iMMAP Senior Information Management Officer Jobs in Nigeria
iMMAP Senior Information Management Officer Jobs in Nigeria
iMMAP is an international nonprofit organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.Background
The incumbent will support and effectively contribute to the initiation, planning, design, development, and implementation of the program in Nigeria. The role also involves support for effectively coordinating training and capacity-building interventions at the different stages of the humanitarian training cycle.
The incumbent will be based in Maiduguri, and report to the Country Representative for Nigeria and the Africa Desk Officer. The incumbent is tasked to develop, review and improve business processes related to the support of humanitarian actors' IM capacity through the Humanitarian Information Analysis Unit (HIAU), which is primarily based in Maiduguri, and includes a permanent IM Officer in Yola and an IM Officer roaming between Maiduguri and Damaturu. Description of Duties
Under the responsibility of the iMMAP Nigeria Country Representative, The Senior IMO - Technical Advisor will supervise and monitor the HIAU and capacity-building staff and their activities in the Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe (BAY) States related to operations implemented in order to ensure donor and internal compliance to regulations and procedures.OperationalThe IMO will proactively manage the HIAU and capacity-building staff based in the BAY states and coordinate with operations staff to support project activities' timely and cost-effective implementation.
The IMO will proactively gather information from sector partners, and government authorities which may be of use to the sector for informing decisions;
The IMO will identify gaps in current implementing partner participants and will engage with NGOs, and humanitarian and development organizations to restore renew or join participation in data sharing or IM support.
The IMO will identify barriers to data and information collection, collation, analysis, and sharing.
The IMO will ensure timely preparation and generation of information products, and support information sharing and dissemination through web platforms, email, and other relevant methods to all relevant humanitarian implementing partners.
The IMO will develop and improve standard formats for, and regular output of publication of, materials and statistics highlighting the humanitarian situation in the country upon request.
The IMO will facilitate mobile data collection, form development, and data management.
The IMO will generate statistical reports, graphs, and maps, and follow up on cluster-specific trends.
The IMO will support new and ongoing assessments by partners.
The IMO will review internal processes and tools used for information product development and sharing to improve efficiency and depth of analysis.
Collect and consolidate data from various partners, and prepare and submit reports on a regular basis.
Oversee and support the M&E officer in the collection and analysis of evidence for reporting purposes.
Coordinate project staff activity implementation with the Country Security Advisor in Maiduguri.
Training and Capacity Building
Conduct training needs assessments to establish priority needs and gaps in humanitarian partners' information management capacity.
Review, design and improve capacity-building curricula and materials in collaboration with capacity-building staff to ensure the continued applicability of training delivered to partners.
Planning and scheduling of capacity-building activities in consultation with key stakeholders.
Development of training and session plans, goals, and objectives for humanitarian capacity-building programs based on identified gaps and capacity-building priorities.
Organize and deliver/co-facilitate core and advanced capacity-building activities consistent with the needs of the humanitarian partners and project staff.
Research, identify and develop appropriate training packages on emerging tools and innovative technologies that enhance partners' ability to effectively utilize IM tools.
Develop or identify training content and supporting reference resources such as presentations, practical exercises, and handouts to facilitate learning.
Oversee the conduct of baseline, midline, and end-line training
evaluations for feedback to the donor and beneficiaries, address challenges to effective learning, and document and share lessons learned.
Draft humanitarian capacity-building and support success stories for inclusion in iMMAP’s reports, newsletters, and social media platforms.
Professional Qualifications and Experience:
An advanced university degree or equivalent experience in information management, GIS, or a related field.
At least five years of relevant work experience and a background in non-profit, internationally-focused organizations.
Understanding of the UN cluster/sector system and how it operates.
Experience in humanitarian, crisis recovery, and resilience aspects is highly desirable.
Experience in solution development using the Esri solution stack, open-source GIS and IM tools, and programming/scripting languages such as Python and R, is highly desirable.
An appreciation of considerations in designing training content focused on the needs of adult learners.
Progressively responsible experience in designing needs assessments, data management, mapping and visualization, coaching, and training.
Context-related Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style, and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; is willing to learn from others.
Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to as “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them with appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; meets timelines for the delivery of products or services to clients.
Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the project; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows a willingness to learn new technology.
Representation: Where appropriate, represent the iMMAP in various fora. Maintain effective and positive contacts with national and local government officials, international and national non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and donor agency officials, when required.
Ability to understand and adapt to complex and dynamic situations.
Ability to work under pressure.
Takes initiative, manage their own use of time, and are self-motivating.
Proven ability to work in teams.
Flexible and creative.
Position based in Maiduguri with travel to other locations in Nigeria.
Consultancy Fees, depending on experience, Daily Allowance, and lodging
The position is a full-time position, following the successful completion of a three-month probation period.
The position term may be extended for 12 months based on the successful renewal of the donor contract.
Fees: $7,000 to $7,500 USD per month
How to Apply
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