Information Management Officer (2103656) – WHO


Job Description

Organization:World Health Organization
Job Title:Information Management Officer – (2103656)
Contractual Arrangement:A temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days):6 months (Subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and continuing need for the position)
Job Posting:05/08/2021 11:22:55 AM
Closing Date:20/08/2021 12:59:00 AM
Primary Location:Sudan-Khartoum
Organization:EM_SUD WHO Representative’s Office, Sudan

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To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country, cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State’s health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.


1. Support the collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes supporting the response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), epidemic bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP). 2. Aggregate and maintain inter-country information from WHO and partners including contact lists, performance monitoring, health indicator data, health situation data, health response data 3. Participate in the basic geographic analysis for maps and other reports (such as dashboards, SitReps, etc). 4. Upon delegation provide information sharing between institutions, strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to inter-sectoral dashboards and reports5. Participate in field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveys6. Provide information management input into the planning and data/information management process; on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination, and management.



Essential: First university degree in information or data management, computer sciences, statistics, applied math, public health, or a related field.
Desirable: Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or emergency information management.


Essential: At least two years of related experience in information management, monitoring, and data analysis.
Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies; experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations. Experience in developing countries.


•Sound skills in the area of information management, data analysis, and statistics•Demonstrated ability to design, manage and analyze complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools •High level of analytical skills. •Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Producing results

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Arabic.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 41,710 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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