Information Management Officer At UNICEF

Job no: 569667
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Maiduguri
Level: NO-2
Location: Nigeria
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

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, deliver.

How can you make a difference?

  • Information Management for the WASH Sector coordination structure: 50%
  • Information management for WASH Section: 50%
  • Support monitoring and analysis of both geographic and programmatic coverage of UNICEF and provide comprehensive analysis of section’s performance to address performance gaps in UNICEF KPIs (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity, and cost).
  • Provide IM support in preparation, analysis and documentation of sectoral needs assessments, and prepositioned supplies for UNICEF by IP to facilitate planning and analysis, as well as preparedness and contingency plans.
  • Provide relevant and up to-date inputs to inform UNICEF situation reports and the HAC.
  • Maintain monthly reporting from partners, including 5Ws (‘Who does What, Where, When and for Whom?’ databases).
  • Lead on the preparation of regular WASH sector bulletins, such as the SitRep and dashboard., emphasizing on Sector plans, targets, and achievements.
  • Provide programme data input for donor reports, updates, programme report, briefing notes etc. and contribute to UNICEF WASH reporting.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • A first level university degree (Bachelor’s) in Information Systems/Information Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Management, Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • Formal training in sector information management is an advantage.
  • Minimum two (2) years of similar work experience in Information Management preferably with NNGOs/INGOs and/or the UN is required.
  • Experience in major emergency response relevant to the sector is highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and spoken English is required. Working knowledge of the local languages (Hausa and Kanuri) is highly desirable.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

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

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.

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.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.

Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be cancelled.

All selected candidates will 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.

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.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: 14 Feb 2024 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 27 Feb 2024 W. Central Africa Standard Time

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