information management officer Consultants – (2202113) – WHO


Job Description

Organization:World Health Organization
Job Title:information management officer Consultants – (2202113)
Contractual Arrangement:External consultant
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days):3.5 Months
Job Posting:Mar 8, 2022, 4:32:46 PM
Closing Date:Mar 16, 2022, 12:59:00 AM
Primary Location:Sudan-Khartoum
Organization:EM_SUD WHO Representative’s Office, Sudan

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The constancy aims to support the information management and reporting capacity of the health cluster and WHE to ensure timely data collection, analysis, and reporting on emergency health response activities. The aforementioned includes supporting assessments performed by the different departments of the CO, mapping and analysis of EPI data, activating of HeRMAS reporting system, and supporting health partners during the quarterly 4Ws reporting cycle with developing the relevant dashboards. The consultancy is expected to cover the period between May 09, 2022, and August 15, 2022. The consultant will work closely with the current part-time health cluster IMO and the WHE dedicated IMO to harmonize the available sources of data and streamline the reporting process.    


Since 2019 and the ensued political environment in Sudan, the health sector witnessed increased influx and return of many international health partners to support the response, this includes 4 UN agencies and 28 international NGOs with presence over all the wide geography of Sudan. The wide response is not matching  the needed capacity to ensure timely and meaningful reporting, support to partners, and providing timely feedback to partners in the  field. In addition, the reporting on the emergency health response indicators on the regional platform and global health cluster is being supported by the part-time IMO based in the CO. no information management capacity is available at the state level.

The consultant will work closely with available IM capacity in the CO and support the state offices and health partners to enhance their reporting capacity, mapping of health services, and producing the agreedupon information products in accordance with the global and regional periodic reporting of the health cluster.   

Planned timelines 

From : 09/ May/ 2022 |          To: 15/ August/ 2022

Work to be performed

Output: Support the health cluster during the quarterly reporting cycles to production of health information products.

Deliverable 1.1:Support the health cluster in initiating the HeRAMS platform on quarterly basis and uploading the Quarterly HeRAMS report on the global HeRAMS website.

Deliverable 1.2: Conduct the necessary training for focal points at state and national levels on reporting modalities, health indicators, and mapping of health facilities. (two training per quarter).

Deliverable 1.3:Compile   data and information on dedicated websites (power BI) to assist in the analysis of health data.

Deliverable 1.4: Update the contact lists of the health cluster on a quarterly basis.

Deliverable 1.5: Assist in updating the regional health indicators reporting platform and EMRO emergency health indicators website.

Deliverable 1.6 Submit a producing the 4Ws health indicators report through liaising with health partners and WHO state office

Deliverable 1.7:  Develop one designated website to visualize the health indicators (4Ws) report (the first quarter of the consultancy)

Specific requirements

– Qualifications required:


Essential: First university degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology, social sciences, information or data management, or a related field, complemented by training in information management from an accredited/recognized institute.


Post-graduate degree in public health, statistics, epidemiology, social sciences, information or data management, or a related field.

Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or emergency information management.


Essential: Up to 5 years of relevant experience  in the information management field, 

Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization.

– Language requirements:

Excellent working knowledge of English

Arabic desirable

Place of assignment


Medical clearance

Required to under medical check for Certification of fitness for work.

Travel: Travel to state offices

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