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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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Health Information Management Adviser

Position: Health Information Management Adviser
Location: iMMAP Headquarters: Washington, DC
Reporting to: COO and CEO

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The role of the Health IM Adviser is to represent iMMAP to the Government, UN, and NGO partners in order to raise their awareness of iMMAP capability to provide health information management capacity and to seek to develop collaborative/consortium projects.  The Adviser will seek new business opportunities and project implementation with a broad range of donors in all countries where iMMAP operates and at the global level where there is specific health related humanitarian and aid development issues. The Adviser will work to reinforce current iMMAP projects, especially the CDC global cooperative agreement.

Responsibilities:

Program Support

• Manage the the current and any future CDC cooperative agreements in collaboration with CDC. Work with CDC, WHO, and other key stakeholders to identify, develop, and enable the implementation of a standardized approach to Health Cluster/Health Emergency Response.

• Develop a Health Program strategy for iMMAP.

• Representation of iMMAP with all UN, NGOs, Donors and government.

• Provide monthly, quarterly and upon request performance report, presentation and activity report accordingly to donors’ requirements and iMMAP HQ needs.

• Undertake field missions to support IM assessments that support the implementation of project outputs, or to provide direct technical support ,as required.

• Participate in and act as focal person for iMMAP with the Global Health Cluster’s Information Management Task Team (IMTT).

• Assess IM in global health emergency operations to better understand the complex network of actors and systems interacting with critical emergency response information and identify key standard operating procedures and training that can enhance emergency operations

• Strong collaboration with iMMAP’s Communication and Outreach Manager

Business Development

• Develop the  iMMAP health business development strategy.

• Explore new partnership and donor / opportunities for the iMMAP Health business development strategy (big Health donors (USAID economic growth section, World bank, OFDA, DFID, Canada, European Commission, ECHO, Gavi Alliance and foundations, including Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

• Participate in all relevant proposal writing activities to include development of project narrative, concept note, budget, monitoring and evaluation and implementation plan, from donors to the field.

• Participate actively with iMMAP HQ in the business development and communication strategies at the regional level.

• Attend meetings, conferences, workshops and humanitarian events related to activities of iMMAP, including but not limited to donor meetings.

Qualifications:

• At least 15 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the field of Public Health & Information Management within the humanitarian and/or development sectors.

• Strong fund raising and business development skills.

• Advanced University degree in Public Health (MPH or PHD).

• Very good knowledge of Health cluster/sector mechanism of the humanitarian sector.

• Strong skills in health and epidemiological data management and analysis with an understanding of GIS/Cartographic outputs and ability to collect and organize data to support their production (potentially to be produced by others).

• An understanding of the tools that are required to assist health information management.

• Ability to present information in understandable tables, charts and graphs.

• Strong management and organization skills, very good knowledge of international donors regulations (CDC, UN, ECHO, EU, USAID, CANADA etc…).

• Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organizations and stakeholders from the UN, Donors, clusters, NGOs worldwide.

• Strong presentation and communication skills.

• Very good proposal writing skills.

• Fluent in English and French (written and spoken), Spanish and/or Arabic will be an asset.

Working Conditions:

• Position based in Washington, D.C., USA, with potential to travel to attend BD, strategic conferences/meetings, iMMAP offices worldwide, and to support emergency operations.

• US Citizen or US working permit required.

Food Security Analyst

Position: Food Security Analyst – International
Location: Amman, Jordan
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: The Syria Country Director and works in close cooperation with, and guidance from Senior iMMAP staff

 

SCOPE OF WORK

The Food Security Analyst (International) will be responsible to ensure the quality and timeliness of food security data, assessment support, information, analysis and reporting.

 

Responsibilities:
•Contributing to the overall FS analytical outputs and FS key indicators;
•Supporting the analysis of households, focus group discussion and key informants interview datasets by providing country -specific contextual knowledge;
•Assist with the data validation process and filling the gaps in data through communication with the field team;
•Support the project team in any type of food security analysis and research (food security and livelihoods assessments, market analysis, etc.);
•Assist in the revision of methodology and tools used in food security and livelihood assessments/surveys;
•Edit drafts to improve readability of food security updates, reports, articles, policy briefs, and chapters of all food security publications; these include quarterly briefs, website updates, etc.;
•Ensure timeliness and delivery of all the necessary data, and information food security reports;
•Develop presentation materials and reports as and when requested;
•Participate in internal and external events such as food security coordination meetings, trainings, and necessary field trips that relate to the food security assessments;
•Explore, evaluate and present new country and project funding opportunities that leverage impact and integrate initiatives and activities; support and direct related fund-raising activities with both institutional and private donors;
•Assist in quality control of weekly, monthly and quarterly products in terms of messaging and ensuring products are focused to their target audience;
•Establish leadership and personal credibility with the iMMAP team, and contribute to creating an organizational culture of accountability, responsibility and quality of services;
•Where appropriate, represent the iMMAP project team with national and international donors, partners, media, and participate in local community activities;
•Maintain effective and positive internal contacts with the Regional Representative, iMMAP headquarters officers and staff, and external contacts with the Embassy of the United States, national and local government officials, Food Security Sector/Cluster co-coordinators, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donor agency officials, vendors, media, and the general public.
•Assist in provide ad-hoc analysis and review of analysis text that are related to iMMAP products.

 

Security:

The officer will follow security protocols as specified by the iMMAP Global Security Manager.

 

Qualifications:

•At least 5 years’ experience in emergency response or humanitarian environment;
•Advanced university degree in relevant field (social research methods, development studies, agriculture, economics);
•Proven track record of conducting FSL assessments;
•Experience working in the Food Security environment;
•Thorough knowledge of the United Nations cluster system and how it operates;
•Proven track record of Capacity building and facilitation.
•Strong primary and secondary data analysis and analytical skills;
•In depth knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS and R
•Excellent communication, analytical, writing and presentation skills in English, with knowledge of Arabic an advantage.
•Familiarity with various field survey methods and techniques, food security analysis and reporting
•Good understanding of food security, preferably in developing countries;

 

For more information and to apply visit us on LinkedIn. Applications will only be accepted through LinkedIn.

Humanitarian Mine-Action Coordinator

Position: Humanitarian Mine-Action Coordinator
Location: Duhok, Iraq, with regional travel
Reporting to: The Syria Country Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Humanitarian MA Coordinator (HMAC) is responsible for representing the MA sub-sector for north-east Syria (NES), and is responsible for representing the interests of the sub-sector members and sub-sector system as a whole to relevant stakeholders from this region. The HMAC will report to, and be supported by, the Whole of Syria (WoS) MA coordinator.  Ultimately the HMAC will report to the iMMAP country director for Syria.

The HMAC is responsible for facilitating a process aimed at ensuring the achievement of the following results:

1) Represent the interests of humanitarian mine-action (MA) partners of the sector system.
2) In collaboration with the relevant sub-sector entities, support a coordinated response to humanitarian needs in contaminated areas in NES.
3) Support capacity enhancement of entities involved in MA coordination in contaminated areas to engage with and utilize the sector system.

The HMAC will be responsible for overall program management, including financial, reporting and administrative responsibility.

 

Support a Coordinated Approach

• Represent the MA sub-sector in NES through the reporting to, and support of, the WoS MA Coordinator. Maintain coordination mechanisms through a platform of information sharing, both at the national and regional levels, in close collaboration with MA counterparts.
• Assist the relevant counterparts in the articulation of humanitarian requirements in contaminated areas to provide adequate emergency MA responses to affected populations.
• Interface between the humanitarian MA partners, the sector system and other counterparts to ensure MA related needs of the affected population in NES are properly covered.
• Proactively engage with other sectors (including through inter-sector and NGO coordination fora), humanitarian actors, donors and other key stakeholders for operational planning, engagement and active contribution of operational partners and to improve the integration of MA within the wider humanitarian response in NES.
• Maintain direct reporting lines with the WoS MA coordinator, including for seeking technical and political advice when appropriate.

 

Coordination of needs assessment and gap analysis and prioritization to support the HCT

• Ensure MA is included in NES multi-sector needs assessments and secondary data reviews.
• Organize and coordinate for HMA organizations coordination meeting with other relevant implementing partners to exchange information on current MA status.
• Ensure MA is represented in NES discussions and documents submitted to the WoS sub-sector.
• Track, collate and analyze needs assessments and field visit reports in order to form understanding of the situation in specified Governorates with respect to MA and make recommendations to the WoS MA Coordinator.
• Coordinate with other relevant sectors (especially Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, and CCCM) on field level to ensure targeted and comprehensive assistance, and informed risk analysis.

 

Planning and Strategy Development

• Support process for prioritization of MA interventions, in collaboration with counterparts, for pooled funding mechanisms such as the Humanitarian Fund (HF)
• Support the inclusion of MA in relevant humanitarian planning and strategy documents
• Support the compilation and drafting of the MA component of the Humanitarian Needs Overview, Humanitarian Response Plan and MA Portfolio to ensure the needs of NES are well represented, in collaboration with sub-sector members and other key stakeholders.
• Ensure the strategic vision and direction of the program is aligned with iMMAP’s global policies.
• Ensure program quality through consistent use throughout the program of: rigorous assessment, design, and proposal development and review processes; comprehensive monitoring & evaluation, accountability and learning systems; staff development investments; and partner organization capacity strengthening.
• Actively seek out and pursue opportunities to expand humanitarian and resilience programming in Syria.
• Remain current on national and regional issues impacting the country program and partners, and develop responsive strategies to changing contexts.
• Ensure program alignment with and involvement in meeting country office objectives.
• Identify opportunities for appropriate expansion and growth of programs, supported by the acquisition of and investment in human resources.
• Work on MA data sharing between all implementing partners.

 

Advocacy (in close collaboration and consultation with the WoS MA Coordinator)

• Identify advocacy concerns, including resource requirements, and contribute to broader advocacy initiatives
• Advocacy to address identified concerns on behalf of sector participants and on behalf of affected populations
• Ensure all sub-sector members, and counterparts, are aware of and utilizing the Gender Guidelines for MA programs to mainstream gender considerations and strive for gender balance in the planning, implementation and evaluation of MA programs.

 

Monitoring and Reporting

• Monitoring and reporting on the MA strategy, humanitarian response plan and results; highlight gaps and recommend options for addressing the gaps
• Support the collection of information for vital Information Management (IM) tasks and functions carried out by the Sector IM colleagues, to support the information needs of Sector partners’ and OCHA, including monthly Dashboards, mapping of 4W data, full reporting on activity info, maintaining updated contact list
• Support centralized information management databases such as IMSMA and others add-ons databases.
• Ensure that adequate monitoring mechanisms are in place to review the outcome of sector member activities and the progress against implementation plans
• In close collaboration with the sub-sector members, collect information and data to effectively feed in the Sector’s reporting systems and tools.

 

Contingency planning/preparedness/capacity building

• Work with partners and other counterparts to ensure that Sector guidelines and technical notes are understood and respected
• Link into sub-sector member initiatives for opportunities for capacity development of sub-sector members and coordination mechanisms
• Support training of local CSOs, NGOs and INGOs and other counterparts as necessary on mine risk education and MA principles
• Ensure MA is mainstreamed in other sector response plans.
• Implement any other tasks requested.

 

Safety and Security Management
• Take primary responsibility for overall management of safety and security for the program.
• Oversee the management of all security issues, including appropriate response to emergency situations as they arise.
• Maintain a culture of safety and security throughout the program, including trainings and briefings that prepare all program staff for security incident prevention and response.
• Keep security, evacuation and contingency plans current and accessible to program staff.
• Maintain close coordination and communication with the Regional and Global Safety and Security Advisor on safety and security concerns and evolving issues that could adversely affect iMMAP staff or operations.
QUALIFICATIONS

• Advanced university degree (masters or equivalent) in social or political science, law, public administration, international relations, conflict studies or related field with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
• Experience working in conflict/post-conflict or disaster response situations
• Experience with coordination in humanitarian contexts and MA

 

Demonstrated Technical Skills:
• Superior communications skills, verbal and written, in English. Additional Arabic language skills would be preferable.
• Experience of managing security in a complex and rapidly changing security context.
• Proven ability to negotiate and work with partner organizations. Experience with organizational capacity strengthening and partnership building helpful.
• Extensive representation and fundraising success, including prior experience with European, US and international donors.
• Proven experience in mine action contexts
• Advanced technical EOD knowledge.
• Established capacity to handle stressful situations in a healthy, constructive manner.
• Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes.
• A keen understanding of political complexities in the Middle East region.
• Experience working with UN MA program/, policies, programming, and coordination mechanisms is desired
Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:
• Experience building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organization.
• Demonstrated successful leadership and management experience with a multi-disciplinary teams in cross-cultural settings, including active mentoring and coaching.
• Effective in developing high-potential staff to achieve career growth and maximum contribution.
• Proven experience delivering appropriate levels of oversight of a portfolio consisting of a variety of complex, high-value donor-funded projects.
• Opportunity-awareness. A successful innovative approach to unpredictable programming, operational, and funding contexts.
• Ability to dispassionately represent program context, constraints, and successes to media, government, and other senior audiences.

 

Ability to Travel: approximately 25% within the region and outside the region for workshops, representation and conferences

For more information and to apply visit us on LinkedIn.

Country Director/Representative (Syria)

Position: Country Director/Representative (Syria)
Organization: iMMAP
Duty Station: Amman, Jordan; with regional travel as required
Closing Date: 30 November 2017
Start Date: 01 January 2018
Applications are accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/454316131/

ORGANIZATION 
iMMAP is a pioneering organization that is leading the way forward in the effective use of information management practices and principles in the service of humanitarian relief and development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Country Director is responsible for overall leadership and supervisory management of iMMAP staff, programming, and operations within Syria, and those in supporting roles from neighboring countries, including program quality and accountability, stewardship of resources, staff safety and security, performance management and external representation. The Country Director is iMMAP’s principal representative on behalf of the Syria country program to government officials, non-governmental actors, donors, international organizations, Syrian civil society, other NGOs and the media. The Country Director is expected to manage responsive and effective humanitarian programs implemented both directly and with Syrian and Jordanian partner organizations.

The CR is responsible for developing the overall iMMAP strategic direction for programming in concert with the iMMAP senior management team and local and international partners. S/He is also responsible for developing and implementing systems, policies and procedures for iMMAP operations in Syria.  As the iMMAP senior manager for Syrya, the CR is also responsible for financial oversight, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, staff safety and security, human resource management, and representation in the field.  Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, the CR ensures that country program operations meet the highest standard and are supportive of regional and global iMMAP strategies.

Success in this position requires an individual with exemplary demonstrated leadership abilities who deploys strong communications and interpersonal skills effectively, both internally and externally. The successful candidate will enjoy developing networks to build partnerships and diversify program resources. S/he will be directly responsible for the overall coordination and strategic direction of the country program; providing oversight and coaching for directly supervised senior managers and area managers; leading country program teams to identify, design and deliver responsive, high-quality programs.

Major Responsibilities:

Leadership and Representation:

• Lead the country team by maintaining open and professional relations with colleagues, promoting a strong team spirit and providing guidance, oversight and resources to enable staff to perform successfully.
• Develop and carry out strategies that result in strong representation with: government ministries at various levels; UN OCHA; NGOs, donors; and networks such as SIRF.
• Develop and maintain a high level of understanding of donor priorities and planned funding streams.
Initiate and sustain strong, mutually beneficial and authentic partnerships with local organizations.
• Seek out and pursue opportunities to raise the profile of the work of iMMAP and its partners.
• Play a leadership role in efforts to improve humanitarian coordination in Syria.
• Lead country program collaboration with colleagues in iMMAP’s Middle East Region to deliver regional programming and advocacy.

Strategic Direction, Program Quality and Growth:

• Ensure the strategic vision and direction of the country program is aligned with iMMAP’s global policies.
• Ensure program quality through consistent use throughout the country program of: rigorous assessment, design, and proposal development and review processes; comprehensive monitoring & evaluation, accountability and learning systems; staff development investments; and partner organization capacity strengthening.
• Actively seek out and pursue opportunities to expand humanitarian and resilience programming in Syria.
• Remain current on national and regional issues impacting the country program and partners, and develop responsive strategies to changing contexts.
• Ensure country program alignment with and involvement in meeting regional objectives.
• Identify opportunities for appropriate expansion and growth of programs, supported by the acquisition of and investment in human resources.

Safety and Security Management:

• Take primary responsibility for overall management of safety and security for the country program.
• Oversee the management of all security issues, including appropriate response to emergency situations as they arise.
• Maintain a culture of safety and security throughout the country program, including trainings and briefings that prepare all country program staff for security incident prevention and response.
• Keep security, evacuation and contingency plans current and accessible to country program staff.
• Maintain close coordination and communication with the Regional and Global Safety and Security Advisor on safety and security concerns and evolving issues that could adversely affect iMMAP staff or operations.

Staff Management, Learning and Development:

• Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
• Oversee the management, coaching and development of national and international staff to build a team of skilled, committed and motivated staff. Coach, train, supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting quarterly performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
• Provide a measurable development plan including on-the-job learning with the aim of strengthening technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing guidance on career paths.
• Hold high-quality meetings with each direct report on a regular and predictable basis, at least bi-weekly.
• Approve and manage all time, attendance and leave requests of direct reports to ensure adequate departmental coverage.
• As part of succession plan and nationalization goals, identify, train and develop capability and capacity of a national staff to successfully transition role and responsibilities, by end of assignment.
• Promote and monitor staff care and well-being. Model healthy work-life balance practices. Support appropriate interventions in response to identified staff care needs of both national and international staff.
• Offer leadership support for successful adherence by all staff to iMMAP’s country, regional and Global HR Operating Policies and Procedures.
• Work with regional HR staff to identify and implement recruitment and retention strategies.
• Undertake regular reviews of labor and salary markets in Jordan, Iraq, Turkey, and Syria for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of the iMMAP’s overall compensation package for national staff.

Stewardship and Operational Management:

• Drive operational excellence to achieve optimal efficiency and cost-effectiveness in all functions and operations of the country program.
• Oversee the development, deployment and utilization of financial and operational policies, procedures, and systems to deliver compliance with iMMAP and donor requirements.
• Ensure responsiveness and appropriate levels of in-person and remote support to all offices, especially in the areas of HR, finance and supply chain.
• Provide timely and effective oversight of the Syria country program’s financial position.
• Maintain effective and coordinated budget monitoring processes for grant funds and discretionary funds.
• Seek opportunities to introduce efficiencies and eliminate redundancies in existing business processes.

Communications:

• Model and encourage active practice of the principles of iMMAP throughout the Syria country program.
• Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among iMMAP staff and with partner organizations.
• Maintain open communications with regional management staff, regional technical advisors, and HQ departmental staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

• At least 15 years of progressively responsible international work experience, including leadership at the Country Director level of multi-site, multi-sectoral operations in a complex operating environment.
• Experience working in conflict/post-conflict or disaster response situations.
• Fluency in the English language (written & spoken).
• Fluency in the Arabic language (written & spoken).

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

• Superior communications skills, verbal and written, in English and Arabic.
• Experience of managing security in a complex and rapidly changing security context.
• Proven ability to negotiate and work with partner organizations. Experience with organizational capacity strengthening and partnership building helpful.
• Extensive representation and fundraising success, including prior experience with European, US and international donors.
• Established capacity to handle stressful situations in a healthy, constructive manner.
• Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes.
• A keen understanding of political complexities in the Middle East region.

Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

• Experience building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organization.
Demonstrated successful leadership and management experience with multi-disciplinary teams in cross-cultural settings, including active mentoring and coaching.
• Effective in developing high-potential staff to achieve career growth and maximum contribution.
• Proven experience delivering appropriate levels of oversight of a portfolio consisting of a variety of complex, high-value donor-funded projects.
• Opportunity-awareness. A successful innovative approach to unpredictable programming, operational, and funding contexts.
• Ability to dispassionately represent program context, constraints, and successes to media, government, and other senior audiences.

Chain of Command: 

The iMMAP Syria CR reports to the iMMAP Regional Director based in Amman, Jordan and to the Chief Operating Officer.  S/He works in close consultation with the iMMAP headquarters-based Operations, Administration/Finance and Technical Support units.

Ability to Travel: approximately 25%.

Applications are accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/454316131/

Stand-By Partnership Program Assistant

Organization: iMMAP
Program Title: SBP program: Global
Country/Region: Geneva area as home base duty station
Duration: Full time
Closing Date: 17 November 2017

Applications are accepted through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/454386784/

Organization
The Information Management & Mine Action Programs (iMMAP) is a pioneering organization that is leading the way in the effective use of information management practices and principles in the service of humanitarian relief and development.

Line management
The iMMAP SBP Coordinator assistant will work under the direct supervision of the iMMAP SBP Coordinator.

Responsibilities
•Representation of iMMAP with all Standby-Partners based in Geneva, regional bureau and field office (IOM, UN-OCHA, WHO, WFP, FAO, HCR, UNDP and UNICEF). iMMAP deploys personnel on demand for these 8 organizations globally.
•Manage the recruitment process, provide HR and admin support for all deployments, ensure the efficiency of iMMAP SBP deployment and the security coordination in close collaboration with the SBP Coordinator
•Improve iMMAP SBPP SOP and follow up on technical goals of each deployment, monitoring and evaluation of each deployment according to donor and UN partner requirements.
•Follow up on all deployments and provision of program (HR, Admin..) support to field staff.
•Provide monthly, quarterly and upon request performance report, presentation and activity report accordingly to donor’s requirements (OFDA, CDC. DFID) and HQ needs.
•Participate in all relevant proposals writing activities to include development of project narrative, concept note, budget, monitoring and evaluation and implementation plan, from donors to the field.
•Attend meetings, conferences, workshops and humanitarian events related to activities of iMMAP globally including but not limited to donors meeting, WGET, SBP meetings, IMWG, cluster coordination meetings, humanitarian crisis forums.

Qualifications
•At least 5 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the field of Humanitarian Information Management (HIM);
•Advanced University degree or related training in administration, HR, management, and/or Donors relationship.
•Strong management and organization skills, very good knowledge of HR/admin and Finance aspect of project management.
•Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organizations and stakeholders from the UN, Donors, clusters, NGOs worldwide;
•Strong presentation and communication skills;
•Fluent in English and French essential (written and spoken);

Working Conditions
Position based in Geneva area: Local Recruitment.
The position is expected to be a full time position renewal based on performance result.

Applications are accepted through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/454386784/

IT/Web Developer

Organization: iMMAP
Mailing Address: RRB / ITC, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 470,
Washington, DC 20004 USA
Program Title: Global
Country/Region: Washington, D.C. USA
Duration: Full time

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/454394381

ORGANIZATION
iMMAP is a pioneering organization that is leading the way in the effective use of information management practices and principles in the service of humanitarian relief and development.
LINE MANAGEMENT
The iMMAP IT/Web developer will work under the direct supervision of the iMMAP CEO and under the close collaboration of the iMMAP Communication officer.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Website and HR Platform/roster management and development

• Implement interactive design and technical improvements for iMMAP website, and Roster Management system.
• Act as the technical focal point for the implementation of further Drupal features to the Roster Management System.
• Helping in prototyping and developing new functionalities for iMMAP website, and Roster Management System.
• Advise on, implement and manage solutions in Drupal for dynamic sites driven by data from external sources.
• Make changes to information architecture, navigation, create new sections, etc.
• Install, enable and configure modules and features.
• Customize modules.
• Write code to implement new features or custom modules.
• Install Drupal updates, patches and security updates.
• Front-end design including visual design elements and theme creation.
• Deployment of Drupal sites onto staging and live environments
• Management of staging and live environments.
• Provide technical documentation for site administrators to fully utilize new features.
• Provide technical support as needed to site administrators and content managers for content creation and user/permission management.

IT responsibilities: Hardware and software management

• Manage software licenses and contract follow up: Microsoft, Adobe, Track24, ESRI..
• Provide technical support at HQ office: maintenance of server, printers, laptop…all HQ IT equipment
• Develop tool to track and follow software and hardware needs at field level
• Develop IT policies and procedures to improve work at field level.

QUALIFICATIONS

• 3 years of experience, knowledge of humanitarian and aid development sector is an asset.
• Experience in Drupal site-building, development and theming
• In depth knowledge of Drupal site building with skills in developing custom modules and utilizing Drupal entities.
• Familiarity with most common contributed modules (e.g. Panels, Chaos tools, Features) and their configuration; content types and views; roles and permissions; navigation, menus, taxonomy; rules; actions and workflows.
• Good User of Drush to manage Drupal installations, updates and configurations
• Proficiency in standards compliant HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript.
• Understanding of UI design, UX and information architecture and familiarity with developing user flows and mobile UI/UX would be an advantage.

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Position based in Washington DC, USA, with potential travel upon request
• The position is expected to be a full-time position, starting from 1st of December for duration of 1 year renewal based on performance result and funding availability.
• US Citizen or US working permit required.

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/454394381

Operation Support Officer

Organization: iMMAP
Program Title: iMMAP Global
Country/Region: Home base in Geneva area (30% travel)
Duration: Full time, starting date asap.
Closing Date: November 20th, 2017
Organization
iMMAP is a pioneering organization that is leading the way in the effective use of information management practices and principles in the service of humanitarian relief and development.

Line management
The iMMAP Operation Support Officer will work under the direct supervision of the iMMAP COO and in close collaboration with iMMAP Geneva Representative.

Project Context
The role is to liaise between iMMAP Syria hub and HQ in view to monitor and support implementation phase of all projects of the Syria crisis operation (with regular field mission) responsibilities.

•Coordination of the crisis in Syria in partnership with the regional Syria crisis coordinator (WoS, RFSAN, HPF, ECHO project in Jordan, Syria, Turkey and Lebanon).
•Monitoring and Evaluation, by doing regular field mission, of the Syria crisis program/project. Ensure donors and iMMAP compliance with policies, procedures and regulations (Admin, finance, security, procurement, legal, HR).
•Implement impact quality protocols on program and staffing in close collaboration with HR and Senior management.
•Participate to all relevant proposals writing providing an added value to the organization, development of project, concept note, budget, monitoring and evaluation and implementation process, from donors to the field level.
•Attend all meetings, conferences, workshops and humanitarian events, related to activities of iMMAP on the Syria Crisis taking place in Geneva, such as donors conference, SBP meeting, IMWG, all cluster coordination meeting, all humanitarian crisis forum…etc..; promotion of iMMAP activities to several workshop and conference.
•Explore fundraising strategy with Geneva donors based for implementation of new projects relevant to the needs of the Syria crisis/countries related to iMMAP activities;

Qualifications

Required
•At least 15 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the field of Coordination, Humanitarian affairs and Information Management;
•At least 5 years of donors and partnership relationship experience, such as Liaison officer, project lead, Operation Manager, M&E officer…
•Very good knowledge of Monitoring evaluation procedures and project impact assessment methodologies.
•Good understanding of Information Management technologies.
•Advanced University degree or related training in project management, and/or information management;
•Strong management and organization skills, very good knowledge of HR/admin and Finance aspect of project management.
•Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organizations and stakeholders from the UN, Donors, clusters, NGOs worldwide;
•Strong presentation and communication skills;
•Fluent in English (written and spoken); French, Spanish and/or Arabic will be an asset.

Working Conditions
•Position based in Geneva area
•Candidates need to be already a resident in Geneva or on a French border, (This is not an expatriation position).
•Frequent travel to the field upon request.
•The position is expected to be a full-time position.

Information Management Officer - Nutrition Cluster

Title: Information Management Officer (Nutrition Cluster)

Reports to: Nutrition Cluster Coordinator

Duration: Initial contract 6 months with possibility of extension

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Closing Date: 23 November 2017

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/460408565/

BACKGROUND
The position will enhance Nutrition cluster ability to allow evidence based decision making based on the various sources of data in both emergency and non-emergency contexts. The position will contribute towards the maintaining and improving a system of information management, nutrition surveillance and analysis, and will also contribute towards the enhancement of skills of government and other partners in information management. Also, the post will provide support to field coordination and programs; support reporting of results periodically and capacity development of and partners.
Under the supervision and direction of Nutrition Cluster Coordinator, the Information Manager is a core Sector Coordination team member. The purpose of this post is to manage the collection, analysis and sharing of information that is important for the Cluster participants to make informed (evidence based) strategic decisions. The Information Manager will be based in Kabul but will cover the need nationally potentially requiring regular visits to field offices.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
•Analyze routine program and assessment data and produce fact sheets on regular basis
•Produce interactive maps with latest information and update on regular basis
•Build the capacity of partners in nutrition information management
•Maintain updated contact information of relevant humanitarian partners and stakeholders of nutrition sector.
•Compile and keep up-to-date information on humanitarian partners and stakeholders, their capacities and interventions (including information on Who, What, Where and When), as well as support the identification of needs and gaps through the development and implementation of mapping tools and systems.
•Support humanitarian partners and stakeholders to allow consistency and comparability on their needs assessments and analysis through the development and/or adaptation of existing IM tools. Liaise with humanitarian partners and stakeholders to ensure proper use of these tools and reporting of data.
•Support the assessment capacities among humanitarian partners and stakeholders to cover identified needs and develop capacity building plans to overcome the existing gaps.
•Ensure data from humanitarian partners and stakeholders is periodically and consistently collected in a way that allows comparability and compatibility, and is timely available for analysis and decision making, including the development of IM systems and tools as appropriate.
•Ensure information is timely disseminated, and in a way, that is easy to understood and use, among humanitarian partners and stakeholders as well as with other sectors, donors and civil society, through information sharing systems such as mailing lists, web-based discussion groups, websites, etc.
•Anticipate information needs and suggest appropriate tools or products to meet the needs of humanitarian partners and stakeholders.
•Contribute to build capacities among governmental and other national and local partners and stakeholders as per issues related to information management
•Contribute to the reporting of sectoral outcomes through the systematization and provision of consolidated up-to-date information.
•Coordinate with other sections working group to ensure complementarity and cross-sectoral analysis of information, such as the provision of WASH services in institutions (schools, health centers, etc.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
•Advanced university degree or equivalent experience in Epidemiology, Nutrition, Public Health, Geographic sciences, including information technology and statistics.
•Ability to develop systems and tools for Information Managers to present information in multiple formats
•Advanced knowledge on mapping tools and map making process
•Strong knowledge of GIS/cartographic outputs
•2-5 years of experience with either the UN and/or NGO
•Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation and knowledge of another UN language an asset.

iMMAP is an equal opportunity employer with a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any type. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/460408565/

Information Management Officer

Project: iMMAP- Syria

Post: Information Management Officer (IMO)

Duty Station: Duhok, Iraq

Reporting To: Senior Information Management Officer

Closing Date: 20 November 2017

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/460403537

The IMO is responsible for all assigned tasks by Senor Information Officer and Country Representative, the assigned tasks as follows:

  • Complete the qualitative and quantitative mine action database cleanup process in coordination with Mine Action operations on a national and regional level.
  • Perform a monthly audit of mine action information to ensure data completeness, integrity and quality.
  • Coordinate with Senior IMO for the installation of the database, developing the database and making sure that the overall system is operational and meets the operational needs of the Mine Action Implementing partners.
  • Coordination and control of all Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) and GIS functionalities with all the Area Mine Action operators in north east Syria and iMMAP staff.
  • Work with iMMAP Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) coordinator to conduct and organize coordinate meeting for Mine Action implementing partners in north east Syria.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the standard working procedures for information management within north east Syria and regional level.
  • Assist the Senior IMO with the development of IM training packages and supervise training on IMSMA.
  • Ability to travel within NE Syria provinces and able to travel to Iraq
  • Assist the senior information management officer in developing the work plan and annual budget.
  • In the absence of the HMA coordinator the information officer will be responsible for conducting technical working group meeting for Mine Action implementing partners in north east Syria.
  • Complete additional tasks assigned by the senior information management officer and country director.

Required Competencies & Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of database and GIS software, and computer networks, Good knowledge of related hardware and peripheral equipment.
  • Very good ability in topographical map reading.
  • Ability to coordinate with local administrators, government, NGOs working with community projects and agencies involved in mine-action.
  • Understanding of data QA/QC processes for information management are essential.
  • Possess advanced skills in MS-Access, MS SQL Server, Visual Basic and Office suite.
  • Advanced knowledge of software engineering theory and applications would be an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of programming theory and relational database principles.
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours at different locations.
  • Flexible and adaptable to any situation.
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently.

Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language

  • Graduate of an Institute or University in the field of Information Technology, Information Management or Computer Sciences.
  • At least 5 – 7 years of working experience with IMSMA on field operational level and in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Good working knowledge of English (written and spoken).

iMMAP is an equal opportunity employer with a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any type. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/460403537