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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: kirkuk- tuz khurmatu
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Documentation and Information Management
    • Administrative support
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-10

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UDOC Information Management Assistant (National Position)

kirkuk- tuz khurmatu

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Rights Respected, People Protected

NRC in Iraq

The unfolding crisis in Iraq is one of the most complex humanitarian emergencies in the world today, with millions of uprooted Iraqis, and hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. For the past several years, millions of people have been displaced from and within Iraq as a result of military operations. At the end of 2015, the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) began a military operation to enter and retake control of parts of the country under the control of armed opposition groups, especially in the Anbar governorate. Civilians have been caught in the crossfire. 

NRC has been present in Iraq since 2010, with offices located in Baghdad, Erbil, Dohuk, Kirkuk and Mosul.  We have scaled up our response across Iraq to meet the large-scale crisis facing the country, reaching Iraqis with emergency assistance and supporting Syrian refugees as they live in exile.  Our goal is to always be prepared to work in new settings, so we are establishing more local partnerships in Iraq.  Additionally, NRC is part of the UNICEF and WFP-led Rapid response mechanism (RRM), which enables us to reach newly displaced populations with the most urgent life-saving assistance.

Today, NRC is one of the biggest cash providers in Iraq. Our emergency assistance also includes distributing food rations, hygiene kits, water and basic non-food items (NFIs). In the winter months, we also provide blankets and heaters.  We pay particular attention to gender equality and ending gender-based violence (GBV).

Urban Displacement and Outside of Camp - Information Management Assistant- Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmatu 

The purpose of the Urban Displacement and Outside of Camp (UDOC) Information Management Assistant is to support information management related activities in the community center, such as data collection, maintenance and analyses. He/she will be reporting to the UDOC Coordinator. The position will be based in Tuz Khurmatu, Salah Al Din governorate.

Role Specific Information:

  •  Assist in designing and developing database management systems, monitoring tools and data collection, IM tools/templates. Conduct regular quality control of data, ensure that information is up-to-date.
  • Conduct and monitor surveys and assessments as needed by Project Coordinator/Project Manager.
  • Assess and monitor data and information systems to improve efficiency and accuracy of data.
  • Support the establishment of an information desk and produce various information products as required.
  • Support the development of a complaint and feedback mechanism, supervise the data collection and ensure data analysis and data sharing.
  • Support partner information needs through provision of data and mapping.
  • Daily interaction with stakeholders, answering questions and solving issues related to the database and IM activities.
  • Design and conduct group information sessions to the beneficiaries and/or stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all data collection, storage, analyses and dissemination is in line with NRC’s data protection principles.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents in both hard and soft copies.
  • Perform any other activities requested by line manager.

Our Ideal Candidate:

A university graduate in computer engineering or relevant fields with (2) two years’ work experience in data management in humanitarian/recovery context is required. Ideally the candidate should be able to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. S/he should be able to meet deadlines. Fluency in spoken and written Arabic is required with some knowledge of English. Knowledge of humanitarian principles and code of conduct is essential.

Additional Information:

Contract period: (6) months

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Kirkuk- Tuz Khurmatu

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information, please find attached the job description.

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