Information Management Officer


We are looking for a highly qualified candidate that has the skills to engage in our organization as an Information Management Officer. 

Who are we 
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan. 
DRC Lebanon has been assisting the Syrian displaced, fleeing Syria into northern Lebanon, since May 2011. This assistance has come through the provision of food and non-food items, various outreach activities (registration, follow-up and awareness sessions) rehabilitation of collective shelters and the implementation of quick impact projects. 
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website:
About the job 
To support the development of activity & beneficiary data management systems for DRC operations in Lebanon 
• Under the direction of the Information Management Coordinator (Lebanon), the Information Management Officer works as a part of the IM team to design/develop, test, maintain, support and improve the database and database management systems; 
• Participate in developing and designing a database that maintains and organizes DRC Lebanon activities data and provides support in reporting, project tracking and data analysis; 
• Build the capacity of DRC staff in terms of database use (including basic analysis) through on-going support and training; 
• Provide technical guidance and troubleshooting support field staff; 
• Analyze and report regularly to the IM Coordinator and MEL Coordinator on the progress and quality of the data; 
• Produce and file statistical and graphical reports as requested by the IM Coordinator / MEL Coordinator and sector program managers; 
• Take responsibility for adapting and testing the database and develop system procedures/manuals; 
• Implement database security measures to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure; 
• Develop user access levels for each segment of the database according to IM Coordinator / MEL Coordinator specifications


About you 

To be successful in this role you must have: 
Essential qualifications:  
• A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or relevant field with significant professional experience; 
• Strong IT skills – particularly with Microsoft Office suite (strong Excel skills essential);


Essential experience: 

• At least two years relevant professional experience working on the development and maintenance of complex data management systems;


In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values 
Ideally you will also have: 
Preferred qualifications: 
• An advanced university degree (Masters/Postgraduate Diploma) in Computer Science or Management Information Systems; 
• Good understanding of INGOs; 
• Basic understanding of data security and encryption tools;


Preferred experience:  

• Demonstrable experience using database platforms such as PostgreSQL, SQL server, or MySQL as well as using Wavemaker (or equivalent) to develop web-based applications; 
• Training and capacity development experience.


We offer 

DRC will offer the successful applicant a 6 months contract, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from September 2016 and be willing and able to work in Beirut. 
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals; please refer to under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level C.


Application process 

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. 
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. 
Applications will be reviewed on the rolling basis and early applications are encouraged. Also if we find candidate before the deadline we remain the right to close the position prior to set deadline.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact 
Applications close on the 7th  of September  2016. The interviews are expected to take place in the upcoming 2 weeks. 
Need further information? 
For more details on this position please contact  
Please note that applications sent directly to any of DRC staff will not be considered. 
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website 


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-11-30

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