Mozambique nationals: Information Management Officer (WASH)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Maputo, Mozambique 🇲🇿

Job no: 559003
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Maputo
Level: NO-2
Location: Mozambique
Categories: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

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The Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Mozambique and UNICEF (CPD) for 2022-2026 aims to support Mozambique to accelerate efforts towards achieving the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and meeting its commitment to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of children, in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action. It derives from the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), 2022–2026 and aligns with the Government Five-Year Plan 2020–2024, the National Development Strategy 2015–2035 and relevant sector policies and programmes.

For more information about UNICEF Mozambique’s work please follow this link.

You can also access and explore all new UNICEF vacancies via the UNICEF Mozambique website link herein.

How can you make a difference?

The Information Management Officer – IMO (WASH) will support the national and provincial WASH Cluster platforms. S(he) will also support the management of information for UNICEF’s WASH section, with a focus on WASH in emergency programme. In coordination with government authorities, and in line with national agreed strategies and prioritization, the IMO will provide leadership and facilitate WASH information management between WASH Cluster members and other humanitarian actors at national and provincial level. Methodology will include the liaison with WASH partners (government, NGOs) and other humanitarian coordination actors (including OCHA/HC-RC and other clusters’ IMO) for development and update of information management products related WASH sector response plans, needs assessments, gap analysis and monitoring updates. The IMO will also represent the WASH Cluster in the inter-cluster information management working group.  Similarly, for the UNICEF WASH programmatic response interventions, the Officer will provide support on the monitoring of WASH in emergency activities reported under Project Cooperation Agreements.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Lead on the information management for the WASH Cluster
  2. Support the information management for the UNICEF WASH section, with focus on the WASH in Emergency program
  3. Support the UNICEF WASH in Emergency Programme monitoring and delivery of results
  4. Innovation, knowledge management

For more information, the detailed job description, please find attached:   Information Management Officer (WASH) NO2.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A bachelor’s degree in a subject area relevant to Information Management is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with the UN and/or INGO, including IM relevant to the WASH Cluster is required.
  • Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.
  • Capacity mapping with GIS (ArcGIS/QGIS), Website creation/maintenance, develop advanced excel (Macro enabled, advanced Google Sheets), develop Kobo surveys, data analysis and infographics (Ms PowerBI).
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese are required. Other local languages is a strong asset.

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter:

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
  • Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

There will be no relocation package offered for this post. The successful candidate will be responsible for his/her own relocation and settlement in the city where the post is based.

There is a salary calculator tool for local staff through this link: Please run simulations for an estimate of monthly and annual salary based on the post’s level and location. When running the simulation, please select Mozambique (NEW) as the Duty Station.

Advertised: 31 Jan 2023 South Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 13 Feb 2023 South Africa Standard Time






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