Snr. Data Management Assistant (UNOPS) - LICA-5 (EVN/36/2021)

United Nations Pakistan
Full time Full day

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships:

  • The position is normally supervised by a more senior staff member who provides the Senior Data Management Assistant with regular guidance and support. Subject to the nature of the task/assignment, s/he will work independently on routine tasks, while will follow instructions of the supervisor for more complex issues. The position has no supervisory role.

  • Contacts are mainly with the colleagues in the same duty station to exchange information and to discuss the work plans. External contacts are not frequent. In the Field locations, under supervision of the manager, the incumbent may play a liaison role with the national and local authorities for gathering and exchange of data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Enter data mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR into the computer database.

  • Prepare reports and project documents by providing information, preparing tables and drafting routine correspondence and reports.

  • Assist in compilation of data and interpreting the statistics for various reports.

  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis, if requested.

  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.

  • May be required to collect GIS data, update maps and undertake field trips to project sites.

  • Decide on the data recorded in database.

  • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents and escalate issues to the supervisor if incident cannot be resolved within the scope of responsibility.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education & Professional Work Experience:

Years of Experience / Degree Level

  • Completion of High School Diploma with relevant experience in Humanitarian and related fields.

  • 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses

Electronic Data Processing, Information Technology

Language Requirements:

Essential - very good knowledge of English and local languages (spoken and written) Pashto, Balochi and Urdu. Knowledge of Dari or any locally used language by the refugees will be an asset.

Functional Skills

IT-Computer Literacy

DM-Data Management

DM-Data collection methodologies

DM-Database Management

Competency Requirements:

Core Competencies



Organizational Awareness

Teamwork & Collaboration

Commitment to Continuous Learning

Client & Result Orientation

Cross-Functional Competencies

Analytical Thinking

Technological Awareness

Planning and Organizing

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