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Information Management Specialist

Beirut (Lebanon)

Operating since 2004 in Lebanon, DRC has addressed the needs and rights of vulnerable populations, working initially with Palestinian refugees (since 2004), Iraqi refugees (2007-2010), Lebanese IDPs (during the 2006 conflict), migrant domestic workers (since 2009) and, since 2011, responding to the Syrian refugee crisis.  
DRC Lebanon is currently delivering programming in protection, housing, infrastructure, basic assistance, livelihoods, and community development interventions. This myriad programming seeks to address the immediate needs of displaced populations and concurrently support vulnerable host populations. DRC has five offices spread throughout Lebanon in, Beirut, the Bekaa, Saida, Tripoli and Qobayat.

About the job 

The Information Management Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day management of DRC IM systems, the RIMS program, partner management and donor compliance and contribute to the development of DRC’s RIMS programme documentation and policies. 
 
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

1. Grant implementation and reporting 

• Ensure the implementation of the RIMS program, including appropriate and timely spending of grant to achieve program goals, grants reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources;  
• With the support of the IM Coordinator and HoP, prepare grants’ proposals to secure follow on or expansion funding for the RIMS program as per identified needs and in line with the IM strategy;  
• Represent DRC before relevant donors when needed;  
 
2. Partner management 
 
• Conduct outreach to new partners through mapping, one on one meetings and presentations  
• Manage the process of partners’ enrolment in RIMS – data sharing agreements, Data protection/PIM discussion, organise and monitor training on system usage as well as data protection and sharing 
• Manage existing and future partners’ day to day follow up: partner usage of system, application of safeguards and personalised management of RIMS for each partner.  
 
3. Technical support 
 
• Contribute to the capacity building of DRC and partner IM staff as well as DRC staff users and support their adherence to best-practice and professional standard and principles of Information management and data protection;  
 
4. Sector coordination and representation 
 
• Actively participate in IM working groups and national discussions around referrals in particular (GBVIMS, CPIMS, PIM etc) 
 
5. Monitoring & Evaluation 
 
• Oversee and ensure achievements of targets towards donors’ requirements through overall management of the RIMS program (through the use of indicators performance trackers).
 
About you 
To be successful in this role we expect you to have a Bachelor degree in information management, business management or other related fields. Moreover, we also expect the following:

Required  

• 3 or more years of experience leading teams in a humanitarian context, preferably during an emergency. 
• Technical experience implementing IM programs, such as database management for NGO or private sector company 
• Experience facilitating technical trainings and workshops related to information management. 
• Experience in coordination with external stakeholders such as municipalities, employers, partner NGOs etc 
• Experience in managing teams, monitoring performance, and providing technical support and coaching to field teams. 
• Prior experience in developing program implementation workplans, data collection and analysis, and program reporting 
• Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties. 
• Fluency in English and Arabic required  
• High computer literacy

Desirable 

• INGO experience preferred

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 DRC’s vision and values. 

We offer 

Contract length: Until the 31st of January, renewable based on performance and availability of funds
Level:  D+1, 2472 USD Monthly Basic Salary  
Duty Station: Beirut  
Start date: August 2018

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact christele.hage@drclebanon.dk.

Application process 

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to www.drc.ngo under current vacancies. 
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email to Christele Hage will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 8th of August 2018  

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo. 

 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Beirut (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-05

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