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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;

 

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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

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