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iMMAP is an international nongovernmental organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP’s critical support to information value chains helps to solve operational and strategic challenges of our partners in both emergency and development contexts by enabling evidence-based decision-making for better outcomes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Publication Officer – iMMAP COVID Response

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract Start: 01 October 2020
Contract End: 01 August 2021
Status: National Consultant

Background

  • The outbreak of COVID-19 brought about unprecedented change to the way governments, institutions, and people do business globally including Nigeria, where the first case was reported on the 27th of February 2020. Late 2019, the situation in northeast Nigeria was already fragile with an estimated 7.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the protracted conflict. The COVID-19 outbreak and imposed movement restrictions including on trade, added the brunt of an additional one third – within a couple of months – to the people in need reaching 10.6 million. The humanitarian community is required to maintain the presence and increase reach in the northeast while access to updated and disaggregated information became more challenging. Therefore, actors will relay further on the use of secondary data and remote data collection methods.
  • In collaboration with OCHA, this project aims to support the humanitarian sectors in northeast Nigeria with information management services including the establishment of continuous screening/ update of Secondary Data Review (SDR) repository, technical backstopping to sectors’ Information Management and for monthly situation analysis. This project will support a global project involving 6 countries.

Description of Duties
The communications officer (CO) assumes the primary responsibility for planning, developing and implementing communication strategies to promote iMMAPs’ programmes.

Operational:

  • Examine the work of iMMAP in country to assess the communication capacity of the organisation and its various programs and projects, and determine communication requirements (internal and external) that must be met to support the organization’s goals;
  • Identify and detail approaches for fulfilling iMMAP’s communication requirements in country in a comprehensive and coordinated strategy that best promotes its programmes and mission;
  • Propose and lead the development of media related products including print, electronic, and online that can be employed to promote the work of the organisation and maximise its awareness within the wider humanitarian community;
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation system to facilitate the measurement of the impact and efficiency of the new implemented communications strategy;
  • Where appropriate, represent the iMMAP project team with partners, and participate in local community activities;
  • Maintain effective and positive internal contacts with iMMAP regional officers and staff, and external contacts with national and local government officials, international non- governmental organisations (NGOs), donor agency officials, vendors, media, and the general public;
  • Follow iMMAP’s branding regulations required for marking, or branding, of all iMMAP products and correspondence.
  • Serve as the main contributor of information regarding the country program to the communications and outreach manager in HQ.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the communications and outreach manager in HQ on various projects as needed.
  • Serve as the main contributor on iMMAP social media pages for the country related content.

Requirements
Education:

  • A university degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in communication, public relations, advertising, communication analysis & planning, social development communication, marketing;
  • Thorough knowledge of the UN cluster system and how it operates
  • Proven ability and experience interacting with a wide range of organisations while upholding humanitarian principles of impartiality and neutrality.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Thematic Subject Matter Expert – iMMAP COVID Response

Location: Maiduguri
Contract Start: 01 September 2020
Contract End: 01 August 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Contract Length: 11 Months
Status: National Consultant
Organization: iMMAP

Background

  • The outbreak of COVID-19 brought about unprecedented change to the way governments, institutions, and people do business globally including Nigeria, where the first case was reported on the 27th of February 2020. Late 2019, the situation in northeast Nigeria was already fragile with an estimated 7.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the protracted conflict.
  • The COVID-19 outbreak and imposed movement restrictions including on trade, added the brunt of an additional one third – within a couple of months – to the people in need reaching 10.6 million. The humanitarian community is required to maintain the presence and increase reach in the northeast while access to updated and disaggregated information became more challenging. Therefore, actors will relay further on the use of secondary data and remote data collection methods.
  • In collaboration with OCHA, this project aims to support the humanitarian sectors in northeast Nigeria with information management services including the establishment of continuous screening/ update of Secondary Data Review (SDR) repository, technical backstopping to sectors’ Information Management and for monthly situation analysis. This project will support a global project involving 6 countries. The position is supervised by the Senior IMO/Analyst Project Lead.

Description of Duties

  • The Senior Thematic Subject Matter oversees the thematic analysis of data, their elaboration and deliverables / report writing in close coordination with the Senior Analyst and with the Project Lead. These include, but not limited to, analysis of the changing political and conflict situation; analysis of local stakeholders; analysis of local governance structures; local stakeholder capacity assessments.

Operational:

  • The Context Analyst will primarily be involved in tracking situational data and conducting analysis, composing contextual reports based upon said analysis, supporting the production of reporting products, composing sub-district profiles, meeting with, and briefing, partners and stakeholders.
  • Produce regular reports and analysis while shaping tracking outputs to best fit the information needs of iMMAP partners and the humanitarian architecture;
  • Stay aware of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment for inclusion in analysis and timely alerting of appropriate actors;
  • Contribute to survey design to ensure the most relevant information is collected at the appropriate level of disaggregation;
  • In coordination with iMMAP’s IM and analysis teams, develop a reporting matrix and follow up throughout life of project to ensure timely and regular publishing of high-quality reports and information;
  • Develop report outlines and work with the IM team to enhance and automate regular reporting functions;
  • Provide high quality research and analysis to the iMMAP analysis team enabling evidence-based representation from the field and ensure documentation is supported;
  • Actively tracking and monitoring political, security/conflict, economic, social, and infrastructure related developments and dynamics in country that directly or indirectly affect displacement and scenarios.
  • Develop and maintain a network of key informants for the purpose of attaining and triangulating sensitive information pertaining to the local context.
  • Manage relations with any potential sub-partners conducting research on the local context.
  • Closely monitor and analyse open source media and reporting pertaining to the local context.
  • Work closely with iMMAP technical specialists in support of data visualisation, imagery, and GIS and keep concerned counterparts fully briefed on project implementation and progress from the functional and technical standpoints.
  • Support and document the review and development of the project strategy, and projected targets, and indicators per the proposal submission.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors inside / outside country on deliverables feeding into projects.

Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Economics, International Relations or related field required;

Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience with reporting, preferably in the field of humanitarian information management an asset;
  • Advanced prior knowledge of local context required;
  • Prior experience in humanitarian context required;
  • Familiarity with the aid system and an understanding of donor requirements;

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to operate in cross-cultural environment and work independently;

Programmes:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Knowledge of Open Data Kit surveying an asset;
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS an asset.

Language:

  • English

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior Analyst – iMMAP COVID Response

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract Start: 01 September 2020
Contract End: 01 August 2021
Status: National Consultant

Background

  • The outbreak of COVID-19 brought about unprecedented change to the way governments, institutions, and people do business globally including Nigeria, where the first case was reported on the 27th of February 2020. Late 2019, the situation in northeast Nigeria was already fragile with an estimated 7.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the protracted conflict. The COVID-19 outbreak and imposed movement restrictions including on trade, added the brunt of an additional one third – within a couple of months – to the people in need reaching 10.6 million. The humanitarian community is required to maintain the presence and increase reach in the northeast while access to updated and disaggregated information became more challenging. Therefore, actors will relay further on the use of secondary data and remote data collection methods.
  • In collaboration with OCHA, this project aims to support the humanitarian sectors in northeast Nigeria with information management services including the establishment of continuous screening/ update of Secondary Data Review (SDR) repository, technical backstopping to sectors’ Information Management and for monthly situation analysis.
  • This project will support a global project involving 6 countries. This position will oversee the data analysis and deliverables development in close coordination with the Senior IMO and with the Project Lead.

Description of Duties

  • The senior analyst will work with the iMMAP analysis team to provide in-depth analysis on the changing situation in northeast Nigeria. These include, but not limited to, analysis of the changing political and conflict situation; analysis of local stakeholders; analysis of local governance structures; local stakeholder capacity assessments.
  • The IMO will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP programme in its work with national partners, international partners and applicable donor agencies.
  • The IMO will develop and maintain constant and good contacts with humanitarian partners.

Operational:

  • The IMO will proactively gather information from sector partners, government authorities which may be of use to the sector for informing decisions;
  • The IMO will identify gaps in current implementing partner participants and will engage with NGOs, humanitarian and development organisations to restore renew or join participation in data sharing or IM support.
  • The IMO will identify barriers for information collection, collation, analysis and sharing.
  • The IMO will ensure timely preparation and generation of information products, and support on information sharing and dissemination through web platforms to all relevant humanitarian implementing partners.
  • The IMO will adapt appropriate existing IM tools including those available in-country (including from other sectors) and global level. As appropriate, design of data collection forms, ensuring that the purpose and use of all data collected is clear, collectable and easily collectable, highlighting where potential problems might arise; organise and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the sector;
  • The IMO will develop standard formats for, and regular output of publication of materials and statistics highlighting the humanitarian situation in country upon request.
  • The IMO will facilitate mobile data collection, form development and data management.
  • The IMO will generate statistical reports, graphs, maps and follow up on cluster-specific trends.
  • The IMO will support new and ongoing assessments.
  • Collect and consolidate data from various partners, prepare and submit reports on regular bases
  • Map assistance coverage in a specified area, analyse and report the potential gaps
  • Produce, share maps illustrating scale/coverage of assistance
  • Record, document and share coordination meeting minutes
  • Maintain databases, provide data entry if required
  • Participate in, and coordinate with, the secondary data analysis tagging team, and ensure the information is captured correctly
  • Be in regular communication with the senior analysis team and the global COVID project manager

Mapping – Specific:

  • The IMO will develop maps of 4Ws, sector resources, needs, Gaps per location;
  • The IMO will maintain geospatial databases and ensure data quality and integrity through the use of automated and manual techniques to enter, edit and process data sets;

Representation:

  • The IMO will attend periodic information management meetings with the iMMAP IMO team and country director to share updates on ongoing IM products and activities and promote good practices in the organisation.
  • The IMO will participate in cluster meetings and/or the IM working group.
  • The IMO will provide specific, sometimes dedicated, support to other agencies when required.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in the field of information management; data analysis or equivalent
  • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of working with the DEEP platform (https://www.thedeep.io/) is an advantage
  • Excellent writing and secondary data analysis skills
  • Advanced know of the humanitarian architecture and experience in working on multi-sector assessments

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior IMO – iMMAP COVID Response

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract Start: 01 September 2020
Contract End: 01 August 2021
Status: National Consultant

Background

  • The outbreak of COVID-19 brought about unprecedented change to the way governments, institutions, and people do business globally including Nigeria, where the first case was reported on the 27th of February 2020. Late 2019, the situation in northeast Nigeria was already fragile with an estimated 7.9 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the protracted conflict.
  • The COVID-19 outbreak and imposed movement restrictions including on trade, added the brunt of an additional one third – within a couple of months – to the people in need reaching 10.6 million. The humanitarian community is required to maintain the presence and increase reach in the northeast while access to updated and disaggregated information became more challenging. Therefore, actors will relay further on the use of secondary data and remote data collection methods.
  • In collaboration with OCHA, this project aims to support the humanitarian sectors in northeast Nigeria with information management services including the establishment of continuous screening/ update of Secondary Data Review (SDR) repository, technical backstopping to sectors’ Information Management and for monthly situation analysis. This project will support a global project involving 6 countries. The position is supervised by the Senior IMO/Analyst Project Lead.

Presentation:

  • The Senior National IMO will oversee the data management (cleaning, verification, standardization) in close coordination with the Senior Analyst and with the Project Lead. Additionally, the IMO is tasked to improve the accuracy of the data held by iMMAP and to improve and effectiveness the distribution of materials.
  • The IMO will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP programme in its work with national partners, international partners and applicable donor agencies.
  • The IMO will develop and maintain constant and good contacts with humanitarian partners.

Operational:

  • The IMO will proactively gather information from sector partners, government authorities which may be of use to the sector for informing decisions;
  • The IMO will identify gaps in current implementing partner participants and will engage with NGOs, humanitarian and development organisations to restore renew or join participation in data sharing or IM support.
  • The IMO will identify barriers for information collection, collation, analysis and sharing.
  • The IMO will ensure timely preparation and generation of information products, and support on information sharing and dissemination through web platforms to all relevant humanitarian implementing partners.
  • The IMO will adapt appropriate existing IM tools including those available in-country (including from other sectors) and global level. As appropriate, design of data collection forms, ensuring that the purpose and use of all data collected is clear, collectable and easily collectable, highlighting where potential problems might arise; organise and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the sector;
  • The IMO will develop standard formats for, and regular output of publication of materials and statistics highlighting the humanitarian situation in-country upon request.
  • The IMO will facilitate mobile data collection, form development and data management.
  • The IMO will generate statistical reports, graphs, maps and follow up on cluster-specific trends.
  • The IMO will support new and ongoing assessments.
  • Collect and consolidate data from various partners, prepare and submit reports on regular bases
  • Map assistance coverage in a specified area, analyse and report the potential gaps
  • Produce, share maps illustrating scale/coverage of assistance
  • Record, document and share coordination meeting minutes
  • Maintain databases, provide data entry if required
  • Participate in, and coordinate with, the secondary data analysis tagging team, and ensure the information is captured correctly
  • Be in regular communication with the senior analysis team and the global COVID project manager

Mapping – specific:

  • The IMO will develop maps of 4Ws, sector resources, needs, Gaps per location;
  • The IMO will maintain geospatial databases and ensure data quality and integrity through the use of automated and manual techniques to enter, edit and process data sets;

Representation:

  • The IMO will attend periodic information management meetings with the iMMAP IMO team and country director to share updates on ongoing IM products and activities and promote good practices in the organisation.
  • The IMO will participate in cluster meetings and/or the IM working group.
  • The IMO will provide specific, sometimes dedicated, support to other agencies, when required.

Requirements

  • Advanced Degree in the field of Information Management; Data Analysis or equivalent
  • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills
  • High level of proficiency in English (required)
  • Knowledge of working with the DEEP platform (https://www.thedeep.io/) )is an advantage
  • Excellent writing and secondary data analysis skills
  • Advanced know of the humanitarian architecture and experience in working on multi-sector assessments
  • Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 28th August, 2020.

Note

  • Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries.
  • iMMAP has zero-tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, human trafficking, child abuse and exploitation. Any violations of these principles and policies will be treated as serious misconduct.
  • iMMAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background.

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