Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Information Management Officer. OECD, Paris. Open until 2 March 2015

Information Management Officer
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The OECD’s mission – Better Policies for Better Lives – is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Organisation provides a unique forum in which governments work together to share experiences on what drives economic, social and environmental change, seeking solutions to common problems.
The Council and Executive Committee Secretariat (SGE/CES) facilitates and manages the flow of knowledge content for the preparation of the Council, Executive Committee, Global Strategy Group and Ministerial Council meetings, from document preparation to dissemination.
SGE/CES is looking for an Information Management Officer to support CES staff in the adoption and use of strategies, processes and tools that allow for optimum management of knowledge and information. S/he will have experience in ergonomics, information systems design and implementation, and will be able to put into place adapted change management strategies. S/he will need to develop strong working relations with all levels of interlocutors, including the authors of documents, data and indicators, and questionnaires or surveys. S/he will work under the supervision of the Director of the CES and will liaise closely with the CES Communications Manager.
Main Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of the eCouncil platform. Ensure regular follow-up with SGE services and other Directorates for the preparation of Executive Committee and Council meetings.
  • Support CES staff in the delivery and monitoring of the coherent, effective and efficient processing and organisation of documents and data.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and effective use of collaborative tools and platforms through the creation of processes, procedures and techniques which ensure information is appropriately tagged and cross-referenced to improve its accessibility.
  • Organise knowledge-sharing sessions with staff, with a view to increasing and facilitating the use of information-sharing platforms and tools.
  • Contribute to the production of other specific CES information products, such as the new version of the Ambassadors Welcome Kit.
  • Act as the CES’s IT correspondent (CI). Maintain CES IT inventory, provide ICT systems advice where needed, and play a key role in ensuring effective and efficient IT governance, through participation in appropriate OECD IT activities.
Ideal Candidate Profile
Academic Background
  • A university degree in information management and/or systems or in a related field.
  • Alternatively, equivalent relevant experience may be considered.
Professional background
  • Experience in working with information technology stakeholders.
  • Experience applying innovative approaches and best practice to information and records management.
  • Experience in improving workflow management in a complex environment.
  • Proven experience in accompanying changes related to the introduction of new technologies.
  • Very good knowledge of the standard office and statistical applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Sharepoint, eShare).
  • Experience in using sophisticated electronic document-management systems and their surrounding information-management governance framework would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of IT architecture and ergonomics.
  • Excellent written and spoken command of one of the two official languages of the OECD (English and French) and good working knowledge of the other.
Core Competencies
  • For this role, the following competencies would be particularly important: Achievement focus, Analytical thinking, Drafting skills, Teamwork and Team leadership, Client focus, Organisational knowledge, Strategic alignment.
  • Please refer to the full list of OECD Core Competencies and the level 2 indicators.
Contract Duration
  • Three-year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

What the OECD offers

  • Monthly base salary starting from 4,282 EUR exempt of French income tax, plus allowances based on eligibility.
Please note, the appointment may be made at a lower grade based on the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant.
The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes the applications of all qualified candidates who are nationals of OECD member countries, irrespective of their racial or ethnic origin, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health or disabilities.

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