Mercy Corps announces vacancy for Information Management Officer. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.
Knowledge and Experience
- Bachelor’s in information technology/Computer Science/Social Science
- 1-3 years of experience in data management or relevant field
- Excellent documentation and information management skill.
- Competent in English and Nepali typing.
- Awareness of the needs and related project considerations for the project participants
- Established the ability to manage and communicate effectively with team members of varied work styles.
- Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem-solving.
- Proven ability to learn quickly, lead a project to achieve stated results and objectives.
- Experience working with governments, civil society, national and international organizations preferred
- Effective verbal and written communication, multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills.
- Ability to effectively represent Mercy Corps and its interests to key stakeholders.
- Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.
Essential Job Responsibilities
The specific duties and responsibilities of the Information Management Officer includes the following points primarily, but is not limited to the following:
- Work closely with provincial cluster coordinator and support to develop monitoring tools for provincial and local level coordination and maintain training database of the province and local educational clusters.
- Develop tools/templates and maintain a disaggregated database of attendance of coordination meetings/workshops, meeting minutes and establish a system of reporting in cluster structure.
- Take the lead to establish provincial educational portal in coordination with federal educational cluster.
- Support expertise to analyse provincial and local level data (learning loss) to support ERO and CEHRD for comprehensive assessment of learning loss.
- Maintain database of activities such as psychosocial support, children received telephone-based support, parenting education and stock piling of self-learning materials of provinces disaggregated by gender, sex and vulnerability wherever applicable.
- Analyse EMIS and contingency plan data to identify children at risk and support LGs to include such children in the Welcome to school campaign and maintain capacity development database at provincial level on such targeted interventions
- Strengthen data and information management (IM) within the provincial education cluster at all levels. This involves collecting data during an emergency (as per need), regular monitoring of school status within the province, maintenance of the established system for tracking data on district and local level clusters
- Work closely with DRR Section Information management officer and UNCT Cluster Information Management officer and other relevant cluster IMOs (especially WASH, Protection) to maintain, update and verify data and information in the 4 W (Who, What, Where, for Whom) and producing regular 3W analysis products (including maps)
- Training partners and government officials on Information Management tools and processes
- Work with the provincial and local education departments and sections to support and strengthen the EMIS system about emergency preparedness and response
- Contribute on information management on COVID 19 related preparedness and response actions
- Provide technical support to the Local level education cluster on strengthen data and information management (IM)
- Perform other duties as assigned
Accountability to Beneficiaries
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures,
and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
Mercy Corps as a humanitarian agency is expected to respond as and when crisis and humanitarian situation engulfs. As an MC employee all staff are expected to be part of humanitarian and emergency response in addition to their regular roles and responsibilities.
- Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
- Conduct themselves both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
- Other duties as assigned by their supervisor and or Country Director.
About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has been operating in Nepal since 2005, implementing programs in food security, agriculture, market development, financial services, girl’s education, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. We take a systems-based approach in our programming, with the aim of improving the lives and potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal.
Application Deadline: 18th May, 2022