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  • Posted: Apr 17, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
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    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.
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    Protection Information Management (IM) Specialist

    Overall Purpose of the Role

    • The IM Specialist will be responsible for the analysis of quantitative & qualitative protection data and the dissemination of information related of data collected by protection monitoring enumerators and partners.
    • Under the supervision of the Project Manager, and in close collaboration with the wider DRC team across the country and region, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting. data checks, cleaning, validation, storage, and analysis of protection data. Contributing to the better use of data, the role will lead on developing innovative data visualization and provide support on data collection and management trainings.
    • The post holder will be part of a Project Management Unit comprising of the Project Manager and MEAL Officer. The IM Specialist will be a go-to person within the team for survey, data collection and data management questions.

    Key Responsibilities

    • R1. Protection Monitoring: 
      • Develop and maintain protection information monitoring systems including set up of data collection tools and databases. 
      • Compile regular reports, develop necessary visualizations on project performance for use by both internal and external stakeholders. 
      • Conduct regular analysis of data to assess project progress, identify trends and inform decision making. 
      • Assist in the development of proposals, reports, and other communications materials related to protection information monitoring and displacement predictions modelling. 
    • R2. MEAL Support: 
      • Develop and maintain data management systems and databases to support protection information monitoring and displacement predictions modelling. 
      • Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure that data and information are accurate and up-to-date. 
      • Provide technical assistance and capacity building support to field staff on data collection, analysis, and management. 

    Experience and Technical Competencies

    • At least 5 years of experience in information management, data analysis, or a related field.
    • Demonstrated experience in data management, cleaning, validation, storage;
    • Demonstrated experience with electronic data collection procedures and solutions (ODK, Kobo, Qualtrics, ONA, Survey CTO…);
    • Demonstrated experience in the training of data collection teams;
    • Knowledge on protection monitoring and experience with Protection Information Management (PIM) Systems
    • Experience working in humanitarian contexts and field work 
    • Experience in quantitative analysis highly desired including the use of relevant software applications (Excel, STATA, SPSS, R, Python…) is highly desirable.


    • Bachelor's degree in information management, statistics, computer science, or a related field; and
    • Certification in a relevant data analytics course.


    Fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili

    DRC’s Core Competencies
    All DRC roles require the post-holder to master the below DRC’s 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 Uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.


    • Contract duration: 10-months contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council terms of employment for National staff.
    • Employment Category: Band G2
    • Reporting to: Project Manager
    • Availability: May 2024
    • Location: Nairobi (with frequent travel to field offices)

    Key Stakeholders

    Internal and external: Field Protection Teams, UN Agencies, donors, and coordination bodies, Government authorities and institutions, Partners.



    • DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications, which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, and qualifications and a CV. Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years. One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.  

    We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies. Applications should be sent no later than: 24th April 2024.

    Gender Equality

    DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels.  In light of this, female candidates and those from minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council on to apply

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