In line with the Mine Action Information management Qualification Scheme (MIQ), the GICHD Management Consulting Division will conduct an IMSMA Administrator (level A1) training. The training will be based on the very latest version of IMSMA NG6. The training will be supported by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine (OSCE PCU) and implemented by the GICHD. The training will be conducted in English but with Russian language translation facilities.
During the training, the participants will learn
- On a managerial level about the IM principles, concepts and SOPs, to identify information requirements prior to designing the forms and to better understand the needs for communicating and coordinating with strategic and operational personnel within their respective organisations.
- On a technical level how to install and work on the new IMSMA NG6, adapt the application to their needs and to enhance the participants’ capacity on technically designing IMSMA Data Entry forms suitable for their needs and in coordination with the operational needs.
The Programme includes overview of the new enhancements and tools now available including the victim assistance expansion, the newer version of i-Reports, the online IMSMA documentation IMSMA Wiki, the online Mine action INTelligence tool (MINT).
In addition, the participants will be introduced to the latest concepts in the new Land Release IMAS. The participants will also exchange good practices and examples among each other’s and that will help share experiences from different Mine Action Programmes. The training ends with an exam on both practical and theoretical aspects.
Applicants from all mine action programmes and operators are welcome. Applicants should have strong technical database skills and team or project management skills.
Please fill in and send the Personal History form (signed) with a short C.V. to Qasim Mohammad (q.mohammad(at)gichd.org) by 18 July 2014. The selection process for a maximum of 12 participants will be completed by early August. Priority will be given to applicants from National Mine Action Programmes and their Operating Partners who will be posted to Information Management positions within their respective organisations. Candidates who are not selected are encouraged to consult our calendar of events in order to apply for subsequent trainings.It is recommended that all participants schedule the arrival before the start of the training on 7th September 2014.
The course is provided free of charge by the GICHD.
Each participant is expected to cover his/her accommodation and transport costs (tickets, transit accommodation and subsistence) from country of origin to Ukraine.
Limited sponsorship is available from the GICHD. Sponsorship is not guaranteed and requests will be considered on a case by case basis.