Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)

Information Management Assistant 

Job Overview

Function prerequisites:

The IM Assistant is part of the project support team and IM department under technical supervision of the Senior IM Officer. The position requires:

  • Familiarity with commonly used computerized mapping, software applications and data management principles.
  • Good cooperating ability, with both national and international personnel.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in Arabic and English.
  • Communicative, mature and responsible

 

General responsibilities:

The IM Assistant supports the project and IM department through accurate and timely data processing, cleaning, and validation as well as the preparation of data-based visualisations and presentations. The IMA does this under direct supervision of the IMO.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Uploads data to Survey123 and SharePoint, ensuring its processing through data cleaning and validation.
  • Prepares geographical maps and mosaic maps using drone stitching applications.
  • Uploads and archives IM products – both hard and soft copies.
  • Assists in installing, configuring and managing IM tools and their functions according to specifications.
  • Assists the IMO in regular reporting on NPA implementation and progress.
  • Any other task relevant to the department and role as requested by the SIMO, IMO, or Project Manager and Deputy Programme Manager- Central or Central project S/TFMs.

 

Guiding Policies, Documents, and Principles.

·     Adhere to all NPA policies, regulations and procedures; including those specific to the department including, but not limited to; NPA global and Iraq MAD Information Management guidelines, GDPR, NPA Iraq HR Policy and authorisation directives.

·     Work within the framework of NPA core values.

·     Act as an ambassador for NPA, through professionalism and conduct. This includes, as relevant, representing the organisation in a loyal and responsible manner.

·     Follow all verbal and/or written instructions, unless in direct violation of safety and duty of care.

·     Maintain and care for all equipment issued by NPA and for any loss or damage, being liable for repair or replacement in case of damage resulting from negligence.

  • Ensure a safe workplace and protect all staff and equipment from damage/injury.

 

 

Required Qualifications:

Must have:

  • University degree, studies on computer science or studies in information management.

Desirable:

  • Good working knowledge in technical IT.

Experience:

Must have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in the field of data management and database development.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with INGOs.
  • Experience in Humanitarian Mine Action.
  • Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and GPS.

 

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