Ended Humanitarian Mine Action Officer – Information Management  (2)

The Job

Job title: Humanitarian Mine Action Officer – Information Management  ( 2 Positions)

Employment category: Band H

Technical Line Management: Technical Field Manager/Operations Manager

Direct reports: N/A

Unit/department: DDG/QA

Location: Aden, with occasional travels to field offices and locations (Lahj, Hodeida, Mokha, Shabwah)

Authorization level: as per authorization scheme


Overall purpose of the role:

The Information Management Officer for Humanitarian Mine Action ensures that all data collection, consolidation and documentation are conducted in a timely manner and consistent with donor, International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) and National Standards for Mine Action requirements and DRC/DDG guidelines and best practices. The Information Management Officer works closely with field teams to ensure adequate use of information collection tools and facilitate information analysis.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

Monitoring and reporting

  • Contribute to compilation of regular monthly and quarterly base level reports using data provided by project teams and ensure cross checking of data;
  • Provide base level project data to help with donor monthly, quarterly and annual reporting;
  • Ensure monthly reporting to the Yemen Mine Action Coordination Center (YMACC) using authorized tools;
  • Manage, update and ensure accuracy of DDG database and other information management tools (forms, templates, etc,)
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance Team to provide accurate and quality data on DDG projects.
  • Support the conduct of baseline, endlines, KAP surveys and other assessment as needed by the program.
  • Provide first level of quality control on Non-Technical Survey and clearance reporting products.


  • Work with the QA team on the creation of systems for ensuring that information collection are known and accepted by beneficiaries, and that information obtained is also shared with communities, women, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism;
  • Ensure beneficiary accountability mechanism is logging and addressing complaints in a timely fashion. Ensure complaints and information requests related to DDG programme are follow-up by management;

Knowledge Management & Learning

  • In consultation with Head of Program, Operations Manager, QA Manager and technical managers, compile case studies, change stories and lessons learned reports on a regular basis to share wider programme and inform improvements in quality and delivery;
  • Analyze information about the base level programme / projects and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure key base level lessons and challenges are documented and shared with staff and partners to help consolidate lessons learned for future proposal development and implementation of best practices.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)


  • Training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including database management.
  • 1-2 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian/development programmes.
  • Experience in Humanitarian Mine Action preferred.
  • Knowledge of IMSMA / IMSMA Core database or similar (DEDUCT, Fulcrum, etc.) and familiarity with IMAS on IM, desirable
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning
  • Experience with GIS, mapping, use of GPS
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and techniques such as focus group discussions, key informant interviews;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and summarize it for a range of different audiences;
  • Computer literate;
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others;
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute;
  • Professional qualification at BSc level or above in social science, statistics, livelihoods, protection, or economics, an advantage;

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Professional qualification at BSc level or above in social science, statistics or equivalent.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English – Intermediate – verbal and written
  • Arabic – Fluent – verbal and written

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • QA Team Leader
  • DDG management (Head of Program, Operations Manager, Technical Field Managers and Team Leaders)
  • MRE/NT/EOD field teams
  • Beneficiaries (host communities, IDPs, returnees, community leaders)
  • UNDP





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here

¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.


How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 18th October 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and based on urgency, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please name your CV before uploading the file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.
This role is open for National Candidates only.