Background The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has established a field office in Nigeria to facilitate coordination of humanitarian activities in Nigeria.
Information management is a core component of a comprehensive support strategy for the humanitarian community. In order to meet the increased requirements for coordination support, humanitarian advocacy and information the National Information Management Officer will support the Information Management Unit (IMU) to analyse relevant data (tabular, statistical, spatial etc.
to support an efficient and effective humanitarian response.Under the overall guidance of the Head of OCHA Office and under the direct supervision of the Head of Information Management Unit, the national IMO will be responsible for the following duties : Duties and Responsibilities Summary of key functions :
Support in the development of spatial / geographical information products (i.e. maps, metadata, data dictionary, etc).
This requires a strong practical knowledge of relational database software like MS Access as well as MS Excel and experience with the pivot table function
Support the development and maintenance of comprehensive operational information products, Who / What / Where, monitoring matrices, operational analyses, contact lists among others.
Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing within OCHA and guidance to external stakeholders on information management focusing on achievement of the following,
Impact of Results The key results have an impact on the overall country office’s efficiency in humanitarian information management and success in introducing, widespread adoption and implementation of operational information management approaches.
Accurate, thoroughly researched and documented analytical techniques, timely and appropriate delivery of products that enhance OCHAs credibility in information management.
Competencies Functional Competencies : Professionalism
solving skills. Good knowledge of the region / country and ability to influence others to reach agreement.
Commitment to Continuous Learning
cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Planning & Organizing
Required Skills and Experience Education :
Language Requirements :
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