ILRI Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire an Information Management Officer III who will provide shall provide a full range of high-level support to the project coordinator through gathering and analysing complex data to coordinating information, and contributing to the overall strategy and performance evaluation.

The incumbent is also responsible for project documentation and data monitoring. She/he will be a member of icipe Ethiopia office which is located at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).


  • Develops and maintains efficient ways to organize, store and analyze project data with attention to security and confidentiality
  • Ensures that every project related document or file is properly designed, formatted, communicated, secured, stored, and archived
  • Designs, implements and maintains an integrated database system and Data Management Plan (DMP) and procedures
  • Coordinates and facilitates data mapping, digitizing, and centralizing existing and new data in the project
  • Guides the team on data extraction, data manipulation, analysis, visualization, and support on more complex requests, ensuring high-quality service provision
  • Performs database structuring and management, including regular acquisition and integration of data from partners, data validation, data cleaning and processing, and release to user
  • Designs monitoring and evaluation systems to track, forecast and report on project progress including metrics and challenges
  • Responsible for communicating
    and disseminating research findings, through web and popular media;
  • Increases the capacity of stakeholders through regular communication and presentation
  • Maintains project documentation, including timelines, resource plans, and meeting minutes
  • Prepares presentations and regular status reports, serving as the main source of information about the project for internal as well as external uses


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Economics, Statistics, or another relevant field from a university required
  • Relevant professional certification
    Broad / specialized knowledge of methods, techniques and processes
  • Minimum of seven years’ work experience is required in areas related to database development and management, data analytics and visualization and GIS and geospatial analysis preferably in an international organizations or NGOs
  • Advanced statistical knowledge and complex data analysis
  • Highly collaborative working style, drive for learning, and receptiveness to coaching and feedback
  • Strong set of personal values including integrity, honesty and desire to be of service
  • Skills and experience with one or more of the programming languages
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with CSPro Programming and survey solution is advantageous
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with GIS Software (ArcGIS, QGIS), Tableau, SAS, R, Statistical Software (MATLAB, SPSS, STATA) Knowledge of Python advantageous

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Information Management Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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