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Research & Information Management Officer

Job Description

Research & Information Management Officer

Provide Research Assistance and Support, as well as Efficient and Effective Coordination of Information to the Programme Effectiveness Department.

The Package

  • The position is based in Accra with some level of domestic/international travel.

  • S/He reports to the Programme Effectiveness Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of research proposal.

  • Monitor research plans & implementation.

  • Support feasibility studies and assessments.

  • Document findings of research at conferences or in published articles.

  • Develop and maintain research databases and Assist in conducting Knowledge and information audits

  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices.

  • Assist in implementing Key Knowledge management initiatives

  • Support the design and layout of key knowledge assets.

  • Assist in the development of department plans and budgets.

  • Report and analyze information on the progress of the department plans

  • Plan and manage the documentation process of key Programme Effectiveness events and information/ report dissemination.

  • Support the Programme Effectiveness Director in building presentations for meetings, workshops & conferences.

  • Assist in collating and analyzing field monitoring report and submit report to Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist.

Education / Work Experience /Critical Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and/or Humanities.

  • A qualification in Data Analysis and Management may be an added advantage

  • Working knowledge of the research principles, technical methods and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry.

  • Possesses a satisfactory level of technical skill or knowledge in social development area and keeps up with current developments and trends in area(s) of research

  • Experience in Data base management

  • High-level conceptual and analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Very strong relational and communication skills.

  • Commitment to World Vision mission and partnership values and sensitivity to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like MS Office and data base management

  • Knowledge in logistical operations