Information Management Associate

1 Vacantes
Publicado el 05 de agosto en

Relaciones Institucionales / Públicas en Panamá, Panamá

  • Salario: A convenir
  • Categoría: Recursos Humanos / Relaciones Públicas
  • Subcategoría Relaciones Institucionales / Públicas
  • Localidad: Panamá
  • Activo desde: 05/08/2022
  • Jornada: Tiempo completo
  • Tipo de Contrato: Contrato por Necesidades del Mercado
  • Cantidad de Vacantes: 1
  • Años de Experiencia: 1
  • Disponibilidad de viajar: No
  • Disponibilidad de cambio de residencia: No

ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, lidera la acción internacional para proteger a las personas obligadas a huir de sus hogares por causa de conflictos y persecución. Entregamos asistencia que salva vidas, como albergues, alimentos y agua; contribuimos a salvaguardar los derechos humanos fundamentales; y desarrollamos soluciones para asegurar que todas las personas tengan un lugar seguro al cual llamar hogar, donde puedan construir un futuro mejor.

This position is located in the Muti - Country Office for the Americas of the High Commissioner for the Refugees in Panama City, Panama. Candidates interested in applying for this position must be Panamanian Nationals or must be legally present in the country at the time of application, recruitment and appointment.

Procedures and Eligiltiy:

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and might be request to sit for a test.

Interested candidates must complete the online application form:

UNHCR - Careers

Job Search ID: 39168

The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, 12 August 2022 (Midgnight Geneva Time).


The Information Management Associate supports the production and dissemination of information on the population of concern, including but not limited to Protection and Programme information.

The incumbent operationalizes data standards developed at the central level in field operations, compiles and explores data from all populations of concern. S/he supports the Programme Team and UNHCR¿s implementing partners in the choice of indicators for monitoring to be included in sub-agreements as well as the Protection Team in operationalizing protection monitoring systems.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.


- Operationalize country-specific common data standards and promote them with partners, including UNHCR data standards and the IASC Common Operational Datasets.

- Compile and aggregate information elements required to produce standardized information products and implement data/information collection plans for baseline and context-specific data.

- Collect, collate and process information and perform data quality and consistency control.

- Produce summary statistics.

- Support the coordination of data collection teams.

- Support and leverage geographic data for map production and use in geographic information systems (GIS).

- Share UNHCR data with partner agencies and maintain Portal data and information in-line with agreed frequencies.

- Participate in Needs Assessment processes, specifically in data collection, processing/collation and data exploration.

- Liaise with partners and represent UNHCR in meetings related to the functions.

- Make recommendations and provide advice on the technical information management requirements.

- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses

Information Technology;


Social Sciences;

HCR Operatnl Dta Mgmt Lrng Prg;

(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience


Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.


Experience in web design and software development is an asset. Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.

Functional Skills

DM-ArcGIS (Geographic Information System)

IM-Statistics Analysis

*IT-Microsoft Excel

(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Position Competencies:

All jobs at UNHCR require six core competencies and may also require managerial competencies and/or cross-functional competencies. The six core competencies are listed below.

Core Competencies

- Accountability
- Communication
- Organizational Awareness
- Teamwork & Collaboration
- Commitment to Continuous Learning

Client & Result Orientation

- Managerial Competencies

Cross-Functional Competencies

- Analytical Thinking
- Innovation and Creativity
- Technological Awareness

Language Requirements:

Please note that fluency in English and Spanish is essential for this job opening.

Additional Information:

Please note that this position is offered under a Temporary appointment until 31 December 2022, with possible extension subject to operational needs, budget and performance.

Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

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