Education Cluster Information Management Assistant

  • Added Date: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 08 March 2021

ROLE PURPOSE:

Support the collection, compilation, storage and analysis of beneficiary and stakeholder data to inform better interventions for children and families and improve reporting. To support information sharing within clusters, among partners and sector leads at the national level. To support the Education Cluster in forecasting people in need numbers for the purpose of the Humanitarian Planning Cycle and the 3RP planning.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Education Cluster Coordinator
Staff reporting to this post: None
Budget Responsibilities: None
Role Dimensions: Communication with stakeholders

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

Deliverable 1: Data collection and analysis
* Support in collecting the segregated data weekly/monthly using agreed formats including 5ws and analyse the collected data to improve clusters performance including for emergencies of new emergencies.
* Support in collect the data on education situation in the assigned areas/governorate from the identified sources monthly and contribute to SitRep (situation report) for Education Cluster and OCHA.
* Support in data collection on camp closure and displacement/ returnees and contribute to education response to displaced/returnee children.
* Support to data collection on non-formal learning centres and maintain the data on non-formal learning including learners, facilitators, facilities, geographical presence.
* Support to maintain data set for specific projects.
* Support to implement existing cloud-based data collection platforms for any assessments (e.g. KoBo).

Deliverable 2: Evidence based advocacy
* Support to produce snapshot/dashboard on education based on the data collected from the respective sources. This should be adapted to the current needs (e.g. the Covid-19 crisis).
* Support to produce monthly mapping of impact of camp closure and displacement on education.
* Support to produce quarterly maps and infographics on camp closure and displacement/ return.
* Support to produce specific project intervention info graphs (ECW, IHF) quarterly.
* Support to produce IM products adapted to the current needs (e.g. the Covid-19 crisis).

Deliverable 3: Needs assessment
* Support in multi-sectoral and inter-sectoral needs assessment.
* Support the cluster partners in conducting needs assessment in their areas of intervention on request.

Deliverable 4: Support to cluster strategic coordination with IM related work
* Take minutes of the monthly meetings and timely share with the partners.
* Update the contact of partners
* Attend sub-cluster team meetings and follow up with challenges, or where more support needed

Deliverable 5: Support information management capacity building
* Support in developing a guide for reporting data in using recommended template.
* Support in developing a guide for using KoBo for data collection.
* Support conducting including online capacity building training based on the training

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

* holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
* holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
Ambition:
* sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
* widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
* future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
Collaboration:
* builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
* values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
* approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Creativity:
* develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
* willing to take disciplined risks.
Integrity:
* honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

QUALIFICATIONS
* University degree preferably in geographic information systems, information technology, information systems, computer science, or another relevant technical field.
* Training in Education in Emergencies or Child Protection an advantage

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
* A minimum of one year of relevant professional experience in a similar role.
* Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
* Proven statistical, analytic and technical skills including database management and data analysis, high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
* Ability to maintain basic websites, produce data summaries and visualizations,
* GIS knowledge an advantage.
* Familiarity with Emergency and cluster coordination as well as information systems such as EMIS.
* Fluency in English and working knowledge of Arabic and Kurdish.

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
* No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
* All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
* Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

This vacancy is archived.

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