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Protection Information Management Officer
Danish Refugee Council
 Vacancy No: 169230
 Section/Unit: Protection
 Grade Level: NM. H 1026 - 1156 USD
 Supervisor: Protection Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Kosti
 Duration: 6 Months
 Closing Date: 04 Oct 2023


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, Protection Specialist the Protection Information Management (PIM) Officer – White Nile state is responsible to provide technical support to the implementation of projects aiming at protecting and promoting the safety, rights of affected populations. To this end, the PIM Officer – White Nile state will act as the focal point for programme data management with tasks including, but not limited to, coding of assessment tools, debugging mobile data collection forms, cleaning, aggregating and compiling the dataset(s) relevant to reporting and other outputs, and providing informed technical guidance to programme teams. 

 Duties and responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities


Overall purpose of the role

The PIM Officer will serve as the White Nile state focal point with frequent visits to field location for the ongoing development, use, acceptance and support of a programme performance data management platform. The PIM Officer will develop and implement solutions to improve data collection and management across the White Nile state operations.


Responsibilities and Tasks

To achieve the overall and specific position’s objectives the job holder tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support in the overall information management of the DRC programmes in White Nile state area, with particular focus on Protection Information Management.
  • Support the assessment database and development new mobile assessment forms, where required, including for Protection activities.
  • Clean, aggregate, compile and analyze assessment datasets. Develop and update weekly/monthly programme performance monitoring dashboards.
  • Produce visual materials with aggregate data to support project communications and reporting.
  • Build the capacity of other team members on the use of online assessment tools.
  • Support the adoption of mobile data collection tools by field teams; provide technical guidance to programme personnel regarding the possibilities and limitations of electronic data collection tools.
  • Any additional tasks in support of project information management as assigned by the Protection Manager.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Liaise with technical staff at other organizations and participate in meetings and activities by coordinating bodies, under the supervision of the Protection Manager. 

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Required Minimum Experience and technical competencies:

  • 3+ 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

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.



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


  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)
  • Arabic Mandatory


We offer

Contract length: 6 Months

Level: Grade NM. H

Salary range:   USD 1026 - 1156

LocationWhite Nile - Kosti

Expected Start date: As soon as possible.

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: 4th of October 2023

Need further information?

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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




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