Brief details about UN jobs in Ethiopia – Information Management Officer:
- Organization: WFP – World Food Programme
- Location: Addis Ababa
- Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
- Occupational Groups:
- Information Technology and Computer Science
- Documentation and Information Management
- Closing Date: 2023-06-29
Information about the organization that has offered the UN jobs in Ethiopia – Information Management Officer job:
The World Food Program (WFP) is the top humanitarian agency that provides food aid in dire situations and collaborates with locals to boost nutrition and resilience. The United Nations created it in 1961 to aid in reducing global hunger. 80 nations are home to WFP offices, which have its main headquarters in Rome. The biggest humanitarian organization in the world, it is also the main supplier of school meals. In order to promote nutrition initiatives, policies, and programs, such as school meals and food fortification, WFP collaborates with governments, other UN agencies, NGOs, and the corporate sector.
Tasks of UN jobs in Ethiopia – Information Management Officer:
- The IMO will act as the focal point for gathering, analysing and disseminating logistics information, in close coordination with logistics and information personnel of other UN organisations and NGOs involved in the humanitarian response, and national authorities.
- Produce Logistics Cluster products/reports in Logistics Cluster product formats or specific formats as required within the procedure. Key products include: situation updates, bulletins, snapshots, briefings, situation updates.
- Liaise with Logistics Cluster participants, other cluster members, and national counterparts to gather data for the production of daily sitreps and weekly bulletins, ensuring that challenges and concerns relating to the logistics operation are represented.
- Help the Logistics Cluster Coordinator as required in drafting donor proposals and reports, collating key operational information and provide support as required.
- Draft, reduce, and share key logistics information and procedures, such as ConOps and SOPs ensuring they are regularly revised/updated if required. Inform relevant stakeholders on commodity tracking reporting procedures.
- Oversee content of Logistics Cluster country operations page – in close coordination with Global Logistics Cluster support team in Rome.
- Prepare functional overview, briefings and snapshots on the logistics operation for donors, Humanitarian Country Team, Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator and other stakeholders.
- Work closely with OCHA to assure updated logistics information is disseminated to all focal points as necessary. Attend coordination meetings on access constraints and provide updates on logistics bottlenecks to OCHA working groups on a regular basis.
- Work with partners in the area, assessing their information requirements and support with training, and guidance on the basic principles of logistics.
- Determine the most appropriate methodology to source and map information that can be used for advocacy in addressing issues in the supply chain.
- Select, moderate, and maintain the Logistics Cluster mailing list.
- Standardise and conduct quality control of logistics assessments and activity reports.
- Provide WFP Report Officer with inputs on Logistics Cluster activities; Liaise regularly with reports officers in other agents and NGOs.
- Establish and maintain internal information sharing mechanisms, documentation formats, assessment formats, central file store, according to GLCSC guidelines and standardisation.
- Identify and assess the sensitivity of information obtained; Respect the confidential nature of sources of information where relevant.
- Conduct other duties as required
Qualifications of UN jobs in Ethiopia – Information Management Officer:
- University degree in economics, social sciences, international relations, communications, journalism or connected field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum of three to six years of professional background in an international context including responsibility in information management, communications and/or reporting roles; experience with reporting/tracking systems; working in an emergency response.
- Prior experience in emergencies is important.
Knowledge & Skills:
- outstanding written and verbal communications skills; high attention to detail and proofreading ability; good research and analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as part of a team; good communication skills; capability to work independently while asking questions and seeking support in a fast-paced work environment.
- Background in using Social Media in a professional context an advantage. Proficient in MS Office package, particularly in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
- Illustrated ability in data acquisition and knowledge of Access or other database tools is a great advantage.
- Background with HTML is also a plus.
- Illustrated ability in acquiring, wrangling, structuring, manipulating and visualizing unstructured and structured data with BI platforms like Power BI or Tableau is a distinct advantage.
- International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language.
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