Data Management Intern in Nairobi – Terre des hommes (Tdh)

Terre des hommes (Tdh)

Job title: Data Management Intern

Location: Korogocho Office, Nairobi

Categories: Collaboration

Reports to (Hierarchically): M&E Assistant

Number of subordinates: 0

Duration: 3 months Working time in % : 100%

Context: Terre des hommes (Tdh) is an international children’s rights humanitarian organization working in over 40 countries in the world in the area of health, protection and emergency programs.

In Kenya, Tdh works in Dadaab refugee camp and in Korogocho informal settlement in Nairobi.

Tdh with support from Swiss Solidarity is implementing a project in Korogocho whose objective is to strengthen individual, Family and community capacities to cope with and adapt to socio-economic impact of Covid 19.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support in questionnaire testing using different tools such as Open data kit (ODK).
  • Support the creation of dashboard for different projects.
  • Support in data cleaning, analysis and reporting via SPSS and Excel software.
  • Support the EAL department in quality control of the data
  • Support data reporting and presentation processes.
  • Support the projects-data collection processes.
  • Support in database development for projects and data entry
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Any other assigned duty given by the supervisor

Abuse Prevention Policy – Operational Risk Management

  • Commit to respect Tdh Risk Management Policies including: Child Safeguarding Policy, Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy
  • Commit to ensure the best implementation possible of the Tdh Risk Management Policies
  • Commit to inform supervisors and to deal with any cases, allegations, or possibility of transgression, even potential, of the Tdh Risk Management Policies.

Security and child safety

  • Understands and applies security policies, Child Safeguarding Policy and fraud prevention policies.

Staff employed to work in Tdh will be expected to have:

  • Professional conduct that reflects proper behavior in accordance with local culture and tradition.
  • Ensure the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defend in all circumstance
  • Commits to observe discretion on any information related to the organization functioning and beneficiary related issues.

He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Policy

Professional skills / Qualifications required:

1. Degree in Applied Statistics with computing / computer science

2. Proven experience as a data management processes .

3. Excellent knowledge of data processing and analysis tools .

4. Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative collection methods in the humanitarian aid and development sector

5. Command of IT tools and experience in using databases

6. Ideally, experience with some or all of the following tools: Advanced Excel (including pivot tables), CPIMS, SPSS, ODK/KoBo tool box, Ona, etc.

Competencies: This position requires personal, social and leadership competencies (PSLC) and technical and methodological competencies (TMC)

In particular:

1. Ability to communicate clearly and constructively on negative and positive points

2. Team spirit: ability to work closely with project teams and consultants

3. Analytical skills

4. Discipline, precision, transparency and intellectual honesty

5. Results-oriented focus and problem-solving abilities

Ability to learn from positive and negative experiences and capitalize on errors

Languages: Fluency in English and Kiswahili

Application Modalities:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their applications letter and detailed CVs to

Candidates are required to indicate the position title on the subject line of the email when applying.

Kindly note only applications sent to this email address will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Locals and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for the application of this position is 9 June 2021.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer

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