Associate Officer - Information Analyst

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UNMISS - United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Sunday 1 Nov 2020 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of FIOC Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following:

  • Manage, collect, coordinate, analyze, report and disseminate information to be used as a decision-making and planning tool for the Field Integrated Operation Center (FIOC);
  • Collect information from a wide range of sources, including UNMISS Civil and Political Affairs, Human Rights, Gender, Child Protection, Relief, Reintegration and Protection personnel, Military, Police, Security, Humanitarian Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organization (INGOs) and Local Government Authorities;
  • Produce forward looking reports within the context of the UNMISS Early Warning Strategy and Protection of Civilian Matrix that integrates and considers all the information gathered, resulting in clearly identification of priorities where the state should focus it’s efforts;
  • Build effective networks through mission components with state authorities, international partners, civil society and humanitarian community;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, socio-economic and security issues;
  • Monitor and gather information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation of the safety of the Mission and it’s mandate;
  • Support the Field Office Security Management Team, Security Management Meetings, Crisis management Team and respond to specific incident as required;
  • Share all information with Join Analysis Center (JMAC) as guided by Chief JMAC;
  • Undertake other related responsibilities as tasked by the Team Leader and Head of office.


Required degree level:

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Political science, International Relations, Human Rights Conflict Management, Security or any related field.

Required experience:

36 Months

Experience remark:

  • Three (3) or more years experience in the field;
  • Previous experience in Joint Operation Centre or Joint Analysis Cell would be an advantage.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise:

Political affairs and political reporting

Area of expertise details:

  • Professional reporting and writing skills.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief; post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.

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Competencies values:

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 01-11-2020

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