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Protection from Violence Officer (Data Management), Maiduguri, Nigeria


Job Description

These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including by focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees. In addition to the Country Office and the above-mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-office structures in Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee.

If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Protection from Violence Officer (Data Management) to join our team in Maiduguri, Borno State. You will be responsible for data validation, developing monthly reports and filing in both soft and hard copies of project documents for the NRC Area North office.


Generic responsibilities

 Contribute to the implementation of PfV projects in Borno State.
 Contribute to the establishment of a responsive database with accurate data.
 Support PfV staff in collecting proper data and validation.

 Support the production of PfV reports and protection analysis.

 Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
 Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
 Promote the rights of IDPs in line with NRC’s advocacy strategy.
 Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
 Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.

Specific responsibilities

 Support the setting up of a safe, user-friendly, and efficient protection information management system that allows for information triangulation and trend analysis through documentation, implementation, and coordination of standardized information flows.
 Guarantee information flow, storage, and archiving of data and ensure data analysis and visualization (e.g., Power BI).
 Ensure the protection of data according to NRC’s standard requirement.

 Provides quality control and oversight of the data that is being collected and identifies and addresses errors in collection or input.

 Provide training and support to NRC staff on data capture, analysis, and use.
 Liaises with other units on areas of common responsibility.
 Support Protection Case Management database, protection monitoring system, and protection referral tracking system.
 Perform daily data entry of the collected documents to the database of site management and protection specialized responses.

 Prepare, maintain, and update files (electronic and hard copy). 
 Ensure proper data protection of sensitive information at the field level, development and maintenance of databases, filing of documents, etc.
 Produces detailed, relevant, and high-quality qualitative and quantitative reports and alerts as requested.
 Participate in documentation of the project for lessons learned and provide inputs and feedback to Protection PDM.
Please download Job Description for further details.


Generic professional competencies:

 Experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
 Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
 Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts.
 Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

 Previous experience in managing information systems.
 Skills and knowledge of information management and IT (software and networks)
 Minimum 2 years of experience working in information management, preferably in the protection sector (GBVIMS, CPIMS, protection monitoring, etc.)
 Professional knowledge of IT and software management
 Skills in monitoring and evaluation would be beneficial.

What’s in it for you?

Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC we think creatively. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Learn on the job: NRC’s collaborative working style favours the exchange of good practice and lessons learnt. At NRC, employees learn on the job and are encouraged to look for opportunities to develop new competencies. NRC managers prioritise the quality work and the competency development of their staff. This entails giving newcomers a good start, following up, training and mentoring employees to allow them to perform well in their current job, and offering learning and development programmes.

Additional Information: Duty Stations: Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria

Duration of contract: 12 months (Renewable).

Grade Level: Grade 5 in NRC’s grading structure.

Reporting line: Protection Manager

Travel: 30% in areas of operation (Pulka, Gwoza, Monguno)

This position is open to Nigeria Nationals only. We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Female candidates are strongly advised to apply.

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

About the Team

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

Job Info

 Job Identification 14038
 Job Category Protection
 Posting Date 02/15/2024, 09:02 PM
 Apply Before 02/29/2024, 09:02 PM
 Degree Level Bachelor’s Degree
 Job Schedule Full time
 Locations Maiduguri

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