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Information Management Assistant – Data Analyst

South Sudan

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Administrative support
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Under Resolution 2625 (2022), the Security Council determined that the situation in South Sudan continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security in the region. The Council extended the UNMISS mandate until 15 March 2023. It also emphasized that the Mission should continue advancing its three-year strategic vision defined in resolution 2567 (2021) to prevent a return to civil war, build durable peace and support inclusive, accountable governance and free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance with the Revitalized Peace Agreement. Under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, UNMISS is therefore authorized to use all necessary means to implement its mandate which includes: (a) Protection of civilians (b) Creating conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian assistance (c) Supporting the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement and the Peace Process (d) Monitoring, investigating, and reporting on violations of humanitarian and human rights law: The overall ceiling for uniformed personnel is maintained at 17,000 troops and 2,101 police, including 88 corrections officers. Please refer to for more information.


UNMISS was established in 2011 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); subsequently, UNMISS mandate has been renewed through resolutions 2057 (2012), 2109 (2013), 2155 (2014), 2187 (2014), 2223 (2015), 2241 (Dec. 2015), 2304 (2016) and 2327 (2016), 2392 (Dec. 2017), 2406 (Mar. 2018), 2459 (Mar. 2019), 2514 (Mar. 2020), 2567 (Mar. 2021), 2625 (Mar. 2022).

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Information Management Officer (P-4), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Support the preparation and implementation of the section’s work plan primarily on business data management and analysis, and secondarily on Information Management and information systems management. • Assist in the preparation of analytical reports and presentations on strategic service delivery issues, including data gathering and analysis, identification of gaps and issues, and analysis of data as basis for making sound policy and operational recommendations. • Support the planning and conduct of various data collection methods, including web-based surveys, designing questionnaires: reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting survey responses; identifying problems, issues and preparing well substantiated conclusions and recommendations for improvement in service delivery. • Assist in the design and development of Information Management dashboards and similar tools, and in the monitoring and analysis of information management and systems. • Support follow-up actions as required on Information Management projects and analytical reports, focusing on remedial actions that may have to be taken by the relevant sections, and/or policies that have to be adopted by senior management. • Participate in meetings and learning activities related to Information Management and Information Systems management. • Carry out any other related duty that may be assigned by the supervisor. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:-Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day)- Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country- Provide annual and end of assignment reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.- Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible

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