IT and Information Management Officer
Application deadline 1 month ago: Thursday 25 Aug 2022 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
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.
• The SAGE database is functional and updated • JOC is capable of producing quality visual information products • JOC and RJOC and other Mission have access to Power Bi dashboards as required • JOC numerous mailing lists are updated regularly.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief JOC, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• In close cooperation with the Field Technology Service and JOC leadership, develop and
maintain the SAGE web-based platform and facilitate the integration of other Mission databases into SAGE; • Retrieve data from SAGE to inform Mission reporting, including the SG report, code cables, Mission leadership talking points and briefing notes, CPAS, and RBB, • Develop quality visual information products (e.g. maps, Power Point Presentations, publications, and graphics). • Develop Power Bi dashboards from the JOC and Regional JOCs. • Identify new office technology equipment’s and oversee the regular maintenance of the equipment, software and systems, conducting regular enhancement and advising on latest versions, tools and trends; • Provide advisory services on information management and design practices including: needs and business process analysis; Advise the Chief JOC and Deputy Chief JOC on data archiving; • Manage the JOC mailing accounts and mailing lists, making sure that they are up to date and modified as per requests of the JOC leadership; • Contribute to capacity building and training of the Mission stakeholders including induction training; • Provide JOC staff with assistance on any IT related issue, setting aside dedicated time for setting their accounts, equipment ensuring their training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development; • The position may require week-end and evening/night duty; • Perform other relevant related duties as requested.
• Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented. • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations. • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment. • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities. • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;
IT, Information Management or Data Science, including with the PowerBi, tableau, Python, SQL and Cliq sense applications.
Bamako is a non-family duty station with a difficult security and working environment. Mali is a non-family duty station. Living conditions are acceptable in Bamako, but security instructions need to be strictly complied with. Adequate housing is available for rent at US$ 500-1500 per month. The national currency is the Franc CFA (April 2020 exchange rate was 1 US$ = 610 FCFA). Visa credit cards are accepted in some hotels and larger shops. Mali is a country prone to malaria, so mosquito nets are highly recommended. Basic medicines are available from pharmacies, but provision needs to be made for specialized medication. Security recommendations from the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) must be followed by all UN Staff in the course of their assignments in Mali. For the sake of rewarding experience, UN volunteers in MINUSMA carry out their duties with flexibility, commitment, and a willingness to live and work in challenging conditions including heat and limited water and electricity supply.