Jobs at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Data Management/Quality Assurance Coordinator

International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Date Posted: Apr 11, 2016 
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2016
Position Description:

Position: Data Management/Quality Assurance Coordinator

Background

The International Rescue Committee seeks to employ an experienced and mature Data Management/Quality Assurance Coordinator to supervise Data Quality work in its field offices in Tanga and Kigoma.

Reporting

The Data Management/Quality Assurance Coordinatorwill report directly to the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with dotted line reporting to the Project’s Regional Manager



Responsibilities

The Data Management/Quality Assurance Coordinator will oversee   M and E aspects of the project at the regional level and will take the lead in assuring that the data collected by the project is clean and of good quality commensurate with donor standards and requirements at all project implementation levels. 



Specific responsibilities include:



1.    Performing regular data quality assessments and checks in line with the project’s Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan( CMEP) and  M&E Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and with a specific focus on the following dimensions of data quality:

o   Timeliness- Are the reported data current?

o   Precision- Does the data collected have sufficient and necessary details? 

o   Completeness – Have all reporting units (CL, YE, HHs, CSOs etc) reported? Have they reported all the required data? Are all required fields in the data collection forms completed?

o   Accuracy - to what extent are the data reported correct? Does data collected meet eligibility requirements of age and child labour classification of donor?

o   Integrity-Is data generated by the project protected from deliberate bias or manipulation for any reasons?

2.    Conduct sample testing to confirm if project beneficiaries have been receiving project services.

3.    Coordinate and participate in verification of intake and follow-up data before data entry

4.    Conduct training on project data quality assurance strategy to project staff

5.    Cross check data entered into the system ( age, sex, date enrolled/ follow up status etc)

6.    Perform other duties within the project M&E  portfolio as assigned by the M&E Specialist and Project Director

7.    Supervise two Data Managers





Required Qualifications

1.    Minimum Qualification is Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Information technology Database programming, Statistics or Demography from a recognized institution

2.    At least 5 years proven working experience as a Data quality assurance officer with a reputable international organization

3.    Solid writing skills in English

4.    Minimum of three years of experience in conducting  project data quality assessments

5.    Technical skills and general understanding of project Monitoring and Evaluation

6.    Technical skills in using different MIS

7.    Consideration will be given to candidates with additional years of experience in conducting project data quality audit

8.    Willingness to relocate to Tanga or Kigoma

Application Instructions:

Applications for the position must include:

      i.        A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.

     ii.        Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.

    iii.        ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates.

Applications will be considered valid if sent/received before 1700hrs Monday, April 18th, 2016. Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send your application to John.Msinzo@rescue.org

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
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GBV Legal Officer

International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Date Posted: Apr 11, 2016 
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2016
Position Description:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) coordinates the provision of services across a broad spectrum of sectors in Kigoma Region, Tanzania.  This position is responsible for providing legal counseling and support to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) together with their witnesses in Nyarugusu refugee camp in Kasulu District.  This position reports to the WPE/GBV Program Manager and works in close collaboration with the GBV Supervisors and psychosocial officers in Nyarugusu camp. 

Job Title:  GBV Legal Officer

Reports to:Women’s protection and Empowerment Program Manager

Location:Makere, Kasulu District, Tanzania

Program Responsibilities:

Provide comprehensive legal support to all GBV survivor, their witnesses and/or parents who opt for legal action.
Ensure GBV survivors and witnesses summoned to court are prepared for court sessions.
Accompany GBV survivors to police and to court whenever requested.
Create a tracking system to track and monitor cases sent to court.
Liaise with IRC WPE Manager and UNHCR Protection Unit in Kasulu to ensure that information used for case tracking is up-to-date and accurate.
Assist the IRC WPE Manager and UNHCR Protection Unit in Kasulu with researching, and drafting training materials on Tanzanian law and/or international law.
In collaboration with WPE Program Manager, train the police, sungusungu, women’s representatives, and other community representatives on Tanzanian law and/or international law, particularly the laws relating to sexual offenses, whenever required.
Participate/co-facilitate trainings relating to Protection/Legal issues.
Monitor Protection issues, related to legal action, in the refugee camps, particularly for GBV survivors as well as for other vulnerable people.
Link with other IRC sectors working within refugee camps and host communities, ensuring integrated approaches to access to justice.
Help in the establishment of collaborative relationships with other actors in the camps, including UN agencies, local authorities in particular the MHA, Police, WLAC and medical personnel.
Participate in preparation of activities work plan and ensuring that the targeted objectives are met in collaboration with the WPE Program Manager.
Track indicators and analyze data on all legal cases, including those where legal action is not pursued or has been pursued but subsequently failed.
Prepare monthly and donor reports for compilation by the WPE Program Manager.
Ensure all best practice standards are being met with regards to client information confidentiality.
Advocate with court officials where there are gaps in dispensing the justice system
Facilitate survivors and their witnesses to attend outside camp courts; preparation of their permits and arranging other necessary logistics
Prepare and submit weekly updates on court cases for all individual cases
Prepare monthly cash projections necessary to support GBV witnesses to attend court
Requirements:

Law degree with at least 3 year’s relevant work experience, particularly in women’s rights. Training as an advocate is an added advantage.
Experience working on gender based violence issues desirable.
Experience working with camp-based populations/ rural communities desirable.
Commitment to working confidentially, responsibly and with respect for legal ethics.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Good IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Swahili and good English written and oral skills required.  French a plus
Ability to work as part of a team that shares the common goal of helping stops GBV.
How to apply:

Applications for the position must include:

A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.
ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates.
Application Instructions:

Applications will be considered valid if sent/received before 1700hrs Monday, April 18th, 2016. Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Send your application to Joel.Bitwale@rescue.org

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
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