Information Management Officer (H&N), TA, Manila, 364 days, Post# 113517
Position type:Temporary Appointment
Location:PhilippinesDivision/Equivalent:Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand
Categories:Health, Nutrition, NO-2
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.
For every child, a fair chance
UNICEF has been an active partner of the Government of the Philippines and civil society in realizing the rights of every Filipino child, in line with priorities to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. UNICEF efforts have been focused on the most vulnerable regions identified by the Government of the Philippines Development Plan, particularly in the regions of Visayas and Mindanao. To ensure that interventions are sustainable and scaled up, UNICEF will support primarily local government units (LGUs) as the main instruments of delivering services and building systems. The level of engagement with government institutions will take into account capacities, economies of scale and sector issues.
It has a field office in Cotabato City, the second largest city in Mindanao, southern Philippines, with some 300,000 population. The city is the regional administrative centre of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and over 80 percent of the population is Muslim. Mindanao is both conflict-affected and prone to frequent earthquakes and typhoon storms.
Visit this link for more information on Philippine Country Office: https://www.unicef.org/philippines/
How can you make a difference?
The Information Management Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the health and nutrition programmes/projects within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery and reporting of results. In doing so, the incumbent implements a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of results.
Under the direct Supervision of the Health and Nutrition Specialist, the post shall undertake the following:
Effectively manage knowledge information and systems and develop training and orientation materials to strengthen country programme management and activities.
Prepare situation analysis and update as necessary, identifying critical programme intervention and measures and incorporate these in the work plans and recommendations through programme reports submission.
Optimize the use of programme funds.
Conduct programme monitoring and evaluations to improve programme performance and prepare timely programme status reports.
Incorporate Rights-based and results-based programming into all phases of programme and projects processes.
Establish and strengthen the commitment and institutional capacities of the national and local partners.
Incorporate rights perspective and advocacy at the community and family levels in policy analysis for establishing and elevating UNICEF's credibility in national and international policy discussions.
Establish effective partnership and collaboration and maintained or strengthen them according to context, for advocacy, technical cooperation, programme development/management/coordination, information sharing and networking.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have...
A university degree in one of the following fields is required: nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field.
A minimum of two years of professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care, and information management.
Experience in health/nutrition programme/project development in a UN system agency or organization and background of working in emergencies are considered as assets.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/ by19 May 2020.Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal underJob Number: 531590will be considered.
By applying through our Talent Management System (TMS) you agree to our privacy statement which is in line with the Philippines' Data Privacy Act. You are strongly advised to read carefully through the privacy statement before submitting your application.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are:
Leading and Supervising [ I ]
Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ II ]
Relating and Networking [ II ]
Persuading and Influencing [ II ]
Applying Technical Expertise [ II ]
Entrepreneurial Thinking [ II ]
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Advertised:May 12 2020 Singapore Standard TimeApplication close:May 19 2020 Singapore Standard Time
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