April 20, 2024

Mercy Corps is a number one world group powered by the idea that a greater world is feasible. In catastrophe, in hardship, in additional than 40 international locations all over the world, we companion to place daring options into motion serving to individuals conquer adversity and construct stronger communities from inside. Now, and for the longer term.

We are recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Data Management Officer

Requisition Number: DATAM003912
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Category: Monitoring & Evaluation

Program / Department Summary

  • Mercy Corps exists to alleviate struggling, poverty, and oppression by constructing safe, productive, and simply communities. Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial improvement, and battle mitigation.
  • With the insurgency spilling over from the northeast of Nigeria and inflicting the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps has determined to handle the rising humanitarian wants amongst displaced households and weak host communities by beginning its humanitarian program in July 2014. Mercy Corps Nigeria’s humanitarian program goals to offer help to populations affected by the disaster in northeast Nigeria.
  • The humanitarian program has been specializing in meals help, non-food objects distribution, safety, livelihood assist, WASH, and capability constructing of humanitarian response actors. Mercy Corps plans to scale up and develop its humanitarian response in northeast Nigeria to achieve extra beneficiaries with further and diverse help in a wider geographic space.
  • In addition to humanitarian packages, Mercy Corps additionally implements adolescent women’ and boys’ empowerment and youth engagement packages. All Mercy Corps interventions in Nigeria are applied in a battle and gender-sensitive method.

General Position Summary

  • The Data Management Officer (DMO) will probably be answerable for supporting the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) with all knowledge administration features together with knowledge assortment instrument improvement, knowledge assortment, knowledge evaluation, Tola knowledge replace, and preparation of inner and exterior DQAs.
  • S/he’ll work intently with MEL and program groups in his/her routine duties for knowledge consolidation. S/he will probably be answerable for the validation of information verified by the MEL Officers on the desk and within the discipline below the supervision of the Senior Data Management Officer.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Data Planning and Design:

  • Support the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) to determine Data Quality and Management protocols, knowledge plans and knowledge procedures for BEGE and NE-NORE program.
  • Support within the design of digital knowledge assortment instruments, and plan for main knowledge assortment.
  • Support within the assortment, and migration of information to/from a spread of inner and exterior knowledge administration programs like Commcare, and ONA.
  • Support with the Manipulation and linkage of various knowledge units as required.
  • Support in performing database queries throughout a number of tables to extract knowledge for evaluation.

Data Management:

  • Support within the submitting of information on Google Drive/Team Drive, in addition to offline back-ups of BEGE and NE-NORE.
  • Support the allocation and administration of data-collection units, guaranteeing that data-collection wants are met throughout BEGE and NE-NORE.
  • Support with the event of the automated Indicator efficiency monitoring desk (IPTT) and Indicator plan matrix.
  • Support within the Record /compile, clear, analyze and keep this system database guaranteeing one-on-one standing replace.
  • Support within the coordination of program knowledge to generate and acquire required info and knowledge, guaranteeing accuracy and adherence to protocols, within the means of measuring outcomes.
  • Support within the Monthly high quality checks, and knowledge verification of program knowledge.
  • Support within the knowledge entry on Tola for BEGE and NE-CORE.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Support the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) within the evaluation and well timed dissemination of Post Distribution Monitoring and market value monitoring for Mercy Corps BEGE and NE-CORE Program.
  • Contribute to the event and coding of instruments for assessments.
  • Contribute to methodologies for assessments, evaluations, and different MEL actions.
  • Work alongside the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) and MEL crew to orient the programme and companion employees on qualitative and quantitative instruments as per the exercise’s want.
  • Work alongside the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) and MEL crew to coach the programme and companion employees on cell knowledge assortment below the supervision of the MEL Coordinator.
  • Support the evaluation of information on the IPTT, Indicator drive and Tola.
  • Support the (SDMO) with the Creation of a Program Dashboard with the usage of Power BI

Capacity Building:

  • Support the Senior Data Management Officer (SDMO) within the coaching of Mercy Corps employees on the usage of MEL Technologies, similar to ONA/ODK, Commcare, Power BI, Tableau, TOLA and Advance Excel.
  • As wanted, assist within the coaching and oversight of enumerators for knowledge assortment.

Additional Tasks:

  • Support with different duties as required by the supervisor.

Internal And External Coordination:

  • Active contributor and collaborator with packages, sectors, regional and world counterparts to advertise the usage of studying finest practices.
  • Strengthen linkages with different inner assets, together with the Digital Library, Hub, and Connect, to reinforce organizational studying the place related.

Organizational Learning:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly, and related to the communities they serve we anticipate all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability To Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively partaking beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring, and analysis of our discipline tasks.


  • Reports Directly To: Senior Data Management Officer.
  • Works Directly With: Response Director, Program Sector Managers, Program Managers/administrators, Reporting & Communications Officers, Finance, and Operations groups. Coordinates with MCN PaQ unit (together with CARM crew).

Knowledge and Experience

  • BA/S Degree / HND in Computer Science, Data Science, Research Methods, Statistics, Economics, Social Sciences, Project Management and every other related discipline.
  • 3+ years of progressive work expertise in Data administration, Database administration, and improvement programming required with confirmed use of program know-how.
  • Excellent pc expertise (particularly Microsoft Office purposes) and skill to make use of info know-how as a instrument and useful resource.
  • Demonstrated expertise with ICT for MEL, constructing or coding cell knowledge assortment kinds into XLSforms, together with expertise with Open Data Kit platforms similar to ONA/ODK.
  • Demonstrated expertise and Knowledge in the usage of at the very least one Data assortment software program (Commcare preferable).
  • Should possess superior Excel expertise, use of superior Excel formulation, use of Pivot desk, and constructing of interactive dashboards.
  • Should possess superior expertise in the usage of Database software program. MS Access, Azure, SQL
  • Should be capable of use Power queries to remodel knowledge, constructing interactive dashboards with Power Bi.
  • Demonstrated expertise and Knowledge in the usage of at the very least one indicator administration software program e.g. TOLA-Activity, Monitor, DIS, DHIS and display use.
  • Demonstrated expertise and Knowledge in DQA and MEL system evaluation processes.
  • Should have good information of a MEL Plan, indicator plan matrix, and Indicator monitoring desk.
  • Should have good information of the information administration processes for MEL.
  • Demonstrated expertise and Knowledge in performing high quality checks, and knowledge verification.
  • Ability to summarize and simplify complicated info and talk it to the focused teams.
  • Experience with knowledge administration together with the flexibility to construction and collate knowledge units for ease of study most popular.
  • Good command of English writing expertise.
  • Previous expertise in northeast Nigeria or the same context is crucial.

Success Factors:

  • The profitable candidate ought to have expertise and experience in main collaboration efforts and translating programmatic studying into adaptive programming.
  • They must also have a demonstrated capability to steer and talk successfully with crew members of assorted work kinds and cultures, comply with procedures, and meet deadlines with flexibility and creativity in planning and problem-solving.
  • They ought to have a confirmed capability to study shortly, multi-task, prioritize, take initiative, be accountable for outcomes, perceive the bigger image whereas remaining centered on the main points, problem-solving, work inside a posh and delicate setting and comply with legal guidelines and safety protocols.
  • The most profitable Mercy Corps crew members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and altering environments and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence in all conditions.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

  • Achieving our mission begins with how we construct our crew and work collectively. Through our dedication to enriching our group with individuals of various origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and methods of considering, we’re higher capable of leverage the collective energy of our groups and resolve the world’s most complicated challenges.
  • We attempt for a tradition of belief and respect, the place everybody contributes their views and genuine selves, reaches their potential as people and groups, and collaborates to do the perfect work of their lives.
  • We acknowledge that range and inclusion is a journey, and we’re dedicated to studying, listening and evolving to turn into extra numerous, equitable and inclusive than we’re as we speak.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

  • Mercy Corps is an equal-opportunity employer that doesn’t tolerate discrimination on any foundation. We actively hunt down numerous backgrounds, views, and expertise in order that we might be collectively stronger and have a sustained world influence.
  • We are dedicated to offering an atmosphere of respect and psychological security the place equal employment alternatives can be found to all.
  • We don’t have interaction in or tolerate discrimination on the premise of race, color, gender id, gender expression, faith, age, sexual orientation, nationwide or ethnic origin, incapacity (together with HIV/AIDS standing), marital standing, army veteran standing or every other protected group within the places the place we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics:

  • Mercy Corps is dedicated to making sure that every one people we come into contact with via our work, whether or not crew members, neighborhood members, program contributors or others, are handled with respect and dignity.
  • We are dedicated to the core ideas concerning the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary-General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. We won’t tolerate little one abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our crew members.
  • As a part of our dedication to a secure and inclusive work atmosphere, crew members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method, respect native legal guidelines and customs, and cling to the Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values always. Team members are required to finish obligatory Code of Conduct e-learning programs upon rent and on an annual foundation.

Application Closing Date
twenty eighth July, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online


  • Applicants ought to have their CVs and Cover Letters in a single doc addressing the place necessities.
  • Female candidates who’re certified are strongly inspired to use.

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