Individual Consultant – Information Management Officer (IMO) for Zimbabwe-UNICEF

Job no: 537136
Contract type: Consultancy
Level: Consultancy
Location: Zimbabwe
Categories: Consultancy

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.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF Zimbabwe is seeking to hire an innovative Individual Consultant to be an Individual Consultant Information Management Officer (IMO) for Zimbabwe Education Cluster to support the Education Cluster with collecting, analyzing, and sharing information that is important for the cluster stakeholders to make informed, evidence-based, strategic decisions as well as respond to the emergency needs.

Qualifications And Experience

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

A university degree in Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Humanitarian Affairs, Information Technology, Information Systems or Communications.
Minimum of 3 years relevant field experience in an international development organization.
Experience of humanitarian needs assessments, surveys, and monitoring and evaluation.
Experience in information management, knowledge management or a related field.
Proven statistical analytical skills and experience in website content management, Google Groups, GIS Mapping as well as One Response webpage.
Ability to write clearly and concisely in English.

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For every Child, you demonstrate…

Other Consultancy Costs and Payment Modalities

Competitive market rates will apply.

If interested and available to undertake the consultancy, please submit your application online and attach the required documents including the technical and an all-inclusive financial proposal (detailing professional fees, DSA, airfare etc where necessary).

Duties And Responsibilities

Overall Purpose

The consultant will be responsible for the following:

Provision of IM services, including mapping, to the Sector Working group/Education Cluster for decision making including: data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination.
Facilitate effective linkages with all Sector Working group/Education Cluster stakeholders, including OCHA, and national actors, for enhanced capacity and gap identification.

Set up and maintain reliable data storage and processing systems, including back-up and archiving conventions.
Support the Sector Working group/Education Cluster developing/adapting standards and indicators for monitoring the progress and the effectiveness of humanitarian response within the Cluster, taking into account national standards or guidelines, as well as globally-agreed standards such as the Inter-Agency Network on Education in Emergencies (INEE) Minimum Standards.
Compile and maintain an overview of available capacity and resources and identified gaps in the provision of emergency education, and, in collaboration with the Education Cluster coordinator contribute to drafting funding proposals and donor reports for common appeals, including collecting inputs from partners for joint sector documents.

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Wherever possible and/or appropriate, ensure that IM supports national information systems, standards and builds local capacities. Maintain appropriate links with relevant Government, State and local authorities in order to strengthen, not replace or diminish national efforts and work closely with government and MoE to develop EMIS systems.


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