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Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.
Data Management Coordinator
Place of Work
Growth through Nutrition
Monthly Salary in ETB
As per the organization scale
No. of Positions
Length of Contract
One year with possibility of extension
The Data Management Coordinator will be in charge of ensuring and maintaining an accurate and up-to-date database to inform project indicators, including providing on-going support for the project and partner staffs to ensure timely and quality data collection, analysis, storage, retrieval and reporting. S/he will also analyse data and generate program information to promote data-driven decision making, as well as wider participation of children and other groups of beneficiaries in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs and projects. S/he will also participate in providing data for production of project periodic reports, and compiling data on project performance against set targets. The Primary Purpose: to ensure updated nutrition, agriculture, WASH and SBCC data archive, and avail updated reports on project performance indicators from the data coming through routine monitoring and assessments including baseline and end line survey and adequately participate in development and regular update of country base database and enter survey data – prepare for reporting.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Data processing & Reporting
Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects.
Responsible for reviewing and receiving data from project surveys and other sources and enter into the system.
Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure the adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data.
Perform quality control checks on the received data and remove inaccurate information in accordance with established validation procedures.
Organize, manage, update and maintain information on computer systems and in archives.
Establish and enforce policies and procedures for effective data management and data sharing with all stakeholders.
Prepare quality data is maintained and distributed to all relevant staff in all departments as requested.
Produce data that is to be used for preparation of semi-annual and annual progress narrative reports.
Prepare and disseminate semi-annual and annual dash board for the project.
Maintain efficient filling system of progress reports.
Data Monitoring and quality assurance
Participate in the development of tools and templates to enable and enhance regular collection of project data, generate quality database report for various program levels (monitoring of inputs, outputs, outcomes, etc.) by tracking outputs and progress towards program quality.
Develop functional system for tracking of regular updates on program performance.
Closely work with country office, regional team, and partners to ensure timely update of the database system.
Contribute to agency-wide initiatives on designing standards and frameworks for better data management, program quality and accountability.
Promote and enable child-led and participatory information sharing mechanism.
Ensure and support integration and implementation privacy of organizational information’s and Accountability systems that are compliant with relevant quality standards.
Ensure smooth integration of program quality and accountability standards into daily work.
Ensure all databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data losses.
Facilitate or co-facilitate trainings when required.
Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Information Technology (IT) and or Statictics and health related.
Experience of using basic data software’s in related to nutrition and health data management activities such as DHIS, SPSS, EPINFO.
Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience with NGOs or other organizations, including significant experience - data entry, analysis, and in generating quality database reports.
Experience of working in all aspects of planning, monitoring and evaluation, ideally including: programmatic audits, systematic tracking and analysis, practical experience of developing real time monitoring and assessment systems.
Ability to ensure appropriate and coherent data keeping, generating and share accordingly.
Ability to ensure true participation in program planning, monitoring and evaluation (children and adults).
Significant experience in manipulating different data’s, hands-on skill of extracting important nutrition information’s and share as per the need.
Excellent documentation skill is a must.
Excellent time management and planning capacity. Availability and willingness to work extra hours.
Ability to work with children and affected individuals and groups.
Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship building skills in order to deal tactfully and sensitively with a multicultural people in a large organization and able to manage complex projects information’s, data’s.
A flexible and initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and prioritize an unpredictable workload.
Willingness and ability to operate an ‘open door’ policy with regards to colleagues seeking immediate information and support accordingly.
Experience in nutrition project data management and involve in assessments, surveys and monitoring of projects.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children aims, values and principles.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net before January 20, 2017.
Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE CODE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR APPLICATION.
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net or for hard copy applicants you can forward your application through Save the Children; P.O. Box 387; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia.
In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.
“We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.”
Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.
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