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Communications and Outreach Manager

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

The Communications and Outreach Manager will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for increasing iMMAP’s internal communications and external communications, visibility and raise awareness of the organization’s mission and accomplishments. The Communications and Outreach Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining iMMAP’s communications activity from iMMAP’s country offices and field projects.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Branding and Internal Communications

  1. Develop Branding Guidelines and Style Guide
  2. Create Basic Onboarding and Training Material
  3. Conduct Organization-Wide Brand Training
  4. Develop a Monthly Report Template
  5. Use Reports to Collect Updates
  6. Build a Central Document Repository
  7. Increase Collaboration and Peer Learning within iMMAP
  8. Complete regular staff surveys

External Communications

  1. Develop Clear, Standard Communication Channels for Partners
  2. Create Clear One-Pagers and documentation on iMMAP Services
  3. Strategically develop and maintain relationships with key journalists and media agencies
  4. Identify and pursue media opportunities, including preparation and dissemination of press releases
  5. Redesign, Relaunch and keep content updated on iMMAP’s Website
  6. Increase Social Media Presence
  7. Develop an Editorial Calendar

Duration

Contract is for one year, to begin as soon as possible.
 
QUALIFICATIONS

Required

iMMAP offers a comfortable work environment with competitive compensation and benefits package. We are conveniently located two blocks from the Metro Center Metro Station on the Red Line.

Full-time Communications and Outreach Manager should be hired to be the cohesive force behind all our branding and communications efforts. The candidate should have the following qualifications. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required but not entirely inclusive.

  1. At least 8 years of experience and a background in nonprofit, internationally-focused organizations with communications and branding.
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Web Design, Interactive Media, and/or a related field.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills that enable him or her to effectively communicate across a variety of platforms and continents.
  4. Desired multilingual (though not crucial) in English, Arabic, and French.
  5. Understanding of complex internal organizational structures and the ability to maximize engagement of a variety of stakeholders.
  6. The ability to work with designers, content contributors, and others to be a brand steward and protect its cohesiveness.
  7. The ability and willingness to travel up to 35% of the time to field offices to conduct trainings and be present as a resource to staff.

Desireable

Graphic design: Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Applications (Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver

Web Content Management System: Proficiency in maintaining and customizing WordPress (basic PHP, CSS, and HTML)

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Youtube

Has gained experience in utilizing specialist communications techniques to enhance functional outputs

 
Deadline for Application: 21 April 2017
 

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MENA Regional Programme Director

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

iMMAP is looking for exceptional candidates for the position of Regional Programme Director for its Middle East & Northern Africa (MENA) Regional Office based in Amman, Jordan. iMMAP is seeking a Programme specialist with a minimum of 8 years of relevant leadership / management experience working in a humanitarian / recovery context, ideally as a Country Director; a strategic thinker and an exceptional communicator with the capacity to inspire and lead a network of skilled programme staff across the region. In addition, we are seeking an individual with a deep understanding of the challenges of working in coordination mechanisms and a solid knowledge of the context in region.
In this position, you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people via a humanitarian-to-humanitarian mandate.
 
JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the strategic development of Programme Support and Roving Capacity systems and structures that maximise support to the Country Offices
  • Capitalise on regional opportunities and experiences to further strengthen and develop iMMAP’s programmes in the region
  • Ensure current donor relations are well managed and utilized to a maximum and further explore potential new donor opportunities within the region
  • Serve as the focal point for input of relevant content to the region’s annual and quarterly reports
  • Serve as the region’s focal point to HQ on program compliance and related issues
  • Oversee the timely recruitment of programme staff for the regional office
  • Liaise with country directors and country office program leads to ensure effective and constructive communication between related functions and country offices
  • Manage performance and staff development of the regional office staff with reference to respective ToR’s
  • Ensure that heads of section are accountable for results
  • Ensure implementation of, and, adherence to iMMAP’s global policies and initiatives
  • In cooperation with the Regional Director, explore and create synergies between country offices related to programmatic support and development
  • Identify, develop and coordinate regional resource mobilisation opportunities
  • Contribute to increase the profile of iMMAP as a leading humanitarian organisation in the region
  • Foster solid working relationships with key staff within the regional donor community and other relevant stakeholders
  • Provide technical support and strengthen capacities on specific programmatic aspects
  • Upon request deputize for the iMMAP MENA Regional Director

 
SALARY AND BENEFITS: According to iMMAP’s salary scale and terms and conditions. This position does not offer international or relocation benefits / allowances.
 
DUTY STATION: Amman
 
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
iMMAP may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. iMMAP reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
 
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, engineering, project management, international and humanitarian development or related fields.
  • At least eight years’ experience in project design and management responsibilities, including needs assessments, proposal development, project implementation planning, and performance tracking and reporting.
  • Experience to include substantive programming knowledge in specific countries of interest.
  • Practical programming and knowledge in humanitarian coordination mechanism.
  • Governance and leadership.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Previous management of a culturally diverse team.

Desireable

  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic, Turkish
  • Previous experience as a Country/Regional Director
  • Knowledge of information management systems

Key Competencies

  • Proven project planning, organization, coordination and control skills.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing projects through partner organizations and collaboration with academia, private donors and corporates for program quality.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through teams and collaboration.
  • Understanding of project financial budgeting and resource management.
  • Ability to work in environments with ambiguity, and with teams of diverse languages and cultures.
  • Willingness to travel extensively in the region (up to 50%).

 

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Senior Information Management Officer: Afghanistan

SCOPE OF WORK

The Senior Information Management Officer (SIMO) is a key position in the country of deployment, with support responsibility for all individuals and organizations designated by Country Representative for Afghanistan. The IMO will participate in establishing an effective information management unit that will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP Afghanistan Program, national partners and applicable donor agencies.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The SIMO is responsible for daily integration of Cluster-related, and OFDA partner, data into OASIS, a Common Operating Picture (COP) system developed by iMMAP.
  • The SIMO will oversee the development of custom reports and map layers.
  • The SIMO will design and customize databases from the reporting Clusters, and prepare them for integration.
  • The SIMO will oversee the development of reporting and mapping products, and other geospatial information tools.
  • The SIMO will represent iMMAP interests at and assist in the development of cooperative data exchange and information management networks beneficial to iMMAP by liaising with stakeholder organizations.
  • The SIMO will work with the iMMAP Afghanistan team to ensure that all support requirements of iMMAP, OFDA, OCHA and other organizations are met in a timely and efficient manner.
  • The SIMO will conduct iMMAP demonstrations and training sessions.
  • The SIMO will develop Standing Operating Procedures (SOP), organization policies and national standards with regard to the deployment, use and maintenance of tools.
  • The SIMO will develop standard formats for, and regular output of publication of materials and statistics highlighting the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan as required by OFDA and the Clusters.
  • Prepare and deliver demonstrations and presentations concerning the capabilities and outputs of tools and other geospatial technologies;
  • Manage, supervise and mentor iMMAP national staff to build capacity, to operate, modify and maintain tools in the long term.
  • Conduct spatial analysis to identify populations at risk for available hazard data. Produce custom maps and reports.
  • Under the leadership of the Country Coordinator, engage potential donors and pursue alternative funding sources for iMMAP.
  • Identify new way and means to engage with NGOs, Humanitarian and development organisations.
  • Oversee the migration of client based tool to web based tools.
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Compiling a historical record of major disasters in the selected province. iMMAP has already collected a significant amount of this data; including earthquakes, snow cover persistence, security incidents, landmine contamination, and flood inundation risk. Data collection will support analysis of existing localized risk within the province. The Data Collection Phase will also include collection of hazard assessments that have been conducted previously (e.g., seismic hazard assessment of Afghanistan by the United State Geological Survey [USGS])
  • Gap Analysis and Review of Available Data: in this stage, any gaps in available data will be identified and therefore fieldwork can focus on the collection of the missing data.
  • Decide upon the most appropriate available methodology for multi-hazard field data collection activity. This will take into account gaps identified in the previous phase, and focus upon collecting information that is not already available. This phase will include questionnaire development and incorporating existing data collection mechanisms from OCHA, UNDP, ANDMA, NGOs, and other organizations.
  • Develop preliminary maps of multiple hazards affecting the selected provinces.
  • Field data collection of hazards and their impacts.
  • Population Vulnerability Analysis: Field data will be incorporated to examine vulnerability of the population against each identified hazard. The vulnerability assessment will identify all possible impacts these hazards may have upon the population. The vulnerability assessment will clearly outline social, economic, physical and environmental aspects of hazard impacts upon communities.
  • Preparation of Vulnerability Maps.
  • Disaster risk reduction capacity assessment of partners and stakeholders from government and non-governmental agencies, including local communities. The capacity assessment component will examine DRR skills and knowledge capacity at the individual and institutional levels to manage future disaster risk. This assessment will also analyze local dependence upon the central government for disaster early warning and response.
  • Preparation of Capacity Assessment Maps.
  • Provide inputs to the final report

REPRESENTATION

  • Represent the iMMAP Afghanistan Team with national and international donors, partners and other organizations as directed, and participate in local community activities as appropriate.
  • Adhere to iMMAP branding guidelines for all iMMAP products and correspondence.

CHAIN OF COMMAND

The iMMAP SIMO works under the direct supervision of the iMMAP CTO for Afghanistan. The SIMO will work in close consultation with other members of the iMMAP Afghanistan Team and refer to the CC for operational and security assistance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • At least 10 years of experience in the field of Information Management (IM).
  • Advanced University degree or related technical training in information management, computer information systems, database administration, knowledge management or geographic information systems.
  • Knowledge of the ESRI range of technical products and tools.
  • Experience in database administration and management.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Proven skills in Remote Sensing and its applications

Desired

  • Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organizations while upholding humanitarian principles of impartiality and neutrality;
  • Practical experience working in emergency response or other fast paced high stress environment
  • Experience in open source web mapping solutions is an advantage

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Willingness to travel in Afghanistan (if security situation allows), with possible regional travel necessary
  • Physically fit and able to cope with demands of unusual working hours and difficult environments

Duration: 12 months, with possibility of extension

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: wbarron@immap.org. 

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Information Management Officer: Ethiopia

SCOPE OF WORK

iMMAP is looking for skilled Information Management Officers (IMO) with past work experience in emergency settings. The incumbent will provide technical assistance to humanitarian organizations with regard to data collection, its processing, management, mapping and reporting. Under minimum supervision, the candidate will be dedicated to one of the any of the active cluster/sector in Ethiopia. He/she will ensure that information management products are timely delivered and of highest quality.

This position is open for Ethiopia nationals only. 

Duration: 6 – 12 months

Start Date: ASAP

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Information Management Officer (IMO) will provide support with data collection, its vetting, cleaning and processing, database development and/or maintenance, GIS mapping, data analysis and reporting, infographic design, website design and/or administration and any other required support for the benefit of sector and the humanitarian community. Tasks are, but not limited to the following:

 

  • Collect 4/5W data from partner organizations in a consistent and compatible format, enabling information sharing and analysis;
  • Consolidate and perform quality control on data collected;
  • Develop and administer relevant datasets and/or databases including content, structure, file location, backup system, using accepted international standards;
  • Generate maps, reports and other information graphics to support planning and decision-making;
  • Provide technical support to the assigned cluster/sector in information management and data analysis;
  • Ensure timely dissemination of necessary information to UNOCHA, cluster members and other stakeholders;
  • Ensure continuous communication with other clusters/agencies IMOs for enhanced coordination and mapping of humanitarian response activities;
  • Develop simple, user-friendly data reporting tools, in consultation with supervisors; ensuring sex, age and vulnerable groups disaggregation are taken into account;
  • Train and promote the use of standard agreed-upon tools among cluster members;
  • Ensure the use and application of appropriate information technology in daily tasks;
  • Reinforce the IM capacity of partners;
  • Represent the cluster in meetings;
  • Perform any other duty as requested and assigned by the supervisors.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Geographical Information Systems, Computer Science or other relevant field;
  • A first level university degree combined with an extensive relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of a university degree.

Experience: 

  • Minimum Five (5) years of work experience in the field of Information Management;
  • Thorough knowledge of the UN cluster system and how it operates;
  • Relevant experience in working with the UN or other humanitarian organizations in emergency setting;
  • Experience in emergency relief management and field coordination;
  • Experience using ArcGIS and Adobe Suite software;
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office suite (with emphasis on data manipulation in MS Excel or MS Access);
  • Fluency in English is essential (written and spoken).

Desired Skills: 

  • Excellent inter-personal and general communication skills;
  • A strong service orientation;
  • Willingness to work under tight deadlines and for extended hours;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment.

 

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Information Management Officer: Iraq

Title: Health Cluster Information Management Officer

Location: Erbil, Iraq

Duration: 8 months

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities

  • Assistance in developing   reliable data management processes including standardization of data format, sustainable   structure   of data collection, validation, analysis and eventually   results dissemination.
  • Generation of updated statistical and analytical reports as required based on the existing databases.
  • Assistance in building   national capacity, and provide necessary training to the relevant personnel on the implementation of the development humanitarian health information system
  • Assistance in the design and compilation of various informatics   products illustrating    health impact and achievements based on collected data.
  • Creation of a structured GIS database with clear and identified layers. It will allow a better access to the information and an easier update process.
  • Development of customized tools to ease the data transformation process and accelerate the creation of data final products in an automated manner and minimize the manual errors.
  • Maintain the online platform for EWARN data with interactive maps and charts that are updated automatically when new data are received.
  • Capacity building for the national staff through technical working sessions. The program consists in an introduction to programming languages used in GIS (Python, SQL) and their best practices.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Thorough knowledge of the UN cluster system and how it works.
  • In-depth knowledge of Information Management and GIS software, and computer networks, Good knowledge of related hardware and peripheral equipment.
  • Degree in Information Systems and relevant field experience.
  • Demonstrable skills developing Data Collection Tools and subsequent analysis.
  • 5 years of experience in humanitarian information management
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organizations while upholding humanitarian principles of impartiality and neutrality.

Working Conditions

  • Willingness to work under tight deadlines
  • Capable of delivering software products with minimal supervision.
  • Physically fit and able to cope with demands of unusual working hours and difficult environments.

 

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South Syria IDP Analysis Project Lead

Duty Station: Amman, Jordan with possible travel to Syria

Length of Contract: 8 months

 

POSITION PURPOSE

The need for reliable information and contextual analysis from Syria is apparent.  The Project Lead position is a senior leadership role within the iMMAP Syria program, entrusted with coordinating the activities of field operators, technical and analytical resources to achieve the laid-out objectives, ie:

  • Internally Displaced People (IDP) Tracking
  • Sub – District Level Profiling
  • Field Data Management
  • Research into field operations

The incumbent is expected to give overall direction of the project and ensure project deliverables are attained in a timely manner. This is a position that will oversee and supervise staff with specialist technical disciplines in IM and cross-border IDP and sub-district level profiling data collection and analysis. The Project Lead will lead the programmatic management and partnership aspects of IDP Tracking and sub-district level profiling activities in southern Syria.

In this regard, he/she will supervise effective management and relationships with partners, manage the project throughout the project cycle, lead in preparing and developing high quality programme plans, donor reports, ensure proper monitoring and evaluation, and enhance project internal and external representation.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Project Lead (in line with the wider iMMAP Syria Strategy) is responsible for the following:

  • Inception of the project, as per donor requirements
  • Recruitment of personnel to meet project tasks
  • Oversee project parameters and day-to-day implementation of the project
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with implementing partners and stakeholders in support of the project in focus areas;
  • Integrate various project components to ensure harmonized outputs towards project deliverables
  • Line management of project components as per project requirements and wider iMMAP guidelines
  • Steer project team towards project objectives
  • Monitor overall project progress and identify strategies to respond to challenges and improve products to best meet the project objectives
  • Provide oversight for project operations, including finance, security, duty of care, compliance
  • Create a supervisory environment focused on achievement of results and embodiment of iMMAP’s values based behaviors, in which constructive feedback is welcomed and appropriately provided and a team environment prevails;
  • Provide regular reports on project progress against deliverables to the donor, appropriate coordination body (sector/cluster) and iMMAP management
  • Implement rapid start-up of IDP tracking program including overseeing recruitment, office set-up ect.
  • Oversee day-to-day implementation of program activities, including financial management, compliance, and procurement.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely and complete program reporting as per the donor agreement.
  • Supervise component leads to ensure outputs are progressing in an integrated manner in line with the project proposal.
  • Line manage components leads and ensure relevant work plans, job descriptions, and performance reviews, and assisting with personal issues for all staff as appropriate. Enable an effective team through results orient and capacity building management systems.
  • Monitor overall project progress and identify strategies to respond to challenges and improve products to best meet the most pressing protection information needs.
  • Provide oversight for financial operations including reviewing budgets and approving transactions and reports.
  • Represent iMMAP with the donor and attend or ensure attendance at relevant sector meetings as appropriate.
  • Maintain close working relationships with donors, national, and international partner organizations
  • Ensure program staff follow iMMAP’s safety rules, regulations and SOPs and develop risk assessments and mitigating measures for program activities as required.
  • Any other duties as required.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: iMMAP Syria Jordan Cross Border Area Manager

Supervises: All project staff and project deliverables

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • A Post Graduate Degree in a relevant discipline /or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in a similar role
  • Sound knowledge of humanitarian standards and codes and experience in managing humanitarian protection programmes.
  • 5 to 10 years in humanitarian program management
  • Experience with the establishment of field data collection protocols
  • Experience with the establishment and operation of a field data collection network
  • Experience with conflict and dynamics of conflict settings on data collection systems
  • Donor liaison experience
  • Great communication skills

Desired

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline /or equivalent experience
  • Intimate knowledge of the Syria conflict and context
  • Experience with IDP Tracking
  • Experience with Sub-District Profiling

Working Conditions

  • Willingness to work under tight deadlines.
  • Supervision of a diverse team of individuals.
  • Physically fit and able to cope with demands of unusual working hours and difficult environments.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief issues, with particular attention to needs assessments and evidence-based decision-making, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems; analytical capacity and in particular the ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of issues which require a coordinated United Nations response; ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems; ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights situation in assigned country/area; in depth knowledge of needs assessments tools, both theoretical/technical expertise and proven capacity to support rapid field assessments.

 

Vacancy Closing Date: 16 April 2017

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