Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council April 2022

Job Description

Name of the Position: – Information Management Assistant-Community Based Protection
Reports to: Community Based Protection Mahager
Duty Station: Nduta and Nyarugusu camp

About Danish Refugee Council
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international non-governmental organization which provide assistance and promotes durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced people, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights.
Danish Refugee Council is a humanitarian actor in Tanzania. Since 2015, as part of the Burundian Refugee Response in Tanzania, DRC works in the sectors of camp management, Community-Based Protection, livelihoods, protections, WASH, General Food Distributions and shelter/ small infrastructure in Nduta & Mtendeli camps. And starting from January, 2020, DRC is implementing Camp management, Community Based Protection and Livelihoods projects in Nyarugusu refugee camp. Since March, 2021, DRC is implementing an Energy and Environment Project in refugee hosting communities, Mtendeli, Nduta and Nyarugusu refugee camps.

Purpose of the position
A Community Based Protection Information Management Assistant, under the management and supervision of the community Based protection Information Management Officer and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies will be responsible for assisting development of tools for data collection, assessments/surveys, data management. Also, will participate in implementation of community Based Protection activities in the refugee camp and host community. The Community Based Protection Information Management Assistant is therefore expected to be flexible to work in different locations over the course of the programme.

Tasks and responsibilities of the position
    Provide support in ensuring that targets are met under DRC’s agreement with donors, in order to be accountable to the stated goals of the programme.
    Providing technical inputs to the programme throughout project cycle in relation to Information Management.
    Participate in designing of various M & E tools in close cooperation with MEAL team.
       Design and Manage database for entering data collected by Protection Team during protection monitoring.
    Provide technical support and on-the-job coaching to Protection team in database design and use of software of data collection like KOBO toolbox/Open Data Kit (ODK) etc.
    Assist in data collection and analysis regarding the activities implemented mainly from needs assessments, baseline assessments, regular program monitoring (e.g. PDM), Mid-term evaluations, final evaluations and household surveys. This will be done in collaboration with the DRC’s MEAL Team.
    Support in ensuring comprehensive documentation and provide inputs for reporting on program implementation progress.
    Contribute in documentation of lessons learned and ensuring that are reflected in program planning and decision making.
    Provide inputs for program Development.
    Networking and representation at the field level.
    Ensure implementation of community-based protection activities are in compliant with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
    Provide timely and quality inputs for project narrative reports in accordance to donors’ requirement.
    Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and private sectors.

    University Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, Computer Science or related fields.
    1-2 years relevant work experience.
    Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
    Computer literacy (e.g. analytical software, internet, Microsoft Office).
    Previous experience with electronic or mobile data collection software like KOBO Toolbox/Open Data Kit (ODK).
    Knowledge and experience in data management (i.e. data processing, analysis, presentation and reporting).
    Knowledge and experience in data processing by using statistical software like SPSS, STATA, Power BI or Microsoft Excel.
    Ability to communicate in English and Swahili, knowledge of Kiha/Kirundi will be an added advantage.
    Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
    Comfortable in a multicultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well ability to engage with community members in an open manner, maintain confidentiality and respect.

For further information about Danish Refugee Council, please go to

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit

Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!

The deadline for submitting the application is 17 April 2022.


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