Information Management Officer – Gender Based Violence (GBV

at Danish Refugee Council
Location Shire, Tigray, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 24, 2021
Category Business Development
Facility Management
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


Title: Information Management Officer – Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Location:  Shire, Tigray Region

Reports to: Protection Team Leader

Grade – H2

Number of Positions: 1

Start of Contract & Duration: One year

Posting date: August 5, 2021



The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.  With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender-based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.


The Information Management Systems – Gender Based Violence (GBVIMS) Officer will primarily be responsible for ensuring GBV program data and other protection data is accurately and ethically collected, stored, analyzed & shared in strict adherence to the DRC data protection policy and guidelines. The holder of this position will be responsible for data collection, data entry, data analysis and reporting aspects of the DRC program activities to inform better program interventions. The incumbent will work closely with the GBV caseworkers and officers to make sure data is always updated and accurate.


  • Manage the Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) by ensuring accurate data entry into the incident recorder, clean up, storage and system maintenance including troubleshooting;
  • Ensure accurate data entry of new information into the beneficiary database and regularly update, maintain existing database system records;
  • Strengthen and maintain networks with other Protection partners in Shire by attending GBV cluster and coordination meetings to help analyze GBV trends, findings and best practices;
  • Ensure timely sharing of GBVIMS line data on a monthly basis to the GBV Coordinator and relevant focal point for consolidation;
  • Ensure all GBV data (GBV survivors’ data, NFI distribution data, persons reached in various activities) is AGD (Age, Gender and Diversity) disaggregated, entered into the GBVIMS/beneficiary data base and safely stored;
  • Assist the GBV team and the rest of the protection teams in creating awareness on GBV in Shire by participating and documenting campaigns, referrals and focus group discussions;
  • Support in conducting assessments and community visits as needed, facilitate focus groups and other qualitative data collection exercises;
  • Assist the CO MEAL team in conducting data analysis and providing inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, annual and other reports for GBV programs;
  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of program activities in accordance with DRC frameworks;
  • Conduct community visits, focus group discussions with beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries to receive feedback on project activities;
  • Maintain the complaints and feedback received and ensure a timely and appropriate follow-up or referral if needed;
  • Assist in compiling and submitting regular program reports to the GBV coordinator, protection manager and CO MEAL team;
  • Assist in preparing relevant reports as needed;
  • Assist to maintaining a clear and transparent filing system;
  •  Take over any other task designated by the Protection Manager, GBV Coordinator, or PIM Specialist to ensure proper functioning of the Protection Program.
  • Ensure DRC’s accountability commitments are mainstreamed into all protection activities;
  • Any other tasks required by his/her supervisors in the limit of his/her expertise.

Job Requirements

Experience and Technical Competencies:

  • University degree in Statistics/Information management Sciences, Social Sciences, or another relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an entry to mid-level position, with experience in the field of GBV, Monitoring & Evaluation and Data Management in a humanitarian response working with refugees and/or IDPs for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority.
  • Technical understanding of core protection concepts, prevention and response strategies in line with best practices;
  • Experience in conducting protection monitoring and assessments, in developing and strengthening service mapping and referral pathways;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Hands-on experience and emergency and first line response experience is highly desired;
  • Strong initiative skills;
  • Experience working in protection in an integrated manner with other humanitarian sectors of intervention;
  • Experience working with displaced or conflict affected populations;
  • Strong planning, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team;
  • Integrity, strong work ethic, and ability to consistently meet deadlines under pressure;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures;
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, as well as demonstrated experience in advanced data analysis or capacity to learn appropriate software.
  • Amharic and Tigrigna Language skill

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  •  Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.


Applying Instructions

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies.

Please note that we receive applications up to August 15, 2021.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics

We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit. 

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