Information Management Officer

at War Child Holland
Published November 1, 2022
Location Amman, Jordan
Category Computer & IT  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

War Child is looking for an: Information Management Officer based in Amman, Jordan

The purpose of the Information Management (IM) Officer position is to actively manage all data-related activities within War Child’s Syria programme. The IM Officer is part of the MEAL team and reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager and collaborate with the MEAL Coordinators, to establish and maintain data management platforms that enable effective and efficient reporting and visualization.

Maintain oversight and management of data and information systems

Ensure necessary partners’ data is uploaded in a timely manner in Arabic and English and is cross-checked and triangulated with narrative reports.
Conduct timely and periodic (at least monthly) quality checks on reach data reported by partners and work with project team on cross-checking data from different sources.
Report on any identified shortfalls in reach data and follow up with partners and support them in cleaning and improving the quality of said data.
Provide the MEAL Manager with feedback on the database and areas of improvement to facilitate partner reporting.
Design and deploy digital data collection tools on KoBo, Survey Gizmo, CommCare or ONA to support accurate data collection. This includes (but is not limited) to form development, testing, refinement and training partner staff on application approaches.

Skills

Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, present, and visualise data with attention to detail.
Able to think critically about data and information, triangulating and cross-checking data when needed and with minimal guidance.
Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.
Results-oriented.
Able to quickly identify needs / gaps and work towards solutions.
Excellent coordination, teamwork skills and flexibility.
Ability to guide and support others.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Strong organisational skills.

Education

Relevant academic background (e.g. IM, software development, research, social science, statistics)

Experience

Minimum 2 years of relevant experience working on information management systems and data management, monitoring and evaluation, ideally with humanitarian/development organizations

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