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Information Management Officer (Maiduguri, Nigeria)


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iMMAP Inc. is an international non-governmental organisation that provides information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. Through information management, we help our partners target assistance to the worldâs most vulnerable populations. Our core philosophy is that better data leads to better decisions and that better decisions lead to better outcomes. iMMAP Inc.âs 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. iMMAP Inc. program in Nigeria started late 2016 and was designed to support the response to the ongoing crisis in in the Northeast of the country, by strengthening the information management (IM) capacity of the responders within the different humanitarian sectors. The target beneficiaries of this program are the humanitarian partners (who are all sectors members) and the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs [UNOCHA] in its mandated inter-cluster coordination role.


With support from the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, Since March 2021, with the collaboration of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA),â¯iMMAP Inc.â¯startedâ¯the Humanitarian Information and Analysis Unit (HIAU) in the BAY region to support the collective initiatives and intersectoral information management demands and requests. Furthermore, the Information Management Officer will provide assistance to humanitarian partners, government entities, and academic institutions with their information management needs.

Scope of Work

The Information Management Officer is tasked to improve the accuracy of the data held by iMMAP Inc. and to improve and effectiveness the distribution of materials. He/She will support all goals and strategies of the iMMAP Inc. programme in its work with national partners, international partners, applicable donor agencies and stakeholders. Furthermore, the IMO will develop and maintain constant and good contacts with humanitarian partners and build productive collaborative partnerships.

Description of Duties:

Provide the technical requested support to partners. Technical activities may include:

Map assistance coverage in specified area, analyze and report the potential gaps. Ensure timely preparation and generation of information products, and support information sharing and dissemination. Create and/or adapt appropriate IM tools. As appropriate, design of data collection forms, ensuring that the purpose and use of all data collected is clear and easily collectable, highlighting where potential problems might arise; organize and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the sector. Develop standard formats for, and regular output of publication of materials and statistics. Facilitate mobile data collection, form development and data management. Generate statistical reports, graphs, maps. Manage, analyze, document data and information from other partners. Produce and share maps illustrating scale/coverage of assistance. Support the implementation of remote data collection exercises in support of the humanitarian community. Maintain databases, and provide data entry if required. Prepare relevant data analysis. Design and implement analysis methodology. Proactively analyze information from sector partners, government authorities, academia, and other actors. Provide high-quality research and analysis following an evidence-based approach and ensure thorough documentation of the methodology. Contribute to the production of regular written reports and dashboards. Support new and ongoing needs assessments. Follow iMMAP Inc.'s branding regulations required for marketing or branding of all iMMAP Inc. products and correspondence. Provide information management and thematic training to partner organizations. Coordination: Coordinate activities and initiatives to achieve common goals efficiently. Any other tasks related to information management that may be requested. Ensure close collaboration with OCHA team and other intersectoral partners, working groups and sectorsâ teams. Conduct any other activities as requested by the Senior IM Technical Advisor and the Country Representative.



University degree (bachelorâs degree or higher) in Information Science, Geographical Information Systems, Computer Science or another relevant field.


Minimum two (4) years of work experience in the field of Information Management is essential. Experience in data processing and analysis, creation of reports. Experience in the use of software such as ArcGIS, QGIS, Adobe suites, Power BI, Tableau. Experience in data collection process using XLSForm, Kobo collect, ODK or any other similar platform. Excellent command of Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Very good experience and skills in mapping. Solid demonstrated experience in database management development and administration. Experience in delivering training. Fluency in English is required.

Soft skills

Relevant experience in working with a UN agency or another humanitarian agency is desirable. A strong client service orientation. Experience in the area of emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, humanitarian/development environment, field coordination is an asset. Excellent interpersonal and general communication skills. Ability to coordinate with local administrators, government, NGOs working with community projects and agencies involved in humanitarian or development activities. Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment.

Guiding Principles

Personnel is expected to conduct itself in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and iMMAP Inc.âs policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all Countries.

iMMAP Inc. 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 Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of background.

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