: Mar 27, 2023, 12:21:25 AM
: Apr 10, 2023, 2:59:00 PM
: EM_SOM WHO Representative’s Office, Somalia
Position Title: Information Management Officer
Position number: 418811
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State’s health development agendas and emergency/resilience programmes, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
1- Support the collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes supporting the response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), epidemic bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP).
2- Aggregate and maintain inter-country information from WHO and partners including contact lists, performance monitoring, health indicator data, health situation data, health response data.
3- Participate in the basic geographic analysis for maps and other reports (such as dashboards, SitReps, etc).
4- Upon delegation provide information sharing between institutions, to strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to inter-sectoral dashboards and reports.
5- Participate in field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveys.
6- Provide information management input into the planning and data/information management process; on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination and management.
7- Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Essential: First university degree in information or data management, computer sciences, statistics, applied math, public health, or a related field.
Desirable: Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or emergency information management.
Essential: At least two years of related experience in information management, monitoring, and data analysis.
Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies; experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations. Experience in developing countries.
Sound skills in the area of information management, data analysis, and statistics
Demonstrated ability to design, manage and analyze complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools
High level of analytical skills.
Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Local language.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of Other UN Language.
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 34,004 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
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