Information Management Officer, OCHA - DRC

Location: Congo (Democratic Republic of the) (Kinshasa)

Closing date: 27 June


  • Advanced university degree (Master's Degree) preferably in political or social science, international studies, public administration, economics, or other relevant field.
  • A combination of relevant academic background (at least a first level university degree id est Bachelor's degree or equivalent) and extensive relevant professional experience in a related area may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management for humanitarian assistance;
  • Programming knowledge and experience of database development and management;
  • Practical knowledge of standard soft ware packages (MS FrontPage, Access, PowerPoint);
  • Experience working in a diverse team with varying levels of technical expertise;
  • Excellent inter-personal and general communication skills; Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Fluency in written and spoken French (essential) and English.

    Desirable qualifications include:

  • Experience working for an operational UN Agency or NGO; Knowledge of GIS (ArcView/MapInfo/Idrisi);
  • Programming knowledge of HTML and other web based skills;
  • Experience in humanitarian emergencies in the field and project management or project supervision experience;
  • Knowledge of the Great Lakes region.

    Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

    All posts are subject to availability of funds.

    Applications from qualified female candidates and from nationals of non- and under-represented countries are particularly encouraged.

    Diploma of completed University degree may be requested in due course.

    Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.

    How to apply:

    All applicants are requested to email the following documents to the OCHA Human Resources Section/AO at :

    1. Cover letter, explaining why you consider yourself qualified and motivated for this particular position

    2. Completed Summarized Personnel Information Form

    3. Completed P-11 and P-11 Supplementary Forms

    All Application Forms can be found by clicking on the following link: Information Management Officer, OCHA - DRC

    It would be appreciated your stating your full name and the OCHA vacancy notice number (OCHA/G/73/2007) as the subject in your e-mail application.

    Please send one email application for every vacancy announcement.

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