Mimu Myanmar information Management UnitMyanmar Information Management Unit
Head, Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU)
The Vulnerability Unit, led by the UN Resident Coordinator (RC), was set up in 2004 to manage and analyse core performance measures to better educate the UN country team on the needs of the population. The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) and the UN Country Team recognised the need for centralised information management and cooperation between all human rights and aid policy players in 2007 and extended the Vulnerability Unit's work.
The Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) will now act as a joint ministry for relief and developing countries, helping to coordinate and make decisions by delivering information analyses, tools and support through the promotion of a shared information gathering and management environment. As a manager, the IMU manager is in charge of the overall management of the unit and its employees as well as the IASC country team's strategy and technology.
Under the leadership of the IASC Steering Committee, the IMU manager reports to the UN RC/HC and monitors the company's engineering team. Providing policy guidelines to the coordinator of human aid, the IASC/UN country team and actors on the management of information and information for efficient human and aid planning; developing policies to guarantee the accessibility of information needed to assist co-ordination and decision-making, with a focus on providing shared need assessments, with a view to assessing joint indicators as well as joint need assessments;
Working with UN organisations, NGOs, sector/cluster co-ordination groups, government stakeholders and other stakeholders to assess their information needs and make sure that the information needed to assist human co-ordination and operation is generally available; promoting information standardisation (including place codes), developing standardised instruments and procedures for collecting and disseminating information, and supporting other information exchange and the use of standardised meta information;
Establishment and management of an inter-agency working group(s) to encourage information exchange, standardisation and intra-operability and, where appropriate, collaborative information developement activities; management of the creation and management of shared databanks and submissions supporting co-ordination and information-based policy-making; provision of the necessary information and human resources assistance for the design, visualisation and evaluation of Geographical Information Systems;
Perform both basic and multidimensional analytics and look for ways to link together quantity and qualitiy information and analytics across multiple industries; make sure the unit provides up-to-date, high value, demand-driven information related information projects and support; maximise the amount of information and dissemination between the IASC/UN country team and other human rights counterparts, always paying attention to sensitive questions; advocate the unit through briefing and other actions to the broader human rights fellowship and report on the unit's actions as needed; professionalism:
In-depth understanding of the use of information management in human aid; sophisticated conceptional, analytic and innovation capacity to recognise and express the information management needs in difficult situation that require a co-ordinated reaction between different stakeholders; proven problem-solving capabilities and the capacity to use well-founded judgement to guarantee the efficient and prompt execution of difficult assignments; capacity to work under stress, even in distressing surroundings (e.g. conflicts, catastrophes); communication:
Exceptional communications and learning capabilities, which include the capability to communicate comprehensive information management plans and advice to employees at all skill echelons, both verbally and in written form, in a clear, succinct manner that is easy for non-information managers to understand. Considers information and product from a customer point of view; develops user-friendliness policy approaches and basic guidance; establish and maintain fruitful relationships with customers by winning their confidence and appreciation; monitor continuous development to offer pro-active responses and anticipating issues; keep customers abreast of advances or failures in a project; meet the schedule for the supply of product or service to customers.
Identify those critical questions in a difficult context, gather pertinent information before making a choice; consider the benefits and drawbacks of choices before making them; propose an approach or make a recommendations on the basis of all available information; review factual evidence of hypotheses; determine that the suggested measures meet the stated and basic needs for the choice.
A graduate diploma, particularly in the fields of humanities, information management, politics, research in the fields of humanities, sociology or a related area, or an equal mix of training and related fields of experience: At least 7 years of working practice, which includes management expertise in information management, human rights, disaster response, recovery or recovery or development or a related area for a UN agency or NGO in a humanitary or developing context; proven expertise in identifying, administering and analysing information at a policy and a clear comprehension of how information can be used to enhance the quality of human aid and community involvement;
Outstanding interpersonal and connection capabilities - the capability to work with UN agency heads, IACC members, NGOs and high level governance officers to establish relations and secure collaboration; knowledge of information management technology instruments, involving the design of databases and the use of GISs; proven capacity to prioritise and administer sophisticated operations in a challenging context; powerful focus on services; language requirements: