Information Analyst, Political Affairs, P3, Goma

  • MONUSCO - United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
  • Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • May 20, 2020
Mid-level MONUSCO - United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in Goma North Kivu, within the Goma-team of the Joint Mission Analysis Centre (JMAC) of the United Nations Mission for the Stabilization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The MONUSCO JMAC is responsible for the Mission’s intelligence architecture and the Missions’ information acquisition plan; including collection, coordination, analysis (including predictive analysis) and dissemination of information in order to inform senior Mission leadership decision making, and to identify threats to Mandate implementation. The incumbent reports to the Chief JMAC and works in close coordination and analytical oversight of the JMAC Deputy Chief located in Goma (North Kivu). It coordinates JMAC analytical support to the Goma Head of Office and contributes to maintaining situational awareness in support of crisis management procedures.


Within limits of delegated authority, the P-3 Information Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, the performance of the following duties:

•Maintain an understanding of the political, security, humanitarian, and human rights situation in the mission area and region; follow unfolding events; conduct trend analysis and mid-to-long term predictive analysis; work with colleagues to gather and verify information; and be able to select, confirm, and present the relevant information, with the appropriate political context, in a succinct manner (written or oral) to a variety of audiences, including senior leaders;•Help identify areas for potential research and analysis. Collate, evaluate and provide short- or long-term analysis on developments/events affecting the implementation of the MONUSCO mandate, using sources such as: MONUSCO components (civilian, police, Human Rights, Humanitarian, military), UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, national military/civilian authorities, members of the diplomatic community, international and multilateral organizations, NGOs, media and other key stakeholders. •Contribute to situational awareness by producing accurate and timely reports, analysis, and briefings that inform senior leaders' decision-making, policy development, and planning. •Prepare, edit and disseminate information in the form of regular reports, specific papers, incident reports, threat assessments, briefs, incident/trend analysis, scenario papers, profiles and risk maps among others. •Maintain and coordinate JMAC tools, including Priority Information Requirements and Information Acquisition Plans in consultation with other Mission components and resources.•Provide briefings to the Mission Leadership Team, senior UN staff and visiting delegations and represent the JMAC in meetings, as directed.•In coordination with information management and information technology specialists, maintain a system for classifying and storing confidential information.•Foster effective working relationships with other MONUSCO components, the UNCT and relevant external actors and organizations. •Support the UN Crisis Management Team, as required.•Perform other duties as required, in support of the JMAC, Mission and/or UNHQ, or as directed. • Undertakes JMAC analysis as tasked by Chief JMAC in coordination with JMAC Deputy Chief JMAC who will provide technical oversight and analytical quality control. Manages the JMAC intelligence data management application. Liaises with Goma Head of Office and other Mission components to support information gathering and analysis activities, provides technical support to Goma HoO on development and implementation of Mission Information Acquisition Plan within the area of responsibility.

Organization type

UN jobs