MIS and Communication Officer - Sierra Leone

VSO International

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VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), International is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world fairer place. 

VSO Sierra Leone has been operational since last 50 years. It has been working mainly in health and livelihoods programmes bringing international and national volunteers and working with Sierra Leone government, Civil Society organisations and communities to fight against poverty.

 

Role overview

The MIS Officer is overall responsible to lead the activities related to development, implementation and management of monitoring, reviews, research, evaluation, data collection, interpretation, reporting and information systems of VSO’s programmes in Sierra Leone.

 

Skills, qualifications and experience

Graduate degree in development studies or management with qualification in MIS, documentation and communication, research in social development areas specific to health, livelihood and education. Working experience with at least 3-5 years in monitoring, evaluation, research and communication field. 

 

Professional qualification and experience:

  • Degree / diploma in software based MIS systems with solid working knowledge and experience in computer applications, software based MIS system, MS Access, Visual Basics, STATA, SPSS, MS Publisher.
  • Solid experience in designing M&E framework, data collection tools, data processing, data interpretation, graphical presentation of data
  • Excellent skills in writing reports and press briefing 

 

Desirable:

Language: excellent command to speak, read and write in English

Previous working experience in Sierra Leone or West Africa is an advantage

 

This position will be on a fixed term national contract with attractive benefits.

Summary

Company

VSO International

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Outside Nigeria

Specialization

Project / Programme Management and Research

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years