Information Management Officer, NOB, Temporary Appointments (364 days), #117375, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh #543393 (For Bangladeshi Nationals Only)


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, dedication.

How can you make a difference?

The post aims to manage the collection, analysis and sharing of information that is important for the Sector stakeholders consisting of implementing and programme partners, donors and government representatives to make informed (evidence-based) strategic decisions. The Information Management Officer (IMO) works with the Nutrition Sector Coordinator and partners to ensure the sector performs its core functions described in the IASC Sector Coordination Reference Module, IASC, July 2015. Being a member of the IMO network under the ISCG, the nutrition sector IMO supports the overall humanitarian programme in Cox’s Bazar, collaborates with UN, international and Bangladeshi information management specialists and guides them through the ISCG reporting and data management system.

Simultaneously, the IMO for the nutrition sector is connected with the national nutrition cluster team in Dhaka and provides the required information for the national reporting system. The IMO must also understand the basics of the humanitarian nutrition programme (SPHERE standards for the nutrition cluster) and point the changes in the common trends.

The IMO – Nutrition must maintain the partnership, cooperation, coherence and timely information and data exchange with all sector stakeholders, including donors and government institutions. He or she has to be closely familiar with experience in the daily application of humanitarian principles. 

Below are the summary of core sector functionality:

  1. Supporting service delivery/outputs
  2. Informing strategic decision-making of the HC/HCT for the humanitarian response
  3. Advocacy
  4. Monitoring and reporting the implementation of the sector strategy and results
  5. Training and capacity building of State/Sub-national Sector Focal Points, national and/or sub-national sector partners, Sub-National /local authorities and civil society.

Kindly refer to the attached JD for the details – Download File JD IM.docx

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

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution preferably in Computer Science, Media or Social Sciences or any discipline related to Information Management from an accredited educational institution or equal experience.
  • Minimum of two years professional experience in Information Management, including experience in emergency humanitarian operations.
  • Knowledge of, UN System and NGO humanitarian community.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Bangla and English.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

Functional Competencies

  • Analysing (2)
  • Applying technical expertise (2)
  • Learning and researching (2)
  • Planning and organizing (2)

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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.

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.

Remarks:

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Internal candidates may be given preference over external candidates. The term “Internal” refers to all staff members with fixed term, continuing or permanent appointments.

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

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