Information Management Officer, NOA, FT, Gaziantep Turkey #115187
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
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For every child, and advocate
Within the framework of its 2021 – 2025 Country Programme in Turkey, UNICEF is aiming to expand its operational presence South East Turkey through its field office located in Gaziantep. South East Turkey holds a large presence of refugee and migrant population as well as high risk of humanitarian and protection crises, including large-scale movements of refugees and migrants. In this context UNICE Turkey is committed to expansion of programmatic collaboration with local authorities (Municipalities, Governorates) and CSOs in order to strengthen the multi-sectorial community based programming for children, including refigee and migrant children.
Under the supervision of the Emergency Officer NOB and in close collaboration with Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Section and Monitoring Working group, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating information management (IM) and monitoring in Gaziantep Field Office (FO).
How can you make a difference?
- Information Management
Support the programme sections in the FO and the UNICEF Monitoring WG, the Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) section in assessing existing IM systems, identifying gaps in data management and strengthening them in line with the Country Programme monitoring and reporting needs.
Support FO programme sections by providing technical IM support to national counterparts as well as partners in strengthening or developing IM systems in line with the Country Programme needs.
Coordinate the development and/or strengthening of relevant information management tools for data collection, analysis and visualization to facilitate monitoring, reporting and decision-making in line with the Country Programme needs.
Contribute to identify ways to strengthen and continuously improve relevant monitoring and information management systems within UNICEF, including through possible innovative approaches.
Coordinate the deployment and/or management of new information management tools as relevant
Support information management for the Child Protection and Education Working Groups of South East Turkey, in close contact with members of the groups.
Participate to inter-agency Info Management working groups / meetings in South East Turkey.
- Data Collection and Analysis
Organize data collection and analysis for UNICEF programmes in South East Turkey.
Develop infographics and maps to support data analysis and communication of results achieved for children.
Support the field office work to assess and document children’s vulnerabilities in South East turkey, in close coordination with PME section in Ankara. Through this work, support UNICEF’s work on advocacy as well as the development of new programmes / partnerships.
Coordinate monitoring by UNICEF teams of all programmes implemented by the Field Office. Ensure a harmonized approach to data collection in the field across programmes and with multiple partners. Monitor the implementation of HACT programmatic visits and related recommendations.
Support partners in South Est Turkey to develop monitoring frameworks with clear and harmonized indicators to enable data aggregation and comparison across programmes.
Work in close collaboration with the PME section in Ankara to ensure a coherent and streamlined approach to field monitoring in line with the UNICEF national monitoring strategy.
Act as focal point for the Field Office for evaluations of programmes in South East Turkey managed by the PME section.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
A university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant technical field.
One year of relevant professional work experience is required.
Field work experience.
Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
Fluency in English and Turkish.
Knowledge of the another UN language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).
The competencies required for this post are...
Core competencies skills
- Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (Level 2)
- Works Collaboratively with others (Level 2)
- Builds and Maintains Partnerships (Level 2)
- Innovates and Embraces Change (Level 2)
- Thinks and Acts Strategically (Level 2)
- Drives to achieve impactful results (Level 2)
- Manages ambiguity and complexity (Level 2)
- Analyzing (Level2)
- Applying technical expertise (Level2)
- Learning and researching (Level2)
- Planning and organizing (Level2)
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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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
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.