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General Description of the Programme: 

GOAL an International Humanitarian Organisation has had a presence in Turkey since 2013 and has been contributing to the migrant response since 2016 with a focus on responding to needs in health service delivery, social safety nets and the protection of vulnerable and marginalised migrants in southern Turkey. 

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households. 

GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household. 

Job purpose: 

The MIS Officer will support design and implementation of information systems intended to facilitate the flow of programme-related data for improved information management, reporting and progress tracking purposes 

Duties, objectives and competencies 

Main responsibilities: 

Reporting, Analysis and Information Dissemination 

  • Ensure regular and consistent updating of programme beneficiary and assistance delivery via appropriate reporting software/platform  
  • Generate summary statistics, and rapid and initial analysis and findings from Programme databases, M&E datasets and/or other sources of data to support data requests from Programmes and Grants teams 
  • Verify beneficiary reporting figures for quarterly and final donor reports, ensuring that reported figures best match with sources of information 
  • Design maps using GIS applications. 

Data Quality Control  

  • Carry out quality checks on Programme and MEAL-related databases (including beneficiary databases, delivery of assistance databases and reporting figures) of GOAL and Partner organizations  
  • Record findings of discrepancies or issues in a data quality log, and coordinate with relevant teams to identify and carry out appropriate plan of action/follow-up 

Coordination, Representation and Other 

  • Attend relevant meetings on information and data management 
  • Ensure back-up and organization of all data and information sources (hard copy, soft copy) 
  • Other tasks assigned by the line manager 

Requirements (essential) 

  • BA in computer science, or related field.  
  • Prior 1-2 year of relevant work experience 
  • Experience with IT, particularly database design and management 
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications including programming, Microsoft Excel and Access 
  • Familiarity with digital data gathering platforms and software  
  • Flexible about working long hours 
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken), good writing skills in Arabic and English 

Requirements (desired) 

  • Knowledge of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), especially SQL Server and SQL Azure.
  • Prior work experience in humanitarian organization.
  • Basic understanding of M&E principles, methodologies, data collection, analysis and interpretation.
  • Familiarity with CommCare and KoBo, digital data gathering platforms/software.

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the “apply now” button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application deadline is 8 September 2022.

“Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment is requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please do not respond.” 

GOAL’ün, işe alım sürecinin (başvuru, başvuruların işlenmesi, mülakat, eğitim, oryantasyon) hiç bir aşamasında hiç bir şekilde ücret talep etmediğini, başvuru sahibine herhangi bir finansal yükümlülük yüklemediğini ya da başvuru sahibine ait banka bilgilerini talep etmediğini unutmayınız. GOAL işe alım süreci boyunca hiç bir aracı kurum ya da kuruluş yahut istihdam bürosuyla çalışmamaktadır. Eğer başvuru sırasında ya da işe alım sürecinin herhangi bir aşamasında sizden herhangi bir ücret ya da ödeme talep edilirse lütfen yanıt vermeyiniz. 

 General terms and conditions 

Safeguarding 

Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.  

Accountability within GOAL 

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols. 
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area. 
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner. 

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated.  Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible.  This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date.  We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible. 

Thank you. 

Tagged as: goal, ims, information management

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