Category : NGO/Development
Senior Information Management (IM) Officer
The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Job Summary

: 01
Job Nature
: Contractual
: Any
: 5 to 7 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Dhaka
Salary Range
: Negotiable
: Nov 06, 2019
: Nov 16, 2019

Job Context

  • Job nature:Contractual
  • Duration of contract :1 year (with possibility of extension).
  • Age limit :40 years (age limit will be relaxed in case of potential candidate).

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Strengthen IM systems and processes across the organization:
  • Support the National Society in its Information Management systems and processes, including but not limited to data collection, storage, analysis and reporting.
  • Assist the OD Director to ensure effective implementation and localization of IM strategies, policies, and services.
  • Support needs assessment efforts in the field as required together with the National Society.
  • Strengthen information management flows, including the processing of data, conducting quality checks, analysis, and presentation of data to inform to inform evidence-based decision making.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to operations and program leads on data collection, data entry and use of standardized systems to support humanitarian operations and long-term programs.
  • Facilitate data literacy trainings and across the organization.
  • Facilitate collaborative IM initiatives:
  • Strengthen BDRCS integration and institutionalization of information flows by building cross-department collaboration and harmonizing data collection and reporting structures.
  • Liaise across Movement partners and departments to ensure all relevant stakeholders are up to date on key information.
  • Take part in the IM working group and support inter-cluster IM initiatives including contact directories, meeting schedules, Who, What, Where (3W) and When (4W) databases.
  • Compile and maintain datasets relevant to disaster preparedness and response, including Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets (CODs/FODs) such as geographic data on administrative units, demographic profiles etc.
  • Provide technical support:
  • Support the Cox's Bazar Population Movement operation by providing remote IM support.
  • Support all program departments by providing mapping services as required using GIS.

Job Nature


Educational Requirements

Masters Degree in relevant discipline.

Experience Requirements

5 to 7 year(s)

Job Requirements

  • Age at most 40 years
  • Professional experience collecting, compiling, interpreting, and analyzing data (5+ years expected).
  • Professional experience in the development and use of GIS, database systems, data visualization and other information management tools and mechanisms (2+ years expected).
  • Experience formulating IM-related technical requirements and procedures.
  • Experience using and designing on mobile data collection tools, such as Kobo or ODK.
  • Experience in networking and communicating with different stakeholders such as government, UN, NGOs and other organizations (preferred).
  • Experience working in an international humanitarian environment (preferred).
  • An understanding of the RC/RC movement is required.
  • Strong organizational skills, methodological and logical approach to tasks and problem solving.
  • Good presentation, facilitation and note-taking skills.
  • Ability to organize, analyze and synthesize large amounts of information.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote collaboration.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, data cleaning).
  • Sound knowledge of data collecting tools (e.g. Kobo, ODK, Magpie), reporting tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau) and GIS software (QGIS).
Gender: Both
Age: Any

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Application Deadline : Nov 16, 2019

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