Information Management System for Mine Action Officer - P2 (ICS-9) - FTA

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 18 June 2019

Job Description

Functional Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Programme’s IMSMA (Information Management System for Mine Action) database and archives
  • Perform monthly audit of mine action information to ensure data completeness, integrity and quality
  • Complete the qualitative and quantitative IMSMA database cleanup process in coordination with operations on a national and regional level
  • Serve as the focal point for survey and mapping data from mission GIS (Geographic Information System) and mine action stakeholders
  • Assist in the maintenance of programme reporting tools on available dangerous areas, casualty and clearance data
  • Perform Quality Assurance on data relating to minefields, dangerous areas, and victim surveys;
  • Providing support to IMSMA users, and other relevant mine action partners
  • Analyze and search for data trends that can be used to inform planning criteria and the development of priorities
  • Provide support in the installation of the IMSMA system, and making sure that the overall system is operational and meets the operational needs of the programme
  • Under the direct supervision of the CoO, ensure the distribution of all IMSMA and GIS (Geographic Information System) functionalities with external mine action role players and establish an update mechanism
  • Provide support in the development of IMSMA training packages and provide logistical support to all IMSMA training to ensure consistency
  • Provide support in ensuring the successful implementation of the standard working procedures for information management
  • Prepare lists, reports and spreadsheets depicting mined area information
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned by Chief of Operations and/or senior Operations Specialists.
  • Prepare timely monthly reports and statistics as required by the programme, under guidance from the Chief of Operations

About the Organization

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Within these three core areas of expertise, UNOPS provides its partners with advisory, implementation and transactional services, with projects ranging from building schools and hospitals, to procuring goods and services and training local personnel. UNOPS works closely with governments and communities to ensure increased economic, social and environmental sustainability for the projects we support, with a focus on developing national capacity.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices in development, humanitarian and peacebuilding contexts, always satisfying or surpassing partner expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it. A flexible structure and global reach means we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.

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