Job Opportunity : Data Officer

Job Opportunity : Data Officer

Job Opportunity : Data Officer

Data Officer
Cameroon, Norwegian Refugee Council

Data Officer will collaborate closely with the whole Core Competency teams in the Country (Far North, South West/North West and Batouri) to develop and supervise the systems and processes for the collection, storage, and management of referrals, information and data relating to the NRC programme, and for specific M&E activities that need to be carried out for the programme.

Duties and responsibilities

Generic Responsibilities 
  • Create and adjust templates and tools for collection of data and information in and from the field.
  • Ensure compliance with NRC data protection policies, guidelines and standards in data management;
  • Ensure team members are trained and familiar with the templates and tools to be used correctly;
  • Maintain an up-to-date database for tracking of beneficiaries, activity indicators and issues requiring follow-up, including those initiated by community representatives in all NRC intervention location;
  • Support the systems and processes for data collection required for monitoring of all projects indicators (internal, donor, and Activity Info), including creation of forms for mobile data collection (e.g. Kobo and others), training the team and monitoring quality of data collected;
  • Manage and maintain the databases (including interim tools and CFM database);
  • Support roll-out of CC database, including through training the team on new data management procedures (e.g. data entry and updates);
  • Follow-up with CC team for updates, data, and reports from fields with verified information on beneficiaries, activities, and humanitarian gaps and duplications, and ensure proper soft and hard-copy archiving of the information;
  • Monitor and improve quality of information provided by CC staff, provide feedback to team members, and adjust templates in collaboration with CC Leads, M&E Coordinator and AM as required;
  • Ensure proper filing (hardcopy and soft-copy) of reports and data collected by entire CC team;
  • Help M&E and Program Team to organize surveys, FGDs, and questionnaires to monitor programme implementation and impact; ensure collation of results; provide initial analysis of results; and work with M&E Staff and CC Leads to present findings to the team to ensure Learning;
  • Ensure protection of sensitive data;
  • Any other relevant duties as requested by NRC.

Specific Responsibilities 
  • Assist support coordinator to ensure that all project means of verification are properly stored;
  • Assist support coordinator to follow up reconciliation of deliverable data entry in a monthly basis and report progress to AM each month;
  • Manage Database and share information on monthly basis with AM;
  • Support M&E Staff to manage GORS data reporting and others online platforms, when applicable, and report progress in a monthly basis. 

  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts ;
  • Bachelor of Sciences (or above) in computer sciences, statistics, social sciences, economics, or other relevant field, or equivalent experience ;
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience in humanitarian and/or development projects, combined with demonstrable skills in database management or other relevant skills ;
  • Experience of working in the geographical area;
  • Fluency in French, both written and verbal, and knowledge of English.

Personal qualities
  • Experience in information management and analysis, and understanding of M&E approaches and techniques will be an asset ;
  • Experience in management of databases ;
  • Other IT skills (knowledge of Excel essential, Access, PowerBi) ;
  • Experience with online platform reporting ;
  • Strong organisational and team working skills ;
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity, as well as highly approachable, trustworthy and understanding of the principles of confidentiality ;
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector. Specific knowledge of NRC is preferred;
  • Good coordination and multitasking skills ;
  • Flexibility, both regarding job tasks and geographical area of work .

We can offer

Beginning : July 2020

Contract Duration: 12 months

Duty Station: Maroua with 20% of Field Travel

Salary: As per Cameroon Salary grid

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