Information Management Assistant

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Belem, Brazil

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd May, 2021

Job Description

Duties and Qualifications


  • Assist in compiling and aggregating information elements and produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data and assist producing summary statistics and reports.
  • Assist in the collection of relevant information data from UNHCR Protection and other partners, in coordination with the relevant Units in the Office.
  • Liaise with partners and review relevant data and information produced.
  • Assist UNHCR Protection team in developing and implementing data collection plans and instruments (i.e. needs assessment, response monitoring) for baseline and context-specific information needs.
  • Support and leverage geographic data for map production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Share UNHCR and Protection Sector data and information with partner agencies.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining database management systems.
  • Liaise with UNHCR partners and Sector partners.
  • Perform as Reporting focal point and in this function, provide assistance with regards to production of internal and external reports, factsheets, institutional presentations, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year of relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Field(s) of Education

  • Social sciences, communications, international relations and other related fields.

Certificates and/or Licenses

  • Information Technology, Demography, Statistics, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Information Systems

Relevant Job Experience


  • Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
  • Communication and computer skills. Excellent writing and reporting skills.


  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
  • Experience in web design and software development is an asset.
  • Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
  • Knowledge of mapping applications.

Language Requirements

  • Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.


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