Assistant Information Management Officer (XB) at NOA Level
|United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR)||Gaziantep|
|İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
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Title of Position: Assistant Information Management Officer (XB)
Position Number: Temporary Appointment
Category & Level: National Professional Category, NOA
Effective date: as soon aspossible
Duration: initially for 6 months
Closing Date: 23 November 2018
The international obligations of Turkey and its national legislative framework on asylum have shaped the form of the current collaboration with UNHCR. During the last 56 years, UNHCR and Turkey have been working together in close partnership. Turkey has provided the asylum space for persons seeking refuge and UNHCR has assisted Turkey to determine who is in need of international protection and to enable access to rights by these persons. As the main partner of the Turkish State in the field of international protection, UNHCR Turkey continues to provide legislative and technical supportas well as institutional capacity building support to the Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) and other national institutions.
As regard Syrian nationals who are hosted in Turkey under a Temporary Protection (TP) framework for Syriannationals, refugees and stateless, UNHCR’s work is to support the authorities through the provision of technical assistance and strong public advocacy for enhanced responsibility sharing.
UNHCR in Turkey processes cases inclose consultation with DGMM for the purposes of resettlement, intervenes to strengthen the protection environment and access to social support mechanisms,and endeavors to find durable solutions for the most vulnerable amongst those who are recognized as refugees provided they meet the criteria of the resettlement countries.
UNHCR in Turkey operates through acountry office in Ankara, with a sub-office in Gaziantep covering three field units in Gaziantep, Sanliurfa and Hatay, and field offices in Istanbul and Van.
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The Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster Assistant Information Management Officer supports UNHCR to work within the framework of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) and the Cluster Approach. The position reinforces the CCCM Cluster by supporting the daily responsibilities of Cluster Coordinator within the frame of the clusterlead agency. Information management remain a crucial part of the cluster coordination approach.
The CCCM Cluster uses two critical information management tools – IDP Sites Integrated Monitoring Matrix and IDP tracking table. These two tools are integral for the cluster to embrace the required data for good coordination. The data to feed these tools is collected from cluster members and different humanitarian stakeholders. The main content ofthese tools relates to IDP numbers, location, provided services and existing gaps.
The Assistant Information Management Officer assists the CCCM Cluster in the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to the response in IDPsites and IDP tracking in northern Syria.
The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the global cluster level and Cross Border Cluster, compiles and explores data from all populations of concern. S/he supports the Cluster partners by ensuring the completion and dissemination of quality data on IDP movement and multi sectoral responses in the IDPs camps and Collectives centres inside Syria.
· The Office delivers reliable, accessible and user-friendly, relevant, predictable, appropriate and timely information products.
· Global data standards, and where appropriate, the establishment of country-specific common data standards are adopted by UNHCR and its partners.
· Support the collection of data and update in IDP tracking and share it with cluster members and humanitarian community.
· Support in the collection of data from cluster members on the IDP Sites Integrated Monitoring Matrix (ISIMM) on monthly bases and share it with the cluster members and humanitarian community.
· Support in collecting, cleaning and analysing the data from cluster members on ISIMM Plus on quarterly basis.
· Provide info sessions or trainings to the cluster members on CCCM Cluster tools when required.
· Maintain daily communications with key cluster members to ensure that the cluster is informed on all possible population movements on timely basis.
· Help the cluster produce quality presentations on findings to be presented during the cluster meetings and other relevant meeting and events.
· Communicate with the information management teams of the other cluster and ensure that IDPs data is synchronised across sectors.
· Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners,including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.
· Compile,aggregate and analyse data and information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collectionplans for baseline and context-specific data.
· Support the operation in the analysis of processed data and information and perform data quality and consistency control.
· Facilitate the analysis of cross-border information between relevant countries.
· Assist in training staff involved in information management activities, including data collection and data entry teams.
· Support and leverage geographic data for map production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).
· Share CCCM data with partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with agreed frequencies.
· Provide technical Information Management support to Needs Assessment processes,specifically in data collection, processing/collation and analysis.
· Perform other duties as required.
· Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.
· Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.
· Assistin training of data entry and data collection teams.
ESSENTIAL MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONS, PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ANDREQUIRED COMPETENCIES
· Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in information technology, demography,statistics, social sciences or any related area.
· At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
· Knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian community.
· Proven skills to analyse statistical information.
· Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
· Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
· Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
· Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.
· Judgement and Decision Making.
· Analytical Thinking.
· Technological Awareness.
· Planning and Organizing.
· Good knowledge of local language and local institutions.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
· Proficiency in a second official UN language is desirable.
· Successful participation in the Operational Data management Learning Programme is desirable.
· Experience in graphic design web design and software development is an asset.
· Experience with relevant software such as R script, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, QGIS,PowerBi, SPSS or Nvivo, SQL Server, Access, ODK, KoBO, GBVIMS, CP CM IMS, RAIS,PRIMERO and/or proGres is desirable.
· Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and/or Java is an asset.
Candidates must be primarilyTurkish nationals.
Submission of applications
If you wish to be consideredfor this vacancy, please submit your PersonalHistory Form (P11) and its supplementarypages, motivation letter, CV by e-mail with “Your LAST name – Assistant IM Officer (XB), NOA, Gaziantep (TA)” in the subject line to: TURANREC@unhcr.org by 23 November 2018.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting,processing, training or any other fees).
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. The monthly net salary is between TRY 9,202 and TRY 11,771 depending on relevant experience, dependency status and language proficiency. Formore information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the Office of HRManagement of United Nations.