Information Management Technical Officer 1

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 25 March 2020
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 02 April 2020
  • Implement simple and effective data collection systems to ensure the update, the consolidation and analysis at the central level of:
    • who does what and where "3W" (Response and Resilience)
    • performance monitoring of the humanitarian response and assisting in lessons learnt exercise
    • monitoring data on risk groups
    • profiles of the coverage areas District and Local Government Areas
    • Working under the CIMO to analyze and present the information in an appropriate format (eg, summary reports, graphs, tables, maps, etc.)
  • Manage key humanitarian data in the online databases DMIS (Malawi) and https://data.hdx.rwlabs.org including http://www.masdap.mw/
  • Manages structured archive of data, both digital and manual, collected from partners, documents and analysis products generated by DoDMA.ย 
  • Reinforce the capacity of staff in Districts by performing field information management missions linked to the DoDMA Information Management Strategy.
  • Perform any other duties related to the information management assigned by management from time to time
  • who does what and where "3W" (Response and Resilience)
  • performance monitoring of the humanitarian response and assisting in lessons learnt exercise
  • monitoring data on risk groups
  • profiles of the coverage areas District and Local Government Areas
  • Working under the CIMO to analyze and present the information in an appropriate format (eg, summary reports, graphs, tables, maps, etc.)
  • Adapts deliverables to meet client needs
  • Proactively seeks and recognizes contributions of others
  • Appropriately involves team in different stages of work and decision-making
  • Expresses information and views with adaptive reasoning and appreciation for complexity and variationย 
  • Takes responsibility for addressing critical situations and delivering core value
  • Knowledge of disaster risk management concepts and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
  • Knowledge of disaster risk reduction and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
  • Knowledge of early warning and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
  • Knowledge of preparedness solutions and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery issues and solutions and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education with relevant Diploma in Arts, Statistics, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Information Systems, Computer studies, Professional Studies, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in the fields of activity concerned (collection and data processing, database management, data analysis, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge in the use of computers and software (MS Word, Excel, etc.), current use of spreadsheets and database, and experience in the use of applications or electronic management system.
  • Knowledge in the field of database management and geographic information systems (such as Arc GIS) is an asset.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is essential;
  • Knowledge of local language is desirable

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Contract Duration: 1 year, renewable based on performance

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