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Assistant Operations Data Management Officer Job at UNHCR in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Opportunity Deadline

24/05/2023

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Job Description

1 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree
Afghanistan

Brief Details About Assistant Operations Data Management Officer Job at UNHCR in Afghanistan:

  • Job Location: Kabul
  • Nationality: National
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: As per UNHCR Salary Scale
  • Vacancy Number: JR2317986
  • No. Of Jobs: 1
  • City: Kabul
  • Organization: UNHCR
  • Years of Experience: For P1/NOA – 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree;
  • or no experience with Doctorate degree
  • Contract Duration: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Education: IT, Computer Science or other relevant field.
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-24

About UNCHR:

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is known by the initials UNHCR. It is a UN organization with the responsibility of assisting in the voluntary return of refugees, the protection of communities that have been forcefully displaced, and the resettlement of stateless individuals in foreign countries. UNHCR is committed to saving lives and defending the rights of refugees and communities that have been forcibly displaced across the world. It is an unbiased organization that provides refugee and other people with safety and support in accordance with their requirements and irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, or political affiliation.

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Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the use, maintenance and technical support to ProGres (registration database) including planning and oversight of data collection, input and verification; produce standard and ad hoc reports, and ensure ProGres-related data entry activities are reflected in SOPs for registration, resettlement, repatriation, protection, community services, and program activities.
  • Respond to report requests from UNHCR staff, local governments, partners, donors and Headquarters.
  • Keep data up-to-date, secure and accurate.
  • Facilitate and /or undertake additional data collection activities including planning and coordinating data collection methodologies and analyses with relevant staff.
  • Serve as the focal point for compiling and calculating statistics for resettlement, population figures, and standards and indicators, as well as for annual, periodic and requested statistical reports.
  • May be required to assist in training of staff as well as staff members of implementing partners in relevant aspects of data management and provide other support to end-users of database systems.
  • Liaise with relevant staff on new reporting requirements and procedures as needed; conduct data collection audits in order to ensure that no unnecessary data collection occurs and to ensure that all necessary data is being captured; create and maintain databases and spreadsheets that meet operational requirements.
  • May be required to coordinate with GIS colleagues to ensure that data collection is compatible with GIS as necessary and assist with GIS and mapping tasks as required.
  • Archive and backup database systems; ensure security of databases; perform database administrator functions.
  • Authorize updates and amendments of ProGres data and the ProGres SOP.
  • Design operational reports, statistics, and other relevant data collection forms.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required Skills, Education, and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education & Professional Work Experience
  • Years of Experience / Degree Level
  • For P1/NOA – 1 year relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or no experience with Graduate degree; or no experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education:

  • IT, Computer Science or other relevant field.
  • (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses:

  • Operational Data Management Learning Programme
  • Operations Management Learning Programme
  • Protection Learning Programme
  • (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience:

  • Essential
  • Previous job experience relevant to the function or in data management, statistics, analysis and information technology.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with ProGress and registration system.
  • Technical GIS knowledge.

Functional Skills:

  • IT-IT Refugee Systems & Applications
  • IT-Computer Literacy
  • DM-Data Management
  • RG-Civil Registry Systems Analysis
  • IT-Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • IM-Statistics Analysis
  • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements:

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to Apply?

The management of the advertised openings in this announcement is in line with UNHCR Recruitment and Assignment Policy (RAP).

The vacancies are open to eligible internal and external applicants.

  • Internal applicants are requested to submit their applications through Workday – Menu – Career. It is important that applicants update their Profiles (languages, education and prior working experience) before submitting their applications.
  • External applicants are requested to submit their applications through the UNHCR Careers –  Careers (myworkdayjobs.com). You will need to create an account as “New User” and then click on “My Account Information”. Complete the application and submit it.

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