Job Detail

Senior Information Management Assistant

Date Posted: 2019-08-22 08:19:18
  • Position Number::

  • Category:

    Information Management
  • Grade:

    GS - 5
  • Years of Experience:

  • Duty Stations:

    FCT Abuja
  • Duration of Contract:

    One Year
  • Contract Type:

    Fixed Term Appointment



The Senior Information Management Assistant assists in the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information.


The position is supervised by a more senior position at the field level, and receives functional guidance and support from IM specialists at country/regional and global level. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, he/she will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. The position has no supervisory role. The incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.


The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:


  • Assist in operationalizing country-specific common data standards and promoting them with partners.
  • Assist in compiling and aggregrating information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans 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.
  • May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.
  • May be required to participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.
  • Perform any other related duties as requested.


  • Completion of secondary education with certificate/training in Information Technology, Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or any related area.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
  • Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.


  • Successful participation in the Operational Data management Learning Programme.
  • Experience in web design and software development is an asset.
  • Experience with relevant software such as ArcGIS, Mapinfo, SPSS, EpiInfo6, SQL Server, and/or proGres.
  • Experience with HTML, PHP, ASP and/or Java is an asset.
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information.
  • Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

Job Deadline : Expired

Related Jobs