6 Feb 2020

Data Management Assistant at Norwegian Refugee Council

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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
  • Ensure compliance with M&E strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards
  • M&E specific technical responsibility for implementation of Data management activities in relation to NRC projects
  • Assist in Provision specific technical support and capacity building towards project staff
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Assist in development and administration of M&E and program data management system
  • Assist to develop and support the implementation of appropriate SOPs for information management in line with NRC procedures including confidentiality and data protection.
  • Assist in development of appropriate M&E databases to store, analysis and present relevant information.
  • Support in training for NRC and partner organisation on relevant aspects of data management.
  • Support ME and CCs staff at area level to create and maintain databases and spreadsheets that meet NRC’s M&E and donors’ requirements.
  • Responsible for data entry and coherence of output and outcome data in NRC internal Output and outcomes reporting system .

Qualifications

  • Preferable University degree in statistics, economics, IT or related fields.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in English is essential
  • Minimum 3 years of previous job experience relevant to the function or in data management, statistics, analysis and information technology.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and experience of working with MS Access is required. Previous experience of working with SPSS, STATA, Epi Info and R is desirable.
  • Candidates with skills and skills in salesforce administration will have an added advantage. Strong data interpretation skills, report writing, and data presentation

Personal qualities

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

We can offer

Contract period is for one year with possibility of extension.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.



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