Norwegian Refugee Council - ( Syria response office )
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Information Management Officer(LFS)-National

Job Description and Requirements

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are seeking a motivated professional individual to join our Syria Response Office’s operations. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience from working as an Information Management Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.

We are particularly looking for an individual who is knowledgeable with the context of Syria. the selected candidate will act as the programme data focal point for a single core competence team within an area office.  S/he will help coordinate data and information management between the programme, implementing partners, and the Information Management (Success) Team at Syria Response Office.  S/he will support the Project Coordinator and implementing partners with data collection, archiving and reporting. S/he will support the various data collection exercises undertaken by the programme on a regular basis.. In addition to previous experience in working with external donor funding..

Generic responsibilities

  1. Support the formulation of the M&E Matrix and plans to address indicator reporting requirements;
  2. Provide technical guidance on the design of data capture processes;
  3. Supervise data capture processes to ensure they are implementation according to plans and agreed standards;
  4. Provide analysis of information and data to address indicator reporting requirements;
  5. Maintain CC files, data bases, and other archives documenting project progress;
  6. Provide training and support to NRC and partner staff on data capture, analysis, and use;
  7. Maintain the CC specific portion of data capture, analysis, and warehousing platforms (e.g. Mobenzi and BOX) is well organized and accessible;
  8. Ensure compliance with NRC data policies;
  9. Liaise with other units on areas of common responsibility;

Specific responsibilities

  • Design and maintain Information management database and tools to address assigned Core Competency Information Management need.
  • Oversees the operation of the database and related data collection software, updates and improvements as required.
  • Conducts regular trainings for NRC and Local Humanitarian Partner staff to improve the quality of the data being collected through NRC Project Cycle Management.
  • Ensure that Information Management related data to Livelihoods and Food Security (including information of beneficiaries and needs) is up to date at all time (e.g., this Includes but not limited to GORs, 4Ws, beneficiary database, project and implementing partners’ database)
  • Provides quality control and oversight of the data that is being collected, and identifies and addresses errors in collection or input.
  • Produces detailed, relevant and high-quality qualitative and quantitative reports as requested. (e.g. PDMs, needs assessment)
  • Supports and contributes to the development of data management systems through documentation, implementation, and coordination of standardized information flows.
  • Liaises with other staff and partners to understand information management needs and best practices.
  • Designs intake forms and data collection tools for the field and Local Humanitarian Partners.
  • Develops, ensures and coordinates the effective use of the feedback handling mechanism.
  • Supports the analysis, reporting and visualization of program data needed for different reporting.
  • Ensures that information management data related to Livelihoods and Food Security Core Competency is up to date at all times.
  • Carries out any other related tasks relevant to the role as required by the line manager.

Additional Information:

  • Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
  • Contract period: till 30th Sept. 2019 with possibility of extension
  • Duty Station: This position will be based in SRO Office
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions