Information Management Officer (IMO), Education Cluster

Information Management Officer (IMO), Education Cluster

10 mai, 2019

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JOB TITLE : Information Management Officer (IMO), Education Cluster
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Program Development and Quality, Mali Country Office LOCATION:  Bamako, Mali

Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

General responsibilities in Child safeguarding:

·         Ensure you fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.

·         Conduct yourself in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in your personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.

·         Ensure the way you are carrying out your work is not putting children at risk (or further risk) – this means constantly scrutinizing your work through a child safeguarding lens and talking to children about possible design/implementation “flaws”.

·         Promote the message of child safeguarding to colleagues in other organizations and government ministries, children in their own and beneficiary families, and community members in general.

·         Be vigilant about observing possible child abuse/harm in their personal and professional lives.

Specifics Education Cluster

·         Adjust program approach to ensure better control of the CS risks and approaches that would better protect children from further risk of harm

·         Work in collaboration with the CS Coordinator and CS focal point whenever is necessary

·         Contribute to set-up of Child friendly reporting mechanism

·         Ensure CS is reflected in report while reviewing program reports

·         Ensure CS is in the ToR of mid-term review and evaluation exercises.

·         Report any concern following the procedures


The Information Manager Officer is a core member of Education Sector Working group/ Cluster Coordination team and will support the Working group/Cluster Coordinator to fulfill the Education Cluster’s mission to:

provide leadership in emergency and crisis response and recovery;

work in partnership to ensure continued access to quality and relevant education;

ensure evidence-based actions, gap-filling and sound coordination; and

enhance accountability, predictability and effectiveness of emergency education actions

The Information Manager Officer will play a vital role in collecting, analyzing, and sharing information that is important for the cluster stakeholders to make informed, evidence-based, strategic decisions on:

The needs of affected populations;

The prioritization of these needs;

What are the key gaps in activities to meet prioritized needs;

What capacity (human, material, financial) exists to be used in support of the identified prioritized response needs.



In collaboration with the Education Cluster Coordinator, coordinate with national/local authorities, state institutions, local civil society and other relevant actors; play a leading role in cluster meetings and represent the Education Cluster at inter-cluster meetings.

Provide IM services to the Sector Working group/Education Cluster for decision making including: data and information collection, collation, analysis and dissemination

Compile and maintain an overview of available capacity and resources and identified gaps in the provision of emergency education

Contribute to drafting funding proposals and donor reports for common appeals, including collecting inputs from partners for joint sector documents.

Ensure the use of appropriate information technology for information sharing within and beyond the Sector Working group/Education Cluster (e.g. through Google-Groups) and archiving of information on the OneResponse webpage

Work closely with OCHA on inter-cluster IM processes and analysis at the strategic level through the establishment of systems and processes needed for effective information sharing with cluster partners

Provide information outputs in appropriate languages wherever feasible and link closely with other Clusters operating in the region

Identify additional Information Management resource needs (e.g. national technical capacity) and support their identification, recruitment and capacity building as required

Support Education Cluster member capacity building

Produce a mission report to be submitted to the Education Cluster Working Group’s Knowledge Management Task Team on the completion of their contract to feed concrete proposals and recommendations for the development of an Information Management System for the Education Cluster.


Reports to: Education Cluster Unit

Dimensions: The Information Manager Officer needs to be able to work with a broad range of people and agencies, under the cluster coordination guidance. Fundamental to the job is the ability to gather, consolidate, and share information in a way that is easily understood by Sector Working group/cluster members and other stakeholders.

Staff directly reporting to this post: zero

Budget responsibility: NA




·         Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

·         Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


·         Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

·         Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

·         Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


·         Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

·         Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

·         Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


·         Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·         Willing to take disciplined risks.


·         Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity



Degree-level qualification or equivalent in relevant field such as: education, geographic sciences, humanitarian affairs, political science, information technology, information systems, engineering or communications

Experience in information management, knowledge management or a related field

At least two-year’s combined field and headquarters experience in a relevant humanitarian international organization(s) (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, IOs, Donors, IFRC or ICRC)

Experience of working in complex emergencies

Fluency in English and French

Good knowledge of the UN system and NGO humanitarian community.

Knowledge of education-related technical guidelines, standards, and indicators, particularly the INEE Minimum Standards

Experience of humanitarian needs assessments, surveys, and monitoring and evaluation

Proven statistical analytic skills

Experience in website content management

Good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work with many different functions from high level decision makers to technical specialists to IT experts.

Able to manage and work in or with a multidisciplinary team of IM practitioners and provide leadership and guidance for IM operations

Gender sensitive and able to treat gender issues in scope of work

Ability to guide technical staff

Strong knowledge of MS Excel and preferably MS Access or other databases

Understanding of GIS and map making processes and ability to collect and organize data to support their production

Ability to present information in understandable tables, charts and graphs

Data capture, storage/file management and analysis and report generation

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.


Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.


DOSSIERS A FOURNIR : Les dossiers de candidatures doivent comporter :

? Un CV détaillé mis à jour.

? Une lettre de motivation mentionnant le titre du poste.

? Les copies certifiées des diplômes et attestations de travail.

? Un casier judiciaire en cours de validité (n’est obligatoire qu’une fois retenu au poste)

? Les références d’au moins deux précédents employeurs (de préférence les superviseurs directs).

Les dossiers de candidature doivent être envoyés au plus tard le 24 Mai 2019 à 17h00 à l’adresse email suivante :


Seuls les candidat(e)s présélectionné(e)s seront convoqué(e)s pour les interviews. Les dossiers de candidature ne seront pas retournés.


FR: IL est porté à la connaissance des candidats que Save the Children International ne demande aucun paiement, ni frais durant tout le processus de recrutement. Toute demande allant dans ce sens doit être immédiatement signalée car contraire aux valeurs et pratiques de notre organisation.


EN: Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported.

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