Information Management Officer, NO1, Fixed Term Appointment, Lebanon, Beirut

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This is a NO-1 contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. More about NO-1 contracts.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Access to Education

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the Organization does — in programmes, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism. To the degree that any child has an unequal chance in life — in its social, political, economic, civic and cultural dimensions — her or his rights are violated. There is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society’s most disadvantaged citizens — addressing inequity — not only will give more children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.

How can you make a difference?

The Lebanon Country Office has developed new information and analytical tools, and the requirements in term of information and analysis is becoming crucial and requires a dedicated staff member to strengthen our current programming. To this end, UNICEF is seeking qualified Information Management Officer to support the Education Section in Lebanon Country Office.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Support in Knowledge Management and Research
  2. Support in Programming and Monitoring
  3. Support in Coordination with Sector

To read the detailed description, open the attached document: LEB21032_NOA_IM_Officer_EDU.doc

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field or discipline such as geographic sciences, statistics, political science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering, Architecture, or Communications
  • Strong knowledge of MS office suite and advanced knowledge in excel and database
  • Understanding of GIS/Cartographic outputs and ability to collect and organize data to support their production.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS or other mapping software an advantage.
  • Data storage and file management expertise
  • Information Technology and networking skills
  • Ability to present information in understandable tables, charts and graphs
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience. Field experience is an advantage, emergency experience is desirable.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required. French is an asset

For every Child, you demonstrate

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

Core Competencies

  • Builds and maintains partnerships (I)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (I)
  • Drive to achieve results for impact (I)
  • Innovates and embraces change (I)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (I)
  • Thinks and acts strategically (I)
  • Works collaboratively with others (I)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child

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