Information Managment (Logistics Cluster) NOA, Mogadishu

World Food Programme

What will you do?

  • The Information Management Officer (IMO) will act as the focal point for collecting, analyzing and disseminating logistics information, in close coordination with logistics and information personnel of other UN organizations and NGOs involved in the humanitarian response, and national authorities.
  • Produce Logistics Cluster products/reports in Logistics Cluster product formats or specific formats as required within the operation. Key products include: situation updates, bulletins, snapshots, briefings and situation updates.
  • Liaise with Logistics Cluster participants, other cluster members, and national counterparts to gather information for the production of daily sitreps and weekly bulletins, ensuring that challenges and concerns relating to the logistics operation are represented.
  • Gather information on the overall logistics situation in crisis areas, including comprehensive data on logistics procedures and bottlenecks from the various Logistics Cluster participants and national authorities and support emergency response operations with the drafting of lessons learned mission reports, as required.
  • Draft, consolidate, and share key logistics information and procedures, such as ConOps and SOPs ensuring they are regularly revised/updated if required. Inform relevant stakeholders on commodity tracking reporting procedures.
  • Prepare operational overview, briefings and snapshots on the logistics operation for donors, the Humanitarian Country Team, the Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with OCHA to ensure updated logistics information is disseminated to all focal points as necessary. Attend coordination meetings on access constraints and provide updates on logistics bottlenecks to OCHA working groups on a regular basis.
  • Identify the most appropriate methodology to source and map information that can be used for advocacy in addressing issues in the supply chain.
  • Establish and maintain internal information sharing mechanisms, documentation formats, assessment formats, and central file store according to Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell guidelines and standardization.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?

  • University bachelor’s degree in economics, social sciences, international relations, communications, journalism, or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum one-year postgraduate professional experience including: responsibility in information management, communications and/or reporting roles; experience with reporting/tracking systems; working in an emergency response.
  • Previous experience in emergencies is important.
  • Fluency in English and Somali, both oral and written communication.

Are you competent for this job? Do you have

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; high attention to detail and proofreading ability.
  • Good research and analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure as part of a team.
  • Good communication and networking skills; ability to work independently while asking questions and seeking support in a fast-paced work environment; willingness to work in challenging environments/field locations.

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment using the link below:

Deadline: 31 Jan 2024