|Job Title:||Consortium Information Management Senior Officer|
|Employer:||Danish Refugee Council|
|Job Location:||Amman-Jordan(national contract)|
DRC is looking for an experienced Consortium Information Management Senior Officer who will be responsible for overseeing and managing the information management systems and processes for an ECHO-funded consortium including Danish Refugee Council, Premiere Urgence Internationale, and Mercy Corps.
Who are we?
The Consortium is composed of the Danish Refugee Council, Premiere Urgence International and Mercy Corps. Building on their complementary geographical presence and their extensive experience in a protection focused response to the Syrian crisis in Jordan, the consortium members through this project will aim to strengthen a protective environment that better identifies and responds to the protection risks faced by refugees living in the host communities of Jordan. DRC, PUI and MC boast significant experience responding to the effects of the Syrian crisis in Jordan and across the MENA region and have been engaged in a multi-sectoral response, encompassing protection, shelter, NFIs, health, education, community services.
About the job
The project involves ongoing data collection at the household and community level, and the CIMSO will be repsonsible for ensuring high quality standards of data collection, storage, sharing, analysis and dissemination, and providing continual support to the Area Managers and Consortium Manager.
He/she reports to the Protection Consortium Project Manager with technical reporting to the DRC Field Information Management Coordinator
Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform regular checks of the equipment and systems in each field office to ensure high quality data collection;
• Oversee development of all data collection forms, including their creation and transfer to the data collection software (CTO Survey);
• Ensure all data collection forms meet the necessary standards and requirements as outlined in the Data Protection SOP.
• Troubleshoot problems or challenges face d by field monitors and protection officers in the various field offices nationwide in a timely manner for all consortium partners ;
• Provide innovative ideas to ensure data collection continues to be as efficient and smooth as possible.
• Configure tablets and ensure that all tablets OS and software is updated;
• Ensure collected data is stored, shared and analyzed in line with the DRC Data Protection SOP, including through regular and refresher trainings;
• Lead, with support from the DRC Field IM Coordinator, the creation/development/management of the consortium database for the three partners;
• Manage the data collection software account and ensure proper, authorized usage by designated partner staff;
• Ensure all data is consolidated from partners into one central database to be used by program management;
• Identify missing data, and follow up with the team to correct errors and improve data quality for all teams;
• Lead in providing data for implementation and monitoring activities through coordination with Area Managers, Program Managers, and/or M&E for all areas;
Adapt the database based on emerging needs, and new programming requirements and indicators.
Data Analysis and Reporting
• Analyze collected data on a regular basis and provide relevant inputs to ongoing reporting and program review meetings;
• Ensure data collected is well-organized and easily readable/usable, and data is easily disaggregated into sex/gender, age, date and type of assistance received;
• Monitor data for trends and patterns with the support of project management, and highlight key findings relevant to the project.
To be successful in this role you must have:
• University degree in statistics, computer science, political science or other relevant area;
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.
Moreover we also expect the following:
Required qualifications and experience:
o At least 2 years relevant work experience;
o Direct experience and/or broad knowledge of humanitarian assistance programming;
o Experience working with local organizations in developing contexts.
o Professional knowledge of excel and mobile data collection apps;
o Strong capacity in terms of data analysis (including relevant software) and visualization;
o Proven experience using tablets, including software, applications and tablet security;
o Understanding of data security and protection policies;
o Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites and to work during irregular working hours;
o Fluency in Arabic and professional-level English (written and spoken) is a must.
o Ability to write reports in English
o Jordanian national
Preferred qualifications and experience:
• Background knowledge of M&E methodologies and tools helpful.
• loyal to humanitarian principles,Patience and readiness to triangulate information provided,
a. Analytical skills,
b. Strong computer skills,
d. Planning skills,
e. Excellent interpersonnal skills,
f. Strong communication skills.
DRC will offer the successful applicant a twelve months contract, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from 20 Novmber 2016 and be willing and able to work in Amman-Jordan.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at Grade E Level 3.
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All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 10 November 2016. The interviews are expected to take place on a rolling basis
Need further information?
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.
We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach - Respect - Independence & neutrality - Inclusion - Honesty & transparency.
You can read more about our vision and work on drc.ngo.
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