Job Title: Data Management Associate (Fresher UN Jobs)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Adjumani, Uganda

About Us: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established on December 14, 1950, by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate is to lead and coordinate action for international protection to refugees, seek permanent solutions for refugee problems, and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. Additionally, UNHCR addresses issues of statelessness as mandated under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Data Management Associate works under general guidance and work plans provided by a professional staff member, carrying out duties with a considerable degree of independence. Responsibilities include managing databases, generating statistical reports, providing training on data management, coordinating with GIS colleagues, and supporting various registration and repatriation activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage databases used in the operation, overseeing data collection, input, verification, and generating standard and ad hoc reports.
  • Provide training to UNHCR staff and implementing partners on relevant aspects of data management.
  • Coordinate with GIS colleagues to ensure compatibility of data collection with GIS.
  • Archive and backup database systems, ensure security, and perform database administrator functions.
  • Assist in developing new applications/databases as needed.
  • Ensure clients’ databases are up-to-date and relevant.
  • Support registration and repatriation activities, including technical support and coordination with relevant centers.
  • Develop forms and tools for data collection and analysis.
  • Access relevant data and records.
  • Identify and manage risks, raise concerns to supervisors or relevant colleagues, and perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • High School Diploma with three years of relevant experience; or Bachelor’s degree or higher with two years of relevant work experience.
  • Certificates and/or Licenses in Information Technology Data Management.
  • Language Requirements: Proficiency in English and the UN working language of the duty station if not English.
  • Functional Skills: Database Management, UNHCR’s Programmes, ArcGIS (Geographic Information System), Training – Virtual and face-to-face, Computer Literacy.

How to Apply: All interested Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply via the provided link, following the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Click Here to Apply

Deadline: 26th February 2024

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 



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