NATIONAL IM /GIS OFFICER

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
This job has been Expired

NATIONAL IM /GIS OFFICER

  • Post Date:July 28, 2022
  • Views 44
0 Applications
  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 4 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Management
    Qualification Associate Degree
    Salary As per organization salary scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number 62
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About Information Management And Mine Action Program (iMMAP):

iMMAP is an international not-for-profit non-governmental organization that provides targeted information management support to partners responding to complex humanitarian and development challenges. For more than 15 years, iMMAP has promoted a measurable change in people’s lives through the core philosophy: better data leads to better decisions and, ultimately, better outcomes. iMMAP’s expertise in data collection, analysis, and presentation has revolutionized the decision-making process for our diverse, multi-sectoral partners who seek enhanced coordination and sustainable solutions through information management. iMMAP’s mission is to be the first port of call for information and knowledge management expertise within the humanitarian and development community.




Job Description:

The IM/GIS Officer is a position in Afghanistan with support responsibility for all individuals and organizations designated by the iMMAP scope of work defined by the Country Representative for Afghanistan or his/her designated representative.

The IM/GIS Officer will participate in establishing an effective information management unit that will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP Afghanistan Program, national partners, and applicable donor agencies.
Additionally, the IM/GIS Officer is tasked to improve the accuracy of the data held by iMMAP and to improve and effectiveness of the distribution of materials.
The IM/GIS Officer will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP Afghanistan Program in its work with national partners, international partners, and applicable donor agencies.
The work of the IM/GIS Officer should benefit iMMAP Afghanistan country programs. Insights gained from working alongside partner agencies should help formulate the future.
The IM/GIS Officer will develop and maintain constant and good contacts with humanitarian partners.




Job Requirements:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cluster/Working Group Support:
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will work closely with focal persons from Humanitarian Clusters Lead and Co-Cluster Leads, Sub-Clusters, Cluster Working Groups, and cluster members to understand their needs in terms of information management and/or GIS and assist in the development of cooperative data exchange. This may require his/her participation and attendance at meetings with relevant stakeholders.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer ensures that the support requested on an ad-hoc basis by the partners (IM & GIS related products and other IM-specific needs) is addressed in a timely manner and according to iMMAP quality standards.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will provide direct IM support and develop information products to Humanitarian Clusters Lead and Co-Cluster Leads, Sub-Clusters, Cluster Working Groups, and cluster members based on ad-hoc requests.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will advise on the design and customization of partners’ datasets as well as on visualization and dissemination practices.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will create visual products using available mapping and graphic tools, MS Office, Bl instruments, etc. adopted in the iMMAP Afghanistan office, ensuring that they correspond to partners’ requirements, and effectively communicating key information to users.

➢ The IM/GIS Officer will develop overall data management activities including encoding, storing, processing, and supporting IM standardization and analysis of the collected data and information.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will attend to partners’ requirements by timely producing and disseminating information management products through suitable media.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will work with the iMMAP Afghanistan team to ensure that all support requirements of iMMAP, BHA, OCHA, and other organizations are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Common services:
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will identify gaps in current Implementing Partner participants and will engage with NGOs, Humanitarian, and development organizations to restore, renew, or join participation in data sharing or IM support.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will ensure timely preparation, generation and publication of predictable information products and summary highlights (monthly, quarterly, half-year and annual updates), as necessary.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will provide specific, sometimes dedicated, support to Clusters/Partners/Working Groups, on ad- hoc requests or as instructed by the Senior IM Officer of the IM Team.
➢ The IM/GIS Officer will conduct iMMAP demonstrations and training sessions related to Information, Data Management, and GIS if needed.




Other Roles
The IM/GIS Officer will:
➢ Augment and harmonize within the IM Team in terms of planning and managing time and resources, task segregation and workflow, revision of infographics and dashboards, and evaluating GIS, geospatial and data analysis.
➢ Support the Senior IM/GIS Specialist and Senior IM Officer of the IM Team in Retrieve and Analyze Data, identify IM needs and Gaps in the relevant partner, and propose the adoption of new tools for Information Products.

Participate in IM meetings with the IM Team and the Country Representative/Technical Advisor to share updates on ongoing IM products and activities and to promote good practices in the organization.
➢ Perform such additional duties as may be assigned by the Country Representative, Technical Advisor, IM Team Coordinator, and Senior IM Officer.
➢ Adhere to iMMAP branding guidelines for all iMMAP products and correspondences.

REPORTING LINE
The IM/GIS Officer works under the direct supervision of the Senior IM Officer of the IM Team or his/her designated representative. The IM/GIS Officer will work in close consultation with other members of the iMMAP Afghanistan Team and refer to the Country Representative when required.

 




Submission Guideline:

Please send us a cover letter in English and your CV showing employment history, and the name of 3 referees who will be contacted if you will be shortlisted for this job.

iMMAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment.

Submission Email:

[email protected]