Information Management Specialist

Handicap International, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, IT and ICTMonitoring and EvaluationProject Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st April, 2020

Job Description

HI Background:

Handicap International- Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

Project Description:

In 2020, HI will implement 5 projects in the district of Cox’s Bazar in order to respond to the Rohingyas Refugees crisis but also to provide assistance to households living in the Host Communities. The five projects are the following

 Mobile Units & Rehabilitation in Hospitals 

Since 2017, HI deploys numerous Mobile Units (MU) composed of Physical Rehabilitation officers and assistants; MHPSS officers, Protection Officers, Social Workers, Nurses and Inclusive Sport officers in the camps to provide dedicated services to persons with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals. They work through both a door-to-door approach coupled with a static approach. In 2020, 11 teams are deployed in 13 camps. In additions, 13 Physical Rehabilitation officers and assistant are deployed in 5 health facilities (3 Governmental Hospitals and 2 NGO run clinics) located in the District to provide Physical Rehabilitation services to the Host communities.

Mobile Units & Community-Based Protection 

Since 2019, HI is piloting a new approach combining the Mobile Units (described above) with community-based Protection and PSS activities performed by 40 Rohingyas volunteers (24 Community Outreach Volunteers and 16 Para-counsellors). 3 MU and volunteers are deployed in 3 camps to deliver specialized Rehabilitation, PSS, Protection and Inclusive Sports services also with a combined door-to-door and static approach.

Growing Together (GT)

 Since 2016, HI is supporting various communities to create opportunities for approx. 2,700 children with disabilities and other vulnerable children (0-12years) in displacement context to learn and develop safely while having fun. To this end, the GT project supports Child and Parent Clubs and works with 45 services providers to support them is providing more inclusive services.

 Inclusion (Inclusive Education and Inclusion Mainstreaming) 

HI supports approximately 330 children with disabilities (living in the camps and in Host Communities) in accessing Inclusive Education (IE) services through the provision specialized services (Speech & Language Therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy). The project also supports 50 learning centres in providing Inclusive Education through teacher training and adapted learning materials distribution. In addition, HI supports 6 Consortia Partner organizations in providing Inclusive humanitarian assistance through Inclusion Mainstreaming support.

Objective of the assignment:

  • The objective of this consultancy is to produce a simplified and optimized Data Management system as well as guidance to the MEAL team in the day-to-day utilization, management and maintenance of the system.
  • The end result of this assignment is expected to provide a simplified data management system for the Cox’s Bazar district team as well as guidance/training to the MEAL team for its management and maintenance.
  • The good completion of the consultancy will be based on the successful implementation of the following objectives;
  •  Global review/diagnostic of the current system including an analysis of the flaws and strengths
  •  Development of an optimized and simplified data management system based on the current needs of both Programme and MEAL teams
  •  Revision and simplification of the current Datasets/databases
  •  In close collaboration with the MEAL, TU and Programme team, revision of the current data collection forms
  •  Training and on-the-job coaching of the MEAL Manager and the MEAL Senior Officer in the use and the maintenance of the optimized data   management system
  •  Design of a final report compiling the description of the new Information System, guidance and tools for the day-to-day utilization and   recommendations for its maintenance

Skill and Qualification:

  •  University Degree in Information/Data Management System
  •  Strong knowledge of Data Management system including digital data collection, data mapping and analysis including minimum 3 year experience in data management
  •  Previous work experience with an NGO would be a strong asset
  •  Previous work experience in the Country/Region would be an asset
  •  Previous experience with SurveyCTO would be an asset
  •  Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
  •  Recorded experience in workshop or meeting facilitation
  •  Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection
  •  Proven experience with data analysis and proficiency in statistics
  •  Although we are looking for an individual consultants, the applicant needs to demonstrate he is fully registered in his home country and able to produce an official invoice including tax certificate.


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