Information Management Assistant

Danish Refugee Council

Kasulu, Tanzania

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: IT and ICT

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.


  • Provide support in ensuring that targets are met under DRC’s agreement with donors, in order to be accountable to the stated goals of the programme.
  • Providing technical inputs to the programme throughout project cycle in relation to Information Management.
  • Participate in designing of various M & E tools in close cooperation with MEAL team. 
  • Design and Manage database for entering data collected by Protection Team during Protection Monitoring.
  • Provide technical support and on-the-job coaching to Protection team in database design and use of software of data collection like KOBO toolbox/Open Data Kit (ODK) etc.
  • Assist in data collection and analysis regarding the activities implemented mainly from needs assessments, baseline assessments, regular program monitoring (e.g. PDM), Mid-term evaluations, final evaluations and household surveys. This will be done in collaboration with the DRC’s MEAL Team.
  • Support in ensuring comprehensive documentation and provide inputs for reporting on program implementation progress.
  • Contribute in documentation of lessons learned and ensuring that are reflected in program planning and decision making.
  • Provide inputs for program Development. 
  • Networking and representation at the field level.
  • Ensure implementation of community-based protection activities are in compliant with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Provide timely and quality inputs for project narrative reports in accordance to donors’ requirement. 
  • Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and private sectors.

Experience and technical competencies:  

  • Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
  • Computer literacy (e.g. analytical software, internet, Microsoft Office).
  • Previous experience with electronic or mobile data collection software like KOBO Toolbox/Open Data Kit (ODK).  
  • Knowledge and experience in data management (i.e. data processing, analysis, presentation and reporting).
  • Knowledge and experience in data processing by using statistical software like SPSS, STATA, Power BI or Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well ability to engage with community members in an open manner, maintain confidentiality and respect.


  • University Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, Computer Science or related fields.    


  • Ability to communicate in English and Swahili, knowledge of Kiha/Kirundi will be an added advantage.