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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Peace and Security Cluster
The UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) is a principal service provider in the field of mine action with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UNDP, UNICEF, Governments of mine-affected countries and other mine action partners. The Head of Cluster is responsible to administer, provide support and oversight of the day-to-day management of the Project Field offices, both according to the client requirements and in line with UNOPS rules and regulations. It is headed by the Head of Cluster who has the overall authority and accountability for the performance of the Peace and Security Cluster on behalf of its clients.
Background Information - Job-specific
UNMAS Nigeria plans, manages and oversees all mine action activities in north-east Nigeria. It provides technical support to all partners and ensures the proper integration of mine action into wider humanitarian assistance and developmental programmes. UNMAS deployed to Nigeria in July 2018.
* CANDIDATES WITH NO UN OR UNOPS EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
* FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
The Information Management Associate will be based in Maiduguri in the UNMAS office situated in a UN compound and will work under the direct supervision of the Programme and Communications Officer.
The Information Management (IM) Associate will coordinate the Information Management System for Mine Action (IMSMA) for UNMAS Nigeria and he/she will be responsible for the following tasks:
Information Management (IM) Responsibilities:
Geographic Information System (GIS) Responsibilities:
Provide reports related to UNMAS Nigeria work plan.
Open to Nationals or persons with a valid Nigeria residence/work permit
Fluency in English (speaking, writing and reading) is required
Interested and qualified? Go to UNOPS career website on jobs.unops.org to apply