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Protection Information Management Officer


  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Kadugli
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2024-05-30

Job Tilte: Protection Information Management Officer

Location: Sudan – South Kordofan


DRC Sudan

DRC has been present in Sudan since 2004, delivering life-saving programming in protection, emergency response, shelter, food security and livelihoods, disaster risk reduction, camp management, and humanitarian mine action. DRC has implemented projects in Central Darfur, South Darfur, South Kordofan, Gedaref, Kassala, and Khartoum states. Sudan hosts one of the largest displaced populations in Africa, with over 3.7 million internally displaced people and over 1.1 million refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Yemen and Syria. Against a background of political crisis, Sudan faces economic and social turmoil, with sharp increases in food and energy costs, further exacerbated by disease outbreaks and ongoing conflict.

About the job

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Manager, and technical support of Information management specialist, the Protection Information Management (IM) Officer is responsible to provide technical support to the implementation of all DRC programs in South Kordofan. To this end, the PIM Officer will act as the focal point for programme data and information management. The PIM Officer will serve as DRC South Kordofan focal point for the ongoing development, use, acceptance and support of a programme performance data management platform.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support in the overall information management of DRC programmes in South Kordofan.
  • Develop efficient IM systems
  • Build and deploy data collection, assessment and monitoring tools
  • Clean, aggregate, compile and analyze datasets and databases.
  • Develop and maintain dashboards, including on Power BI
  • Support programme teams in producing statistical and graphical reports, including protection monitoring reports
  • Provide informed technical guidance to programme teams based on identified capacity-building needs, including on using the online tools
  • Develop and update weekly/monthly graphical reports based on available datasets
  • Produce visual materials with aggregate data to support project communications and reporting
  • Consolidate indicators’ achievements on monthly and quarterly basis from all DRC programs and update Activity Info platforms accordingly
  • Any additional tasks in support of project information management as assigned by the Protection Manager.


Ad hoc responsibilities

  • Support with ICT tasks when requested, and this includes managing and setting up network’s connections, purchasing and setting up any IT equipment’s such as tablets, computers, smart phones and printers.
  • Making sure all IT devices and equipment are well maintained password protected.  

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

To be successful in this role we expect you to be quality-focused, organized and able to use technology in a smart way to facilitate your work. You take pride in offering top-notch service to colleagues and external stakeholders, and you love working in an international, dynamic and fast-changing environment. Moreover, we expect the following:

  •  At least 2 years’ experience developing assessments and using mobile data collection tools.
  • Demonstrate advanced experience with MS office, especially MS Excel and Access.
  • Demonstrated experience with KOBO, ODK or other humanitarian data tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with Power BI, Tableau and/or comparable analytics and data management software
  • Experience conducting complex analytics and producing useful reports through technical software including Excel, STATA and/or SPSS.
  • Proficiency in data analysis. Able to manage, analyze, and organize data and be adept at analysis and interpretation of large quantities of data.
  • Ability to design infographics that make data easy to understand. 
  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems. QGIS, ARCGIS, CartoDB an asset.
  • Prior experience with a humanitarian organization or agency an asset


  • Degree in computer science or any relevant degree which includes training in databse development and data analysis. 


  • Written and verbal fluency in English and Arabic is mandatory

 In this position, you 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 our vision and values.

We offer

Contract length: 6 Months

Level: NM. I.

Salary range: USD 1026 - 1156

Location: South Kordofan Kadugli

Expected Start date: ASAP

Application process

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the Apply button.

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.

Applications close 30th Of May 2024.

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