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Position: Information Management Officer
Location: Gaziantep -Turkey
Reports to: MEAL Manager
Duration: Six months with possible extension
ABOUT Relief International
Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
RI includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure. RI is active in 16 countries around the world, including some of the most fragile: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.
RI employs 7,000+ staff and auxiliary workers 97% of staff are local nationals. We only have some 90 ex-pat staff out of 7,000+. RI spent $150 million in 2019 on our programs. Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.
About our Country Program/ Regional Programs:
Middle East Region
RI in the Middle East has programs in six countries - Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Yemen, with a focus on the 4 main RI sectors: Health, WASH, Education and Economic Opportunity.
Relief International currently employs 3900 staff (direct and indirect) in the region and has a range of emergency response and development programs valued at 70 million USD on an annual basis.
Under the direct supervision of the MEAL Manager, the Information Management Officer is responsible for the maintenance and progress of RI’s data management practices in country and field offices. The officer will play a key role in supporting country staff in following key Information Management policies and practices, collaborating with country MEAL staff to ensure high-quality data is being collected, inputted, and visualized. The officer will be responsible for ensuring that RI’s MEAL information management systems are maintained and that collected data is valid, reliable, and used in the form of reports and visuals that inform data-driven decision-making.
•Process the program data using the best technical and IT data methods and update the needed reports and trackers.
•Contribute actively to finding creative solutions for RI and partners' data management system, strengthening the system and accelerating the processing time.
•Ensure the collected data's accuracy and high quality and generate trackers and reports.
•Collect required programmatic indicators from staff on a routine basis. Senior Leadership uses these indicators to track progress across the organization. The indicators are uploaded into LogAlto and then visualized using PowerBI. This includes quality assurance checks and training of country and project staff on data integrity issues. Employee RI
•Building and monitoring capacity on data integrity and protection issues. This includes keeping informed and advising RI staff on emerging data protection and management trends.
•Train and support non-MEAL staff on data processing and analysis functions and provide short-term technical assistance, as needed, for interpreting and analyzing country/program-specific data collection exercises.
•As needed, provide in-country training and support related to project and programmatic data management processes.
•Other related tasks that may arise from time to time.
• Uphold and promote RI’s commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and safety of the vulnerable communities we serve.
• Consistent with RI’s safeguarding and protection policies, ensure your job-related activity and practice is compliant with safeguarding standards.
Qualifications & Requirements:
•Experience in working on Management Information Systems (MIS).
•Relevant academic background with a technical degree relating to MIS and/or database management, software development, research, social science, statistics.
•Good command of Power BI and related platforms that share common APIs is essential.
•Good command of ODK platforms, such as Kobotoolbox
•Advanced computer skills in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel required, including experience with pivot tables, database design, and graphical representation.
•Excellent visual design sense regarding clear and accurate presentation of data.
•Fluency in spoken and written English.
•At least three years of experience as an IM and/or MEAL officer.
•Experience working with implementing partners
•Strong theoretical and educational background on MIS/GIS and mapping for humanitarian/development work desired.
•Good command of MIS/GIS software and Database software such as Access and SQL.
•Arabic and Turkish would be a bonus
•Experience with Python/R
Guided by the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence, as well as “Do No Harm,” Relief International Values:
How to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by 18 February 2024 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the email should be stated as “Information Management Officer(IMO)”
Please apply immediately we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, therefore may withdraw the position for the job board closing date.
Relief International has a zero-tolerance policy for unlawful harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
Note: Relief International is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact.
We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, or any other protected group in the locations where we work.
If needed, Relief International will submit a work permit application on behalf of the selected candidate after the job offer is accepted - Failure to provide the required documents or rejection of a work permit application by the Government of Türkiye will result in the employment offer being rescinded
Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
RI TÜRKİYE CANDIDATE PRIVACY NOTICE
This Privacy Notice was drafted by Relief International Türkiye (“RI Türkiye”) as a data controller in accordance with Article 10 of the Turkish Law No 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”) and the Communiqué on the Principles and Procedures in Conforming with the Obligation to Inform.
On the legal bases referred to in Article 5/f processing of data is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by the data controller, provided that this processing shall not violate the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject." RI Türkiye shall process your name-surname, e-mail address, mobile phone, references, and CV/resume personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers through your applications to published RI Türkiye job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/resume to RI Türkiye directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, RI Türkiye is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all obligatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with RI Türkiye.
You may submit your requests to RI Türkiye under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communique on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.
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"Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position."
Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.
Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.