Information Management Officer

Save The Children
Aden
Deadline:

Job Description

Information Management Officer (Aden)

ROLE PURPOSE:

He/ She assists the project team by developing methodology and guidance documents in information management; facilitating training and information exchange internally within SCI and externally. The Information Management Officer prepares and processes information and data, and supports the design of data collection tools. S/he plays a key role in acquiring, validating and analyzing data received from a range of sources and creating various communication material.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to:  Gateway MEAL Manager

Staff directly reporting to this Post:  N/A

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Support strategic and operational decision making by processing and analyzing data and information and presenting it in the format most useful for analysis (e.g. reports, maps, infographics, and interactive graphics).
  • Undertake field missions to support data visualization and mapping activities in field operations.
  • Ensure proper storage of program/project documents (including assessments, proposals, agreements, reports, surveys, and evaluation) so as to use this knowledge base to promote learning.
  • Coordinate with and train staff in developing and sharing the information management system.
  • Ensure staff within the CO and field offices have access to needed information on a regular basis.
  • Support the CO with data collection to reflect the project work, validation, and write-up of progress reports as requested.
  • Organize design, plan and carry out the collection, verification, evaluation, analysis, compilation and dissemination of statistical data including monthly beneficiaries’ data.
  • Create and maintain a master database, with gender segregation and as per the requirements for donor reporting, graphically tracking with dashboards all the information necessary on time.
  • Prepare information as requested by Save U.S, USAID, CO, etc.  in cooperation with project manager and MEAL Manager ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • In coordination with the M&E Officer, regularly collect case studies, success stories, and human interest stories that tell an interactive story of the development impact of Gateway project interventions
  • Facilitate dissemination of evaluation and study findings in various forums such as quarterly/annual reviews and learning sessions
  • In coordination with the Communication Officer, write and compile public awareness products such as, brochures, newsletters, posters, etc.
  • As required provide trainings to raise awareness on the importance of learning
  • Capture and disseminate lessons learned from monitoring & evaluations and follow up on action planning, maintain a lessons learned database.
  • Carry out other information management-related tasks according to the needs and as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Bachelor Degree in information technology, statistics, business administration, social science or other discipline relevant to MEAL.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • ·At least Bachelor degree holder
  • ·Arabic speaker (with very good knowledge of the local dialect) and excellent knowledge at English
  • Computer literacy of using Word and Excel a plus.
  • 3 years’ experience working in international development and/or humanitarian work, and experience of working on information management.
  • Experience of both qualitative and quantitative data collection, including conducting focus groups discussions and other methodologies. 
  • Experience of data entry.  Computer knowledge (Word, Excel) is essential.
  • Knowledge of project management cycle.
  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail and reporting in a timely manner.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to interact well with people (including children) and proven experience of building strong relationships with community members
  • A confident, flexible and initiative-taking attitude with the ability to work independently, to be proactive in working with others, a willingness and commitment to work long hours and/or over weekends and to spend considerable amount of time in remote field sites.
  • Commitment to and understanding of SCI’s aims, values and principles

Desirable

·Bachelor Degree in business administration, social science, economics, or other discipline relevant to M&E

·Awareness of international accountability standards including HAP (Humanitarian Accountability Partnership) and a demonstrated commitment to promoting these standards in ways of working and project implementation.

·Experience of working with an international NGO in Yemen region.

·Experience of working on beneficiary participation, information sharing and setting up or running complaints mechanisms

·Experience of effectively communicating findings to internal/external stakeholders.

Experience of working with children, ideally using child-friendly data collection methodologies

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

We are looking for people with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children and to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Save the Children International seeks to always be a child safe organization through fulfilling its obligations to the community and through programme implementation carried out by the organization for safeguarding children and to improve the living standards of the child.”

How to apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply. You can apply here.

Deadline for submitting applications: 21st   January 2021

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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