United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Vacancy for an Information Management Associate


The (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the profitable implementation of its companions’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and improvement initiatives all over the world.  Mandated as a central useful resource of the United Nations, UNOPS gives sustainable challenge administration, procurement and infrastructure companies to a variety of governments, donors and United Nations organizations

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Job Title: Information Management Associate

Vacancy code: VA/2019/B5001/18411
Location: , Borno
Job classes: IT
Contract degree LICA-7
Contract kind: Local ICA Support
Department/workplace: NYSC, Peace and Security Cluster
Duration: Open-ended, topic to organizational necessities, availability of funds and passable efficiency

Peace and Security Cluster
The UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) is a principal service supplier within the discipline of mine motion with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UNDP, UNICEF, Governments of mine-affected international locations and different mine motion companions. The Head of Cluster is accountable to manage, present assist and oversight of the day-to-day administration of the Project Field workplaces, each in response to the client necessities and consistent with UNOPS guidelines and rules. It is headed by the Head of Cluster who has the general authority and accountability for the efficiency of the Peace and Security Cluster on behalf of its shoppers.

Background Information – Job-Specific
UNMAS Nigeria:

  • UNMAS Nigeria plans, manages and oversees all mine motion actions in north-east Nigeria.  It gives technical assist to all companions and ensures the right integration of mine motion into wider humanitarian help and developmental programmes.  UNMAS deployed to Nigeria in July 2018.
  • The Information Management Associate will likely be primarily based in within the UNMAS workplace located in a UN compound and can work beneath the direct supervision of the Programme and Communications Officer.
  • The Information Management (IM) Associate will coordinate the Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) for UNMAS Nigeria and he/she will likely be accountable for the next duties:

Information Management (IM) Responsibilities:

  • Ensure correct functioning of IMSMA database together with putting in and sustaining IMSMA database
  • Install IMSMA on companions units and prepare companions on its use
  • Ensure the accuracy and operational functioning of the designed hyperlinks of the database
  • Create and keep the file and doc administration system of the programme
  • Create and replace IM processes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Engage with Mine Action companions to acquire info and enhance information accumulating
  • Liaise with companions and signify UNMAS Nigeria in conferences associated to the features
  • Make suggestions and supply recommendation on the technical info administration necessities
  • Conduct month-to-month checks of IMSMA reviews to make sure completeness, integrity and high quality
  • Train junior employees on IMSMA and supply distant assist to UNMAS programmes
  • Verify and file all discipline information from implementers and companions into the IMSMA database
  • Perform high quality assurance and associated checks throughout and after information entry
  • Produce statistics and reviews from the information
  • Create and keep complete mushy and exhausting archive programs
  • Update each mushy and exhausting archive programs on weekly foundation

Geographic Information System (GIS) Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and print informative maps with mine motion and different obtainable information
  • Maintain and contribute to the operations mapping archive

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist with IT and different basic laptop associated points
  • Contribute to Network Administration
  • Assist with Database coaching and technical help to implementing companions and exterior stakeholders
  • Create and replace photograph catalogue of acquired photographs from mine motion actions
  • Perform every other duties assigned by the Programme and Communications Officer


  • Provide reviews associated to UNMAS Nigeria work plan.

Job Requirements

  • An superior University degree (Master’s degree or equal) in Information Management, Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or associated discipline with a minimal of 1 year of related expertise; OR
  • A primary degree college degree (Bachelor’s degree or equal) in info administration, laptop science, Geographic Information Systems or associated discipline with a minimal of three years of related expertise; OR
  • A secondary training degree (High School Diploma or equal) and a minimal of seven years of related expertise


  • Relevant expertise is outlined as expertise in info administration, laptop science, GIS, database administration or information assortment
  • Experience with dealing with confidential information and understanding of various information assortment methodologies is desired
  • Experience in net design and software program improvement is desired

Language necessities:

  • Fluency in English (talking, writing and studying) is required


  • Treats all people with respect; responds sensitively to variations and encourages others to do the identical. Upholds organizational and moral norms. Maintains excessive requirements of trustworthiness. Role mannequin for variety and inclusion.
  • Acts as a optimistic function mannequin contributing to the group spirit. Collaborates and helps the event of others. For people managers solely: Acts as optimistic management function mannequin, motivates, directs and evokes others to succeed, using acceptable management types.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the affect of personal function on all companions and at all times places the top beneficiary first. Builds and maintains robust exterior relationships and is a reliable companion for others (if related to the function).
  • Efficiently establishes an acceptable plan of action for self and/or others to perform a objective. Actions result in complete activity accomplishment by concern for high quality in all areas. Sees alternatives and takes the initiative to behave on them. Understands that accountable use of sources maximizes our affect on our beneficiaries.
  • Open to vary and versatile in a quick paced atmosphere. Effectively adapts personal method to suit altering circumstances or necessities. Reflects on experiences and modifies personal habits. Performance is constant, even beneath stress. Always pursues steady enhancements.
  • Evaluates information and programs of motion to succeed in logical, pragmatic selections. Takes an unbiased, rational method with calculated dangers. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
  • Expresses concepts or details in a transparent, concise and open method. Communication signifies a consideration for the sentiments and desires of others. Actively listens and proactively shares information. Handles battle successfully, by overcoming variations of opinion and discovering frequent floor.

Contract kind, Level and Duration:

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Additional Consideration

  • Please be aware that the deadline is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications acquired after the deadline is not going to be thought of.
  • Only these candidates which can be short-listed for interviews will likely be notified.
  • Qualified feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use.
  • UNOPS seeks to fairly accommodate candidates with particular wants, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and acknowledges the significance of balancing skilled and private calls for. We have a progressive coverage on work-life harmonization and provide a number of versatile working choices. This coverage applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract sorts
  • UNOPS seeks to fairly accommodate candidates with particular wants, upon request.
  • For employees positions solely, UNOPS reserves the precise to nominate a candidate at a decrease degree than the marketed degree of the submit
  • The incumbent is accountable to abide by safety insurance policies, administrative directions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
  • It is the coverage of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
  • Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the outcomes of such checks.
  • Candidates with no UN or UNOPS expertise are strongly inspired to use!
  • Open to Nationals or individuals with a legitimate Nigeria residence/work allow

Application Deadline 23rd August, 2019.

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