Re-advertised: Information Management Officer, NO-2, Dnipro, Ukraine (for Nationals of Ukraine only)

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This is a NO-2 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-2 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, learning early and enrolling on time

The Information Management Officer is a core Cluster Coordination team member. The purpose of this post is to manage the collection, analysis and sharing of information that is important for the Cluster participants to make informed (evidence based) strategic decisions.

How can you make a difference?


The post holder is responsible for building, leading and managing the Child Protection Area of Responsibility Information Management Team which will:

  • Respond to the Child Protection Sub-Cluster participants’ needs for information.
  • Adapt existing in-country information management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting Cluster activities and resources, and identifying information gaps.
  • Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report/disseminate information critical to decision making.
  • Maintain monthly reporting from Cluster participants, including 5Ws (‘Who does What, Where, When and for Whom?’ databases/Activity Info).
  • Support the estimation of spatial and temporal gaps, overlaps and coverage of Cluster activities and projects.
  • Work with Cluster/ participants to identify information gaps at national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps
  • Work with the OCHA Information Management Officer to develop appropriate supportive strategies.
  • Use GIS mapping for map production and geographic data management
  • Adopt and promote the use of global standards for information management for inter-operability.
  • Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management.
  • Manage an inventory of relevant documents on the humanitarian situation.
  • Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes
  • To provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training.
  • Lead on the preparation of SitRep inputs with emphasis on Cluster plans, targets and achievements.
  • Develop and strengthen information management capacity through the training
  • Contribute to the core cluster functions
  • Where there is both a national and a sub-national cluster, the post holder will ensure that there is effective communication, reporting, engagement, and coordination between the two levels

Core cluster functions:

1. Supporting service delivery

    • Provide a platform to ensure that service delivery is driven by the agreed strategic priorities
    • Develop mechanisms to eliminate duplication of service delivery

2. Informing strategic decision-making of the HC/HCT for the humanitarian response

    • Needs assessment and gap analysis (across other sectors and within the sector)
    • Analysis to identify and address (emerging) gaps, obstacles, duplication, and cross-cutting issues.
    • Prioritization, grounded in response analysis

3. Planning and strategy development

    • Develop sectoral plans, objectives and indicators directly support realization of the HC/HCT strategic priorities
    • Application and adherence to existing standards and guidelines
    • Clarify funding requirements, prioritization, and cluster contributions to HC’s overall humanitarian funding considerations (Flash Appeal, CAP, ERF/CHF, CERF)

4**. Advocacy**

    • Identify advocacy concerns to contribute to HC and HCT messaging and action
    • Undertaking advocacy activities on behalf of cluster participants and the affected population

5. Monitoring and reporting the implementation of the cluster strategy and results; recommending corrective action where necessary

6. Contingency planning/preparedness for recurrent disasters whenever feasible and relevant.

7. Accountability to affected populations

The global cluster will provide operational support to the country cluster, see Reference 1

Performance of the cluster will be measured using the Coordination Performance Report, see Reference 2.


The post holder is accountable to:

  • Child Protection Area of Responsibility Coordinator who will in turn ensure that the post holder is provided with all necessary support and guidance
  • Child Protection Area of Responsibility participants, who will in turn ensure that they deliver on their agreed minimum commitments (see IASC Reference Module for Cluster Coordination at Country Level, July 2015)
  • Information management team members who will in turn support the post holder in line with their terms of reference
  • Inter-cluster coordination bodies established by the HCT/UNOCHA
  • Affected populations through agreed mechanisms

Accountability to the Cluster Coordinator, cluster participants, information management team members and inter-cluster coordination bodies will be expressed in regular review meetings

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



University degree, preferably at an advanced level, in a subject area relevant to information management

Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.

Formal training in Child Protection AoR information management an advantage


At least 5 to 7 years progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with UN and/or NGO, including information management in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster

Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.


The post holder will have at least CEFR level B1 in the following languages:


For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter:

UNICEF competencies required for this post are...

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness(3)Drive to achieve results for impact(4)Innovates and embraces change(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity(6)Thinks and acts strategically(7)Works collaboratively with others.

[add the 8th competency (Nurtures, leads and manages people) for supervisory role]

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic. We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements. 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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

This position will be based in Dnipro, but based on the evolution of the situation in the country the staff member will be expected to move to a different location within Ukraine, including Kropynutiski, Odesa, Kyiv, Vinnytsa, Lviv and Ushgorod cities.

Please note, this position is for Ukrainian Nationality only.

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