Information Management and Systems Coordinator
Syria Response, based in Erbil, Iraq
12 months Fixed Term
The starting salary package for this position is £38,500 GBP (approx. $51,904 USD) including all allowances
MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.
About the Syria Response programme:
MAG has been responding to the Syria crisis since 2013 working to support the development from conflict by finding and destroying the explosive remnants of war, so that communities can raise their families and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury.
We are recruiting for three types of technical roles as listed below. When you submit your application, please clearly indicate which role you are applying for. If you are applying for more than one vacancy, please indicate your order of preference clearly.
About the role:
Reporting to the Programme Development Manager the Information Management and Systems coordinator will provide support to, and capacity build, a team of national staff to ensure that Information Management services are delivered in an accurate and timely manner to all internal and external stakeholders. Working in a dynamic team of national and international staff, the position will support the development of the new Information Management system, as well as establishing and maintaining related policies and procedures
You will have advanced skills and knowledge in IM systems with GIS applications and have the ability to train and develop the skills of relevant teams. Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, KOBO Platforms and Creative Cloud products is also essential. MAG Syria Response is a complex and dynamic Mine Action programme that is currently restructuring and growing. Therefore, you will also be experienced in effectively collecting, analysing and reporting operational data, alongside developing and implementing information systems. Ideally, you will have experience working overseas in the international aid or development sector, in a conflict / post conflict environment, and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Fluency in English is essential, whilst Arabic language skills will be desirable.
Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here***.* You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on the MAG website, using the link below.**
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential
How to apply
For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG by the closing date of 5th November 2021.