Data Management Specialist

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 24 June 2020
  • Worldwide
  • Remote position
  • Closing on 10 July 2020
  • Current

Job Description

IMC Worldwide is seeing a Data Management Specialist to join their team. This position will be technical and programmatic lead and contributor for data management assessments and projects in developing countries, particularly in Global Health programs.

Potential tasks include

  • Design, implementation, and performance evaluations of data systems (paper and digital)
    • Data governance systems
    • data metrics
    • Quality improvement processes
  • Design, implementation, and performance evaluations of ICT4D solutions
    • Requirements development
    • Translation of requirements into technology specifications
    • Assessment of management, and budgetary needs
    • oversight of IT vendors and subcontractors
  • Perform data quality assessments
  • Project management (timelines and financial management)
  • Presentations, training, and capacity building of clients and stakeholders
  • Management of junior staff, consultants & subcontractors

While the position can be held remotely, ability to travel (when COVID restrictions pass) approximately 25% of the year.

Required experience

  • 10 years of of experience in international development /humanitarian response
  • 5 plus years in ICT4D/digital development
  • 5 plus years in data management/data governance in development/humanitarian settings
  • 5 plus years of monitoring and evaluation and project management

Preferred experiences

  • Management of USAID cooperative agreements and/or cost plus contracts a strong plus
  • GIS, open data, responsible data, digital inclusion experience a strong plus
  • Coding, database design, ICT project management a strong plus
  • Field experience in Lower and middle income countries preferred
  • Experience in health (especially HIV), gender, and other development sectors
  • Additional language abilities (French, Arabic, Spanish)


  • Masters or PhD preferred in related field
  • Bachelors plus 3 years of additional relevant experience

If interested, please submit your CV to Siobhan Green at and include your salary requirements in the email.

About the Organization

IMC Worldwide is currently working in more than 20 countries across Africa; South, South East and Central Asia; Eastern Europe; the Middle East; and the Caribbean, delivering specialist consulting services to central governments, donor organisations and private sector corporations in developing and transitional countries, in particular in relation to development, management and infrastructure. We work across a diverse range of sectors and disciplines bringing over 50 years' experience of working with government agencies, local authorities and with communities themselves to help address some of the most difficult development problems and barriers to poverty reduction. We work with all of the major international development agencies throughout the world including USAID, DFID, EU, EIB, EBRD, World Bank and ADB and are looking to expand our client base in the private sector and with Foundations.

Though our background is in the transport sector we provide a full range of professional consulting services including:

  • Inclusive Growth.
  • Disaster Preparedness and Reconstruction
  • Organisational Change
  • Economics and private sector development
  • Project and Programme Management
  • Environment, energy and climate change
  • Resource centres and frameworks
  • Governance and anti-corruption
  • Road safety
  • Infrastructure and engineering
  • Monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Transport sector policy and planning

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