control exercises.  Identify challenges and problems with the recorded data and suggest solutions.
¿ Support the SN Shelter/NFI, CCCM and Protection cluster coordinators and coordinate with UNHCR staff and other organizations on data and information.
¿ Provide field-level capacity building for data collection enumerators.
¿ Attend on a need basis, the coordination and cluster meetings pertaining to Protection/Shelter/NFI/CCCM activities as appropriate, provides IM input and support with a view to support evidence-based assistance and coordination.
¿ Pending the roll out of ASSIST across the south, should be responsible for managing the beneficiaries lists for the cluster.

Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)

¿ Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
¿ Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements

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

Relevant Job Experience
Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
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.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

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. Knowledge in English and Arabic is essential Duration:  Until 31/12/2021 (Renewal is subject to availability of budget and satisfactory performance)
Under the supervision of the Protection Officer.
Candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only pre-selected candidates will be notified. Only online applications are accepted (applications sent by email will not be accepted). No late applications will be accepted.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
If you have questions during the on-line application, please contact HR Team well before the deadline: at (Aden). The closing date for submission of applications is 21 September 2021  (Midnight Yemen 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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