UNV Regional Websites

UNV works in 150 countries and territories, deploying UN Volunteers to advance sustainable development at grassroots level. Explore our work in the different regions of the world.

East and Southern Africa
East and Southern Africa
West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa
Arab States
Arab States
Europe and the CIS
Europe and the CIS
Latin America
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific
Category Host entity Country
Information Management Officer 28 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRWA Jordan
Amman (JOR)
6 months with possibility of extension
28 November 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Field Programme Support Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Information Management Officer (IMO) will stay up-to-date on UNRWA’s COVID-19 response and regular program responses in Jordan, and is responsible for analysing the responses and results to the senior management of UNRWA Jordan Field Office. In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, IMO will:

  • Conduct data collection of UNRWA Jordan Field’s COVID-19 Response from Programme Departments and relevant units in coordination with Programme Support Unit (PSO) and Donor Relations Unit (DRPSO); if needed, designs a mechanism for collecting data;
  • Monitor and analyses the implementation of the response and specific aspects of the activities; identifies problems and issues to be addressed, and recommends corrective actions and tracks follow-ups with relevant Departments;
  • Undertake research to identify suitable qualitative and quantitative data and incorporate these into trends and analytic products and visual materials;
  • Provide other substantive technical support to the effective implementation of the responses including creating /strengthening database;
  • Coordinate the preparation of various written outputs including draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of report and studies, inputs to publications in coordination with DRPSO and Public Information Office (PIO);
  • Contribute to thematic mapping, trend analyses and the development of written profiles. Identify opportunities where additional analysis could enhance understanding of a given situation or theme; Coordinates workshops or relevant sessions for the lessons-learnt among Jordan’s Field’s colleagues related to the Response Plan by reviewing actions and making future recommendations;
  • Liaise with UNRWA HQ Departments and other stakeholders when necessary;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in information management, computer science, social science or related field, preferably with knowledge in statistics, is required.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management in a humanitarian crisis, emergency management or similar areas is required.
  • Experience in producing data analytics, data visualisation products, and infographics design is required with Power BI or similar software.
  • Additional training and certification in programme/project management would be an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in analysis and reporting;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment. Knowledge of statistical package such as SPSS would be an asset.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision

* 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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 28-11-2020