Job Information Information Manager (National) - Baghdad NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration Open-ended
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2024-02-19
Minimum Education Master Degree
Degree Title Relevant/Equivalent degree
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2024-02-19
Deadline Date 2024-03-02
[Baghdad,Iraq ]

Main Duties and Responsibilities: • Serving as overall focal point and manager for the Information Management department • Overall responsibility for the functioning of the MAG’s operational database(s) and broader Information Management System (IMS): ensuring that data contained within the system is complete, accurate and up to date; technical development and maintenance • Identify, design and implement data collection and management procedures to meet the information needs of MAG programme. Determine the most efficient manner to capture, record and store information • Supervise work of IM Coordinators, S IMO(s), IMO(s) and conduct regular quality control on all stages of the IM cycle • Establish and maintain policies and procedures to ensure data validity and reliability • Provide analysis and reporting to identify information gaps, monitor trends and highlight concerns, as required by programme • Conduct data analysis (spatial and aspatial) whenever it’s beyond capacity of IMU staff • Review and validate all IM products created by IM department • Identify Common Operational Datasets (CODs) for geographical and population data to be used throughout the Programme • Advise and assist MAG Iraq staff in the development of data collection forms, and other information collection instruments in support of operational planning, monitoring, and evaluation • Ensure that copy of all reports submitted to government and donors is stored, kept up to date and in logical order, and are secure at all times. • Keep up to date with the IMSMA developments; ensure MAG is feeding the appropriate data into it • Ensure that staff with key operational data are completing regular backups of digital data • Support roll out, and subsequently maintain, support, upgrade and manage the new MAG IMS in coordination with the Regional Information System Manger

• Manage all hardware and software associated with the new MAG IMS Training and development. • Provide timely and accurate information, analysis and reports on current grants as required for the preparation of donor reporting • Ensure sufficient capacity of the IMU: assist in developing internal capacity where required, identifying training needs and providing mentoring support where appropriate • Provide input into regular in-country programme and management meetings. • Work closely with the Senior managers (SMiC, TOM and PM) to ensure consistency and compliance between programme needs and data collected and stored with MAG Iraq IM system • Ensure compliance with MAG country and global policies and practices related to Information Management and IM team’s familiarity with it • Ensure sharing and documenting an institutional knowledge and good practices within IMU team and with other MAG IM staff • Exercise creativity in analyzing incoming data to better respond to or highlight emerging needs for MAG, donor and mine action authority in country. • Create training and capacity building plans to support staff in works related to data collection and data management; data analysis and visualization; surveys and assessments; GIS analysis and mapping; reporting and translating.

Safeguarding: • Work in compliance with MAG's Safeguarding framework - Policy on Personal Conduct, Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy, Dignity at Work Policy, Reporting Malpractice (Whistleblowing) Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy and Policy on Modern Slavery • Report any Safeguarding concerns in accordance with MAG’s reporting options and guidelines.




Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Selection criteria: The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

• An understanding of NGOs and a commitment to humanitarian work

• Master’s degree in Information Management, Software, Computer Science, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or University degree in the above fields.

• At least 3 years Information Management experience in mine action.

• Strong knowledge of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), especially SQL and spatial SQL, e.g. PostGIS

• Advanced knowledge in MS Office especially Excel formulas, ideally VBscript

• Excellent planning, coordination, monitoring and organizational skills

• Strong relationship management and communications skills and ability to work collaboratively and manage teams.

• Ability to work collaboratively and manage teams

• Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented

• Excellent written and spoken English, Kurdish and Arabic

• Work in compliance with MAG’s Policies; including but not limited to Equal Opportunities, Code of Conduct and Dignity at Work Policies.

How To Apply

Application procedure for the position All interested candidates in apply for this position should send their updated CV in English to this email address 

Please note that candidates who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered. All Applicants must mention the job title (Information Manager) in subject line of their email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications: • With no job title in the subject line, • Sent through links and • Duplicate applications will be disqualified. Closing date for receiving applications is 02-March-2024. Late applications will not be accepted.

** MAG is an equal opportunities employer.

** MAG Iraq does not charge any fees for Job applications.

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”.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. If you think you would be suited in this role 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. Disclaimer: We hereby alert you of potential fraudulent and misleading attempts by individuals who may use MAG’s identity / brand to mislead others by offering fake jobs and/or tenders on behalf of MAG in return for a financial price or any other related request for their own personal interest. Please also note that MAG’s employees do not engage in any offers related to job vacancies and tendering and MAG Iraq doesn’t have any recruitment intermediaries to hire services on its behalf.

MAG therefore denounces any fraudulent or dishonest impersonations and will take disciplinary, legal or any other appropriate measures against anyone proven to have been involved in fraud, bribery, or corruption, or anyone who was aware of its existence and did not take any action against it. To report any such cases, please reach out to us via e-mail:

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