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Job Title: UNICEF Seeks Information Management Officer for Education Cluster

Location: Caracas, Venezuela

Contract Type: Temporary Appointment (NO-1)

Job Number: 127490

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Position Overview:

The Information Management Officer, reporting to the Child Protection Spec AoR Coordinator and the Education Cluster Coordinator, will manage the information management (IM) function for both the Child Protection AoR and Education Cluster at the national level in Caracas, Venezuela. The role involves ensuring IM processes contribute to a well-coordinated, strategic, and effective response by the AoR/Cluster/Sector/Working Group, providing accountability to those affected by the emergency.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Coordination and Representation:
    • Contribute to the effective rollout and monitoring of core cluster functions and the Humanitarian Programme Cycle.
    • Support IM functions, ensuring effective communication, reporting, and engagement.
    • Actively engage with other IMs through relevant IM Working Groups.
    • Promote harmonized and coordinated approaches to IM across partners and OCHA.
  2. IM Function Support:
    • Implement an IM strategy and data collection plan at the national level.
    • Conduct regular data reviews and primary data collection.
    • Process, analyze, and validate data to meet the information needs of stakeholders.
    • Create accurate, quality, and timely information products.
    • Disseminate information through appropriate channels.
    • Maintain a common and shared secure storage system.
  3. Needs Assessment and Analysis:
    • Contribute to the planning and implementation of needs assessments and analysis.
    • Collect information on economic needs, markets, and price monitoring.
    • Identify information gaps and implement ways to bridge them.
    • Analyze needs assessment data for strategic decision-making.
  4. Strategic Response Planning:
    • Implement partner presence mapping at the national level.
    • Contribute to strategic planning, response prioritization, and development of response plans.
  5. Resource Mobilization:
    • Monitor and analyze financial situation of AoR/Sector/Working Groups.
    • Support financial tracking and reporting on the Financial Tracking Service.
    • Support evidence-based advocacy and resource mobilization.
  6. Implementation and Monitoring:
    • Implement and maintain monitoring plans and databases.
    • Support timely and quality monitoring reports.
    • Monitor information flows, processing, analysis, and dissemination.
    • Contribute to gap and coverage analysis of the humanitarian response.
  7. Operational Peer Review and Evaluation:
    • Participate in annual cluster coordination performance monitoring.
    • Contribute to sectoral and broader humanitarian evaluations.
  8. Accountability to Affected People:
    • Encourage meaningful participation of affected people.
    • Maintain effective feedback mechanisms and handle complaints appropriately.
    • Ensure systematic collection and analysis of data about the most vulnerable.
  9. Strengthen National and Local Capacity:
    • Support actions to strengthen local and national leadership and capacity.
    • Implement an IM capacity assessment and development plan for partners.
UNICEF Seeks Information Management Officer for Education Cluster
UNICEF Seeks Information Management Officer for Education Cluster

Qualifications:

  • Education: University degree in Information Management, Information Systems, GIS, Computer Science, Statistics, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum one year of professional experience in information management, data management, or related fields with the UN and/or NGOs. Experience in a humanitarian context is essential.

Language Requirements: Fluency in Spanish and English working knowledge.

Technical Requirements:

  • Familiarity with humanitarian architecture, cluster approach, and core functions.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles, standards, and guidelines.
  • Strong IM technical knowledge and skills, including data planning, collection, processing, analysis, and management.
  • Proficiency in communication, data visualization, and website management.
  • Ability to gather and act on feedback for continuous improvement.

Assets:

  • Formal training in AoR/Cluster/Sector/Working Group Information Management or an advanced university degree.
  • Experience working in the humanitarian coordination system.
  • Knowledge of other official UN languages.

To Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply by the deadline of January 21, 2024, Venezuela Standard Time. UNICEF Seeks Information Management Officer for Education Cluster

For a detailed job description and to apply, please refer to the complete Job Description: [Download File IM Officer (CP AoR and Edu) NOA.pdf] UNICEF Seeks Information Management Officer for Education Cluster

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion, welcoming candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We offer a range of benefits, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, and accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct incompatible with UN objectives, including sexual exploitation and abuse.

Applicants are subject to rigorous reference and background checks, and must adhere to UNICEF standards and principles. Medical clearance and vaccination requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid), will apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further stages of the selection process.

This post is open only to nationals of Venezuela.

 

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