Senior Data Management Assistant (UNOPS)

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Bangkok, Thailand

Skill Required: HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Apply By: 
9th January, 2017


Job Description

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

Vacancy Announcement No. 50/2016

Internal/External Circulation

Position Title: Senior Data Management Assistant

Post Level: Equivalent to GS-5

Post No.: -

Report To: Associate Protection Officer (Statelessness)

Section: Protection Unit

Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status: Local Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS)

Availability of the Post As soon as possible (6-months contract with possible extension)

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement: 16 December 2016

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement: 08 January 2017

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Protection Officer (Statelessness), the incumbent will:

  1. Manage the use, maintenance and technical support of the statelessness databases used in the operation, including planning and overseeing data collection, input and verifications; production of standard and ad hoc reports.
  2. In consultation with the software designed, update/modify the software/database if/as required.
  3. Be responsible for the registration database, oversee data input and reporting in close collaboration with the Statelessness and Protection Units and UNHCR's partners.
  4. Archive and backup database systems; ensure security of databases; perform database and application administrator functions.
  5. Assist in training of UNHCR staff as well as staff members of project partners in relevant aspects of data management.
  6. Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.
  7. Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.
  8. Assist in the development of forms, tools and reports (including possible mobile tools) for data collection and analysis, if requested.
  9. Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.
  10. May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.
  11. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Experiences Requirements

  • Thai national is preferable.
  • University Degree in IT, Computer Sciences/Engineering, Data/Information Management, Statistics, Economics or related fields.
  • Minimum 4 years of previous job experience relevant to the function or in data management, statistics, analysis, cloud/web based application and information technology.
  • Previous work experience with UN agencies, non-governmental organizations or research networks is an asset.
  • Previous exposure to thematic fields relating to access to nationality, civil registration, legislation on nationality is a strong asset.

Key Competencies Requirement

  • Language Skills: Fluency in English (both oral and writing) is essential. Experience in translating written content and interpretation (Thai/English) during meetings and conferences will be a meaningful resource.

  • Flexibility: The Senior Data Management Assistant is expected to spend a considerable amount of time travelling to project sites where monitoring activities are undertaken. Mission often take place over weekends and request to stay overnight in remote locations. Willingness to travel over long period of time and upon short notice is expected.

  • Reporting: The Senior Data Management Assistant is expected to prepare monitoring reports reflecting the progress made by the project partner and the project staff members. He/she is expected to draft and structure reports and related content to be shared with stakeholders and counterparts

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 form and Curriculum Vitae indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to: THABAHR@unhcr.org

Applications will not be acknowledged. Only the successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.

P.11 form can be down loaded from: http://unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/p11.doc


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