Information Management Officer (Logistics Cluster), Suva, Fiji

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Country: Fiji

City: Suva, Fiji

Office: WFP Suva, Fiji


Are you ready for SAVING LIVES CHANGING LIVES of the world’s most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you!

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a


basis, and we are


to promoting diversity and gender balance


Job title: Information Management Officer (Logistics Cluster) Vacancy number: 142139 Contract type: Service Contract (SC-8) Duration: 6 months (renewable) Duty Station: Suva, Fiji


The United Nations World Food Programme is a leading organization delivering food assistance and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We also support governments of developing countries in their efforts to eliminate hunger and malnutrition by addressing the underlying causes and disparities in access to food and good nutrition to ensure that no one is left behind in line with the Agenda 2030, Sustaining Peace and Agenda for Humanity. WFP is particularly focused on Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) and Goal 17 (Partnerships).

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to Humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.

WFP, in its capacity as the lead of the regional Pacific Logistics Cluster works with regional partners, including national logistics coordination mechanisms to enhance the capacity of Pacific governments to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Pacific Logistics Cluster is also supporting the regional health response to COVID-19 that is being led by WHO and Pacific Ministries of Health, including coordination support to the WFP-led Pacific Humanitarian Air Service which is addressing gaps in air transport services.

WFP is looking for a dynamic national IM Officer who will be responsible for the day to day management of the information tools, under the technical guidance and support of the Global Cluster Information Management team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Support the effective management of information by sharing and producing timely and relevant information for and among relevant partners in the Pacific region

Support the development, together with Cluster Coordinators and in consultation with sector partners, of the coordination of Cluster response plans, strategy and log frame

Proactively gather information from cluster partners and other organizations which may be of use in ensuring informed decision-making processes

Develop and maintain database and activities, analyze and process the data, and share final information and products (dashboards, maps, etc.) with Cluster partners

Ensure that data is collected and presented in a consistent manner with the Cluster objectives

Develop required IM products on a regular basis: weekly transport service updates, weekly mission updates, periodic operations infographic, coordination meeting minutes, 4Ws database, Partners Presence Map, Gap Analysis, Funding Analysis, Activity Analysis

Build and maintain Contact directories and mailing lists

Maintain updated Cluster webpages with all relevant material

Support the development and implementation of the Cluster communications and advocacy strategy

Conduct capacity building for national Clusters on IM

Contribute to the development of reports (Sitreps, Bulletins, newsletters) by providing the Cluster Coordinator with data and information

Assist in organizing Cluster meetings and working groups, including presentation and meeting’s minutes

Support global Cluster initiatives where applicable, e.g. CCPM (Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring), global cluster annual overview, global dashboards, etc.

Liaise with the Office of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA) and IM Focal Points in other clusters, to attend IM Working Group meetings or other relevant WG meetings

Any other duties as required


Education and Experience

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Environmental Science, Social science, GIS or any other relevant field with at least four years of professional experience in Information Management

Or a Master’s degree in the related fields with two years of dynamic professional responsibility in Information Management

Experience in humanitarian or development contexts is preferable

Experience in logistics-related topics is highly desirable.


General knowledge of information management’s standard methodologies, techniques, and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background

Proven written and verbal communications skills with high attention to detail and proofreading ability

Ability to collaborate closely and communicate with a wide range of partners and decision makers

Ability to craft (and/or adapt) the right tools to collect and analyze data as well as to present information in a way that is easily understood by the Cluster members, and external audience (i.e. graphic means such a mapping but also through tables, charts, and narrative writing)

Solid understanding of and experience in using MS Office package, particularly in advanced Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to maintain and run website content for the cluster

Data storage and file management expertise

Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English is required.


Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 18:59 GMT (Thursday 27 May 2021 at 04:59 AM Fiji Time)

This vacancy announcement is

for Nationals from Fiji. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply through the WFP careers website


Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service

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