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Information Analyst Int. Specialist UNSOM Somalia

Information Analyst

Information Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
Expected Starting Date
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Chief IAT/Information Analyst, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintain understanding of socio-political, security (including terrorism-related), humanitarian and other developments/events relevant for the implementation of the Mission mandate through monitoring and collection of data/information from multiple sources, including UN Mission civilian, military and police components, UN Country Team (UNCT), national military/civilian authorities, NGOs, media and other key stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development of accurate and timely IAT analytical products and briefings, in coordination with other Mission components and sources (socio-political, security analysis, cross-cutting analyses) .
  • Serve as a focal point for the acquisition of information from UNSOM Field Offices.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of IAT tools, such as Information Requirements, in consultation with all relevant information collection components of the Mission.
  • Assist in classifying, managing, storing, and transferring information by using IAT information management processes and systems. Information analysis: Organize, analyze and synthesize information for the identification of trends, production of forecasts, and assessments.
  • Assist in maintaining a system for classifying and storing confidential information, in consultation with information management/technology expertise.
  • Contribute to effective working relationships within IAT and other UN Mission components, the UNCT, and relevant external actors and organizations.
  • Assist the Chief IAT with any other task as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 36 months of progressively responsible analytical work in the field of international affairs and/orinternational security. Experience in a UN field mission or equivalent experience is desirable. Working experience in the Horn of Africa and/or on violent extremism is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
Area of expertise details

Horn of Africa experience; and/or working experience on violent extremism is desirable.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26 September 2021