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CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

To facilitate country office research, analysis and management information systems including supporting development and implementation of research learning agenda; and designing, and implementing Web-based data management systems.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Specialist, Research, Evidence & Learning  

Staff reporting to this post: Partners MIS Staff will be indirectly reporting to this position.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Research, Evidence and Learnings:

  • Work closely with Specialist Research, Evidence & Learning to develop and implement research, evaluation and learning agenda for the Pakistan country office.
  • Support the designing and implementing of research and assessment studies by developing research proposals, methodologies, data collection tools, data entry software, analysis and reporting.
  • Lead the quantitative and qualitative data analysis and draft research and assessment reports and other learning products.
  • Work with teams to undertake analytical work and generate sectoral and cross-thematic learnings on trends and opportunities for SC in Pakistan to achieve better outcome for children.
  • Lead in implementing measures to development and maintaining an institutional knowledge base.

Management Reporting:

  • To develop a system for data management and reporting for Country Strategic Plan (CSP) milestones and outputs;
  • Develop and maintain Indicator Performance Tracking Tables for existing and upcoming projects;
  • Map out project indicators with CSP milestones and outputs to report annual and quarterly progress and achievements;
  • Consolidate project progress and total reach for country annual report and donor reports.
  • To work with thematic, provincial and project management for improving data management and reporting;
  • Responsible for the program management information needs and promoting data-driven decision making;
  • Compile and analyze data and share it with management and program teams at various levels;
  • Responsible to coordinate with partners for the implementation of data tools and collection of information.
  • Provide additionally requested information on an ad hoc basis;
  • Regular Analyse program and MEAL data (Action Plan Tracker and Feedback and Complaint Databases)

Maintaining and Upgrading Management Information System (MIS)

  • Application management and upgrading of the provided infrastructure;
  • Review of software design, coding standards, source control, and workflows;
  • Testing of requirements definition w.r.t projects needs and MEAL-MIS plan;
  • Ensure product integration and establish performance tuning  and optimization for  existing/ newly  developed applications;
  • Maintain and enhance existing applications by addressing usability, data consistency, and rendering issues.
  • Monitor application of standards and conventions for programming; maintain revision, version control systems (VCS)  and source control; and maintain central code repositories.

Others:

  • Coaching and Mentoring of MIS staff of partners and help them to develop a centralized MIS system for their Head office (based on availability of time and partners commitment).
  • Support reporting and proofreading of country office documents
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

 Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent 16 year’s education from HEC recognized university. Preference will be given to candidates with computer science background

 Experience & Skills:

  • Approximately 4-5 years’ experience of designing and undertaking research, analysis and learning activities with an emphasis on data management and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience of offline and online data entry platform development; and quantitative and qualitative data analysis using SPSS, NVivo, Stata, Ms. Excel or other software.
  • Ability to produce and disseminate research and evaluation outputs to a variety of audiences using effective approaches with limited guidance and oversight.
  • Reasonable familiarity with SQL Server, ASP.NET with C# and SharePoint. Preference will be given to candidates with experience of using web based data management services as well as Smart Phone environments and applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is highly desirable.  

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies 





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