Information Management Officer for Food Security Cluster, Niamey, Niger

Post date Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 - 11:49
Closing date Tuesday, 22 September, 2020 - 23:45
Document Type Vacancy Announcement
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector
Filed under Job Vacancies

JOB TITLE: Information Management Officer for Food Security Cluster 

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Consultancy 


DUTY STATION (City, Country): Niamey 

DURATION: 3 months (extendable)

Deadline for applications: 22 September




  1. Provide IM services to the FS Cluster for key decision making, including data collection, cleaning, collation, analysis and dissemination processes relevant to the needs of the cluster; 
  2. Support in building local and international partners capacity on cluster reporting tools; 
  3. Support in the finalization of the information management strategy for the cluster, in coordination with partners and IM focal points; 
  4. Liaise with OCHA, DNPGCA and IM Focal Points in other clusters – share information as appropriate and identify and gather information from other clusters which can inform Food Security response and preparedness decisions;
  5. Assist in the roll out of the FS Cluster revised ToRs;
  6. Assist in providing guidance and support to the Diffa FSC working group and other sub-national working groups; 
  7. Attend inter-agency or other coordination mechanisms, as a representative of the FSC, and provide inputs as required;
  8. Contribute to the HNO and co-lead the process for the FSC through identification of needs, severity, geographical scope, and Persons in Need, with the support of the WFP VAM and in consultation with the cluster partners; 
  9. Undertake planning and strategy development by contributing to the HRP and support the process for the FSC through coordinating the design of the response strategy and logframe, in consultation with the cluster partners and the financial monitoring for cluster activities (FTS); 
  10. Contribute to establish and maintain appropriate humanitarian coordination mechanisms:  ensure inclusion of key partners at national and sub-national level, organize regular cluster meetings, as required. 
  11. Ensure timely, inclusive and regular information sharing and discussion with the cluster partners through various modalities including cluster meetings, email dissemination of cluster products (dashboards, maps, assessments, etc.). Ensure monitoring of the response implementation and reporting (including capitalization documents)
  12. Ensure mainstreaming of cross-cutting and cross-sectoral issues (e.g. gender, age, HIV and AIDS, human rights, disability, environment, early recovery, protection, nutrition) and appropriate participatory and community-based approaches in cluster/inter-cluster needs assessments, analysis, planning, implementation and monitoring 
  13. Ensure the development, endorsement by CLA and dissemination of regular food security reports (Sitreps, Bulletins, newsletters, etc.)
  14. Participate in various coordination forums including Inter-cluster, technical working groups (e.g. Cash WG) and other relevant clusters, especially Nutrition, WASH, Health, and Protection
  15. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs;
  16. Build capacity to a national identified staff for an appropriate handover
  17. Any other duties required 




  1. Regular coordination meeting of the Food Security Cluster (FSC) and minutes;
  2. Finalization of IM strategy for the FSC ; 
  3. Food Security needs analysis and response plan ;
  4. Food Security Cluster/Sector workplan with key deliverables
  5. Follow up of the implementation of the new TOR of the FSC;
  6. Finalization of FSC strategy within context of L2/3 emergency; 
  7. Handover report with shared folder with documents at the end of the assignment 


Education: Degree-level qualification or equivalent. Preferably, the degree should be in a relevant field or discipline such as Food Security, Agriculture, geographic sciences, humanitarian affairs, political science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering, or Communications although experience can replace qualifications.

Willingness and ability to work in difficult environments, in often stressful time- critical situations

Experience: Minimum 3 years of professional experience in humanitarian/development or in relevant areas.

Knowledge & Skills: MS Office package or similar software

Languages: Fluency in French and English required.


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