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DPR information management officer
Terms of Employment : Contract
Duration of Work: One Year
Department ( Work Unit ) : Disaster Preparedness and Response Department
Required Number : 2
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Salary: As per the Organization salary scale
Posted: 2017-08-08
Area of Studies : Food & Beverage Service
Related Area of Studies: Public relations, Communications, Statistics, Journalism
Minimum Experience: 3 Year
Age : 20 Years - 45 Years
Work Permit : Ethiopia
Required Travel : Not Required
Job Status
Job Status : Open
Posted Date : 2017-08-17
Deadline : 2018-04-30
Job Summary

The Information Officer is responsible for designing and implementing a country-specific Information Management strategy to analyse and disseminate information on the population of concern to the Country Office including, but not limited to, Protection and Programme information. Where information gaps exist, the Information Management Officer may help setting up primary data collection systems and organise needs assessments, which may also involve other stakeholders. Typical functions may include:

  • Draft and manage the information management strategy - including the internal mangement of information within UNHCR, document mangement, flows of information and discovery of data/information - and define operational and funding requirements for the implementation of the strategy.
  • Analyze regional data, identify and address information management gaps, and facilitate information sharing between countries in the region, including through the regional web portal.
  • Identify new information and data requirements to support operations and partners in the region, and provide emergency response information management support to country operations within the region.
  • Design and implement a structured dissemination plan for all information products and services as appropriate (e.g. web portal, mailing list, information centres, etc.) including the definition of standard operating procedures for clearing information products for release.
  • Set standards for operational, geographical and population data to be used throughout the region, maintain and distribute standards to IM officers and others working with operational data in the region, including partners.
  • Work closely with the Senior Regional Registration Officer to ensure consistency and inter-operability between registration data and other operational data sets, and consistency between regional registration and information management strategies, as well as on population statistical reporting.
Qualifications and Expirences
  • Three years relevant experience in relief, development or social work
  • Experience on project and finance management
  • Experience in communications, marketing, reporting and database management.
  • Experience with the Red Cross is preferable.
Special Knowledge and Skills

High Computer literacy, must demonstrate strong writing and editing skills; understand and be fluent in the use of software applications, such as Word and PowerPoint including design and database software.


Please put your educational background and work experience on 1 (one) page summary table. It is also a requirement to submit a testimonial from Revenue Authority that ensures payment of income tax from the salary paid along with work the experience testimonial obtained from small Private Organizations.

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