Position : Information Management Offier
Number of position : 1
Duration of the contract : 6 months
Based in : Cox’s Bazar
Reporting to : Head of Sub-Office
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is seeking an Information Management Officer to support with information management in the Population Movement Operations (PMO) in Cox’s Bazar.
The Information Management Delegate is responsible to provide support to IFRC Asia-Pacific Region to make data regarding the field operations available within the Movement to improve effective data-driven decision making within the Bangladesh Population Movement.
Under the technical supervision of the Regional IM delegate and working together with the IFRC Country Teams and Country Cluster Support Teams (CCST), and National Societies counterparts when needed, the IM Officer will provide support to data gathering and data management activities.
Please note that this position requires candidates to have strong experience in information management. This is not a technical IT position. Please read the job duties, responsibilities and candidate requirements carefully prior to applying.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide IM technical support to the sectors Health, Nutrition, WASH, CTP and Shelter.
Enabling the flow of data from the field (via the IFRC Country Teams, CCST and National Society) to the Regional Office.
Identifying gaps in data collection and work with IFRC Country and CCST to cover the gaps.
Ensuring data quality; by improving data collection forms, training of staff, developing data-processing procedures, and other possible actions.
Make data available to operation teams in the field and the Regional Office in a way to enable better data-driven decision making.
Ensuring proper data protection policies are adhered to.
Keep the various information dashboards up to date.
When relevant engage in coordination / data sharing with other stakeholders in the region or country (OCHA, HDX, UNICEF, WHO, NGOs, WFP, etc.)
Utilising infographics to present data
Work with Bangladesh Red Crescent society staff to support data management and ensure proper handover after end of contract
Candidate Specification Requirements
Relevant degree (minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred) or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics
Minimum 3 years of prior professional experience in the development and use of GIS, database systems, data visualisation and other information management tools and mechanisms
Experience with editing software (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) (preferred)
Experience in using mobile data collection tools, such as Kobo, for data gathering in the field
Experience in working in an international environment, preferably with the United Nations or similar organisation
Experience in networking and communicating with different stakeholders such as government, UN, NGOs and other organisations (preferred)
Experience within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (preferred)
Experience working in complex environments
Knowledge and Skills:
Excellent professional communications skills, both verbal and written in both English
Strong organizational skills, methodological and logical approach to tasks and problem solving
Good presentation, facilitation and note-taking skills
Ability to organize, analyse and synthesise large amounts of information
Ability to manage complex and sensitive relationships with partner organisations
Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Sound knowledge of data collecting tools (e.g. Kobo, ODK, Magpi), reporting tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau) and GIS software (QGIS)
Working knowledge of statistics and sampling (preferred)
Fluently spoken and written English
Fluently spoken and written Bangla
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit a full CV and cover letter outlining their suitability to the role to [email protected] Please state your expected salary in your application.
Please note that this position will close on 11 December 2017. However, IFRC reserves the right to fill the role prior to the advertisement end date. As such, candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. The IFRC Country Office in Bangladesh has worked alongside the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) for more than 30 years in humanitarian fields including disaster management, with a focus on the cyclone early warning and response programme in the coastal belt, and disaster preparedness and response during natural disasters. bdjobs
The IFRC is an equal opportunity employer