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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Management Officer 17 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
UNFPA
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
17 November 2020

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

  • Manage data depository through the newly established program data-base system for tracking the program progress and achievement based on the established performance parameters. This implies:
  • Collecting regular program data from field operation units and enter them in the database system;
  • Preparing regular reports – disaggregated by output/thematic area, geographic area, type and sex of beneficiaries - and share with management and technical units for update on status of progress;
  • Contributing to developing standards and procedures for access to data by CO staff and keep the system update and maintenance based on needs and priorities;
  • Provide timely and quality inputs for development of the Country Office Annual Planning, Monitoring and Reporting;
  • Ensure that the program database system is consistent with the Strategic Information System (SIS) and the Global Programming System (GPS) by means of performance measures (indicators and milestones); this implies regular review and check on the SIS and WP Progress Reports in the GPS to identify gaps for adjustment;
  • Provide rapid and accurate information on the program’s coverage, coordination and coherence to ensure consistency between the results achieved and the CP objectives and targets.
  • Provide Information Management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination
  • Provide Information Management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination
  • Provide Information Management support to needs assessments for all sectors/sub-sectors (e.g. health, protection, GBV, logistics, etc.) and provide Information Management support to needs assessments within UNFPA-led clusters while participating in joint/harmonized needs assessments with other partners/clusters. Support operational leads in making methodological decisions about how to conduct needs assessments.
  • Coordinate inter-agency information management activities at the all level and facilitate the creation of inter-agency relationships and opportunities for cooperation at the country-level within the region.
  • Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on fund management, work plan management, M&E, etc.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice
  • Miscellaneous
  • Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats
  • Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced degree in economics, medicine, statistics, ICT, or other social sciences.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of experience with programs monitoring and evaluation or information management systems;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent computer knowledge of spreadsheet, oracle and other data processing software.
  • Good knowledge of English language – speaking and writing.
  • Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work in teams
  • 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.); email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with tight deadlines;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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 Sudan and legal residents Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 17-10-2020