Information Management (IM) Officer (Emergency Recruitment) - NWS
|Save the Children International||Gaziantep|
|İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
***Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Kindly note that the position will be filled before the vacancy announcement is closed; therefore, early applications are encouraged.***
The Information Management Officer will report to the MEAL Manager and will provide technical IM support to all members of the MEAL team in the Area Office (AO), across various projects. They will work closely with the MEAL officers, Information Management Coordinator, Accountability Manager, and other staff in the wider programs team. The IM Officer's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting with data collection, storage, analysis and usage processes, information management systems development and maintenance, data protection, and working with the MEAL Coordinator on the systems related to the Field Monitor team.
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
The post holder should report and respond to interventions as determined by position related responsibilities identified in the Child Safeguarding Policy.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: MEAL Manager
Staff Reporting to this post: None
Budget responsibility: None
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
• BSc/BA/BEng in Social Sciences, Computer Sciences, Statistics or related field.
• At least 2 years of experience in IM and/or MEAL activities and scope.
• Experience in data collection and analysis, data management and reporting
• Experience working with implementing partners
• Previous experience with remote partnership management modalities
• Extensive experience in knowledge and database management
• Fluent in English, both spoken and written
• Experience of training and capacity building
• Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums
• Excellent communication and influencing skills
• Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
• The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
• Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
• Previous experience working in humanitarian programmes
• Fluency in Arabic both spoken and written is desirable.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
The IM Officer will be responsible for the following:
Data collection, storage, analysis, and use:
• Support the MEAL team in drafting online and offline data collection tools.
• Responsible for data validation activities conducted by the MEAL team, ensuring that data collected by SC and Partner teams is reviewed for completeness, consistency, and validity, and triangulated for accuracy.
• Responsible for the data management process by engaging in data cleaning tasks, ensuring that data collected by SC and Partner teams is consistent and free of errors.
• Upload data to relevant AO databases, follow up on online applications, and support the transfer of data if the database software is changed.
• Extract data from relevant databases, as requested by SC staff.
• Responsible for the compilation, organisation, and storage of all MEAL related data and files, and other program files when relevant, to ensure that all data follows SC storage guidelines.
• Responsible for archiving all data, in line with SC archiving procedures, including engaging in pseudonimsation and anonymisation processes.
• Responsible for the safe and ethical destruction of data at the end of the data life cycle, in line with SC data destruction procedures.
• Conduct regular field monitoring visits, to ensure data collection (disaggregation of data, use of attendance sheets and other tools) is done according to agreed procedures and standards.
• Support the MEAL team, including the MEAL Coordinator and IM Coordinator, in monitoring data quality through data audits and checks.
• Translate data reported by Field Monitors, and other data when necessary (Arabic/English).
• Support in performing data analysis tasks, including producing statistical charts, and information graphics.
• Support the management of a MEAL system for a team of Field Monitors, including the creation and review of MEAL tools, and the compilation, checking, cleaning, and analysing of data.
• Support the IM Coordinator in the creation of user friendly program dashboards.
• Prepare presentations of program data to be used by the Officers, Coordinator, and Manager, as required.
• Support in the production of reports and factsheets, through proof reading, editing, content suggestions, and creating of graphics.
Systems development and maintenance:
• Support the IM Coordinator in the development process for new IM systems, for both design and testing, including (but not limited to) SQL databases, KoBo, CommCare, and Arc GIS.
• Support database maintenance through regular testing of the database, identifying technical gaps, and suggesting solutions.
• Train team members in Information Management processes, with a focus on data quality and data protection/security.
• Participate in the design, contextualisation, and review of data protection procedures, and tools with the Data Protection Focal Point(s), IM Coordinator, and Senior MEAL Manager.
• Support the implementation of data protection and security policies across MEAL activities in the AO.
Integration of values:
• Contribute towards the integration of MEAL within SCI, as a core component of the programs team.
• Contribute to safe MEAL and SCI activities, ensuring compliance with policies on child safeguarding, PSEA, anti-harassment and bullying, health and safety, security, equal opportunities, and non-discrimination.
• Contribute to age, gender, and disability sensitivity, and child-focused programme implementation, promoting these methodologies across MEAL and SCI activities.
• Contribute to an approach of applied learning and adaptation based on evidence across MEAL and SCI activities.
• Contribute to people centred MEAL and SCI activities, that ensure that we respond to the needs of affected populations, maintain contextual relevance, and Do No Harm.
• Contribute to accountable and participatory MEAL and SCI activities, ensuring that accountability and participation are integral elements of all aspects of SCI's approach to MEAL in SRO.
• Contribute to data protection and security by design as a core approach to MEAL, IM, and SCI activities, ensuring that key international and local legislation, SCI policies, and industry best-practices are followed.
icies, and industry best-practices are followed.
• Any other tasks as requested by your Line Manager.
• Ad hoc requests as approved by your Line Manage
• Be prepared to varying day to day activities and work pattern/hours in humanitarian response situations.
• Position holder may be required to outside of normal duties and working hours during emergency responses.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector at the pay-grade of the position, transportation allowance as per relevant internal policy and 20 days of annual leave per year.
Position holder will be based in Gaziantep, therefore legal right to work in Turkey is necessary at the time of applicaton.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better. Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children International
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.