Job Vacancy at UNICEF

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Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the job vacancy at UNICEF – United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.

Information Management Officer

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Abuja | Nigeria.

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Job Description:

  • Under the Emergency Manager’s overall supervision and general guidance, the Information Management Officer will be responsible for the below-mentioned tasks and outputs to enable evidence-based analysis and decision-making.

GIS mapping

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  • Provision of IM services, including GIS mapping for emergency-related decision-making, including data collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination.
  • Provide technical support to the newly established GIS unit of the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), in close consultation with the Emergency Specialist.
  • Conduct the biannual partners’ and service mapping of the Northwest Coordination Forum, by collecting and synthesizing data from UN agencies and NGOs.
  • Produce infographics and maps for donor and other reports and presentations.
  • Focal point for UNICEF GeoSight platform and integration into the Emergency Preparedness Platform (EPP) upgrade.

Cash transfer data management

  • Undertake the data management of emergency-led Humanitarian Cash Transfers (HCT) on the Humanitarian Cash Operation and Programme EcoSystem (HOPE), in close consultation with the NCO cash experts
  • Conduct the comparative analysis of cash recipients and government state social registries in close consultation with the Programme Specialist.

Data analysis and knowledge management

  • Adapt existing in-country information management approaches for collecting, analyzing, and reporting Sector activities and resources, and identifying information gaps, as needed
  • Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyze and report/disseminate information critical to decision making
  • Keep abreast of global standards for information management for inter-operability
  • Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website and SharePoint management
  • Manage an inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation, including the repository of Northwest Coordination Forum assessments.
  • Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes, including Humanitarian Performance Monitoring (HPM) as needed.
  • Serve as knowledge management focal point of the emergency team
  • Undertake other duties as relevant.

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Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A first level university degree (Bachelor’s) in Information Systems/Information Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Management, Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • GIS mapping expertise, and familiarity with ArcGIS is required.
  • Minimum two (2) years of similar work experience in Information Management preferably with NNGOs/INGOs and/or the UN is required.

Experience in major emergency response relevant to the sector is highly desirable.

  • Excellent written and spoken English is required.


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Deadline: December 29, 2023

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