Information Management and Reporting Assistant

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The objective of the post is for the RCO to improve results monitoring and reporting, data analysis and management, as well as internal reporting. Currently, cooperation between UN agencies and the Micronesia countries is carried out through United Nations Pacific Strategy 2018-2022. The new Regional UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2023-2027 (UNSDCF) is currently being developed. The strategy is being actioned at the country level through the Country Implementation Plans (CIPS), articulating the UN support of the national SDGs, will be developed in August-November 2022. Country-level results frameworks will be developed to monitor the CIPs. Improved data management and reporting is critical to meet country level reporting requirements across five countries. These result frameworks will need to be uploaded into the UN Information Management System. The UNV will provide support to improving data analytics, reporting and information management through researching data and populating UN IM systems, including UNINFO. The UNV would help to strengthen reporting and analysis to support UN programming and dialogue with governments and other stakeholders. This is an opportunity for growth, learning and to get exposure to a unique international development context. The UNV will have the unique opportunity to be part of the establishment of a new UN presence and be a member of a new, dynamic and growing team.

Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, and/or Data Management , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: • Support the RCO Micronesia in ensuring system-wide multi-sectoral data collection and basic analysis; • Support the establishment and maintain an information management network to facilitate UNCT decision-making and information exchange with the countries covered (Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau); • Populate and update databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; • Collect, document and consolidate operational information on a regular basis; • Support assessment and needs analysis activities, including secondary data reviews, rapid assessments; • Support the production of information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages. • Support the deployment and management of all UN Volunteers under Micronesia MCO, serving as the liaison focal point between them and the UNV Pacific Field Unit in Fiji. • Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN Volunteers and flag to UNV for follow-up actions.

  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Knowledge Sharing

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The Federated States of Micronesia ( FSM), often referred to as Micronesia, is an island country in Oceania. It consists of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae. Each of the four states is centered on one or more main high islands, and all but Kosrae include numerous outlying atolls. As a federal republic, each state not only has its own distinct history, culture, geography and language, it is also governed through a State Government linked to the Federal Government. The total population of FSM is around 110,000, with 35,000 living on Pohnpei.

FSM enjoys year-round daily tropical temperatures of between 25-29 degrees with generally high humidity, and monsoon type rainfall on a near daily basis. There is a moderate risk of tropical storms and severe weather events. Pohnpei, and FSM more generally, is a natural paradise covered in rainforest and surrounded by lagoons and the Pacific Ocean.

FSM is a hardship duty station level C, thus it is important to be flexible and open-minded as the conditions are relatively basic. The country has remained COVID-19 free throughout the pandemic and is only just opening up with flights and travel returning to normal by August 2022. There are several health care centres and a main hospital, where basic health care is provided.

There is a functioning international postal service and there are two main supermarkets on island, and two electronics stores. There is a small number of diners and several hotels and resorts available for on island tourism. All other types of of goods need to be purchased via mail order. Amazon delivers to FSM. Accommodation ranges from one-bedroom apartments to small houses, both furnished and unfurnished. These are modest but all amenities are provided, but flexibility is required. Public transport in the form of taxis is cheap and reliable, depending on how directly you need to get to your destination as most taxis are group taxis.

Most recreational activities are centred on outdoor activities and sports. Diving, snorkelling, fishing and sailing, as well as hiking are amongst the most popular leisure pursuits. In Kolonia there are several tennis courts and a public swimming pool. With some excellent tennis instructors being available, tennis is a also a very popular leisure activity amongst all. There are also two gyms and several running tracks/ location, and fitness classes are available.

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