Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Protection Information Management Specialist

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Description

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading NGOs, with a focus on responding to displacement, have been registered in Bangladesh since 2013. In 2017, in response to the Rohingya influx, DRC launched an integrated program of support to the government in site management, shelter/NFI and protection. In 2018 and 2019 DRC implemented aid projects in support of the host communities most affected by the influx of refugees.  As a key part of this, DRC opened a main office in Cox’s Bazar, and a support/liaison office in Dhaka. POSITION PROFILE Overall purpose of the role: DRC is currently looking for a highly qualified Protection Information Management (PIM) Specialist for a 3-month contract in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (with possibility of extension based on funding and performance). This is an opportunity for an experienced information management (IM) specialist to support DRC’s protection program, covering general protection, Child Protection and GBV interventions and working across twelve refugee camps and in two host community settings on the Bangladesh/Myanmar border. Geographic scope: Area (Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh) This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the project. DRC’s protection activities in Cox’s Bazar include protection monitoring, case management and community-based protection programming in both refugee camps and host communities. DRC’s general protection program operates in close collaboration and Coordination with DRC’s Child Protection and GBV program teams, as well as with shelter/NFI and site management (SMS). PIM Specialist will be part of the DRC Protection team, working closely with Protection Manager and under direct guidance and supervision of Information Management Manager. Protection IM Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining information management tools for protection related activities (assessments, community profiling, monitoring, case management, daily activity tracking, etc.) and supporting data and information processing, Analysis and reporting. This position will be based in Cox’s Bazar with occasional travel to DRC project sites in refugee camps and host communities. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES Information management strategy and standards
  • Contribute to the development of DRC’s information management strategy by reviewing information needs and gaps, evaluating current information management processes and tools and drafting an information collection and management plan in support of DRC’s operations.

  • Ensure the compliance of information systems and process with the applicable standards and guidelines related to information management and Data Protection, including the Protection Information Management (PIM) standards and principles and DRC’s internal guidelines.

Data Management and analysis
  • Organize and manage data input from Data Collection forms and conduct initial analysis of the data

  • Based on the data collected, conduct needs and gap identification for Protection activities

  • Monitor, improve and update all the required trackers for Protection activities

  • Maintain general protection case management and contribute to Design changes as required

  • Ensure availability of updated and quality information for informed decision-making by DRC’s program team by identifying pertinent variables, including analysing and interpreting multiples datasets, identifying trends and patterns in protection issues and humanitarian needs affecting DRC’s populations of concerns.

Information Dissemination
  • Draft information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphic products to facilitate the dissemination of information to external stakeholders for the purpose of reporting, information sharing and advocacy. To this end, designs the layouts of reporting and presentation templates using Graphic Design programs ensuring the attractiveness and clarity of the information products.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a dissemination plan for all information products, including the definition of standard operating procedures for clearing information products for release.

Required experience and competencies:
  • 3-5 year(s) of relevant experience at the national or international level in information management

  • Knowledge of different data collection methodologies and proven capacity to analyse statistical information

  • Proven abilities in data collection, compilation, analysis and reporting with ability to write in a clear and concise manner and effective oral communication

  • Proven skills in infographic management

  • University degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Information Technology, Information Systems or a relevant field.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • Advanced English proficiency

  • Fluency in local language

All employees are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values

  • Type of contract: National contract

  • Employment Band: G, Non-Managerial

  • Start date: As soon as possible

  • Duty station: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

  1. Applications must be submitted through the mentioned link page by clicking on Apply Button.

  2. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.

  3. Mentioning three referees' details with CV, preferably present or past employer (If Experienced).

Note: Applications sent by email will not be considered.   In addition, DRC doesn’t charge any fee for any of its recruitment process & believes in equal opportunity in employment regardless. DRC will commit to reach candidates from a variety of backgrounds, i.e. gender, disability, ethnicity etc, thereby ensuring an equal opportunities process. Closing date for applications: 5th January 2020 If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk. Due to the urgency of the position, DRC will review the applications on rolling basis. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website:  www.drc.ngo.
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