It Operations Officer Noa (Regional Data Coordinator) - 12 Month Contract,Johannesburg

JOB PURPOSEThe position calls for an experienced mixed-profile professional that holds hands-on technical expertise in data collections, analysis, integration and visualization, as well as proven ability to engage with diverse stakeholders ranging from WFPs senior level management (Regional Director, Deputy Regional Director, Country Directors and heads of Units) to technical experts across various units. The candidate needs to demonstrate ability to effectively capture business process flows and technical requirements at the country office level (also known as data mapping) and translate analysis to tangible project and product roadmaps tailored to the country office needs. In the implementation of the roadmaps, the Regional Data Coordinator for RBJwill be supervising delivery of technical training, and support activities being delivered by data analysts and data engineers. The role calls for a candidate that is able to both deliver advanced training on tools like Tableau, facilitate complex data virtualization projects, drive data quality and governance efforts and standardize a product offering across digital transformation product lines.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive) 1. Data solutions portfolio management Manage the regional data workplan and associated budget, working closely with the Regional TEC team and the Field and HQ data teams to identify regional priorities and align activities with the global workplan Work closely with data owners, and stakeholder to identify data pain points and data visualization needs for country operations in the region, by carrying out Data Mapping Missions to identify local demand Engage with the business units to understand strategic objectives, gather requirements, and analyze capabilities with the objective of shaping demand for technology products, offering opportunities to improve business processes and stakeholder alignment Manage recruitment, planning, and supervision of new talent based on evolving regional needs. Ensure that regional data coordinators and analysts are aligned on the global data strategy Engage and manage the work of operational data analysts on delivery of solutions outlined in the country office data roadmaps Data solutions training and rollout Coordinate the rollout and adoption of DOTS (WFPs Data Integration Solution) in the region. Work from the bottom up by identifying use cases from the field and supporting their development in collaboration with HQ. Work from the top down, supporting HQ led use cases for rolling out in the field. Coordinate the rollout and adoption of Tableau as a corporate business intelligence and data visualization solution in the region. Facilitate a regional training program for Tableau and data visualization based on country-office demand. Coordinate the rollout and adoption of MODA mobile data collection platform for several identified use cases. 2. Business Engagement Organize and facilitate a regional data event that would promote global best practices, local digital solutions and use cases focused on data, and build capacity for the wider network of data fellows and champions in RBJ Working closely with a wide network of WFP partners, existing CO champions and the wider data team, develop and implement a data literacy training program for diverse roles and profiles within WFP field operations. 3. Data governance Coordinate the work of the Regional Data Working Group Provide support to the Regional Senior Management team in preparing and actively participating in the Data Management Committee. 4. Report progress and issues to Regional Bureau relevant heads of units, Regional Directors and Deputy Regional Directors and the Technology Division senior management team. 4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES Purpose Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFPs Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFPs mission. Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFPs overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others. People Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills. Create an I will/We will spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances. Performance Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction. Partnership Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams priorities and preferred working styles. Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFPs unique value as a partner. STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Advanced University Degree or a University degree in Business Administrations, Data Management, Statistics, Marketing, Communications, Information Management other relevant discipline Experience:1 or moreyears of professional experience in IT, Data Coordination and relevant progressive work experience in information management, information systems, web management, data management, GIS mapping, data visualization or project management. Knowledge & Skills: Proven experience working in a busy analytical environment and handling complex analysis. Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive report writing skills. Experience working with teams and team processes. Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethic environments. The candidate must demonstrate strong data analysis skills Languages: Fluency (level C) in English language. Knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: French, Portuguese, is an advantage.CONTRACTUAL INFORMATION This is a 12 month renewableFixed term contract Net Salary monthly range: R47 - Benefits: Annual Leave, Pension & Medical Insurance
Johannesburg, GT, ZA