Programme Coordination and Information Management Officer – UNV


Job Description

OrganizationUnited Nations Volunteers
Host EntityUNICEF
Duty StationNyala (SDN)
Language SkillsEnglish,Arabic
Start DateImmediate
Duration24 months with possibility of extension
Application Deadline07/06/2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Under the general supervision of the UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Officer in Nyala, the Specialist will provide support in a range of PME and coordination issues at State level (both South and East Darfur) to include but will not be limited to the following:

1. Development of Programme Documents (PDs)

  • · Lead the preparation and posting of Call for Expressions of Interest (CFEI) through the UNPP website and subsequent review and selection process.
  • · Facilitate the process for the timely development of narrative and budgetary components of the PDs through an iterative process.
  • · Compile and or consolidate technical data and information in the required PD documents
  • · Coordinate the technical, peer review and finalisation of PDs (including amendments) with UNICEF field and Khartoum based staff

2. Partnership support and development

  • · Provide technical guidance, training and operational support to partners in the development and or modification to PDs
  • · Map, analyse and expand partnership opportunities for East and South Darfur

3. Information Management

  • · Coordinate, collect and consolidate multisectoral humanitarian/development data and analysis in order to produce, monthly situation reports, infographics and maps for management and sections (including for advocacy, communication and donor reports)
  • · Identify IM tools available with different stakeholders, as well as advise on current sectors/Clusters information gaps and propose ways to bridge those gaps
  • · Design an appropriate reporting data base as well as dashboards, develop and maintain databases and analytical tools as appropriate
  • · Identify barriers for information collection, collation, analysis and sharing and develop appropriate supportive strategies to overcome these barriers.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • · Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • · Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • · Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • · Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • · Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.


Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

  • Master degree of law, social sciences, human rights, child development, education, or similar field relevant to UNICEF’s mandate.
  • A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark:

Minimum 2 years working experience, including at least 1 year working on issues related to partnership, programme planning and information management.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level – Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Database design, administration and maintenance

Area of expertise details:

  • · Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment;
  • · Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.
  • · Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;
  • · Partnership management and well as proven track record in information management
  • · High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity;
  • · Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;
  • · Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;
  • · Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;
  • · Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams.

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 07-06-2021

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