Protection Information Management Officer (Re-advertisement) -DRC



DRC (Danish Refugee Council), founded in Denmark in 1956, is Denmark’s largest and the world’s leading non-profit, independent, rights-based refugee organization.

Our vision is to assist refugees, internally displaced people and their host communities to a dignified life. We protect lives and human rights and empower beneficiaries throughout conflict displacement by providing shelter, food, and hope in terms of work, education and integration towards a sustainable future.

  • Headquarters: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Founded: 1956
  • Key people: Charlotte Slente – Secretary-General

Job Description

OrganizationProtection Information Management Officer (Re-advertisement)
Workplace:South Kordofan
Contract type:National contract
Application due:23/09/2021

Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Protection Information Management (PIM) Officer for its operations in Sudan. DRC has been present in Sudan since 2004 working across 4 area offices covering both immediate humanitarian needs but also engages in longer term development activities.

About the job

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Manager, the Protection Information Management (PIM) Officer – South Kordofan is responsible to provide technical support to the implementation of projects aiming at protecting and promoting the safety, rights and agency of affected populations. To this end, the PIM Officer – South Kordofan will act as the focal point for programme data management with tasks including, but not limited to, coding of assessment tools, debugging mobile data collection forms, cleaning, aggregating and compiling the dataset(s) relevant to reporting and other outputs, and providing informed technical guidance to programme teams.

The PIM Officer will serve as the South Kordofan focal point for the ongoing development, use, acceptance and support of a programme performance data management platform. The PIM Officer will have further agency to develop and implement solutions to improve data collection and management across the South Kordofan operations.

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About you

To be successful in this role we expect you to –

  • Support in the overall information management of the DRC programmes in South Kordofan area, with particular focus on Protection Information Management
  • Support the assessment database and development new mobile assessment forms, where required, including for Protection activities
  • Clean, aggregate, compile, and analyze assessment datasets. Develop and update weekly/monthly programme performance monitoring dashboards
  • Produce visual materials with aggregate data to support project communications and reporting
  • Build the capacity of other team members on the use of online assessment tools
  • Support the adoption of mobile data collection tools by field teams; provide technical guidance to programme personnel regarding possibilities and limitations of electronic data collection tools
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and reviewing professional publications
  • Liaise with technical staff at other organizations and participate in meetings and activities by coordinating bodies, under the supervision of the IMO
  • Any additional tasks in support of project information management as assigned by the Protection Manage

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  • Minimum of 2 years work experience developing assessments and using mobile data collection tools
  • Degree in computer science or any relevant degree which includes training in database development and data analysis
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with MS office, especially MS Excel and Access
  • Demonstrated experience with KOBO, ODK or other humanitarian data tools
  • Demonstrated experience with Power BI, Tableau and/or comparable analytics and data management software
  • Experience conducting complex analytics and producing useful reports through technical software including Excel, STATA and/or SPSS
  • Proficiency in data analysis. Able to manage, analyze, and organize data and be adept at analysis and interpretation of large quantities of data
  • Ability to design infographics that make data easy to understand
  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems. QGIS, ARCGIS, CartoDB an asset
  • Prior experience with a humanitarian organization or agency an asset
  • Written and verbal fluency in English and Arabic is mandatory

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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

Contract length: 7 months

Band: G

Designation of Duty Station: Kadugli

Start date: Immediate

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment. 

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website
DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

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Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!

For jobs from Danish Refugee Council (DRC) visit : DRC Jobs Page

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