Vacancy

Information Management Associate (m/f)

WFP - World Food Programme

World Food Programme is recruiting an Information Management Associate (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Description
  • The National Information Management Officer fulfills the function of collecting, analyzing and sharing information essential to the Food Security Cluster and its stakeholders. In her/his capacity, the Information Management Officer will be an essential support to the Food Security Cluster and cluster lead agencies (FAO and WFP) in Mozambique, providing all the information needed to guide the response to needs and priorities. The core competency of the Information Management Officer lies in the ability to convey information in a synthetic and easily understandable form to a wide and varied audience, using the appropriate modes of communication (newsletters, briefing notes, cartographic supports, tables, diagrams, etc.)
  • The National Information Management Officer will work in direct collaboration with the Food Security Cluster team, which FAO co-leads with WFP, so that the information collected about the food and nutritional security situation can be analyzed consensually and shared with sectoral operational partners in order to inform the whole sectoral response
  • Duration of assignment: 6 Months renewable contract
  • Net monthly salary range: USD 2,029-00 to 2,753-00 (Salary is determined by qualifications, skills, experience & current earnings)
  • Benefit: Medical Insurance
Duties
  • The National Information Management officer will directly support the cluster coordinator in the following activities:
  • Create, manage and analyze the 4W database (Who does What-Where-When) and develop related IM products, including maps
  • Collect, consolidate and analyze the data and information needed to identify and analyze the needs and gaps of the sector, as well as the definition of priorities
  • Collect proactively from other clusters, organizations and actors - including state actors - the information needed to analyze the food security situation, needs, response and gaps
  • Organize and manage food security response primary and secondary data, and make a consolidated analysis to present them in a synthetic way to cluster partners
  • Participate in the design of tools for the collection of food security data, so that the collection, consolidation and use of these data by the cluster and its partners is easy, clear and effective
  • Support the organization and conduct of sectoral and inter-sectoral assessments, according to information needs and guidance from OCHA
  • Develop IM services and products to inform decision-making mechanisms, using the appropriate dissemination methods for each target audience
  • Train and strengthen the capacity of cluster partners in information management and food security analysis
  • Support the organization of cluster coordination meetings (dissemination of invitations, agendas, logistical organization, etc.), participate in the facilitation of discussions related to IM issues, and contribute to the preparation of minutes of meetings
  • Liaise and share information with OCHA and IM from other clusters (through the existing IM Working Group) and gather information from other clusters about food security interventions for better integration of multi-sectoral responses
  • Maintain the directory of food security partners (humanitarian and development actors), constantly update the list of contacts and the operational presence map
  • Respond effectively to any request for information from the cluster partners
Requisites
  • University degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in a field or discipline relevant to the position, i.e. Food Security, Agriculture, Geography, Science, Humanitarian Affairs, Political Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering, or Communication. Significant relevant experience may be considered in place of a university degree
  • Minimum 2 year of relevant experience in the areas of: food security, agriculture, geography, science, humanitarian affairs, political science, information technology, information systems, engineering, or communication
  • Excellent command of data storage and management
  • Strong knowledge of spreadsheets and databases (MS Excel and MS Access) or other databases
  • Ability to present information in the form of tables, charts and diagrams easily comprehensible
  • Knowledge of GIS systems and ability to collect and organize the data needed to produce maps
  • Excellent Portuguese language, both orally and in writing. Intermediate knowledge of oral and written English
  • Knowledge of sectoral and inter-sectoral monitoring and evaluations
  • Communication skills and editorial/graphic design capacity
  • Knowledge of Information Technology and Networking
  • Experience in web design and computer programming
  • Expertise of GIS software: ArcGIS preferably or other mapping software would be an asset
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic/macros
  • Willingness and ability to work in challenging environments and often critical conditions
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment ("data analysis" OR "data analytics" OR "data" OR "database" OR "database management" OR "food security analysis" OR "data storage" OR "data management" OR "spreadsheets" OR "Excel" OR "visualisation" OR "visualization" OR "GIS" OR "produce maps" OR "web design" OR "programmer" OR "programming" OR "ArcGIS" OR "visual basic")
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

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  • Published 28.10.2019
  • Expires 07.11.2019
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