Expert (m/f) in "Information Management Food Security Cluster"

Name of Company/Organization: 
Welt Hungerhilfe
Location for Performance: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Fri, 06/19/2015
Description of Job: 
Expert (m/f) in "Information Management Food Security Cluster" Monrovia, Liberia The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and is scheduled to end after 6 months with possible extension. The office is located in Monrovia with duty trips to project locations in Liberia. Objectives and responsibilities of the position The Expert supports the Food Security Cluster Coordinator by providing the data and information required to make programmatic decisions. As such, he/she needs to be able to liaise and communicate with a diverse audience and act as a ‘bridge’ between Food Security decision makers and technical team. Under the direct supervision of the Cluster Co-ordinator and FSC co-management team (FAOWFP), your most important duties are as follows:  Report to the Food Security Cluster Co-management team and respond to the Cluster Membership’s needs for information  Provide Information Management services for key decision-making including; data collection, collation, analysis and information dissemination  Maintain and update the FSC Liberia website; ensure cluster leads, Government partners and international and national NGOs feed relevant information on a regular basis  Co-ordination and support the conduct of FSC co-ordination meetings as appropriate to; ensure invitations are circulated in a timely manner, agendas and attendance sheets and other relevant documents and PowerPoint are prepared and that meetings are sufficiently minuted  Facilitate and coordinate training, food security assessments and other activities as part of the overall FSC preparedness and response measures.  Liaise with OCHA and IM Focal Points in other clusters – share information as Member of Alliance 2015, International NGO Network appropriate and identify and gather information from other clusters which can inform Food Security response and preparedness decisions.
Your qualifications will include:  Bachelor or Master Degree in Information Management and Communication with knowledge in food security, agriculture and social sciences  A Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in projects run by international (aid) organisations, preferably in the region  Coordination and organisational skills, even under high workloads and difficult local conditions  Willingness and ability to work in difficult environments, in often stressful/critical situations  A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions  A very good command of written and spoken English, a knowledge of French and German would be advantageous Essential technical skills:  Strong knowledge of Excel and preferably MS Access or other databases  Ability to present information in understandable tables, charts and graphs  Ability to maintain and manage website content for the cluster  Data storage and file management knowledge and expertise  Assessment, survey, monitoring, evaluation and information management systems expertise  Communications and technical writing using both graphic and narrative presentations  Information Technology and networking skills  Experience in web design and programming  Knowledge of ArcGIS or other mapping software an advantage  Knowledge of Visual Basic/macros a plus We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. In consideration of the current local situation, our offer naturally also includes intensive preparation and regular rest & recreation days. Please send a covering letter and CV by email, including the reference ”LBR 1045 IMO Application”, by 19 June 2015 to our dedicated Welthungerhilfe Liberia HR email account:
Description of Company/Organization: 
Welthungerhilfe ( is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of