Information Management Officer – Mogadisho

  • Mogadisho
  • Full time
  • 11 months ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

  • icon
    Category
  • icon
    Shift
  • icon
    Posted On Jun 9 ,2020
  • icon
    No. of Openings 1 opening
  • icon
    Job Level :
  • icon
    Job Experience : 2 years

Job Description

Information Management Officer - (2002091)  

Grade: NO-B

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 1 year (subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and continuing need for the position)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.

PN418811

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health development agendas and emergency/resilience programmes, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  1. Support the collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes supporting the response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), epidemic bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP).
  2. Aggregate and maintain inter-country information from WHO and partners including contact lists, performance monitoring, health indicator data, health situation data, health response data.
  3. Participate in the basic geographic analysis for maps and other reports (such as dashboards, SitReps, etc).
  4. Upon delegation provide information sharing between institutions, to strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to inter-sectoral dashboards and reports.
  5. Participate in field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveys.
  6. Provide information management input into the planning and data/information management process; on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination and management.
  7. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: First university degree in information or data management, computer sciences, statistics, applied math, public health, or a related field. Desirable: Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or emergency information management.

Experience

Essential: At least two years of related experience in information management, monitoring, and data analysis. Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies; experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations. Experience in developing countries.

Skills

--> Sound skills in the area of information management, data analysis, and statistics

--> Demonstrated ability to design, manage and analyze complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools --> High level of analytical skills.

--> Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.

WHO Competencies

WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Ensuring the effective use of resources Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Local language. Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of other UN Language.

REMUNERATION

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 34,004 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line.   For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.  Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

Skills: