Job Offer: Information Management Consultant Job at Food and Agriculture Organization – NewJobs Cameroon

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    Job Offer: Information Management Consultant Job at Food and Agriculture Organization – NewJobs Cameroon


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    Food and Agriculture Organization

    Location

    Buea, Cameroon

    Date Posted
    August 10, 2022
    Category

    Consultancy

    Job Type

    Contract

    Currency CFA

    Description

    Organizational Setting

    The Information Management Consultant is one of the core Food Security Cluster (FSC) Coordination team members and plays a vital role in collecting, analyzing and sharing information that is important for the cluster stakeholders to make informed, evidence based and strategic decisions on:

    • Food security needs and geographic areas of affected populations
    • Location and activity of Food Security actors
    • Key gaps in activity/program coverage and response overlaps
    • Existing capacity (human, material, financial) to be utilized in support of the identified response needsMonitoring of the response against the HRP and other set indicators

      The incumbent reports to the Food Security Cluster Coordinator (FSC- C) and responds to the FSC

      Membership’s needs for information. The FSC IMO is responsible for the day to day management of the FSC IM Tool, under the technical guidance and support of the IM team at the Global FSC.

      The incumbent needs to be able to liaise and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and acts as a

      ‘bridge’ between food security decision makers and technical information management (IM) staff.

      Fundamental to the job is the ability to design (and/or adapt) the right tools to collect and analyze data as well as to present information in a way that is easily understood by the FSC members, and external audience (i.e. graphic means such a mapping but also through tables, charts, and narrative writing).

      Reporting Lines

      The Information Management Consultant will report directly to the Food Security Cluster Coordinator based Buea. In matrix management, He’ll be reported to the Emergency Coordinator based Maroua.

      Technical Focus

      • Mandatory IM products on a regular basis: 5Ws database, Partners Presence Map, Gap Analysis (PiN vs reached), Funding Analysis, Activity Analysis;
      • Contact directory and mailing list;
      • Assessments repository;
      • FSC meeting presentations and minutes;
      • FSC country webpage;
      • IM annual workplan;
      • Handover report with shared folder with documents at the end of the assignment;Tasks and responsibilities
        • Support the HNO preparation: provide data for FS indicators (based on JIAF); together with FSC-CC, and along with IMWG, analyze the severity of needs and define PiN
        • Support the development, together with the FSC-CC and in consultation with sector partners, of the coordination of FSC response plans, strategy and logframe (e.g. HRP);
        • Support FSC-CC in creating and monitoring FSC HPC online system for project submission;
        • Proactively gather information from FSC partners and other organizations which may be of use in ensuring informed decision-making processes;
        • Develop and maintain database about FSC partners’ activities, analyze and process the data, and share final information and products (dashboards, maps, etc.) with FSC partners. Ensure that data is collected and presented in a way consistent with the FSC objectives
        • Ensure financial monitoring for cluster response activities (check OCHA FTS);
        • Conduct secondary data review, compile an inventory of available assessments and provide FSC partners (and IPC where applicable) with a list of available information/data with respective sources on a regular basis (e.g. common Cluster / Sector data sets, including population data disaggregated by age and sex, assessments and other surveys such as EFSA/CFSAM/SMART, IPC);
        • Create and maintain Contact directories and mailing lists;
        • Maintain updated gFSC country and the FSC Humanitarian Response webpages with all relevant material;
        • Conduct capacity building for FSC partners on IM (e.g. on monitoring / reporting formats, project submission, excel use);
        • Contribute to the development of reports (Sitreps, Bulletins, newsletters) by providing the FSC-CC with data and information;
        • Assist in organizing FSC Meetings and working groups (if applicable);
        • Together with the FSC-CC, support gFSC initiatives, e.g. CCPM (Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring), global cluster annual overview, global dashboards, etc.;
        • Liaise with OCHA and IM Focal Points in other clusters, and attend IM Working Group meetings or other relevant WG meetings – share information as appropriate;CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

          Minimum Requirement

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