Entry Level Database and Reporting Officer NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:         Database
and Reporting Officer
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: WPE
Deputy Manager
About US:
The International Rescue
Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict
and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was
created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda
since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of
thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a
peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild
their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and
exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is
supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace
and long-term development.
Job Summary: The
Database & Reporting Officer (D&RO) will be responsible for the
development, performance, integrity and security of the Women’s Protection and
Empowerment program database. D&RO is expected to perform all database
related work including; data entry, database management, and reporting under
the supervision of the WPE Deputy Manager in Omugo
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the monitoring and evaluation
    (M&E) activities to ensure program activities are being implemented as
    planned and the appropriate data is being collected to measure program
  • Work in close collaboration with the WPE
    Deputy Manager and Coordinator, develop M&E plans at the outset of new
    projects and as part of proposal development.
  • Oversee data collection through GBV
    Information Management System (GBVIMS) and activity M&E tools and
  • Ensure forms, databases, and record
    keeping comply with international and IRC standards of working with GBV
    survivors and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
  • Enter all client, activity and program
    related data in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Generate reports on a daily, weekly,
    monthly and quarterly basis (Statistical & Graphical) only using non‐identifiable information.
  • Modify existing data tracking sheets and
    databases according to requirements as led by the WPE Deputy Manager and
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement database
    security measures to safeguard information computer files against
    accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
  • Develop and deliver trainings for WPE
    staff on numerous database and reporting topics.
  • Develop and control user access
    permissions for each database according to program management specifications.
  • Ensure that storage, archiving, back‐up and recovery procedures are functioning
  • Work as part of a project team to
    coordinate database development.
  • Attend WPE and IRC meetings and
    trainings as needed and as requested by the WPE Deputy Manager and WPE

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International
    Rescue Committee Database and Reporting Officer job placement must hold a University
    degree in social sciences, BA Statistics, (i.e. BCS, MIT, M.Sc computer
    science, gender studies, human rights, etc.).
  • Two years’ experience in a similar role
    developing and managing databases and conducting statistical analysis and
    reporting (ideally with non‐profit
    and/or non‐governmental
  • Previous experience in developing and
    maintaining M&E systems and tools.
  • Experience and capacity in conducting
    field‐level data collection and data
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in
    Microsoft Excel, including creating tables and forms, data analysis, using
    pivot tables, and charting/visualizing data.
  • Strong belief in and commitment to human
    rights and gender equality.
  • Excellent communication and analytical
    skills and ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and written
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and
    without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to use good judgment when making
    decisions and to take accountability for decisions made.
  • Emotional maturity and stability to
    resolve conflicts in non‐violent way
    and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including
    ability to gain trust and build relationships.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks; proven
    self‐initiative and problem solving abilities.
  • High standard of spoken and written
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft
    Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Ability to work in a stressful setting
    and adapt quickly to changing environments.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send an updated CVs and cover letters clearly
indicating the position applied for as the subject to: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org
(The Human Resource and Administration department, International Rescue
Deadline: 12th February 2018
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