Protection Information Management Officer

Danish Refugee Council , South Kordofan - El Abassiya, Sudan

Skill Required:, IT and ICT
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
9th August, 2021

Job Description

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.

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 Manager


  • 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


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