United Nations World Food Programme Operational Information Management and Reports Officer - Information Management and GDT Analyst Jobs in Uganda

United Nations World Food Programme Operational Information Management and Reports Officer - Information Management and GDT Analyst Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To submit timely and quality situation reports on COVID-19 response and strengthen OIM/R systems, processes, procedures and protocols,work across functions, notably with Field and Area Offices, Government Partnerships Unit, Budget and Programming, and Supply Chain and OIM/R national officer.

    Key Accountabilities

    (not all-inclusive)

    Management of the Operational Information Management function

  • Improve information flows and knowledge management within the organization in line with WFP Uganda’s needs and priorities across functions at CO, AO and FO level;

  • Establish and maintain systems (and platforms and procedures) to facilitate the work of producers and consumers of data, information, and knowledge, including acting as the bridge to ICT to develop and maintain information and knowledge management platforms;

  • Establish and maintain the Integrated Food Security and Program Performance Information Management System, connecting all relevant information streams in the AMEL unit and beyond;

  • Manage the WFP Uganda Knowledge Hub, collating relevant information and data from media and local internal and external sources to facilitate and maximise the exchange of information flow between functional area networks in WFP;

  • Liaison with ICT Unit to ensure that IM systems are running on a safe, secure and robust platform and the backup of the database is done regularly and an appropriate disaster recovery mechanism is in place;

  • Lead the implementation of OIM/Reporting SOP, identifying each unit’s role and responsibilities with clear deadlines and products (accessing corporate systems such as COMET, LESS, WINGS, etc.);

  • Routinely survey internal users across the operation to determine challenges and opportunities related to information and knowledge management and identify and implement appropriate solutions;

  • Support external communications, including by maintaining mailing lists;

  • Enhance the capacity of WFP staff and partners to effectively manage operational information and reporting through the provision of the relevant OIM/R training;

  • Provide timely feedback to Area and Field-offices and partners on reports;

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Management or related discipline, from a recognized University or Institution.


  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.

  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).

  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.

  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment
    with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.


  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.

  • Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.

  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.

  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.

  • Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.

  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.

  • Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.


  • Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.

  • Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners.

  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.

  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.

    Desired Experiences

  • Two years working experience of performing complex quantitative data analysis and visualization

  • Experience with big data analytics and establishing advanced information management platforms is a merit.

  • Knowledge of big data analytics tool (Palantir), databases tools (MS Access, PHP, SQL), visualization (Tableau) is a merit.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations World Food Programme Operational Information Management and Reports Officer - Information Management and GDT Analyst Jobs in Uganda

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