Information Management Associate

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Standard Job Description

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 DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System) IM-Statistics Analysis *IT-Microsoft Excel (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.

Desired Candidate Profile

The candidate should have UNHCR experience in information and data management. S/he should be able to operationalizes data standards in field operations, compile and explore data from all populations of concern. S/he should have experience in guiding the Program Team in the implementation of indicator monitoring systems and the Protection Team in the implementation of protection monitoring systems. The candidate is expected to be proactive, motivated and innovative as well as creative and update her/his knowledge about systems, particularly in processing and visualizing data. As the candidate will be responsible to provide support to interagency actors, implementing partners and counterparts, s/he should have an experience in working with partners. S/he should have experience in the training of UNHCR and partner staff as well as other stakeholders.

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Additional Qualifications


DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System), IM-Statistics Analysis, IT-Microsoft Excel



Information Technology – Other, Social Sciences – Other, Statistics – Other

Work Experience


Accountability, Analytical thinking, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Innovation & creativity, Organizational awareness, Teamwork & collaboration, Technological awareness

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Functional clearance

This position doesn’t require a functional clearance

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