Information Management Analyst

United Nations Development Programme




The Information Management Analyst will provide support to office operations by performing a variety of standard Information Management processes in relation to the Information Management Team by ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.

Key Duties and Accountabilities 

Under the supervision of the Head of the Information, Analysis and Communication Unit, the Information Management Analyst will be expected to support the implementation and maintenance of OCHA’s global Information Management Strategy and to:

Content Management

  • Manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform, and ensure content is current, comprehensive, and follows relevant metadata standards; work with external counterparts on related web platforms such as agency and cluster websites and OCHA-managed platforms to facilitate cross-site search and interoperability.

Data Analysis

  • Design, develop, and manage databases, spreadsheets, and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency, and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis.
  • Organize, design, and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location-specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques; participate in the development and revision of data standards and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes; participate in the development, implementation, and management of new indicators, together with its accompanying data, to be included in a Common Humanitarian Dataset; understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency, and comparability. 
  • Support assessment and needs analysis activities, including humanitarian needs overviews, secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions, and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments; provide advice on assessment design to ensure data quality; manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK).

Data Visualization

  • Facilitate in the production and updating of information products such as reports, charts, and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations, and other visual materials using Adobe tools (AI, InDesign, Photoshop). 
  • Create interactive dashboards using Power BI. 

Geographic Information System (GIS) & Mapping:

  • Facilitate with the maintenance of spatial baseline and operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance; support the production and updating of high-quality map products and online services; maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all humanitarian partners through local and/or online services. 
  • Provide GIS support to the office in general and assist in the development of appropriate maps and infographic products to support humanitarian decision-making and reflect humanitarian response. Support the maintenance of an inventory of OCHA-produced maps and, where possible, those available from other humanitarian partners. 

Perform other duties as required

  • Perform other duties as required commensurate with the position.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Graphic Design or a related field is required. Or
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in the areas mentioned above, in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Minimum of two (2) years (with a master’s degree) or four (4) years (with a bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience in computer science, information systems, geographic information systems, graphic design or a related field is required.
  • Experience and understanding of data protection laws and regulations, such as GDPR, and their application in information management is desirable.
  • Demonstrated understanding of key information management principles, including data collection, storage, analysis, and reporting. This may be evidenced through past work experience, projects, or educational coursework is desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with information management software and tools, such as SQL databases, Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Tableau, or similar. Experience with programming languages for data analysis (e.g., Python, R) is a plus desirable. 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to interpret complex data, identify trends, and make data-driven recommendations desirable. 
  • Demonstrated Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex data in an understandable and compelling manner to stakeholders at all levels of the organization desirable. 
  • Experience in managing projects and working collaboratively in a team environment. This includes the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and work efficiently in a team setting desirable.


  • Fluency in English and Arabic Languages (Oral and Written) is required.






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