Data Manager and IT Support, Brazzaville

Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers

Country: Congo

City: Brazzaville, Congo

Office: UNV in Brazzaville, Congo

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 November 2020


Data Manager and IT Support

International Specialist

Host entity WHO

Country Congo

Duty station Brazzaville (COG)

Language skills

English, French

Start date 04 January 2021

Duration 12 months

Application deadline 03 November 2020

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:

Conduct analysis, mapping and reporting of data related to country office and inter-country office programmatic implementation;
Develop and enhance data systems to generate monitoring and performance reports;
Maintain the Country Support Portal, WR Roster; AFRO roster of experts, AFRO HWCO list, and other relevant databases;
Support the analysis of the CCS and WHO presence survey, and prepare quarterly reports;
Develop and enable the content management of websites and platforms to foster inter-country and south-south cooperation as well as knowledge sharing through e-collaboration and ‚working out loud‘ mechanisms;
Perform other related responsibilities as assigned in his/her area of expertise, including replacing and backstopping.


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Level of qualifications :

At least Bachelor Degree in computer science, with specialization in database development and management (or for WHO staff-equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience).

Area(s) of qualification(s) :

Database development and management, web site development.

Tags computer science computer security content management graphic design knowledge sharing sharepoint

Knowledge of computer graphics would be an asset.

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark:

Essential: A minimum of two (2) years of experience in developing, maintaining and managing databases and related software applications, in governmental institutions or regional/international organizations.

Desirable: Experience in reporting and communication in an international NGO, inter-governmental organization or UN system agency.

Language skills:

English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Web and graphic design, Database design, administration and maintenance

Area of expertise details:

Requirements for the use of the computer tool :

Excellent knowledge of database and website design and management; IT collaboration software and tools particularly in database7 and SharePoint applications;
Knowledge of implementing computer security including firewall and virus protection;
Advanced computer skills, including MS Vision, MS Project and the MS Office suite;
Ability to grasp and understand technical concepts and systems

Languages: Preferably candidates with Proficient level of English with decent french skills as a good amount of work will include data from francophone countries.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 3 November 2020