Apply: DRC Regional Information Management Specialist

Finance Coordinator

Deadline: 22 May, 2024

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has announced a vacancy for the role of Regional Information Management Specialist.

DRC provides direct assistance to conflict-affected populations, including refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). 


  • Develop and maintain displacement prediction models using relevant tools and techniques
  • Conduct data pre-processing and data wrangling using R Programme or Python
  • Develop and produce regular reports on displacement trends, necessary visualisations, maps and other visual aids
  • Attend relevant meetings and conferences to stay abreast with the latest developments in protection information monitoring and displacement prediction modelling
  • Participate in the organisation’s emergency response efforts as needed
  • Establish and continuously enhance an information management system tailored to the regional office’s specific needs
  • Support country offices to establish/strengthen their information management systems
  • Build capacity within the organisation by conducting training and workshops on information management best practices
  • Collaborate with programme managers and technical teams to integrate information management into project design and implementation
  • Monitor, organise and manage data collected and analyse trends and relevant indicators that will inform decision-making
  • Produce information products such as monitoring reports, dashboards and infographics for use by both internal and external stakeholders
  • Implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks for projects to track progress against objectives and indicators
  • Support the dissemination of learning products internally and externally
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to field staff on data collection, analysis, and management
  • Monitor utilisation of community feedback mechanisms to ensure beneficiary participation, accountability, and responsiveness


  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Certification in R Programme or Python or a relevant data analytics course
  • Fully conversant with a programming language
  • Experience in developing predictive models
  • Three years, minimum, of experience in information management, data management, statistics, or a related field
  • Knowledge of establishing and maintaining information management or data management systems
  • Experience working in humanitarian contexts and fieldwork in South Sudan will be a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic data collection procedures and solutions
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Dashboard development, preferably using PowerBI
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledge of SQL and GIS software is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Fluency in French language will be an advantage

To apply and for more information, click here.

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