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Data Management Technical Assistant at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
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Organization Name: The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title: Data Management Technical Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Data Management

About Us:

  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.
  • We work in crises across 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.
  • 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.
  • Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks.
  • NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

    Job Description:

  • The purpose of the Data Management Technical Assistant is to support programme team in maintaining updated documentation libraries.

    Job 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 organization 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.

    Job Competencies:

  • 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.
  • Preferable University degree in statistics, economics, IT or related fields.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in English is essential.

    Behavioral Competencies:

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC Data Management Technical Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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