Recrutements au Sénégal

United Nations Volunteers recruits 01 Information Management Officer (IMO)

United Nations Volunteers recruits 01 Information Management Officer (IMO)

Eligibility criteria

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

Job Description

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the RCO Team Leader, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Coordination: establish and maintain an information management network to facilitate information exchange and the promotion of data and information standards; work with first responders, such as WHO, OCHA and other operational agencies, to ensure a smooth transition of information tools and services; engage with counterparts in government to ensure those information activities are coordinated and consistent with national standards and practices; provide training and expertise on the use and development of information management tools and platforms to UNCT staff and partners; advocate for the use of data standards and common platforms, and for the open exchange of information;
  • Web Management: manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards; work with external counterparts on related web platforms such as ONU Senegal and dedicated platforms to COVID-19;
  • Data Management: design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value COVID-19 data for accuracy, consistency and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis;
  • Data Analysis: organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location-specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques; participate in the development and revision of data standards and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes; participate in the development, implementation and management of new indicators, together with its accompanying data, to be included in a Common
  • Dataset; understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value data on COVID-19 for accuracy, consistency and comparability;
  • Assessment Analysis: support assessment and needs analysis activities, including humanitarian needs overviews, secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments; provide advice on assessment design to ensure data quality; manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK);
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) & Mapping: develop and maintain spatial baseline and operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance; produce and update high-quality map products and online services; maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all humanitarian partners through local and/or online services;
  • Visualization: produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials;
  • When working with (including supervising) national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development, through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.


Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

An advanced university degree (i.e. Master’s degree or equivalent) in Emergency Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Computer Science, Statistics, Graphic Design, Social Sciences or other relevant field is required; a first-level university degree (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned academic disciplines in combination with qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree;

Required experience: 36 Months

Experience remark:

Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management, information systems, disaster management, humanitarian action or in related field is required;

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise: Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other communications related experience

Area of expertise details:

  • information management, information systems, disaster management, humanitarian action or in related field

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application Deadline: 04 August 2020

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