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Iraq: Information Management Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: iMMAP
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Project: iMMAP- Syria

Post: Information Management Officer (IMO)

Duty Station: Duhok, Iraq

Reporting To: Senior Information Management Officer

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn:

The IMO is responsible for all assigned tasks by Senor Information Officer and Country Representative, the assigned tasks as follows:

  • Complete the qualitative and quantitative mine action database cleanup process in coordination with Mine Action operations on a national and regional level.
  • Perform a monthly audit of mine action information to ensure data completeness, integrity and quality.
  • Coordinate with Senior IMO for the installation of the database, developing the database and making sure that the overall system is operational and meets the operational needs of the Mine Action Implementing partners.
  • Coordination and control of all Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) and GIS functionalities with all the Area Mine Action operators in north east Syria and iMMAP staff.
  • Work with iMMAP Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) coordinator to conduct and organize coordinate meeting for Mine Action implementing partners in north east Syria.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the standard working procedures for information management within north east Syria and regional level.
  • Assist the Senior IMO with the development of IM training packages and supervise training on IMSMA.
  • Ability to travel within NE Syria provinces and able to travel to Iraq
  • Assist the senior information management officer in developing the work plan and annual budget.
  • In the absence of the HMA coordinator the information officer will be responsible for conducting technical working group meeting for Mine Action implementing partners in north east Syria.
  • Complete additional tasks assigned by the senior information management officer and country director.

Required Competencies & Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of database and GIS software, and computer networks, Good knowledge of related hardware and peripheral equipment.
  • Very good ability in topographical map reading.
  • Ability to coordinate with local administrators, government, NGOs working with community projects and agencies involved in mine-action.
  • Understanding of data QA/QC processes for information management are essential.
  • Possess advanced skills in MS-Access, MS SQL Server, Visual Basic and Office suite.
  • Advanced knowledge of software engineering theory and applications would be an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of programming theory and relational database principles.
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours at different locations.
  • Flexible and adaptable to any situation.
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently.

Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language

  • Graduate of an Institute or University in the field of Information Technology, Information Management or Computer Sciences.
  • At least 5 - 7 years of working experience with IMSMA on field operational level and in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Good working knowledge of English (written and spoken).

iMMAP is an equal opportunity employer with a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any type. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

iMMAP is an international not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) that provides targeted information management support to partners responding to complex humanitarian and development challenges. For more than 15 years, we have promoted measurable change in people’s lives through our core philosophy: better data leads to better decisions and, ultimately, better outcomes.

Our expertise in data collection, analysis and presentation has revolutionized the decision making process for our diverse, multi-sectoral partners who seek enhanced coordination and sustainable solutions through information management. Our mission is to empower the world’s most vulnerable through the enhanced use of data to inform decision making. We envision a world where no one suffers due to lack of access to timely, relevant, and reliable information that has the power to transform lives.

How to apply:

Applications are only accepted through LinkedIn: