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Information Management Officer, NOB, Temporary Appointment (8 months), Kabul, Afghanistan #127877 (Open to Afghan Nationals Only)

Afghanistan

Opportunity Deadline

04/03/2024

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Job Description

569954
As per Salary Scale
2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree
Afghanistan

Job no: 569954
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Kabul
Level: NO-2
Location: Afghanistan
Categories: Programme Management, Research, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a future

How can you make a difference?

Purpose for the job: 

The Programme Management Unit’s (PMU) Information Management Officer (Beneficiary Personal Data) will report to the PMU Data Team lead. He/she will be based in Kabul and will support the team in delivering beneficiary data management services to the PMU.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Beneficiary Data Specialist, the Information Management Officer (Beneficiary Personal Data), NO-2 will perform the following tasks:

1. Provide direct support to the Implementing partners and UNICEF HOPE users!

  1. Train Implementing Partners and UNICEF Users in performing their respective roles function in HOPE.
  2. Provide first level of support for user questions and support request.
  3. Prioritize users support request and submit to Beneficiary Data Manager for consideration.
  4. Ensure all HOPE related tasks are performed with high quality outputs.
  5. Maintain HOPE ACO User roles list and ensure endorsement of UNICEF ACO management.

2. Third Party Monitoring and Registration

  1. Support in designing third party verification exercise when existing beneficiaries list are received from external sources.
  2. Provide oversight to beneficiary registration exercises including by field testing registration questionnaires and accompanying partner’s enumerators in the field.
  3. Perform regular data quality analysis, identify bottleneck in data collection and verification exercise and propose relevant solutions.

3. Targeting and Payment Verification

  1. Implement targeting methodologies as designed by ACO relevant section and perform accuracy test of resulting target population.
  2. Support HOPE user in preparation of Target populations and Cash Plans
  3. Support HOPE user in the preparation of Payment Verification exercise and coordinate with TPM/IP/C4D for the data collection through Rapid Pro or regular field survey.

4. Data Protection

  1. Support the implementation of UNICEF Data Protection policy at all levels and with all HOPE partners.
  2. Prepare/Negotiate Non-disclosure Agreements with FSP/TPM and Implementing Partners
  3. Monitor Data Protection Impact Assessment recommendation implementation.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An Advanced university degree in a subject area relevant to data management. First level university degree with additional two years of experience in data or statistical field which may be in an international context or humanitarian or development situation. Experience with data sharing, data management and data analysis to support policy formulation and implementation.
  • Minimum two years of relevant professional experience in social policy, beneficiary data management, monitoring cash transfer programmes, case management or a related field.
  • Experience in maintaining MIS in humanitarian contexts.
  • Experience in working with UN agencies (UNICEF experience preferred) at interagency level.
  • Experience in benefiary data managment, Rapid Pro, Power BI and HOPE will be an asset.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills (written & verbal) across multiple audiences with the ability to influence others while working in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • High motivation, and dedication to deliver results within strict timeframes.
  • Fluency in English is required – Oral and Written. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

Remarks:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions.  Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be cancelled.

All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Afghanistan Standard Time
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