Information Management Coordinator Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council hereby invites applications from Ethiopia for a Vacancy as an Information Management Coordinator at Danish Refugee Council. The application will close on 10 October 2020.

Location: Addis Ababa

Danish Refugee Council advertised posts are as follows:

Coordinating NGO Information Management Activities
  • Support humanitarian agencies or humanitarian system to implement minimum standards for information management
  • Ensuring that consistent and reliable humanitarian information is made available to the humanitarian agencies or humanitarian system
  • Encourage the use of common information management templates and tools (websites, maps,)
  • Analyze data collected by NGO and other agencies to identify gaps and information needs and to contribute to advocacy efforts
  • Contribute to inter-cluster IM coordination led by OCHA by participating in the Inter Cluster Information Management Working Group.
  • Liaise with other spatial information providers to identify information sources and gaps.
Supporting Assessment Activities
  • Collect and disseminate information on planned and completed single and multi-agency assessments
  • Facilitate the sharing of primary and secondary data collected through assessments.
  • Support humanitarian agencies to carry out multi-sectoral rapid needs assessments in accordance with the agreed-upon standard operating procedures and methodology.
  • Promote best practice in the use of information management standards and common indicators for assessments.
  • Identify information gaps as well as needs for further analysis (geographic, sectoral, or other).
  • Support the Assessment Working Group to plan, design and manage IM mechanisms for multi-cluster and inter-agency assessments.
Promote partnerships with national authorities around assessment and information management.
Support IM and needs assessment training to humanitarian agencies.

Job Requirements

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Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
  • At least 3-5 years of experience with an NGO or UN agency
  • Experience in developing, managing information and using databases in humanitarian settings.
  • Experience compiling information for external dissemination.
  • Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes, including conducting assessments and surveys.
  • Good experience in research and data/information management, information security as well as quality assurance techniques.
  • Strong understanding of humanitarian, displacement and protection issues.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and preferably MS Access or other databases, SharePoint online, and other modern tools.
  • Strong knowledge of data collection, analysis and visualization tools and techniques, such as; Kobo, Power-BI, PivotTables/charts, google forms, among others.
  • Understanding of GIS and cartographic outputs, and the ability to collect and organise data to support production or maps and infographics.
  • Understanding Humanitarian Mapping.
  • Demonstrated skills in PC troubleshooting, software and hardware support, networking, data backup, creating data entry forms and generating database report.
Languages: (indicate fluency level)
Excellent skills in speaking, reading and writing English.
Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
Relevant university degree or qualification in information systems,
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC’s vision and values

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies.
Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than October 10, 2020.
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics
We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit.


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